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Biography

Dr Michaela Riddell is a research fellow with teaching and research responsibilities. She is Project Manager for the NHMRC-Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) funded project: "Improving the control of hypertension in rural India: Overcoming barriers to diagnosis and effective treatment - CHIRI" currently being conducted at 3 sites in rural India. She has previously managed the Australasian Peers for Progress Diabetes Program a controlled evaluation of peer support groups as a mechanism to improve health outcomes for people with type 2 diabetes and its transferability to other countries. Michaela started her career as a diagnostic laboratory scientist specialising in viruses at the Victorian Infectious Diseases Hospital at Fairfield. A Gradute Diploma in Epidemiology and Biostatistics followed by her PhD has given her skills and experience in data analaysis, particularly related to validation and comparison of techniques. She is experienced in community based interventions and assessment. She teaches both undergraduate and Masters level, Disease Prevention and Control and Global Health

External positions

Council Member and Treasurer, Australasian Epidemiological Association

2013 → …

Board Member, Deafness Foundation

2008Jul 2016

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Projects 2012 2016

Research Output 1999 2019

Knowledge of risk factors for hypertension in a rural Indian population

Busingye, D., Arabshahi, S., Evans, R. G., Riddell, M. A., Srikanth, V. K., Kartik, K., Kalyanram, K., Zhu, X., Suresh, O., Howard, G. & Thrift, A. G., 23 Feb 2019, In : Heart Asia. 11, 1, 8 p., 011136.

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Process evaluation in the field: global learnings from seven implementation research hypertension projects in low-and middle-income countries

Limbani, F., Goudge, J., Joshi, R., Maar, M. A., Miranda, J. J., Oldenburg, B., Parker, G., Pesantes, M. A., Riddell, M. A., Salam, A., Trieu, K., Thrift, A. G., Van Olmen, J., Vedanthan, R., Webster, R., Yeates, K., Webster, J. & Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases, Process Evaluation Working Group, 16 Jul 2019, In : BMC Public Health. 19, 1, 11 p., 853.

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The role of context in implementation research for non-communicable diseases: Answering the 'how-to' dilemma

Daivadanam, M., Ingram, M., Annerstedt, K. S., Parker, G., Bobrow, K., Dolovich, L., Gould, G., Riddell, M., Vedanthan, R., Webster, J., Absetz, P., Alvesson, H. M., Androutsos, O., Chavannes, N., Cortez, B., Devarasetty, P., Fottrell, E., Gonzalez-Salazar, F., Goudge, J., Herasme, O. & 17 others, Jennings, H., Kapoor, D., Kamano, J., Kasteleyn, M. J., Kyriakos, C., Manios, Y., Mogulluru, K., Owolabi, M., Lazo-Porras, M., Silva, W., Thrift, A., Uvere, E., Webster, R., Van Der Kleij, R., Van Olmen, J., Vardavas, C. & Zhang, P., 1 Apr 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 4, e0214454.

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Evaluation of a training program of hypertension for accredited social health activists (ASHA) in rural India

Abdel-All, M., Thrift, A. G., Riddell, M., Thankappan, K. R. T., Mini, G. K., Chow, C. K., Maulik, P. K., Mahal, A., Guggilla, R., Kalyanram, K., Kartik, K., Suresh, O., Evans, R. G., Oldenburg, B., Thomas, N. & Joshi, R., 2 May 2018, In : BMC Health Services Research. 18, 1, 11 p., 320.

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Peer support to improve diabetes care: an implementation evaluation of the Australasian Peers for Progress Diabetes Program

Aziz, Z., Riddell, M. A., Absetz, P., Brand, M., Oldenburg, B. & Australasian Peers for Progress Diabetes Project Investigators, 17 Feb 2018, In : BMC Public Health. 18, 12 p., 262.

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