Anthea Dallas

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Anthea Dallas

Academic Lead - Community Placements

MS2, Level 2 , Hobart CBD Campuses

Dr Anthea Dallas is a GP and medical educator.  She oversees community placements for Year 5 MBBS students, and is involved in primary care and medical education research.


Before joining UTas in 2018, Anthea was a lecturer at UNDA School of Medicine, Sydney.  She has worked as a GP academic registrar with UQ during her General Practice training.

Career summary


  • BSc, UNSW, 2004
  • MBBS (Hons), University of Sydney, 2009
  • MPH, University of Sydney, 2012
  • MClinEd, Cultural influences on small-group learning in health professional education, University of Melbourne, 2016


Professional practice



General Practice, Aged Care, research methods

Teaching expertise

  • Small-group learning, problem-based learning (PBL)
  • Masters in Clinical Education

View more on AssocProf Anthea Dallas in WARP


  • Medical education in primary care
  • Antibiotic prescribing by GP registrars
  • Cultural influences on small-group learning

Research Themes

Anthea’s research aligns to the University’s research theme of Better Health.  She is associated with the Registrar Clinical Encounters in Training (ReCEnT) study, investigating registrar prescribing patterns for antibiotics in acute respiratory tract infections.  Her other research interests include medical education in primary care, where she is investigating how students make positive contributions to patient care during their community placements, in both General Practice and Aged Care.


  • Family Practice Best Paper award 2017
  • Registrar Research Prize, AGPT 2014

Fields of Research

  • Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy (390110)
  • General practice (420304)
  • Health promotion (420603)

Research Objectives

  • Health related to ageing (200502)
  • Expanding knowledge in the biomedical and clinical sciences (280103)
  • Mental health (200409)
  • Evaluation of health outcomes (200202)
  • Treatment of human diseases and conditions (200105)


Anthea has published both quantitative and qualitative work around the topic of GP registrar prescribing of antibiotics for acute respiratory tract infections, sore throat, sinusitis and otitis media.

Total publications


Journal Article

(4 outputs)
2021Dallas A, Lau JTY, Ong JSL, Green D, Presser J, 'Student contributions in residential aged care', Clinical Teacher, 18, (3) pp. 269-273. ISSN 1743-4971 (2021) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/tct.13321 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Ong JSL; Green D; Presser J


2021Davey A, Tapley A, Mulquiney KJ, Van Driel M, Fielding A, et al., 'Immediate and delayed antibiotic prescribing strategies used by Australian early-career GPs: A cross-sectional analysis', British Journal of General Practice, 71, (713) pp. E895-E903. ISSN 0960-1643 (2021) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3399/BJGP.2021.0026 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 3

Co-authors: FitzGerald K


2020Dallas A, Davey A, Mulquiney K, Davis J, Glasziou P, et al., 'Delayed prescribing of antibiotics for acute respiratory infections by GP registrars: a qualitative study', Family Practice, 37, (3) pp. 406-411. ISSN 0263-2136 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1093/fampra/cmz079 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 6


2020Radford J, Dallas A, Ramsay R, Robin E, Todd A, 'Medical students in residential aged care: A guide', The Clinical Teacher, 17, (6) pp. 617-623. ISSN 1743-4971 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/tct.13168 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 2

Co-authors: Radford J; Ramsay R; Robin E; Todd A


RACGP Family Medical Care Education and Research Grant 2017: GP registrars’ and their supervisors’ attitudes to, experience of, and use of delayed antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory tract infections