Kellie Fusco

Kellie Fusco
 Org Unit Medicine
 Email kellie.fusco@adelaide.edu.au
 Location Floor/Room 1 ,  RAH - Eleanor Harrald ,   Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • Biography/ Background

    I worked as a medical laboratory scientist for many years (1994-2013), mainly as a cytologist but also in the fields of histopathology and immunology. Currently I am employed as a Clinic Co-ordinator and Researcher for the Comprehensive Metabolic Care Centre, an outpatient clinic run by the Royal Adelaide Hospital and The University of Adelaide's Faculty of Health and Medical Science's Discipline of Medicine. I am also involved with the data analysis of data from the South Australian Clinical Cancer Registry.

     

    My research interests include treatment for obesity, epidemiology of obesity and cancer, hospital outcomes.

     

  • Qualifications

    2006  Bachelor of Health Sciences The University of Adelaide

    1998  Diploma of Biomedical Science University of South Australia

  • Awards & Achievements

    1997 Included on the Chancellors Award List and The Deans Merit List for academic achievement

  • Publications

     

    Roder D, Karapetis CS, Wattchow D, Moore J, Singhal N, Joshi R, Keefe D, Fusco K, Powell K, Eckert M, Price TJ. 2015. Colorectal cancer treatment and survival: the experience of major public hospitals in South Australia over three decades. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention 16:2431-40.

     

    Roder D, Karapetis CS, Wattchow D, Moore J, Singhal N, Joshi R, Keefe D, Fusco K, Buranyi-Trevarton D, Sharplin G, Price TJ. Metastatic colorectal cancer treatment and survival: the experience of major public hospitals in South Australia over three decades. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention 2015; 16(14): 5923-31.2431-40. 

     

    Roder D, Karapetis CS, Wattchow D, Moore J, Singhal N, Joshi R, Keefe D, Fusco K, Powell K, Eckert M, Price TJ. Colorectal cancer treatment and survival over three decades at four major public hospitals in South Australia: trends by age and in the elderly. European Journal of Cancer Care 2016; 25(5):753-763.

     

    Roder D, Farshid G, Gill G, Kollias J, Koczwara B, Karapetis C, Adams J, Joshi R, Keefe D, Powell K, Fusco K, Eckert M, Buckley E, Beckmann K. Breast cancer screening – opportunistic use of registry and linked screening data for local evaluation. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 2017; 23(3):508-516.

     

    Fusco K, Robertson H, Galindo H, Hakendorf P, Thompson C. Clinical aoutomes for the obese hospital inpatient: An observational study. SAGE Open Medicine 2017. Vol 5.

     

    Adelson P, Fusco K, Karapetis C, Wattchow D, Joshi R, Price T, Sharplin G, Roder D. Use of guideline-recommended adjuvant therapies and survival outcomes for people with colorectal cancer at tertiary referral hospitals in South Australia. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 2017. 

    https://doi-org.proxy.library.adelaide.edu.au/10.1111/jep.12757

     

    Buckley E, Farshid G, Gill G, Kollias J, Koczwara B, Karapetis C, Adams J, Joshi R, Keefe D, Niyonsenga T, Powell K, Fusco K, Eckert M, Beckmann K, Roder D. Assessing impact of organized breast screening across small residential areas – development and internal validation of a prediction model. European Journal of Cancer Care 2017. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecc.12673

     

    Atlantis E, Kormas N, Samaras K, Fahey P, Sumithran P, Glastras S, Wittert G, Fusco K, Bishay R, Markovic T, Ding L, Williams K, Caterson I, Chikani V, Dugdale P, Dixon J. Clinical Obesity Services in Public Hospitals in Australia: a position statement based on expert consensus. Clinical Obesity 8;203-210, June 2018.

     

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