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Phoebe Griffin

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Phoebe Griffin

Lecturer in Health Services Improvement

Room Clifford Craig Medical Research Trust, Level 5 , Launceston General Hospital

03 6226 2999 (phone)

Phoebe.Griffin@utas.edu.au

Doctor Phoebe Griffin is a postdoctoral research fellow with Health Services Innovation Tasmania. Over the last three years she has facilitated improvement programs in the acute sector and is now lecturing in health service improvement in the Bachelor of Healthcare with Professional Honours (Clinical Redesign) course. Before joining HSI-Tas, Phoebe held postdoctoral research positions with the Host-Pathogen Interactions Group at the School of Medicine, University of Tasmania.

Biography

Phoebe trained at University of Melbourne and the Burnet Institute, Melbourne in the fields of molecular virology and protein-protein interactions before moving to New Zealand where she worked with industry partners to commercialise research. Phoebe returned to basic medical research when she joined the Host-Pathogen Interactions Group at the School of Medicine, University of Tasmania. While she maintains an interest in molecular microbiology, Phoebe has enjoyed developing a scientific evidence-based approach to health service improvement over the last three years.

Career summary

Qualifications

Degree

University

Country

Date

PhD

University of Melbourne

Australia

2007

BSc (1st Class Hons)

University of Melbourne

Australia

2001

Administrative expertise

Phoebe has experience in project management and diverse stakeholder management.

Teaching

Health service improvement, biochemistry, molecular biology, microbiology

Teaching expertise

Phoebe has taught undergraduate biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Melbourne and the University of Tasmania. More recently, she has contributed to course and unit design in the Bachelor of Healthcare with Professional Honours (Clinical Redesign) and is co-teaching CAM538 Translational Research and Health Service Improvement.

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Expertise

  • Health service improvement
  • Molecular microbiology
  • Host-pathogen interactions

Research Themes

Phoebe’s research aligns to the University’s research theme of better health. Her research interests include how evidence is used to both drive and inform health service improvement, and how health service improvement programs are evaluated.

Fields of Research

  • Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy (390110)
  • Respiratory diseases (320103)
  • Medical bacteriology (320701)
  • Infectious diseases (320211)
  • Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development (390102)
  • Health services and systems (420399)
  • Infectious agents (310702)
  • Medical genetics (excl. cancer genetics) (320213)
  • Health systems (420311)
  • Nursing workforce (420505)
  • Clinical microbiology (320203)
  • Health care administration (420306)
  • Health and community services (420305)
  • Mental health services (420313)
  • Correctional theory, offender treatment and rehabilitation (440202)
  • Health promotion (420603)
  • Enzymes (310106)
  • Innate immunity (320407)
  • Applied immunology (incl. antibody engineering, xenotransplantation and t-cell therapies) (320402)

Research Objectives

  • Clinical health (200199)
  • Learner and learning (160199)
  • Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum (160301)
  • Evaluation of health outcomes (200202)
  • Health education and promotion (200203)
  • Expanding knowledge in the health sciences (280112)
  • Human pharmaceutical treatments (240803)
  • Management, resources and leadership (160204)
  • Nursing (200307)
  • Other education and training (169999)
  • Higher education (160102)
  • Rehabilitation and correctional services (230408)
  • Health inequalities (200204)
  • Mental health services (200305)
  • Social structure and health (200207)

Publications

Total publications

21

Journal Article

(8 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2021Manion A, Griffin PEJ, Van Dam PJ, 'Nurses' perceptions of preparedness for acting as Nurse Unit Managers: A cross-sectional study', Collegian Article ePub ahead of print. ISSN 1322-7696 (2021) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.colegn.2021.02.007 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Van Dam PJ

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2020Prior SJ, Griffin P, O'Brien L, Van Dam PJ, 'Delivering a work-integrated learning postgraduate course during COVID-19: Experiences, challenges and strategies', Journal of Medical Education and Curricular Development, 7 pp. 1-5. ISSN 2382-1205 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1177/2382120520965253 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Prior SJ; O'Brien L; Van Dam PJ

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2020Prior SJ, Van Dam PJ, Griffin PEJ, Reeves NS, Kirkwood L, et al., 'The healthcare redesign student experience: qualitative and quantitative insights of postgraduate work-integrated learning', Higher Education Research and Development pp. 1-17. ISSN 0729-4360 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/07294360.2020.1867515 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 3

Co-authors: Prior SJ; Van Dam PJ; Reeves NS; Peterson GM

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2020Van Dam PJ, Griffin P, Peterson GM, Reeves NS, Kirkwood L, et al., 'Organizational support in healthcare redesign education: A mixed-methods exploratory study of expert coach and executive sponsor experiences', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17, (15) pp. 1-14. ISSN 1661-7827 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3390/ijerph17155308 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Van Dam PJ; Peterson GM; Reeves NS; Prior SJ

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2019Van Dam PJ, Griffin P, Reeves NS, Prior SJ, Paton B, et al., 'Learning in practice: collaboration Is the way to improve health system outcomes', Healthcare, 7, (3) Article 90. ISSN 2227-9032 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3390/healthcare7030090 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 3

Co-authors: Van Dam PJ; Reeves NS; Prior SJ; Peterson GM

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2013Lazenby JJ, Griffin PE, Kyd J, Whitchurch CB, Cooley MA, 'A quadruple knockout of IasIR and rhlIR of Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1 that retains wild-type twitching motility has equivalent infectivity and persistence to PAO1 in a mouse model of lung infection', PLoS One, 8, (4) Article e60973. ISSN 1932-6203 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0060973 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 15Web of Science - 15

