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Margaret Staples has been the biostatistician in the Monash University Department of Clinical Epidemiology based at Cabrini Hospital in Malvern since 2006. Her research background is in cancer epidemiology and musculoskeletal conditions.

She is currently chair of the Cabrini Human Research Ethics Committee.

Research projects:

Australian Rheumatology Association Database (ARAD)

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Projects 2013 2015

Research Output 1994 2019

Impact of scribes on emergency medicine doctors’ productivity and patient throughput: multicentre randomised trial

Walker, K., Ben-Meir, M., Dunlop, W. A., Rosler, R., West, A. L., O'Connor, G., Chan, T., Badcock, D., Putland, M., Hansen, K., Crock, C., Liew, D., Taylor, D. & Staples, M. P., Jan 2019, In : BMJ: British Medical Journal. 364, 10 p., l121.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Emergency consultants value medical scribes and most prefer to work with them, a few would rather not: a qualitative Australian study

Cowan, T. L., Dunlop, W. A., Ben-Meir, M., Staples, M., Treadwell, A., Gardner-Brunton, E. & Walker, K. J., 1 Jan 2018, In : Emergency Medicine Journal. 35, 1, p. 12-17 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
10 Citations (Scopus)

Medical scribes have no impact on the patient experience of an emergency department

Dunlop, W., Hegarty, L., Staples, M., Levinson, M., Ben-Meir, M. & Walker, K., 1 Feb 2018, In : EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia. 30, 1, p. 61-66 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Should ongoing airway education be a mandatory component of continuing professional development for College of Intensive Care Medicine Fellows?

Brewster, D. J., Nickson, C. P., Gatward, J. J., Staples, M. & Hawker, F., 1 Mar 2018, In : Anaesthesia and intensive care. 46, 2, p. 190-196 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review


John Gilroy Potts award 2019

Katie Walker (Recipient), Michael Ben-Meir (Recipient), William A. Dunlop (Recipient), Rachel Rosler (Recipient), Adam West (Recipient), Gabrielle O'Connor (Recipient), Thomas Chan (Recipient), Diana Badcock (Recipient), Mark Putland (Recipient), Kim Hansen (Recipient), Carmel Crock (Recipient), Danny Liew (Recipient), David Taylor (Recipient) & Margaret Staples (Recipient), 6 Nov 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)