Dr Amanda McGuire
This person does not currently hold a position at QUT.
BiographyDr McGuire is appointed as an Early Career Academic and Research Development (ECARD) Lecturer in the School of Nursing. After extensive industry experience in a range of clinical, management and teaching roles, she has recently completed a Research Masters and PhD. Dr McGuire's research interest is promoting lifestyle risk factor modification for the primary and secondary prevention of chronic disease. Project Project Highlights:
- IHBI ECR/ECARD Project 2016 current An e-health enabled multiple health behaviour change intervention to reduce risk factors for noncommunicable disease in midlife adults: The GroWell for Health Program Pilot Study.
- 2015 - 2016 Benefits and barriers to exericse in female cancer survivors, Postdoctoral fellowship linked to NHMRC Partnership grant.
- 2011 - 2015 Benefits and barriers to exercise in midlife Australian women undertaking a web-based multi-modal lifestyle intervention for the primary prevention of chronic disease, PhD project.
- 2009 - 2011 Factors influencing health promotion activities in midlife and older Australian women with a chronic disease, Research Masters Project.
Industry Research Activites:
- 2016 Women's Wellness with Diabetes Program, Diabetes Queensland grant (Co-investigator, co-author Program Book).
- 2014 - 2015 Women's Wellness after Cancer Program, NHMRC Partnership project, PAH, RBWH, Wesley Hospital, NBCA, Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute, St John of God Hospital (Postdoc Fellow, co-author of Program Book).
- 2012 - 2013 Midlife Women's Wellness Program, Bluebox Proof of Concept Grant, QUT (Co-investigator, co-author Program Book)
- 2010 - 2012 Pink Women's Wellness Program, Cancer Council Queensland Grant, Wesley Hospital Kim Walter Choices (Research Program Manager).
noncommunicable disease/chronic disease, risk factor reduction, primary prevention, secondary prevention, barriers to exercise, multiple health behaviour change interventions, adults, women
Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008
- PhD (Queensland University of Technology)
- Master of Applied Science (Res) (Queensland University of Technology)
- B Nursing (University of New England)
- Dip App Sc (Nursing) (University of New England)
Professional memberships and associations
- Member - Australian College of Nursing http://acn.edu.au/
- Member - Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing – Phi Delta Chapter (Board Member) http://www.nursingsociety.org/
- Foundation Member - Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine http://lifestylemedicine.org.au/
- Member - Australian Health Promotion Association http://www.healthpromotion.org.au/
- Member - Australasian Society of Behavioural Medicine http://asbhm.com/
- NSB011 Clinical Practice 1
- NSB025 Nursing Practice in Context 5
- NSB026 Nursing Practice Capstone
- NSB105 Wellness Across the Lifespan (new curriculum 2017)
- NSN100 Contexts of Women's Health
- HLN703 Project