Dr Ruth Teh

 Position Specialist Registrar in Geriatric Medicine
 Org Unit Medical Specialties
 Email ruth.teh@health.sa.gov.au
 Telephone +61 8 8222 8185
 Location QEH - Main Bldg ,   The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • Biography/ Background

    Ruth is a second-year advance trainee in geriatric medicine at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital who has an interest in aged care research and student teaching. Originally from Malaysia, she has recently moved from Canberra to Adelaide to continue her training and pursue further research opportunities in assessing falls risk. 





  • Qualifications


    Masters of Philosophy                                                   Jan 2013 to present

    ·         Currently undertaking a research-based masters examining clinician perspectives on health information technology for falls risk assessment.



    Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery                                          March 2005

    Ÿ  Elective term in the Department of Geriatric Medicine at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore December 2003 to February 2004.


    Bachelor of Pharmacy (First class honours)                                     March 2001


  • Publications

    Ÿ  Consumer attitudes towards pharmacist-delivered services; International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, December 2001:9; 261-268.

    Ÿ  Utility of a patient-response screening question for visual impairment; Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 54(2), 370-372.





    ·         Oral presentation at Hypertension Sydney 2012 – “Is hypertension associated with haemodynamic instability and falls in older people?”

    ·         Poster on “Haemodynamic Instability in Older Fallers” at ANZSGM 2011, Auckland

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