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Personal profile

Biography

Debbie is a Senior Research Fellow at Monash University, and the Strategic Lead of Population Health Research at Turning Point. She is a public health researcher with a nursing background. Debbie has worked on a number of projects with WHO, UNICEF and ISPCAN on data issues.  She is an active member of the Australian Injury Prevention Network (AIPN). She currently sits on the Executive Committee and chairs their Sub-committee on Intentional Injury.

Debbie's research interests focus on the use of surveillance systems to improve the understanding of harms associated with alcohol and drugs - particularly those associated with intentional injury (suicide and self harm, family violence, child maltreatment). 

External positions

Chair Subcommittee on Intentional Injury, Australian Injury Prevention Network

Jan 2018 → …

Research area keywords

  • Intentional injury prevention
  • Family violence
  • Alcohol and drug
  • Injury surveillance
  • Child safety and well-being
  • Public health

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Projects 2017 2019

Preventing Femicide: Descriptive epidemiology of femicide in NSW

Cullen, P., Mackean, T., Ivers, R., Hegarty, K., Scott, D., Longbottom, M. & Rogers, K.

Project: Research

National Injury Prevention Strategy - Literature Review

Hunter, K., Bestman, A., Keay, L., Lukaszyk, C., Brown, J., Clapham, K. F., Curtis, K., Ivers, R., Cullen, P., Mitchell, R., Scott, D. & Vallmuur, K.

21/01/1924/05/19

Project: Research

Research Output 1986 2019

Aggression and violence at ambulance attendances where alcohol, illicit and/or pharmaceutical drugs were recorded: A 5-year study of ambulance records in Victoria, Australia

Coomber, K., Curtis, A., Vandenberg, B., Miller, P. G., Heilbronn, C., Matthews, S., Smith, K., Wilson, J., Moayeri, F., Mayshak, R., Lubman, D. I. & Scott, D., 28 Oct 2019, In : Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 205, 8 p., 107685.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Comparing rates and characteristics of ambulance attendances related to extramedical use of pharmaceutical opioids in Australia: A protocol for a retrospective observational study

Nielsen, S., Crossin, R., Middleton, M., Martin, C., Wilson, J., Lam, T., Scott, D., Smith, K. & Lubman, D., 1 May 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 5, 9 p., e029170.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Monitoring emerging prescription-drug related harms: a comment on Cairns et al. (2018)

Arunogiri, S., Crossin, R., Scott, D. & Lubman, D., Mar 2019, In : Addiction. 114, 3, p. 571-572 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOtherpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Pregabalin misuse-related ambulance attendances in Victoria, 2012-2017: characteristics of patients and attendances

Crossin, R., Scott, D., Arunogiri, S., Smith, K., Dietze, P. M. & Lubman, D. I., 1 Feb 2019, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 210, 2, p. 75-79 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Prizes

The Frank Murphy Travelling Scholarship

Debbie Scott (Recipient), Dec 2017

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

Activities 2008 2017

Examination

Debbie Scott (Examiner)
Sep 2017

Activity: Examination typesThesis Examination

PhD Thesis

Debbie Scott (Examiner)
Apr 2017

Activity: Examination typesThesis Examination

Australasian Injury Prevention Network (External organisation)

Debbie Scott (Member)
Nov 2017Nov 2019

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsMembership of networks of excellence

Australasian Injury Prevention Network (External organisation)

Debbie Scott (Member)
20172018

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsMembership of industry collaboration/ network

WHO VIP Mentorship program mentor

Debbie Scott (Fellow)
1 Sep 201730 Sep 2018

Activity: External Academic EngagementExpert/ advisor