DR Jennifer McIntosh

DR Jennifer McIntosh

Positions

  • Translation of risk in primary care (Cancer risk)

Overview

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  • Dr McIntosh (previously Walker) is a Senior Research Fellow and Deputy Lead in the Cancer and Primary Care Research Group in the Department of General Practice. Since 2013 Dr McIntosh has been involved in developing and evaluating a colorectal cancer risk prediction tool (CRISP) for use in general practice. She has also been involved in developing risk communication methods for improving decision support in general practice. Dr McIntosh has been conducting research at the University of Melbourne since 2005 and has extensive experience in research in cancer, sexual health, diabetes, implementation science, using both quantitative and qualitative methods. Dr McIntosh’s current research focuses on implementing novel, evidence based research outcomes into clinical practice. She works closely with policy makers, clinicians, research scientists and consumers. She is open to being contacted for collaboration and supervision.    

Affiliation

Member of

  • Primary Care Collaborative Cancer Clinical Trials Group (PC4). Member 2013 - 2021
  • Australian Association for Academic Primary Care. Executive member, editor 2013 - 2020
  • Sexual Health Society of Victoria. President 2010 - 2020
  • Clinical Oncology Society of Australia. Member 2013 - 2019
  • Public Health Association of Australia. Member 2012 - 2018
  • Australasian Epidemiology Association. Member 2008 - 2016

Publications

Selected publications

Research

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Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2011
  • MPH, University of Melbourne 2007
  • BAppSci(App Biol/Biotech), Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology 1998

Awards and honors

  • Dyason Travelling Fellowship, 2016
  • AAAPC Travelling Fellowship, 2016
  • AAAPC Most Distinguished Paper Award, 2015
  • Head of School Award for Excellence in Doctoral Research, Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, 2012

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Supervision

Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • Dr McIntosh (previously Walker) is a Senior Research Fellow and Deputy Lead in the Cancer and Primary Care Research Group in the Department of General Practice. Since 2013 Dr McIntosh has been involved in developing and evaluating a colorectal cancer risk prediction tool (CRISP) for use in general practice. She has also been involved in developing risk communication methods for improving decision support in general practice. Dr McIntosh has been conducting research at the University of Melbourne since 2005 and has extensive experience in research in cancer, sexual health, diabetes, implementation science, using both quantitative and qualitative methods. Dr McIntosh’s current research focusses on implementing novel, evidence based research outcomes into clinical practice. She works closely with policy makers, clinicians, research scientists and consumers. She is open to being contacted for collaboration and supervision.