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Professor Anne Wilson

Position Chief Investigator AmbIGeM
Email anne.wilson@adelaide.edu.au
Mobile +61 4 1903 0436
Campus North Terrace
Org Unit Medical Specialties

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Biography/ Background

Anne Wilson has a special interest in improving the health and wellbeing of older persons and is currently a chief investigator on a NHMRC funded project grant which seeks to develop sensor technology that reduces falls risk. A previous NHMRC project grant considered the structure and functioning of health systems in Port Lincoln, South Australia.

 

Anne has research and education interests in primary health care, health and medical informatics, health promotion, health policy, health education, and research that contributes to evidence based practice. Anne is a current member of the NHMRC Research Translation Faculty and a past appointment to the NHMRC Primary & community Health Committee. Anne’s research skills are in qualitative and quantitative research methods and include Grounded Theory, consensus methods and survey research. She has developed clinical practice guidelines, conducted evaluations of health services, and surveyed consumers' and professionals’ perceptions of care.

 

Anne is a graduate of Monash University (Bachelor and Masters Degrees) and the University of Adelaide (PhD). Anne completed post-doctoral studies in the Department of General Practice, School of Population Health, The University of Adelaide.

 

Anne’s clinical experience has been in both urban and remote (Kimberley Ranges) areas and in both hospital and community settings.

Awards & Achievements

2011      Endeavour Executive Award conducted at Universiti Sains Malaysia Health Campus, Kota Bahru 29.11.11 17.1.12.

2010      Highly commended Wendy Swift Award for best presentation. Australian and New Zealand Burn Association Annual Scientific meeting 2010 5 - 8th October, Darwin.

2010      Executive Dean’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching, University of Adelaide.

2010      Appointed ‘Green Honours Chair’, Texas Christian University, Harris College of Nursing & Health Science, Texas

2009      Honourable mention, School Population Health & Clinical Practice Prize for Scholarship in Education.

2006      Nursing Excellence Award nomination (research category).

2005      International Year of the Volunteer - Certificate of Appreciation .

2000       Life membership Australian Early Childhood Association.

2000      Fellow, Royal College of Nursing, Australia - for services in supporting and establishing a network for 'Nurses in Business'.

Teaching Interests

Research Methods and Methodologies

Research Interests

Anne has research and education interests in primary health care, health and medical informatics, health promotion, health policy, health education, and research that contributes to evidence based practice. Anne is a current member of the NHMRC Research Translation Faculty and a past appointment to the NHMRC Primary & community Health Committee. Anne’s research skills are in qualitative and quantitative research methods and include Grounded Theory, consensus methods and survey research. She has developed clinical practice guidelines, conducted evaluations of health services, and surveyed consumers' and professionals’ perceptions of care.

Publications


Major Research Monograph A4
1.    Wilson A. Nurse Entrepeneurs Expanding the Realm of Nursing Practice, 1st ed. Germany. VDM
Verlag Dr. Müller GmbH & Co. KG. 2011, ISBN 978-3-639-33926-0.
2.    Abu-Qamar, M., Wilson A. Diabetes: The Challenge in Burns Units. 1st ed. Germany. VDM Verlag
Dr. Müller GmbH & Co. KG. 2010.
3.    Wilson A., Clark S. South Australian Suicide Postvention Project Report to Mental Health
Services. Department of Health, Adelaide, South Australia. Date of Publication:01 Dec 2005. ISBN:
0-9750422-4-6
http://www.library.adelaide.edu.au/repo/GeneralPractice/South_Australian_Suicide_Postvention_Report.
pdf
4.    Wilson A. Self-employed Nurse Entrepreneurs Expanding the Realm of Nursing Practice. A thesis
submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, of the University of Adelaide, Australia. March
2003. http://thesis.library.adelaide.edu.au/public/adt-SUA20030711.100333/ A4

Book Chapters
1.    Venning, A., Eliott, J., Kettler, L., & Wilson, A. Complete Mental Health in South Australian
Youth: Prevalence, Measurement, and Promotion. Chapter 2. C.L.M. Keyes (ed.), Mental Well-Being:
International Contributions to the Study of Positive Mental Health, DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-5195-8_2, © Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013.
2.    Venning, A., Eliott, J., Kettler, L., & Wilson, A. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, In J.R.R.
Levesque (Ed), Encyclopaedia of Adolescence. Indiana: Springer Publications 2011.
3.    de Crespigny C, Athanasos P, Talmet J, Wilson A, Elliott J. A matter of human rights:
people’s right to health care for mental health- substance use. In: Cooper DB, editor. Introduction
to Mental Health-Substance Use. Abingdon, Oxon: Radcliffe Publishing; 2010.
4.     Wilson A. A step for health: using reflexology in a nursing practice. In B. O’Brien (ed.)
1997 Take Stars for Money 1997; pp.27-36. Royal College of Nursing Australia: Canberra. B2

