Dr Debbie Scott
This person does not currently hold a position at QUT.
Debbie Scott is a Research Fellow at the National Centre for Health Information Research and Training (NCHIRT), a centre within the School of Public Health at QUT. NCHIRT conducts research, training and consulting activities with specific application to the quality and utility of routinely collected health data. Debbie holds a staff position and is a student, enrolled in HL90 (Professional Doctorate). Her research projects currently focus on the identification of child abuse in health data systems and rthe subsequent reporting of that abuse to child protection agencies, injury surveillance systems, and injury classifications.
Other research projects Debbie is working on include a number of collaborative health data research projects with internal and external university based researchers, government and non-government agencies in
- injury surveillance using emergency department hospital and mortality data
- product safety surveillance
- identification of occupational injury in health databases
- identification of alcohol related injury in health databases.
- Injury surveillance systems
- Morbidity and mortality data quality and its application for injury prevention programmes and policy development
- Childhood injury prevention (intentional and unintentional)
- Injury classifications
- Product safety.
International Classification of Disease (ICD), International Classification of External Cause of Injury (ICECI), childhood injury/ child abuse, data quality, emergency department, injury surveillance
Public Health and Health Services
Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008
- Master of Public Health (University of Queensland)
Professional memberships and associations
- McKenzie K, Scott D, Campbell M, McClure R, (2010) The use of narrative text for injury surveillance research: A systematic review, Accident Analysis and Prevention, 42 (2) p354
- McKenzie K, Mitchell R, Scott D, Harrison J, McClure R, (2009) The reliability of information on work-related injuries available from hospitalisation data in Australia, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 33 (4) p332
- Spinks A, Scott D, Bain C, Nagle C, Macpherson A, McClure R, (2008) Parental attitudes to supervision and risk of childhood injury: Results from a primary school cohort, International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion, 15 (1) p49
- Scott D, Barker R, Hockey R, (2007) Harrison's Story: The Use of Emergency Department Injury Surveillance Data to Effect Change in the Community, Injury Issues Monitor, 38 () p16
- Scott D, Barker R, Hockey R, (2007) Harrison's Story The Use of Emergency Department Injury Surveillance Data to Effect Change in the Community, Presented at: National Injury Conference p16
- Spallek M, Nixon J, Bain C, Purdie D, Spinks A, Scott D, McClure R, (2007) Scald prevention campaigns: do they work?, Journal of Burn Care and Research, 28 (2) p328
- Turner J, Spallek M, Najman J, Bain C, Purdie D, Nixon J, Scott D, McClure R, (2006) Socio-economic Distribution of Environmental Risk Factors for Childhood Injury, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 30 (6) p514
- Scott D, Valery P, Boyle F, Bain C, (2002) Does Research Into Sensitive Areas Do Harm? Experiences of Research Participation After a Child's Diagnosis With Ewing's Sarcoma, Medical Journal of Australia, 177 (9) p507
- Schluter P, Neale R, Scott D, Luchter S, McClure R, (2005) Validating the functional capacity Index: A comparison of predicted versus observed total body scores, Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, 58 (2) p259