Dr Renae Fernandez

 Position Research Associate
 Org Unit Robinson Research Institute
 Email renae.fernandez@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 0152
 Location Floor/Room 130 ,  Helen Mayo North ,   North Terrace
  • Qualifications

    PhD University of Adelaide. 2017

    MPH  W.Aust.  2010

    B.HlthSc W.Aust. 2008

    B.Comm  W.Aust.  2008


  • Awards & Achievements

    2014 - Awarded a SafeWork SA Augusta Zadow Scholarship ($9,483) to undertake a project investigating occupation and impaired female fertility.

    2009 - Awarded the Governor Sanderson Scholarship in Population Health (Dr Haruhisa Handa Leadership Scholarship Program) to undertake a Master of Public Health (coursework and research dissertation) at the University of Western Australia.

  • Research Interests

    Reproductive epidemiology, occupational epidemiology, reproductive and intergenerational health, socioeconomic, cultural and lifestyle determinants of disease.

  • Publications

    Fernandez RC, Peters S, Carey RN, Davies MJ, Fritschi L. Assessment of exposure to shiftwork mechanisms in the general population: the development of a new job-exposure matrix. Occup Environ Med. 2014 October 1, 2014;71(10):723-9.

    Rammohan A, Awofeso N & Fernandez RC. Paternal education status significantly influences infants’ measles vaccination uptake, independent of maternal education status. BMC Public Health 2012; 12(1): 336-342.

    Fernandez RC, Driscoll T, Glass D, Vallance D, Reid A, Benke G, Fritschi L. A priority list of occupational carcinogenic agents for preventative action in Australia. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2012; 36(2): 111-115.

    Fritschi L, Fernandez RC, Vallance D, Slevin T, Reid A, Driscoll T & Glass D. Controlling occupational cancers in Australia [editorial commentary]. Medical Journal of Australia 2012; 196(3): 162-164.

    Callender G, Marsh P and Fernandez R. 2011. Scoping study on procurement in desert Australia. DKCRC Research Report 65. Ninti One Limited, Alice Springs.

    Fernandez RC, Awofeso N & Rammohan A. Determinants of apparent rural-urban differentials in measles vaccination uptake in Indonesia. Rural and Remote Health 2011; 11(3):1702. Available from: http://www.rrh.org.

    Fernandez R, Rammohan A & Awofeso N. Correlates of first dose of measles vaccination delivery and uptake in Indonesia. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine 2011; 4(2):140-145.

    Awofeso N & Fernandez R. Restoring Dignity: Community Arts in Leprosy Control [letter]. Leprosy Review 2011; 82(3):316–318.

    Fernandez R, Driscoll T, Glass D, Vallance D, Reid A, Benke G, Fritschi L. Development of a priority list of occupational carcinogenic agents for preventative action in Australia. [published abstract] Seventh State Cancer Conference, Perth, March 24, 2011. Cancer Council Western Australia; 2011:p6.

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