Co-authors: Cooley MA

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2012Griffin PE, Roddam LF, Belessis YC, Strachan R, Beggs S, et al., 'Expression of PPARγ and Paraoxonase 2 correlated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in Cystic Fibrosis', PLoS One, 7, (7) Article e42241. ISSN 1932-6203 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0042241 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 19Web of Science - 19

Co-authors: Roddam LF; Beggs S; Cooley MA

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2003Greenway A, Holloway G, McPhee D, Ellis P, Cornall A, et al., 'HIV-1 Nef control of cell signaling molecules: multiple strategies to promote virus replication', Journal of Biosciences, 28, (3) pp. 323-335. ISSN 0250-5991 (2003) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/BF02970151 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 54Web of Science - 54

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Conference Publication

(13 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2020Griffin P, Prior S, Van Dam P, 'Connecting with industry to deliver Work-Integrated Learning in partnership', Teaching Matters 2020, November 2020, Tasmania (2020) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Prior S; Van Dam P

2020Prior S, Griffin P, O'Brien L, Van Dam P, 'Virtual projects: A learning and teaching strategy for maintaining connections during and post COVID-19', Teaching Matters 2020, 1 December 2020, Tasmania (2020) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Prior S; O'Brien L; Van Dam P

2020Van Dam P, Griffin P, O'Brien L, Prior S, 'A reflection on six years of healthcare redesign: Lesson learned', Redesigning the Future of Health' Symposium, 7 March 2020, Hobart, Tasmania (2020) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Van Dam P; O'Brien L; Prior S

2020Van Dam P, Griffin P, O'Brien L, Prior S, 'A reflection on six years of healthcare redesign: Lesson learned', Redesigning the Future of Health' Symposium, 7 March 2020, Hobart, Tasmania (2020) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Van Dam P; O'Brien L; Prior S

2019Prior S, Van Dam P, Griffin P, Reeves N, Verma R, et al., 'Leading learning: Collaboration is the way', Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA), 2-5 July, Auckland, New Zealand (2019) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Prior S; Van Dam P; Reeves N

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2019Prior S, Van Dam PJ, Griffin P, Reeves N, Kirkwood L, et al., 'Academic requirements, social interaction and the influence of educators: an investigation into a postgraduate healthcare redesign course', Teaching Matters 2019, 26 November 2019, Hobart, Tasmania (2019) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Prior S; Van Dam PJ; Reeves N; Peterson GM

2019Van Dam PJ, Griffin P, Kirkwood LA, Prior S, 'Work-integrated learning for improving patient centered care, efficiency and quality', ISQua 36th International Conference, Innovate, Implement, Improve: Beating the Drum for Safety, Quality and Equity, 21 October 2019, Cape Town, South Africa (2019) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Van Dam PJ; Kirkwood LA; Prior S

2018Griffin P, Van Dam P, 'A Curriculum Design with Outcomes Reaching Beyond the Class Room', Teaching Matters 2018, 21 November 2018, Launceston, Tasmania (2018) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Van Dam P

2018Van Dam P, Paton B, Griffin P, Kirkwood L, 'Partnering in Redesign - Building Future Health Leaders to Achieve the Triple Aim', International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare, 10-12 September 2018, Melbourne, Australia (2018) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Van Dam P

2017Nash RE, Macintyre K, Bettiol SS, Quinn WJ, Murray LJ, et al., 'Six Rights to a Masters in Public Health Curriculum Redesign', CAPHIA 2017 Public Health Teaching & Learning Forum, 20-21 July 2017, Sydney (2017) [Keynote Presentation]

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Co-authors: Nash RE; Macintyre K; Bettiol SS; Quinn WJ; Murray LJ; Pearson S; Vandenberg MD; Yee KC; Mauldon E; Van Dam PJ; O'Reilly JB; Hart EE

2017Van Dam PJ, Griffin P, Seccombe N, O'Brien LT, McIntyre K, et al., 'Health System Improvement through Innovative Curriculum Design', CAPHIA 2017 Public Health Teaching & Learning Forum, 20-21 July, Sydney, Australia (2017) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Van Dam PJ; O'Brien LT; McIntyre K; Nash RE; O'Reilly JB; Peterson GM; Quarmby C

2013Roddam LF, Mulcahy E, Hudson JB, Beggs S, Griffin P, et al., 'Identification of two immune system changes that may contribute to infectious pathology in cystic fibrosis', BacPath 2013, October 2013, Moreton Island, Australia (2013) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Roddam LF; Mulcahy E; Hudson JB; Beggs S; Cooley MA

2011Ali N, Cooley MA, Griffin P, Roddam LF, 'Cross kingdom signaling during P. aeruginosa infection of the CF lung results in a decreased capacity of the host to clear the infection', Proceedings of the National Meeting of the Australian Society of Microbiology, Hobart, pp. 127. (2011) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Ali N; Cooley MA; Roddam LF

Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants

1

Total funding

$20,661

Projects

Identification of a New Target for Therapy in Cystic Fibrosis Lung Infections (2011 - 2012)$20,661
Funding
Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation ($20,661)
Scheme
Grant-Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Cooley MA; Roddam LF; Wood-Baker R; Griffin P; Beggs S
Period
2011 - 2012

Research Supervision

Completed

1

Completed

DegreeTitleCompleted
PhDPotential of Human PON2 as an Anti-Pseudomonal Therapy
Candidate: Naseem Mohammad Ali
2015