Dr Heike   Schutze
Adjunct Senior Lecturer

Dr Heike Schutze

PhD, MPH, BSc (Biomedical)

medicine-health
Centre for Primary Health &Eq

Qualifications: PhD, MPH, BSc (Biomedical)

Heike Schütze is a Senior Adjunct Lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine at UNSW Sydney and a Senior Honorary Lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Wollongong. Her research interests include health services and translational research, with a focus on primary health care, on developing, implementing and evaluating health care and educational interventions, and on health inequities in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and indigenous peoples and other minority populations. She specialises in qualitative and mixed methods research. Her teaching expertise in is public health, chronic disease management, research methods, evidence-based practice and cultural awareness/safety. 

Society Memberships & Professional Activities

  • Public Health Association of Australia
  • International Union of Health Promotion and Education
  • Australian Institute of Medical Scientists

 

Phone
x51103
Location
Level 3, AGSM Building, UNSW Australia

Publications

  • Books | 2010
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Schutze H, 2010, Field Guide to the Mammals of the Kruger National Park - Revised Edition, Revised (2nd), Struik Random House, South Africa
    Books | 2002
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Schutze H, 2002, Field Guide to the Mammals of the Kruger National Park, 1st, Struik, South Aftrica
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Schütze H; Bartyn J; Tapsell A, 2021, 'Increasing self-efficacy to improve the transition to university: an Australian case study', Journal of Further and Higher Education, vol. 45, pp. 845 - 856, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0309877X.2020.1826034
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Sandell T; Schütze H; Miller A, 2021, 'A shared cancer follow-up model of care between general practitioners and radiation oncologists for patients with breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer: Protocol for a mixed methods implementation study', JMIR Research Protocols, vol. 10, pp. e21752, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/21752
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Wijayanti KE; Schütze H; MacPhail C; Braunack-Mayer A, 2021, 'Parents’ knowledge, beliefs, acceptance and uptake of the HPV vaccine in members of The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN): A systematic review of quantitative and qualitative studies', Vaccine, vol. 39, pp. 2335 - 2343, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.03.049
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Deroy S; Schütze H, 2021, 'Factors supporting retention of health and wellbeing staff in Aboriginal health services: a strength-based case study', Human Resources for Health, vol. 19, pp. 35, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12960-021-00557-4
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Casey AN; Islam MM; Schütze H; Parkinson A; Yen L; Shell A; Winbolt M; Brodaty H, 2020, 'GP awareness, practice, knowledge and confidence: Evaluation of the first nation-wide dementia-focused continuing medical education program in Australia', BMC Family Practice, vol. 21, pp. 104, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12875-020-01178-x
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Sandell T; Schütze H, 2020, 'A systematic review on the barriers and enablers to shared cancer follow-up care', European Journal of Public Health, vol. 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckaa165.1014
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Schütze H; Rees R; Asha S; Eagar K, 2020, 'A tool to identify potential primary care presentations in the hospital emergency department', European Journal of Public Health, vol. 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckaa165.598
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Schütze H; Rees R; Asha S; Eagar K, 2019, 'Development and evaluation of a code frame to identify potential primary care presentations in the hospital emergency department', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 31, pp. 982 - 988, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.13293
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Schütze H; Bartyn J, 2019, 'Development, implementation and students’ perceptions of the effectiveness of an interdisciplinary for-credit subject to help students transition to university', Student Success, vol. 10, pp. 1 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.5204/ssj.v11i3.1163
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Deroy S; Schütze H, 2019, 'Factors supporting retention of aboriginal health and wellbeing staff in Aboriginal health services: A comprehensive review of the literature', International Journal for Equity in Health, vol. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12939-019-0968-4
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Schütze H; Shell A; Brodaty H, 2018, 'Development, implementation and evaluation of Australia's first national continuing medical education program for the timely diagnosis and management of dementia in general practice', BMC Medical Education, vol. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12909-018-1295-y