Published Refereed journal articles C1
1.    Teh R., Mahajan N., Visvanathan R., Wilson A. (In Press). The clinical effectiveness of and
attitudes and beliefs of health professionals towards the use of health technology in falls
prevention among older adults. Journal of Evidence Based Healthcare.
2.    Tucker J., Clifton V., Wilson A., (2014). Teetering near the edge; women’s experiences of
anal incontinence following obstetric anal sphincter injury; an interpretive phenomenological
research study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 54: 377-381. DOI:
10.1111/ajo.12230.
3.    Luke E Grzeskowiak, Gustaaf Dekker, Karen Rivers, Kate Roberts-Thomson, Anil Roy, Brian
Smith, Jeffery Bowden, Robert Bryce, Michael Davies, Justin Beilby, Anne Wilson, Philippa
Middleton, Richard Ruffin, Jonathan Karnon, Vicki L Clifton. (2014). A randomized controlled trial
to assess the clinical and cost effectiveness of a nurse-led Antenatal Asthma Management Service in
South Australia (AAMS study). BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 14: 9;
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2393/14/9.
4.    Kornhaber, R., Wilson A, Abu-Qamar, M., & McLean, L. (2014). Adult burn survivors’ personal
experiences of rehabilitation: An integrative review. Burns, 40(1), 17-29. doi: DOI:
10.1016/j.burns.2013.08.003.
5.    Kornhaber R, Wilson, A., Abu-Qamar, M., & McLean, L. (2013). Coming to terms with it all:
Adult burn survivors’‘lived experience’of acknowledgement and acceptance during rehabilitation.
Burns, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.burns.2013.08.038
6. Grzeskowiak, L., Dekker, G., Rivers, K., Roberts-Thomson, K., Roy, A., Smith, B., Wilson, A,
Clifton, V. (2014). A randomized controlled trial to assess the clinical and cost effectiveness of
a nurse-led Antenatal Asthma Management Service in South Australia (AAMS study). BMC Pregnancy and
Childbirth, 14(1), 9.
7.    Powell K, Kitson A, Hoon E, Newbury J, Wilson A, Beilby J. (2013). A study protocol for
applying the co-creating knowledge translation framework to a population health study.
Implementation Science, 8(1), 98.
8.    Tucker J., Wilson A., Clifton V. (2013). Women's experience of anal incontinence following a
history of obstetric anal sphincter injury: a literature review. International Journal of
Evidence-Based Healthcare; 11: 181–186. Article ID: JBR 12025
9.    Hammond T, Wilson A. (2013). Polypharmacy and Falls in the Elderly: A Literature Review. Nurs
Midwifery Stud 2013;1(4):171-175. DOI: 105812/nms10709.
10.  Venning AJE, Jaklin Ardath; Kettler, Lisa Joy; Wilson, Anne. (2013). Complete mental health in
South Australian youth: prevalence, measurement, and promotion In: Keyes CLM, (ed). Mental
Well-Being: International Contributions to the Study of Positive Mental Health. 8th ed: Springer,
29-50.
11.  Kitson A, Powell K, Hoon E, Newbury J, Wilson A, Beilby J. (2013) Knowledge translation within
a population health study: how do you do it? Implement Sci; 8: 54.
12.  Wilson, A. (2013). Systematic Reviews of the Literature: So What, Why Bother, Who Cares? Nurse
Author Editor. Volume 23, Issue 1. http://www.nurseauthoreditor.com/tocs.asp?yr=2013&num=1
13.  Wilson, A., Sharrad, S., Rasmussen, P., & Kernick, J. (2013). Publish or Perish: Ensuring
Longevity in Nurse Education—Evaluation of a Strategy to Engage Academics, Students, and Clinicians
in Publication Activity. Journal of professional nursing : official journal of the American
Association of Colleges of Nursing, 29(4), 210-216.
