Ms Tracy Air

 Position Research Officer
 Org Unit Health and Medical Sciences Faculty Office Administration
 Telephone +61 8 8222 0729
 Location Floor/Room 7 ,  Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences ,   North Terrace
  • Qualifications

    BA(Hons); M.Biostatistics

    PhD Candidate

  • Research Interests

    Epidemiology – Psychiatric


    Cardiovascular Disease and Depression

    Community Psychiatry

    Psychiatric Service Usage and Provision

  • Research Funding

    Stacey, D., Air. T, & Baune, B. (2014). Identification of transcriptomic alterations in Major Depressive Disorder cases exhibiting peripheral inflammation using next generation RNA sequencing technology. - RAH Research Foundation Project Grant - $40667

  • Publications


    Goldney, R.D., Dunn, K.I., Air, T.M., Dal Grande E. & Taylor, A.W. (2009). Relationships between body mass index, mental health, and suicidal ideation: population perspective using two methods.
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 43(7):652-8.

    Wooden, M.D.G, Air, T.M., Schrader, G.D., Wieland, B. & Goldney, R.D. (2009). Frequent attenders with mental disorders at a general hospital emergency department. Emergency Medicine Australasia, 21(3):191-5

    Galletly, C., Clark, L., Legg, L., James, L., Connor, J. & Air, T. (2009) Assessing the quality of first episode psychosis services in Adelaide. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 43 (Suppl 1), A27.

    Clark, L., Galletly, C., Legg, L., James, L., Connor, J. & Air, T. (2009) Substance use in young people with first episode psychosis in Adelaide. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 43 (Suppl 1), A55-56.

    Goldney, R., Eckert, K., Shi, Z., Air T., Gill, T., Dal Grande, E., & Taylor, A. (2009, October 27-31). Monitoring suicidal ideation in the community. World Congress on Suicide Prevention of the International Association for Suicide Prevention, Montevideo, Uruguay.

    Ash, D., Galletly, C., Singh, T., Burton, C., Air, T. (2009, December 2-4). Changes in weight and BMI amongst people admitted to an acute, closed psychiatric unit. Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research Annual Conference, Canberra, Australia

    Galletly, C., Chur-Hansen, A., Air, T. & Chapman, I. (2009) Academics of the future? A survey of final year medical students. Australasian Psychiatry, 17(6), 502-505.


    Ash, D. J., Galletly, C. A., Singh, T., Burton, C.A., Air, T. (2010). Metabolic risk factors and weight gain in people admitted to a psychiatric intensive care unit. Schizophrenia Research, 117 (2-3), p. 287.

    Tavella, R, Air, T., Tucker, G., Adams, R., Beltrame, J.F, Schrader, G. (2010). Using the Short Form-36 Mental Summary Score as an Indicator of Depressive Symptoms in Coronary Heart Disease Patients. Quality of Life Research, 19, 1105-1113

    Eckert, K., Kutek, S., Dunn, K., Air, T., Goldney, R. (2010). Changes in depression-related mental health literacy in young males from rural and urban South Australia. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 18, 153-158.

    Winefield, H. & Air, T. (2010). Grandparenting: Diversity in grandparent experiences and needs for healthcare and support. International Journal  of Evidence-Based Healthcare, 8, 277-283. 


    Wilson, A., Chur-Hansen, A., Marshall, A., & Air, T. (2011). Should nursing-related work experience be a prerequisite for acceptance into a nursing programme? Nursing Education Today, 31, 456-460


    Baune BT, Smith E, Reppermund S, Air T, Samaras K, Lux O, Brodaty H, Sachdev P, Trollor JN Inflammatory markers predict Depression, but not Anxiety during Aging: The Prospective Sydney Memory and Aging Study. Psychoneuroendocrinology (accepted 14.02.2012)

    Wheeler A, Beltrame J, Tucker G, Air T, Ling LH, Schrader G. Depression and 5-year mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction: Analysis of the IDACC database. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. [published online ahead of print, May 29 2012]


    Dreyer, R, Beltrame, JF, Neil, C, Air, T, Tavella, R, Hoffman, B, Pati, P, Di Fiore, D, Arstall, M, & Zeitz, C. (2013). Cardiac Hemodynamics in Men Versus Women During Acute ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. The American Journal of Cardiology, 112, 143-149.

    Dreyer, R, Beltrame, JF, Tavella, R, Air, T, Hoffman, B, Pati, P, Di Fiore, D, Arstall, M, & Zeitz, C. (2013). Evaluation of Gender Differences in Door-to-Balloon Time in ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 22, 861–869.


    Baune BT, Fuhr M, Air T, Hering C. (2014). Neuropsychological functioning in adolescents and young adults with major depressive disorder--a review. Psychiatry Research. 218(3):261-71. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2014.04.052. Epub 2014 May 9.

    Eyre HA, Air T, Proctor S, Rositano S, Baune BT. (2014). A critical review of the efficacy of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in depression. Progress in Neuro-psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry. 57, 11-16. Epub 2014 Oct 16. 

    Weightman MJ, Air TM, Baune BT. (2014). A review of the role of social cognition in major depressive disorder. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 5, 179. 


    Pasupathy S, Air T, Dreyer RP, Tavella R, Beltrame JF. (2015). Systematic review of patients presenting with suspected myocardial infarction and nonobstructive coronary arteries. Circulation. 131(10), 861-70. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.114.011201. Epub 2015 Jan 13.



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