Dr Simon Vanlint

Dr Simon Vanlint
 Position Lecturer
 Org Unit General Practice
 Email simon.vanlint@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 4634
 Location Floor/Room 7 ,  178 North Terrace - Terrace Towers ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Current positions:


    1. Senior lecturer, Discipline of General Practice, University of Adelaide
    2. Assistant Dean (Students, Years 4-6), MBBS Program, University of Adelaide
    3. General Practitioner,Salisbury Family Care, 2/89 Stanbel Rd, Salisbury Plain (0.2 FTE)

    Previous experience:


    1987 – 1991                  Basic hospital medical rotations, RACGP Family Medicine Program     

                                        GP terms at Meningie (SA) & Townsville (Qld)

    1991 – 2000                  Rural general practitioner (also practicing obstetrics and anaesthetics), Barmera, South Australia.

    2000 – 2003                  General practice in Suffolk, UK.

    2004                             Ashford International Research Centre as a clinical investigator, helping conduct over 20 clinical trials, principally in the areas of endocrine diseases, women’s health and cardiovascular diseases.

    In October 2004 I commenced work with the University of Adelaide.

  • Qualifications

    MB BS (University of Adelaide), 1986

    Dip Obst, RACOG, 1990

    FRACGP, 1993

    PhD (Medicine, University of Adelaide), 2013 "Community perspectives on vitamin D and bone health in 3 at-risk populations"

  • Awards & Achievements

    'Rural clinical teacher of the year': 2007 (awarded by year 6 student body)

    Prof. Derek Frewin, AO, Citations for excellence in clinical teaching: 2011, 2012


  • Teaching Interests

    Assistant Dean (students), years 4-6

    Clinical teaching years 4 - 6

    Previously Convenor of year level committees (year 1, year 2, years 2/3)

  • Research Funding

    2007 PHCRED seeding grant 'vitamin D and Aboriginal Australians'

    2007 RACGP Vicki Kotsirilos Integrative Medicine Grant 'omega-3 fatty acids and bone health'

  • Publications

    Journal publications (note: * indicates an international journal - 5 out of a total of 9)

    1.        Vanlint S (2005) " Vitamin D and adult bone health in Australia and New Zealand: a position statement." (letter) Medical Journal of Australia 183(1): 52-54.
    ERA ranking A; Journal impact factor 2.684; my contribution 100%

    2.        * Vanlint S, Nugent M  (2006) “Vitamin D and fractures in people with intellectual disability” J Intellect Disabil Res 50(10): 761-7 
    ERA ranking B; Journal impact factor 1.596; 9 citations; my contribution 80%

    3.        Vanlint S, Nugent M et al. (2008). "Vitamin D and people with intellectual disability." Australian Fam Physician 37(5): 348-351
    ERA ranking B; Journal impact factor 0.647; 3 citations; my contribution 60%

    4.          * Vanlint S, Nugent M, et al. (2008). "A guide for the assessment and management of vitamin D status in people with intellectual disability." J Intellect Dev Disabil 33(2): 184-188.
    ERA ranking C; Journal impact factor 1.347; 1 citation; my contribution 60%

    5.          * Vanlint S, Morris HA et al (2010). “Vitamin D and Aboriginal Australians” (abstract) Osteoporosis International, 21(S5): S718
    ERA Ranking A; Journal impact factor 4.859
    ; my contribution 80%

    6.          Vanlint S, Morris HA, et al. (2011). "Vitamin D insufficiency in Aboriginal Australians." Medical Journal Australia 194(3): 131-134.
    ERA ranking A; Journal impact factor 2.684; 6 citations; ; my contribution 80%

    7.          Gialamas A,  Aylward P, Vanlint S, Stocks N (2011) “Cholesterol lowering medication - patients' knowledge, attitudes and experiences” Australian Fam Physician 40(7): 519-522
    ERA ranking B; Journal impact factor 0.647
    ; my contribution 15%

    8.          * Vanlint S, Ried K (2012) “Efficacy and tolerability of calcium, vitamin D and a plant-based omega-3 oil for osteopenia: A pilot RCT.”  Maturitas 71(1):44-8 
    ERA Ranking B; Journal impact factor 2.155
    ; my contribution 75%

    9.          * Vanlint S (2013) “Vitamin D and obesity”. Nutrients 2013; 5(3):949-956
    This journal is listed in the ERA table, but is new and as such did not have a ranking in the 2010 ERA table, nor has it yet received an impact factor. M
    y contribution 100%

  • Professional Interests

    Fellow, RACGP

    Member, The Endocrine Society (USA)

    Secretary, Adelaide Bone Group

    Vitamin D

    Bone health

    Health of marginalised populations/groups

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