14.  Hoon-Leahy, Catherine Elizabeth; Newbury, Jonathan W; Kitson, Alison L; Whitford, Deirdre J;
Wilson, Anne; Karnon, Jonathan; Baker Jenny; Jamrozik, Konrad; and Justin J Beilby. (2012). The
LINKIN Health Census: process design and implementation BMC Health Services Research, 12:321. DOI:
10.1186/1472-6963-12-321, URL: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/12/321
15.  Wilson, A., Whitaker, N., Whitford, D. Rising to the Challenge of Health Care Reform with
Entrepreneurial and Intrapreneurial Nursing Initiatives. OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in
Nursing, 2012, May 31, Vol. 17, No. 2, Manuscript 5.
16.  Venning, A., Wilson, A., Kettler, L., & Eliott, J.(2012) Mental Health among Youth in South
Australia: A survey of Flourishing, Languishing, Struggling, and Floundering. Australian
Psychologist. doi: 10.1111/j.1742-9544.2012.00068.x
17.  Kornhaber, R., Abu-Qamar, M & Wilson, A. The challenges and barriers experienced in applying
for ethical approval for a national multisite study. Monash Bioethics Review, 2012, Vol 30 (1):
103-122.
18.  Wilson, A. Improving life satisfaction for the elderly or disabled living independently in the
community: care recipients’ perspective of volunteers. Social Work in Health Care, 2012, 7(3):
225–232
19.  Abu-Qamar, M., Wilson, A. Qualitative Content Analysis of Complementary Topical Therapies Used
to Manage Diabetic Foot in Jordan. African Journal Traditional Complementary Alternative Medicine.
(2012) 9(3):000-000
20.  Wilson, A. Supporting Family Volunteers to Increase Retention and Recruitment. ISRN Public
Health, 2012, article ID 698756, 6 pages 0.5402/2012/698756.
21.  Kornhaber R, Wilson A. Enduring feelings of powerlessness as a burns nurse: a descriptive
phenomenological inquiry. Contemporary Nurse. 2011; 39(3), pp.173- 180. IF 1.617..
22.  Seah, C. H., & Wilson, A. (2011). A Phenomenological Study of University Students’ Grieving
Experiences. Illness Crisis and Loss. 19(1), 3-25.
23.  Venning Anthony, Kettler Lisa, Zajac Ian, Wilson Anne, & Elliott Jaklin. (2011). Is hope or
mental illness a stronger predictor of mental health? International Journal of Mental Health
Promotion, 13(2), 32-39.
24.  Crouch R, Wilson, A. Newbury, J. A systematic review of the effectiveness of primary health
education or intervention programs in  improving rural women’s knowledge of heart disease risk
factors and changing lifestyle behaviours. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare 2011,
9(3): 236-245.
25.  Tan H.M., Wilson A, Olver I and Barton C. The Family Meeting Addressing Spiritual Needs in a
Palliative Care Setting: Some Practical Implications. Progress in Palliative Care. 2011; 19:2:
66-72.
26.   Tan H.M., Wilson A, Olver I and Barton C. The experience of palliative patients and their
families of a family meeting utilised as an instrument for spiritual and psychosocial care: A
qualitative study. BMC Palliative Care 2011, 10:7. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-   684X/10/7
27.  Seah, C.H., Wilson, A. A voyage in the Grief Labyrinth: The impact of Grief on University
Students’ Academic Progress and Overall Well- Being. Grief Matters: The Australian Journal of Grief
and Bereavement 2011;14(1):18-25.
28.  Kornhaber, R. A., & Wilson, A. (2011). Psychosocial Needs of Burns Nurses: A Descriptive
Phenomenological Inquiry. Journal of Burn Care
& Research, 32(2), 286-293 210.1097/BCR.1090b1013e31820aaf31837. IF 1.617.
29.  Crouch R, Wilson, A. An exploration of rural women’s knowledge of heart disease and the
