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Dr Joosten is a clinician/researcher who works as a consultant Respiratory and Sleep Medicine physician at Monash Health and is an NHMRC Early Career Fellow (Health Practitioner) at Monash University. His PhD, completed at Monash University in 2015, investigated the physiological factors contributing to OSA and involved the employment of complex physiological experimental techniques.
Research Support:
Dr Joosten has attracted a total of over $500k in research funding. Dr Joosten was awarded an NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship (2012-1038124; $109,358), is chief investigator on a grant awarded through the CRC for alertness, safety and productivity (CF14/3752: $336,805). He was awarded an Early Career Clinician Fellowship through the Department of Medicine at Monash University (salary support $35k/yr 2016-2017) and has recently commenced an NHMRC Early Career Health Practitioner fellowship (2018 – 1139745).
Dr Joosten has collaborated with groups nationally and internationally including with Dr Brad Edwards and Dr Andrew Wellman at Harvard Medical School, Dr Philip Terrill at University of Queensland and Prof. Martin Philips (Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, WA) studying the utility of endobronchial ultrasound in the diagnosis of metastatic melanoma, a collaboration that utilised Dr Joosten’s expertise in the field of interventional bronchoscopy and endobronchial ultrasound.
Professional Involvement:
Dr Joosten is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and a member of the Australasian Sleep Association, the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand and the Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine.
Supervision and Mentoring:
Dr Joosten co-supervises 1 PhD student and 2 honours students. He has supervised 12 Advanced Trainees in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine at Monash Health over the last 4 years.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research area keywords

  • Sleep and sleep disorders
  • upper airway physiology
  • control of breathing
  • sleep disordered breathing
  • Sleep apnoea pathogenesis

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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