Personal profile


Dr Andrew is a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Medicine, Peninsula Clinical School, Central Clinical School at Monash University. She has a clinical background in Physiotherapy, a Masters in Public Health and a PhD in epidemiology.

Over the last five years she has developed a strong track record in the area of data linkage and has been involved in a number of large scale quality improvement projects in the area of stroke. Her main research interests are using linked health data to understanding long-term outcomes and health service utilisation of people with stroke and other chronic diseases living in the community.

Dr Andrew has a number of articles in peer-reviewed journals and has contributed to several published reports for National non-government stroke organisations. She has received research support from organisations such as the Stroke Foundation, National Heart Foundation and National Health and Medical Research Council.












  • Stroke
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Quality of life
  • Injury
  • Epidemiology
  • Public health
  • Health system

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Projects 2013 2021

Research Output 2008 2018

Improving quality and outcomes of stroke care in hospital: Protocol and statistical analysis plan for the Stroke123 implementation study

Cadilhac, D. A., Andrew, N. E., Kilkenny, M. F., Hill, K., Grabsch, B., Lannin, N. A., Thrift, A. G., Anderson, C. S., Donnan, G. A., Middleton, S. & Grimley, R. 1 Jan 2018 In : International Journal of Stroke. 13, 1, p. 96-106 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Determining the potential benefits of yoga in chronic stroke care: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Thayabaranathan, T., Andrew, N. E., Immink, M. A., Hillier, S., Stevens, P., Stolwyk, R., Kilkenny, M. & Cadilhac, D. A. 2017 In : Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 24, 4, p. 279-287 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview Article

Hospitals admitting at least 100 patients with stroke a year should have a stroke unit: a case study from Australia

Cadilhac, D. A., Kilkenny, M. F., Andrew, N., Ritchie, E. A., Hill, K. & Lalor, E. 16 Mar 2017 In : BMC Health Services Research. 17, 1, 9 p., 212

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Improving discharge care: The potential of a new organisational intervention to improve discharge after hospitalisation for acute stroke, a controlled before-after pilot study

Cadilhac, D. A., Andrew, N. E., Stroil Salama, E., Hill, K., Middleton, S., Horton, E., Meade, I., Kuhle, S., Nelson, M. R. & Grimley, R. 1 Aug 2017 In : BMJ Open. 7, 8, e016010

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access