Dr Kathleen O’Brien

BSc GDipStats MBBS DCH FRACGP AFHEA

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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.

Specialisation:

  • General Practice
  • Quantitative analysis

Research Interests

  • General Practice / Primary Health Care
  • Social determinants of health
  • Children’s health
  • Preventive health

Teaching 

  • ANU Medical school, Phase 2 (ICCH): general practice teaching and academic supervision.

Publications/Conferences

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]

Related sites:

ANU Medical

Contact:                                                                        

Email: Kathleen.O’Brien@anu.edu.au

Phone: +61 2 5124 5592

Location:  Canberra Hospital, Bdg 4, Level 2, Garran ACT 2605

Centre: Academic Unit of General Practice

Page last updated on: 26 Mar 2019