Lecturer, Academic Unit of General Practice
ANU Medical School
Kathleen is a graduate of the ANU Medical School and works locally as a general practitioner. She first joined the Academic Unit of General Practice in 2017 as an academic registrar, and is continuing her research and teaching with the unit as a lecturer.
- General Practice
- Quantitative analysis
- General Practice / Primary Health Care
- Social determinants of health
- Children’s health
- Preventive health
- ANU Medical school, Phase 2 (ICCH): general practice teaching and academic supervision.
O'Brien K, Agostino J, Ciszek K, Douglas K: Physical activity and risk of behavioural and mental health disorders in kindergarten children: analysis of a series of cross-sectional complete enumeration (census) surveys. BMJ Open 2020, 10(3).
O'Brien K, Australian hospitalisations for Kawasaki disease, 1993–1994 to 2017–2018. Journal of paediatrics and child health 2020.
O'Brien, K., Agostino, J.,Ciszek, K.,Douglas, K. (2018). Physical activity and risk of behavioural and mental health disorders in ACT Kindergarten children. GP18. Gold Coast Queensland.
O’Brien K, Cherbuin N & Anstey K 2014. Depression as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease—systematic review and meta-analysis. Medical Student Journal of Australia 5(2):8–20. [URL http://press.anu.edu.au/node/1682]
Poster: Physical activity & risk of behavioural & mental health disorders in kindergarten children. CHARM 2019
Dr Kathleen O’Brien, Dr Jason Agostino, Ms Karen Ciszek, Professor Kirsty Douglas.
Oral presentation: Risk of behavioural and mental health disorders and developmental delay in Kindergarten boys and girls. CHARM 2019
Dr Kathleen O’Brien, Dr Jason Agostino, Ms Karen Ciszek, Professor Kirsty Douglas
Phone: +61 2 5124 5592
Location: Canberra Hospital, Bdg 4, Level 2, Garran ACT 2605
Centre: Academic Unit of General Practice