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Schütze H; Jackson Pulver L; Harris M, 2017, 'What factors contribute to the continued low rates of Indigenous status identification in urban general practice? - A mixed-methods multiple site case study', BMC Health Services Research, vol. 17, pp. 1 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-017-2017-6
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Schütze H; Chin M; Weller D; Harris MF, 2017, 'Patient, general practitioner and oncologist views regarding long-term cancer shared care.', Fam Pract, vol. 35, pp. 323 - 329, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/fampra/cmx105
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Schütze H; Pulver LJ; Harris M, 2016, 'The uptake of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health assessments fails to improve in some areas', Australian Family Physician, vol. 45, pp. 415 - 420
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Harris MF; Fanaian M; Jayasinghe UW; Mckenzie SH; Powell davies G; Laws RA; Schutze H, 2013, 'A cluster randomised controlled trial of vascular risk factor management in general practice.', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 197, pp. 387 - 393, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja12.10313
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Schutze H; Rix E; Laws R; Passey M; Fanaian M; Harris MF, 2012, 'How feasible are lifestyle modification programs for disease prevention in general practice?', Australian Journal of Primary Health, vol. 18, pp. 129 - 137, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/PY10106
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Denney-Wilson E; Fanaian M; Wan Q; Vagholkar S; Schutze H; Harris MF, 2010, 'Lifestyle risk factors in general practice: Routine assessment and management', Australian Family Physician, vol. 39, pp. 950 - 953
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Denney-Wilson E; Wan Q; Schutze H; Harris MF; Fanaian M, 2010, 'Routine assessment and management of lifestyle risk factors in General Practice: Results from two randomised controlled trials', Australian Family Physician
    Journal articles |
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Sandell T; Schütze H; Miller A, 'A Shared Cancer Follow-Up Model of Care Between General Practitioners and Radiation Oncologists for Patients With Breast, Prostate, and Colorectal Cancer: Protocol for a Mixed Methods Implementation Study (Preprint)', , http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/preprints.21752
  • Reports | 2014
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Schutze H, 2014, Improving outcomes for a timely diagnosis and management of dementia in general practice - Final Report, Dementia Collaborative Research Centre, UNSW Australia: Sydney
    Reports | 2013
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Schutze H; Harris E, 2013, Equity Focused Health Impact Assessment Environmental Services Workers, CPHCE, UNSW Australia: Sydney, SLHD
  • Theses / Dissertations | 2015
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Schutze H, 2015, An evaluation of the development, implementation, feasibility and impact of a tailored intervention to improve the quality of care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples attending urban general practice, UNSW Australia
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Schutze H; Chin M; Weller D; Suchy S; Harris M, 2015, 'Attitudes to cancer follow-up care in general practice - preliminary findings', in Attitudes to cancer follow-up care in general practice - preliminary findings, Health Science Alliance - Fourth Annual Scientific Symposium, Royal Womens Hospital, Randwick, Australia, presented at Health Science Alliance - Fourth Annual Scientific Symposium, Royal Womens Hospital, Randwick, Australia, 19 November 2015 - 19 November 2015, https://thehealthsciencealliance.org/sites/default/files/hsa/PPT/11_PM_Session3_3_Schutze_Breast%20and%20colorectal%20cancer.pdf
    Conference Presentations | 2015
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Schutze H; Harris E; Jackson Pulver L; Harris M, 2015, 'Unannounced standardised patients - Improving primary care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples by giving them a voice', presented at Population Health Congress 2015, Hobart, 06 September 2015 - 09 September 2015
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Schutze H; Harris E; Jackson Pulver L; Harris M, 2014, 'Improving Indigenous status identification systems in primary care: a novel approach using Aboriginal unannounced standardised patients', in Improving Indigenous status identification systems in primary care: a novel approach using Aboriginal unannounced standardised patients, 2014 Primary Health Care Research Conference, Canberra, presented at 2014 Primary Health Care Research Conference, Canberra, 23 July 2014 - 25 July 2014, http://www.phcris.org.au/conference/browse.php?id=8027
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Schutze H; Jackson Pulver L; Harris M, 2013, 'How can we improve the patient experience for Indigenous patients in primary care: an innovative approach', in 21st World Conference on Health Promotion - Best Investments for Health, 21st IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion - Best Investments for Health, Pattaya, Thailand, presented at 21st IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion - Best Investments for Health, Pattaya, Thailand, 25 August 2013 - 29 August 2013