association with lifestyle behaviours.
International Journal of Nursing Practice, 2011, Jun 17(3):238-45. IF: 1.44.
30.  Wilson A, Bennett M, Marshall A, Crockett A. Changes in lung function after compressed air
diving. Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews.
2011;7(4):1-5.
31.  Wilson A, Chur-Hansen A, Marshall A, Air T. Should nursing-related work experience be a
prerequisite for acceptance into a nursing programme?: A study of students' reasons for withdrawing
from undergraduate nursing at an Australian university. Nurse Education Today. 2011;31(5):456-60.
Epub 2010 Oct 13. IF 0.9.
32.  Kornhaber, R. A., & Wilson, A. (2011). Building Resilience in Burns Nurses: A Descriptive
Phenomenological Inquiry. Journal of Burn Care
& Research, Publish Ahead of Print, 10.1097/BCR.1090b1013e3182223c3182289. IF 1.617.
33.  Wilson, A. Prevalence and characteristics of lung function changes in recreational scuba
divers. Prim Care Resp Journal, 2010, 20:1: 59-63 IF 2.11.
34.  Wilson, A; Gyi, A. The status and perspective of diabetes health education in China -
inspiration from Australia. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 2010, 16, pp.92-98. IF.
1.44.
35.  Tan, H., Wilson, A. & Olver, I. Ricoeur's theory of interpretation: An instrument for data
interpretation in hermeneutic phenomenology.
International Journal of Qualitative Methods,2010, 8(4): 1-15.
36.  Wilson A, Marshall A. The Support Needs and Experiences of Suicidally Bereaved Family and
Friends. Death Studies 2010, 34(7), pp. 625
- 640. DOI: 10.1080/07481181003761567. IF. 1.29
37.  Crouch R, Wilson, A. Are Australian Rural Women Aware of Coronary Heart Disease? International
Journal of Nursing Practice, 2010
International Journal of Nursing Practice 2010; 16: 295–300. IF: 1.44.
38.  Tan, H., Wilson, A., Olver, I., & Barton, C. Recruiting palliative patients for a large
qualitative study: some ethical considerations and staff dilemmas. EXPLORE: The Journal of Science
and Healing, 2010, 6:3; 159-165 doi:10.1016/j.explore.2010.03.008. I F 0.7.
39.  Wilson A. Consumer participation: Ensuring suicide postvention research counts for end users.
International Journal of Nursing Practice,
2010; 16:7-13. ERA Band A.IF. 1.44
40.  Venning, A., Eliott, J., Kettler, L., & Wilson, A. Normative Data for the Hope Scale using
Australian adolescents. Australian Journal of Psychology, 2009, volume 61, pp. 100-106. iFirst
article 09 July, pp.1-7. IF. 1.048
41.  Wilson A, Opolski M. Identifying barriers to implementing a cardiovascular computerised
decision support system (CDSS): a Delphi survey. Informatics in Primary Care, 2009; 17: 23-33.
42.  Wilson A, Tully, P. Reintegrating young offenders into the community through discharge
planning: a review of interventions and needs of youth in secure care. Australian Journal of
Primary Health, 2009; 15:166-172. IF: 0.289
43.  Wilson A, Chur-Hansen A, Turnbull D, Donnelly F. Selection of undergraduate nursing students
using a structured oral interview: who are the applicants and who are successful? Focus on Health
Professional Education 2009; 11: 61-74.
44.  Abu-Qamar M, Wilson A. Burns to Persons Suffering from Diabetes: A Systemic Preventive
Approach. Journal of Nursing and Healthcare of Chronic Illness, 2009, 1:126-138.
45.  Venning A, Eliott J, Kettler L, & Wilson, A. The effectiveness of Cognitive behavioural
Therapy with hopeful elements to prevent the development of depression in young people: a
systematic review. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare 2009, 7:15-33.

