Dr Sam Toloo Sheikhzadeh Yazd

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Faculty of Health,
School of Public Health & Social Work


Personal details

Positions

Lecturer in Health Management
Faculty of Health,
School of Public Health & Social Work

Keywords

Demand for emergency health services, Health seeking behaviour, Hospital based emergency services, Pre-hospital emergency services, Ambulance, Queensland, Australia, Sociology of health and medicine, Utilisation behaviour, Heatwaves, health, social factors, Emergency Department, Heatwaves and Community Vulnerability

Discipline

Public Health and Health Services, Policy and Administration, Sociology

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Australian National University)

Professional memberships and associations


  • The Australian Sociological Association (TASA)
  • Australasian Society for Behavioural Health and Medicine



Teaching

I have coordinated or taught into the following courses in Australia (2004 onwards) and Iran (pre-2004):

  • 2019- onwards: Unit Coordinator/Lecturer: PUN453 (Disaster Response & Recovery). School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology.  Brisbane, Australia.
  • 2019- onwards: Unit Coordinator/Lecturer: PUN452 (Disaster Planning & Preparedness). School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology.  Brisbane, Australia.
  • 2019- onwards: Presenter/Co-coordinator: PUN454 (Leadership in Disaster Management). Unit Coordinator: Dr Jo Durham. School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology.  Brisbane, Australia.
  • 2019- onwards: Presenter/Co-coordinator: PUN450 (Introduction to Disaster Management). Unit Coordinator: Dr Jo Durham. School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology.  Brisbane, Australia.
  • 2017-18: Unit Coordinator: PUB545 (Health policy, planning & advocacy). School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology.  Brisbane, Australia.
  • 2016: Guest Lecturer: PUN451 (Disaster Management). Topic: Public Health and Disasters. Unit Coordinator: Prof. Gerry FitzGerald. School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology.  Brisbane, Australia.



  • 2011: Guest Lecturer: PUB209 (Health, Culture and Society). Topic: Class, Race and Gender in Healthcare Systems: A Sociological/Data Analysis. Unit Coordinator: Dr Julie-Anne Caroll. School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology.  Brisbane, Australia.



  • 2008: Guest Lecturer: SOCY3020 (Health & Social Justice in a Global Context). Topic: Income, Poverty, and health risks. Unit Coordinator: Dr Trisch Short. School of Social Science, University of Queensland.  Brisbane, Australia.



  • 2005 - 2006:  Lecturer and Unit Coordinator: Research, Writing and Analysis in the Social Sciences (SOSC3201) and Applied Research Project (SOSC3211).  School of Social Science, University of Queensland.  Brisbane, Australia. These two core courses were offered in the first and second semesters each year to 3rd year undergraduate students undertaking Bachelor of Social Science Program at St Lucia and Ipswich campuses.
  • I was one of the six "Most Effective Teachers" nominated by high-achieving students in the Faculty of Social & Behavioural Sciences in Semester 2, 2005.


Pre-2004

  • Sociology of Health and Medicine
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Research Methods in the Social Sciences
  • Statistics for the Social Sciences

Experience

Publications

QUT ePrints

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Awards

Supervision

Current supervisions

  • Preparing Saudi paramedic for effective disaster response/management
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Vivienne Tippett
  • WHAT INFLUENCES SURVIVORS OF MULTIPLE NATURAL DISASTERS TO CONTINUE LIVING IN THE SAME DISASTER-PRONE LOCATION
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Ros Darracott, Associate Professor Trish Obst
  • Patient Safety Culture in Saudi Hospitals: A comparative mixed methods study of clinicians' perceptions and organisational practices in two hospitals in the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Associate Professor Darren Wraith, Ms Paula Bowman
  • Equity across the cancer care continuum for culturally and linguistically diverse migrants living in Australia
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Jo Durham, Professor Mark Brough

Completed supervisions (Masters by Research)