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Dr Stuart Howell completed an Honours degree in Psychology in 1990 and has worked as a research statistician since 1992. Over the course of his career, he has worked in a variety of settings including academia, government health departments and non-government organisations. In 1997, he joined the Department of Medicine at Sydney University to oversee a programme of studies exploring the epidemiology of gastrointestinal illnesses. Following a brief period as statistician/epidemiologist at the Macquarie Area Health Service (Dubbo, NSW), he returned to the Department of Medicine to complete a PhD. Since graduating in 2005, he has held senior positions with the Arkansas Centre for Health Improvement, Queensland Health and the University of Adelaide. He has had extensive experience with large-scale, population-based data collections including longitudinal survey studies and patient-based, administrative data collections. His current interests lie in the characterisation and management of confounding and bias in epidemiological studies.

Education/Academic qualification

Public Health, PhD, University of Sydney

1 Jan 199931 Aug 2005

Award Date: 1 May 2006

Psychology, BA (Hons)

1 Feb 198530 Nov 1989

Award Date: 3 May 1990

Research area keywords

  • Pre-hospital care
  • Critical care
  • Trauma

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Research Output

Micronutrient Status in Diabetic Patients with Foot Ulcers

Pena, G. N., Kuang, B., Cowled, P., Howell, S., Dawson, J., Philpot, R. & Fitridge, R., Jan 2020, In : Advances in Wound Care. 9, 1, p. 9-15 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Association Between Maternal Iodine Intake in Pregnancy and Childhood Neurodevelopment at Age 18 Months

Zhou, S. J., Condo, D., Ryan, P., Skeaff, S. A., Howell, S., Anderson, P. J., McPhee, A. J. & Makrides, M., Feb 2019, In : American Journal of Epidemiology. 188, 2, p. 332-338 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Efficacy of botulinum toxin in modifying spasticity to improve walking and quality of life in post-stroke lower limb spasticity - A randomized double-blind placebo controlled study

Datta Gupta, A., Visvanathan, R., Cameron, I., Koblar, S. A., Howell, S. & Wilson, D., 11 May 2019, In : BMC Neurology. 19, 1, 7 p., 96.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

Open Access

Heat-health warnings in regional Australia: examining public perceptions and responses

Williams, S., Hanson-Easey, S., Nitschke, M., Howell, S., Nairn, J., Beattie, C., Wynwood, G. & Bi, P., 8 Aug 2019, In : Environmental Hazards. 18, 4, p. 287-310 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Impact of Combat Report

Lawrence-Wood, E., McFarlane, A., Lawrence, A., Hodson, S., Benassi, H., Bryant, R., Sadler, N., Korgaonkar, M., Rosenfeld, J., Sim, M., Kelsall, H., Abraham, M., Baur, J., Howell, S., Hansen, C., Iannos, M., Searle, A. & Van Hooff, M., 2019, Canberra ACT Australia: Australian Government Department of Veterans' Affairs. 378 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportResearch

Open Access