Dr Kathleen O'Brien

BSc GDipStats MBBS DCH FRACGP AFHEA
Lecturer in General Practice,
ANU Medical School

Kathleen is a graduate of the ANU Medical School and works locally as a general practitioner. She first joined the Academic Unit of General Practice in 2017 as an academic registrar, and is continuing her research and teaching with the unit as a lecturer.

Specialisation

  • General Practice

Research interests

  • General Practice / Primary Health Care
  • Social determinants of health
  • Children’s health
  • Preventive health

O'Brien, K., Agostino, J.,Ciszek, K.,Douglas, K. (2018). Physical activity and risk of behavioural and mental health disorders in ACT Kindergarten children. GP18. Gold Coast Queensland.

O’Brien K, Cherbuin N & Anstey K 2014. Depression as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease—systematic review and meta-analysis. Medical Student Journal of Australia 5(2):8–20. [URL http://press.anu.edu.au/node/1682]

ANU Medical school, Phase 2 (ICCH): general practice teaching and academic supervision.