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Associate Professor Katrina Spilsbury

Associate Professor Katrina Spilsbury Associate Professor Katrina Spilsbury

BSc PhD MBiostats(Syd), PostGrad Dip PH(WAust)

Position Associate Professor
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
School Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor Health Sciences
Department Health Sciences Research and Graduate Studies
Campus Bentley Campus
Location 400.240b
Phone 08 9266 1850
Fax 08 9266 1866
Email Katrina.Spilsbury@curtin.edu.au

Brief Summary

Associate Professor Katrina Spilsbury is an experienced analyst of linked health data and has published numerous peer-reviewed articles investigating the epidemiology of both short and long term patient outcomes following surgical procedures. She is particularly skilled in the analysis of longitudinal studies that have follow-up data on patients that spans many years.  She has a Masters of Biostatistics degree through the Biostatistical Collaboration of Australia. Her biostatistical skill base includes analysis of longitudinal and correlated data, survival analysis, Generalised Linear Models, methods of clinical agreement, statistical process control, design and analysis of randomised clinical trials, and analysis of survey data.  She is based within the Centre for Population Health Research, Curtin University.

Memberships, Awards and Training

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Teaching

I have supervised Honours and Masters student and have done some sessional lecturing in molecular biology.

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Research Interests

In collaboration with surgeons interested in research, Katrina uses population-level administrative data, supplemented by hospital chart review when required, to estimate short and long term patient safety and health outcomes following admission to Western Australian hospitals.

Katrina's main research interest is investigating the social, demographic and clinical factors associated with differences in patient outcomes in the health care system.

Some current projects include:

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Publications

2016

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2015

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2014

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2013

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2012

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2011

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2010

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2009

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2008

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2007

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2006

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2005

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2004

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2003

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2002

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2001

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2000

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1998

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1995

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1991

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Additional publication categories

2017

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  • Munro, A., J. Codde, K. Spilsbury, C. Stewart, N. Steel, Y. Leung, J. Tan, S. Salfinger, G. Mohan, J. B. Semmens et al. 2017.“Risk of persistent or recurrent neoplasia in conservatively treated women with cervical adenocarcinoma in situ with negative histological margins.”Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. In press.

2016

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2015

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  • Ayonrinde, T., K. Spilsbury, K. Subramaniam, F. Latchmiah, A. Mukhtar, J. Semmens, M. Leahy, and J. Olynyk. 2015.“Upper gastrointestinal bleeding and survival in a chronic liver disease population.”Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 30: 96-96.

2014

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  • Munro, A., V. Williams, J. B. Semmens, Y. Leung, C. Stewart, J. Codde, K. Spilsbury, N. Steel, P. Cohen, and P. O'Leary. 2014.“HIGH-GRADE CERVICAL ABNORMALITY FOLLOWING THE CYTOLOGIC DIAGNOSIS OF ATYPICAL ENDOCERVICAL CELLS OF UNDETERMINED SIGNIFICANCE: A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY OF 1736 CASES.”Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology 10: 239-239.
  • Powell, R., A. Munro, S. Bowen, P. O'Leary, J. B. Semmens, J. Codde, V. Williams, K. Spilsbury, N. Steel, and Y. Leung. 2014.“CIN2 REGRESSION FOR YOUNG PATIENTS WHO WERE CONSERVATIVELY MANAGED.”International Journal of Gynecological Cancer 24 (9): 709-710.
  • Munro, A., V. Williams, J. B. Semmens, Y. Leung, C. Stewart, J. Codde, K. Spilsbury, N. Steel, and P. O'Leary. 2014.“HIGH-GRADE CERVICAL ABNORMALITY FOLLOWING THE CYTOLOGIC DIAGNOSIS OF ATYPICAL CELLS OF UNDETERMINED SIGNFICANCE: A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY OF 1736 CASES.”International Journal of Gynecological Cancer 24 (9): 651-651.

2009

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