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Schutze H; Jackson Pulver L; Harris M, 2013, 'Barriers to Indigenous identification: a general practice perspective', in 2013 Primary Health Care Research Conference Abstracts and Presentations, 2013 Primary Health Care Research Conference, Sydney, presented at 2013 Primary Health Care Research Conference, Sydney, 10 July 2013 - 12 July 2013, http://www.phcris.org.au/conference/browse.php?id=7594
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Schutze H; Jackson Pulver L; Harris M, 2013, 'How well does general practice in Sydney identify the Indigenous status of patients?', in How well does general practice in Sydney identify the Indigenous status of patients?, Advances in Public Health & Health Services Research, 5th Annual Research Symposium, UNSW Australia, Sydney, Australia, presented at Advances in Public Health & Health Services Research, 5th Annual Research Symposium, UNSW Australia, Sydney, Australia, 11 October 2013 - 11 October 2013
    Conference Papers | 2012
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Liaw S; Dahlstrom V; Filewood L; Wade V; Canalese R; Stewart J; Schutze H; Lau P; Oldfield J, 2012, 'A whole of practice approach to teach and promote clinically and culturally appropriate care for Aboriginal patients in general practice', in General Practice Education and Training Convention Sessio Abstracts, General Practice Education and Training, Sebel Albert Park, Melbourne Victoria, presented at General Practice Education and Training Convention, Sebel Albert Park, Melbourne Victoria, 05 September 2012 - 06 September 2012, http://www.onqconferences.com.au/resources/files/GPET2012/abstracts/Papers%203B%20General.pdf
    Conference Papers | 2011
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Denney-Wilson E; Vagholkar S; Schutze H; Harris MF, 2011, 'Cardiovascular absolute risk assessment (CVAR) versus single risk factor measurement to guide CVD risk management: potential for huge savings to the health care system', in Cardiovascular absolute risk assessment (CVAR) versus single risk factor measurement to guide CVD risk management: potential for huge savings to the health care system, Primary Health Care Research Conference, Brisbane, Australia, presented at Primary Health Care Research Conference, Brisbane, Australia, 13 July 2011 - 15 July 2011, http://www.phcris.org.au/conference/browse.php?id=7117
    Conference Papers | 2011
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Denney-Wilson E; Schutze H; McKenzie S; Vagholkar S; Harris M, 2011, 'Promoting healthy eating and activity in primary care: who receives advice and support?', in 2011 Annual Meeting of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity: Abstracts, Annual Meeting of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre: Melbourne, presented at Annual Meeting of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre: Melbourne, 15 June 2011 - 18 June 2011, http://isbnpa.eproceedings.com.au/papers/O40.2.pdf
    Conference Papers | 2011
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Schutze H; Rix E; Passey M; Laws RA; Mckenzie SH; Fanaian M; Lyle D; Powell Davies PG; Harris MF, 2011, 'The feasibility of lifestyle modification programs to prevent vascular disease in general practice: findings from the HIPS study', in The feasibility of lifestyle modification programs to prevent vascular disease in general practice: findings from the HIPS study, 2011 Primary Health Care Research Conference, Brisbane, Australia, presented at 2011 Primary Health Care Research Conference, Brisbane, Australia, 13 July 2011 - 15 July 2011, http://www.phcris.org.au/conference/browse.php?id=6995
    Conference Papers | 2010
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Denney-Wilson E; Fanaian M; Wan Q; Schutze H; Vagholkar S; Harris MF, 2010, 'Routine assessment, advice and referral of SNAP risk factors by GPs for patients aged 40-69', in Routine assessment, advice and referral of SNAP risk factors by GPs for patients aged 40-69, Primary Health Care Research Conference, Darwin, Australia, presented at Primary Health Care Research Conference, Darwin, Australia, 30 June 2010 - 02 July 2010, http://www.phcris.org.au/conference/browse.php?id=6847
    Conference Papers | 2010
    Dr Heike Schutze
    Denney-Wilson E; Jayasinghe UW; Harris MF; Schutze H; Wan Q; Vagholkar S; Zwar NA; Walker C, 2010, 'GP advice for behavioural risk factors and patient readiness to change: results from the Absolute Risk Trial', in GP advice for behavioural risk factors and patient readiness to change: results from the Absolute Risk Trial, Primary Health Care Research Conference, Darwin, Australia, presented at Primary Health Care Research Conference, Darwin, Australia, 30 June 2010 - 02 July 2010, http://www.phcris.org.au/conference/browse.php?id=6815

Awards

Grants

Schütze H (CIA). CESPHN After Hours Innovation and Service Grants (2016-2017); AUD$84,444

Schütze H (CIA) and MacPhail C. Needs assessment for IWHC. UOW School of Health and Society Research Support (2017), $3753.

Schütze H (CIA). National Health and Medical Research Council Training Scholarship for Indigenous Health Research (2011-2014); AUD$92,314.78

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