Ms Klara Salinger

Ms Klara Salinger
 Position Research Officer
 Org Unit Adelaide Health Technology Assessment
 Telephone +61 8 8313 6131
 Location Floor/Room WS9086.08 ,  Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Ms. Salinger is an epidemiologist who has 3 years’ experience in health technology assessment. She is responsible for critically appraising evidence of health technologies for purposes of systematic reviews and for evaluation of medical device submissions to the Therapeutic Goods Administration. Ms Salinger is also responsible for the data management of clinical trials.

    Health Technology Assessment

    Ms Salinger has contributed to the following systematic reviews for the following organisations:

    • World Health Organisation: Safety review of influenza vaccines
    • Therapeutic Goods Administration: on the safety of breast implants
    • National Blood Authority: Extended Half-life factors for Haemophilia A/B; Iron supplementation in female blood donors  
    • Medical Services Advisory Committee: Cryopreservation of male gonadic tissue

    Regulatory Assessment of Medical Devices

    Ms. Salinger is responsible for the evaluation of evidence for safety and performance of medical devices provided in applications (application audits and conformity assessments) submitted to the Therapeutic Goods Administration. Evaluations involve synthesis and critical appraisal of clinical data; published studies; post-marketing studies; pharmacovigilance and registry data; risk-analysis and management; and information provided to health professionals and consumers. Common indications for assessed devices include: orthopaedics; gastroenterology; vascular surgery and cardiology. 

    Data management

    Ms. Salinger is responsible for the data cleaning and management for the Stan and BPartofIt trials.

    Additional expertise

    • Documentation audits
    • Data management planning
    • Record archiving
    • Documentation writing (e.g. SOPs) and form design


  • Qualifications

    University Qualifications

    Master in Public Heath, University of Adelaide (2014)

    Bachelor of Biotechnology (Honours), Flinders University (2011)

    Professional Training

    Applied GCP (Good Clinical Practice) Training for Investigational Sites and Sponsor Representatives E6(R2), ARCS Australia (2017)

  • Publications

    Selected Contracted Reports

    Newton S, Salinger K, Pridham L, Parsons T, Merlin T. Assessment of extended half-life clotting factor concentrates. 2017. Australian Haemophilia Centre Directors’ Organisation. Melbourne Victoria

    Morona J, Mittal R, Newton S, Salinger K, Carter DA, Schubert C, Merlin T. MSAC 1435 Part A, Assessment Report. 2017. Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra

    Conference Posters

    Salinger K, Stapledon R, Brigham M. South Australian post-migration screening programs for new migrants. 2015. Poster presentation. 5th Conference of The International Union Against TB and Lung Disease Asia Pacific Region 2015. Sydney, 31 August - 2 September 2015.

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Entry last updated: Monday, 11 Nov 2019

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