46.  Wilson A, Zwart E, Everett I, Kernick J. The clinical effectiveness of nurse practitioners’
management of minor injuries in an adult emergency department: a systematic review. International
Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare 2009; 7:3-14.
47.  Wilson, A. The experience of implementing an interprofessional research methods course for
student health professionals of population health and clinical practice. Getting the right fit.
Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice 2008, 5:76-91.
48.  Wilson A, Longitudinal field study of lung function in scuba divers – a progress report.
Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine, 2008; 38:155.
49.  Wilson A, Chur-Hansen A, Turnbull D, Donnelly F. Being an interviewer in a structured oral
assessment process for selection of undergraduate nursing students: motivations, expectations and
reflections of the experience. International Journal of Nursing Practice 2008, 14:477-485. IF.
1.44.
50.   Venning, A., Eliott, J., Wilson, A, & Kettler, L. Understanding young peoples’ experience of
chronic illness: a systematic review.
International Journal of Evidence Based Healthcare 2008; 6:321-336.
51.  Wilson A, Shifaza F. An evaluation of the effectiveness and acceptability of nurse
practitioners in an adult emergency department.
International Journal of Nursing Practice, 2008; 14:149-156. IF. 1.44.
52.  Wilson A . Planning Primary Health Care Services for South Australian Young Offenders: A
Preliminary Study. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 2007; 13:296-303. IF. 1.44.
53.  Abu-Qamar M, Wilson A. Evidence-Based Decision-Making: the Case for Diabetes Care.
International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare, 2007; 5:254-260.
54.  Wilson A, Duszynski, A., Turnbull, D., Beilby, J. Investigating patients' and general
practitioners' views of computerised decision support software for the assessment and management of
cardiovascular risk. Informatics in Primary Care 2007; 15:33-44. IF. 2.54 Podcast #33 Assessing
cardiovascular risk using computerised support software.25/07/08
http://www.ipp-shr.cqu.edu.au/podcasts/?id=33
55.  Wilson A, Crockett AJ. Pre and post dive spirometry assessment of recreational scuba divers: A
pilot field study. Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine, 2006, 36:195-197.
56.  Crockett AJ, Wilson A, Antic R, Greville H. (2006) ABS55: A qualitative study of patient
perceptions of home oxygen therapy. Primary Care Respiratory Journal, 2006; 15:200. IF 0.139.
57.  Benson. Jill, Wilson Anne, Stocks Nigel, Moulding Nicole. Muscle pain as an indicator of
Vitamin D deficiency in an urban Australian Aboriginal population. Medical Journal of Australia,
2006; 185:76-77; 17 July 2006. IF 3.3.
58.  Wilson A, Clark S., Lester, A. Consumers in Primary Health Care Research. Health Issues, 2005;
85:32-36.
59.  Beilby, J., Duszynski, A., Wilson A., Turnbull, D. Electronic Decision Support Systems at
point of care: trusting the Deus Ex Machina.
Medical Journal of Australia, 2005; 193:99-100. IF 3.3.
60.  Wilson A., Averis A., & Walsh K. The Scope of Private Practice Nursing in an Australian
Sample. Public Health Nursing 2004; 21:488-494. IF 1.049. Times cited: 3.
61.  Wilson A., Averis A., & Walsh K. The influences on and experiences of becoming nurse
entrepreneurs: A Delphi Study. International Journal of Nursing Practice 2003; 9:236-245. Times
cited: 8. IF. 1.44.
62.  Wilson A.& Averis A. Facets of private practice nursing: a conceptual model. Collegian, 2002;
9:16-21. IF. 0.97
63.  Wilson A & Jarman H. Private Practice - an advanced practice option for nurses. Contemporary
Nurse 2002; 13:209-216. IF. 2.12. 
64.  Wilson A. Nurse Practitioners: Challenging Traditions in the Health Care System. National
Healthcare Journal, 2000; 12:24-26.
65.  Wilson A. Four years down the track. Australian Journal of Early Childhood, 1990; 15(3),
46-48.
Peer-reviewed Conference Papers E1
66.  Wilson A, Crockett AJ. Lung Function in a Cohort of Scuba Divers: A Cross-Sectional Study.
European Underwater Baromedical Society on Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine Proceedings Sharm
el-Sheikh, South Sinai, Egypt, September 8-15, 2007.
67. Wilson A., Duszynski, A., Ly, A., Turnbull, D., Beilby, J. Evaluation of the acceptability of a
computerised primary health care framework for the assessment and management of cardiovascular
risk. Brisbane. Published in Proceedings of the Qualitative Research in IT & IT in Qualitative
Research 2004.
68.  Wilson A., Clark, S.   Desperate to tell: towards improving the care of people bereaved
through suicide- a report of work in progress. Adelaide. Published in RED Snapshots, 2004, 2:75-85
. www.phcred-sa.org.au/REDSnapshots.htm

Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE)
1.    The clinical effectiveness of nurse practitioners' management of minor injuries in an adult
emergency department: a systematic review. [Abstract 12009104260]. Database of Abstracts of Reviews
of Effects, available http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/crdweb/ [2010, 16 June].Wilson A, Zwart E, Everett
I, Kernick J. The clinical effectiveness of nurse practitioners' management of minor injuries in an
adult emergency department: a systematic review. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare
2009;7:3-14.
2.    The effectiveness of cognitive-behavioural therapy with hopeful elements to prevent the
development of depression in young people: a systematic review. [Abstract 12009104261]. Database of
Abstracts of Reviews of Effects, available http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/crdweb/ [2009, 7 Oct.].
Abstract of: Venning A, Kettler L, Eliott J, Wilson A. The effectiveness of cognitive-behavioural
therapy with hopeful elements to preventnt the development of depression in young people: a systematic review. International Journal
of Evidence-Based Healthcare 2009;
7(1):15-33

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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