Ms Dana Teusner

Ms Dana Teusner
 Position Research Scholar
 Org Unit ARCPOH
 Telephone +61 8 8313 4227
 Location Floor/Room WS9105.09 ,  Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Ms Dana Teusner is a Research Associate and PhD candidate with the Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health (ARCPOH). Dana previously worked as a Business Systems Consultant and has background in data management and software development. She commenced working at ARCPOH in 1999 and has worked primarily on health surveillance projects such as the Dental Labour Force and the National Dental Telephone Interview Survey. During her time at ARCPOH Dana has developed numerous research and clinical oral examination data bases. Her PhD project focuses on the associations between insurance and dental service use. Currently she is working on dental practice activity, dental expenditure and service use projects under the supervision of Associate Professor David Brennan, funded by a NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence grant (Oral Health Services research). Current projects involve collaboration with researchers from the Centre for Health Economics (Monash) and the Center for Population Oral Health (Melbourne University).

    She has authored numerous AIHW DSRU reports, state government contracted reports and contributed to numerous peer reviewed journal articles.  She presents regularly at scientific meetings (dental research, public health and health services research conferences). She lectures and tutors in several courses (Bachelor of Dental Surgery and Bachelor of Oral Health programs).

  • Qualifications

    Bachelor of Arts (Political Science) (Flinders University)

  • Teaching Interests

    Dental Health Systems

    Population Oral Health

    Social context of oral health

  • Research Interests

    Dental labour Force and practice activity

    Demand for dental services

    Dental Insurance and dental financing

    Dental expenditures


  • Professional Associations

    Health Services Research Association of  Australia and New Zealand (HSRAANZ) (Member)

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Entry last updated: Thursday, 9 Aug 2018

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