Jane Frawley, PhD, MS

Jane Frawley, PhD, MS

CPHI Adjunct Fellow

Title: Lecturer, Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney
Email: jane.frawley@uts.edu.au

Public Health Interests:

Epidemiology, health seeking behavior,  pediatric health, attitudes to vaccination, chronic illness prevention, self-care for chronic illness.  

Current Public-Health Related Activities:

Dr Jane Frawley is a lecturer in public health. Her research program applies rigorous public health and health services research methods to the areas of maternal and child health. Dr Frawley is currently working on a government funded project, in partnership with the Sax Institute Up study, investigating women’s use of non-formal healthcare for five chronic health conditions (depression, diabetes, asthma, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis). Dr Frawley is also working on a variety of other projects including investigating parent’s decision-making and attitudes in relation to healthcare services for their children; parental attitudes to vaccination; and complementary medicine practitioner attitudes to vaccination.

Select Publications:

Wardle J, Frawley J, Steel A, Sullivan E. 2016. Complementary medicine and childhood immunisation: a critical review. Vaccine, 34 (38):4484-4500.

Steel A, Adams J, Frawley J, Broom A, Sibbritt D. (2015). The characteristics of women who birth at home, in a birth centre or in a hospital labour ward: A study of a nationally-representative sample of 1835 pregnant women. Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare, 6(3): 132-137.

Frawley J, Sibbritt D, Steel A, Chang S, Adams J. (2016). Complementary and conventional health care utilisation amongst young Australian women with urinary incontinence. Urology (In Press).

Steel A, Adams J, Sibbritt D, Broom A, Frawley J, Gallois C. (2014). Relationship between complementary and alternative medicine use and incidence of adverse birth outcomes: an examination of a nationally representative sample of 1,835 Australian women. Midwifery, 30(12): 1157-1165.