Rural Clinical School

Dr Penny Allen

Dr Penny Allen

Dr Penny Allen

Research Fellow

PhD

Contact Details

Contact Campus Off-Campus
Telephone + 61 3 63245020
Email penny.allen@utas.edu.au

Research and post-graduate student supervision

Publications

(Most recent only)

Dr Penny Allen, together with Professor Isabelle Ellis and colleagues from the School of Nursing, have published a review of nursing interventions following aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage, in the Australasian Journal of Neuroscience.  Nichols N, Smith L, Allen P & Ellis I (2013). Nursing Interventions Related to Cerebral Perfusion Pressure Following an Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Haemorrhage. Australasian Journal of Neuroscience 23(2): 8-17.

Dr Penny Allen and colleagues from the Tasmanian Eye Institute have published a paper on outcomes following laser-assisted versus manual cataract surgery.  Allen P, Vote B (2013). Anterior chamber flare after femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery.  Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery 39(9): 1321-1326. 

Dr Penny Allen and colleagues from The University Department of Rural Health have had a paper published by the Australian Journal of Rural Health on job satisfaction and retention of the Allied Health professionals in Tasmania. Bond A, Barnett T, Lowe S, Allen P (2013). Retention of the Allied Health in Tasmania. Australian Journal of Rural Health 21: 236-237.

Dr Penny Allen and researchers from The Australian Centre for Behavioural Research in Diabetes published a paper on the health of persons living with diabetes, and access to healthcare services, in metropolitan versus rural Australia. ‘Skinner T, Allen P, Peach E, Browne J, Pouwer F, Speight J and Dunbar J (2012). Does the shortage of diabetes specialists in regional and rural Australia matter?  Results from Diabetes MILES – Australia. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 100(2): 222-229.’

Dr Penny Allen and colleagues from the Tasmanian Eye Institute have published a paper comparing infections following retinal injections for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration in theatre versus clinic settings. ‘Abell R, Kerr N, Allen P, Vote B (2012). Intravitreal injections: Is there benefit for a theatre setting? British Journal of Ophthamology. Published online 28 September 2012: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2012-302030.’

Dr Penny Allen and colleagues from the University Department of Rural Health published a paper on the evaluation of a project to promote interprofessional practice in rural health settings in Tasmania. ‘Woodroffe J, Spencer J, Rooney K, Le Q, Allen P (2012). The RIPPER Experience: A 3 Year Evaluation of an Australian Interprofessional Rural Health Education Pilot. Journal of Research in Interprofessional Practice and Education 2(2): 230-247.’

Dr Allen has conducted research in Australia and the UK.  She was awarded a PhD in 2010 from University College London for research into ovarian cancer.