Basia Diug

Assoc Professor

Accepting PhD Students

20072020
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Biography

ciate Professor Basia Diug is the Head of Undergraduate Courses and the Head (Quality and Innovation) of the Medical Education Research and Quality (MERQ) unit at the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine. She joined the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine (SPHPM) in 2006.

Assoc. Prof Diug has experience in both quantitative and qualitative research methods, as well as research design and project management. She was awarded her PhD in 2013 for her work on an NHMRC funded study; a case-control study investigating the factors contributing to bleeding risk in patients receiving warfarin therapy in the community. Assoc. Prof has a particular interest in medication safety through the identification of adverse events both at an individual and systems level.

Assoc. Prof Diug research in medical education has a strong focus on improving research literacy amongst health professionals. Further, her interests include assessments with a particular focus on authentic assessment, progress testing and the failing student. 

Assoc. Prof Diug has been the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships including:

  • 2019 Dean's Award in Excellence in Education - Technological Innovation in Learning and Teaching
  • 2019 Monash Warwick Alliance Educator Exchange Scheme
  • 2017 Australian Medical Council (AMC) Commendation - Pedagogical principles and learning technology use
  • 2016 Monash Teacher Accelerator Award – Office of Vice-Provost (Learning and teaching)
  • 2015 Vice-Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence
  • 2015 Monash Education Academy Fellowship.

In addition, to this Assoc. Prof Diug has received recognition for her excellence in teaching with a national commendation by the Council of Academic Public Health Institutes Australasia (CAPHIA) for Public Health Teaching Excellence and Innovation in 2014, the 2013 SPHPM Teaching Excellence Award and 2012 SPHPM Tutoring Excellence Award.

 Assoc. Prof Diug has served as the treasurer of the international organization CAPHIA since 2017.

Keywords

  • Medical Education
  • Evidence-Based
  • Social Media
  • Partners-In-Learning
  • Curriculum Design
  • Warfarin Therapy
  • Warfarin Related Adverse Events
  • Warfarin Knowledge
  • Medication Compliance
  • Assessment

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Projects 2016 2020

Research Output 2007 2019

The value of food fortification as a public health intervention

Harvey, K. J. & Diug, B. O., 19 Feb 2018, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 208, 3, p. 111-112 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review

An Empirical Study Of Student Engagement With Professional And Ethical Issues In Medical Television Dramas

Kendal, E. & Diug, B., Oct 2017, Teaching Medicine and Medical Ethics Using Popular Culture. Kendal, E. & Diug, B. (eds.). Cham Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 99-114 16 p. (Palgrave Studies in Science and Popular Culture).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Clinical Outcomes Associated with Medication Regimen Complexity in Older People: A Systematic Review

Wimmer, B. C., Cross, A. J., Jokanovic, N., Wiese, M. D., George, J., Johnell, K., Diug, B. & Bell, J. S., 1 Apr 2017, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 65, 4, p. 747-753 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Introduction: The Use of Popular Culture in Medical and Health Education

Kendal, E. & Diug, B., Oct 2017, Teaching Medicine and Medical Ethics Using Popular Culture. Kendal, E. & Diug, B. (eds.). Cham Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 1-15 15 p. (Palgrave Studies in Science and Popular Culture).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Activities 2018 2019

  • 2 Contribution to conference
  • 1 Contribution to workshop, seminar, course

Public Health Prevention Conference 2019: Public Health Association Australia

Basia Diug (Organiser)
2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Teaching, Challenges and Innovation Symposium: Work Readiness

Basia Diug (Organiser)
2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to workshop, seminar, course

Public Health Prevention Conference 2018

Basia Diug (Organiser)
2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Press / Media

Chemmart’s myDNA test offers more than it can deliver

Basia Diug

17/02/16

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research