Primary Health Care & Cardiovascular Disease: Nelson Group

Primary healthcare is first contact healthcare delivered in the community. We research, in the main in general practice, conditions that are encountered and managed in this environment. Hence we entail and collaborate with general practitioners, practice nurses, community nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, sociologists, and others.

Parent Theme

Research Projects

Related Funding Bodies


Senior Members

  • Professor Mark Nelson (Professorial Research Fellow)


  • Professor Tania Winzenberg (Research Fellow)

Team Members

  • Dr Emily Hansen (Research Fellow)
  • Becky Judd (Research Nurse)
  • Sharon Kelly (Research Nurse)
  • Sue McCoy (Research Nurse)
  • Jan Nelson (Research Nurse)
  • Dr Julia Walters (Postdoctoral Fellow)
  • Dr Emma Warnecke (Lecturer)

Local Collaborators

  • Dr Luke Bereznicki
  • Dr Shane Jackson
  • Professor Graeme Jones (Professorial Research Fellow)
  • Professor Greg Peterson
  • Dr Jenn Scott
  • Associate Professor Paul Turner (Honorary Member)
  • Professor Haydn Walters (Professorial Fellow)
  • Clinical Professor Richard Wood-Baker (Honorary Fellow)

External Collaborators

  • Dr Beata Bajorek
  • Professor Lawrence Beilin, University of Western Australia
  • Professor Robert Carter, La Trobe University
  • Dr Nick Cooling, General Practice Training Tasmania
  • Associate Professor Maximillian DeCourten, Monash University
  • Luigi Gaetani
  • Dr Peter Gibbs, University of Melbourne
  • Professor Bruce Hollingsworth, Monash University
  • Henry Krum, Monash University
  • Professor Andrew McLachlan, University of Sydney
  • John McNeil, Monash University
  • Dr Frank Meumann, General Practice Training Tasmania
  • Associate Professor Gary Misan, University of South Australia
  • Dr Judy Mullan
  • Professor Anne Newman
  • Professor Brian Oldenburg, Monash University
  • Dr Anna Peeters, Monash University
  • Associate Professor Chris Reid, Monash University
  • Associate Professor Philip Ryan, University of Adelaide
  • Professor Raj Shah
  • Dr Andrew Tonkin, Monash University
  • Professor Jeff Williamson
  • Professor Lindon Wing, Flinders University, South Australia

Related Publications

* Denotes Menzies Researcher