Giuliana Fuscaldo

Assoc Professor

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Giuliana’s background is in bioethics, embryology and reproductive technology. She worked for many years as a clinical scientist and researcher with a Melbourne IVF clinic. During this time she completed a Masters of Bioethics at Monash University and later a PhD at the University of Melbourne focused on ethical issues arising from gamete and embryo donation.

Giuliana has held academic positions at the University of Melbourne and Monash university and has been involved in health ethics research and teaching for many years. More recently she managed Barwon Health’s research office, developing research ethics processes, building research capacity and introducing a clinical ethics service. Her research interests include the ethical issues that arise from advances in reproductive technology, ethical problems in clinical practice and research ethics.

Education/Academic qualification

Bioethics, PhD, University of Melbourne

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Research Output 1994 2019

Developing clinical ethics support for an Australian Health Service: A survey of clinician’s experiences and views

Fuscaldo, G., Cadwell, M., Wallis, K., Fry, L. & Rogers, M., 2 Jan 2019, In : AJOB Empirical Bioethics. 10, 1, p. 44-54 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Patient-centred care through a broader lens: Supporting patient autonomy alongside moral deliberation

Gill, S. D., Fuscaldo, G. & Page, R. S., 1 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia. 3 p.

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Parental Rights: Who has them and what are their limits?

Fuscaldo, G., 20 Jun 2016, When Doctors and Parents Disagree: Ethics, Paediatrics and the Zone of Parental Discretion. McDougall, R., Delaney, C. & Gillam, L. (eds.). 1st ed. Leichardt NSW Australia: Federation Press, p. 80-93 14 p.

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

Jumping through hoops to become a parent: consumer experiences of adoption

Fuscaldo, G. & Russell, S., 2012, In : Australian Journal of Adoption. 4, 1, 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Optometrists' perspectives on cross-cultural encounters in clinical practice: A pilot study

Truong, M. & Fuscaldo, G., 1 Jan 2012, In : Clinical and Experimental Optometry. 95, 1, p. 37-42 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review