Dr Lara Ann Harvey
Conjoint Senior Lecturer

Dr Lara Ann Harvey

BAppSc(Physio), MPH, GradDip Applied Epidemiology, PhD

medicine-health
Sch of Public Health & Com Med

Dr Lara Harvey is a Senior Postdoctoral Fellow in the Falls, Balance and Injury Research Centre at Neuroscience Research Australia and a Conjoint Lecturer in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW.

Lara is an epidemiologist with interest and expertise in epidemiological methods, the analysis of large population-based administrative datasets including linked data, health economic evaluation and survey methodology. Her research areas of interest include population-based trends in injury and the evaluation of health care policies and health and safety-related regulations/legislation.In addition, Lara has clinical experience of health issues and the health care system and a proven track record of policy development and implementation. She is the recipient of multiple awards including a Baxter Health Award and a NSW Premier’s Public Health Sector, Gold Medal for implementation of the NSW State Wide Infant Hearing Screening program (SWISH).

Lara is currently Deputy Chair of the NSW Population and Health Service Research Ethics Committee and is an Executive Member of the Australian Injury Prevention Network.

Phone
02 9399 1852
Location
Neuroscience Research Australia

Publications

  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Harvey LA; Toson B; Norris C; Harris IA; Gandy RC; Close JJCT, 2021, 'Does identifying frailty from ICD-10 coded data on hospital admission improve prediction of adverse outcomes in older surgical patients? A population-based study', Age and ageing, vol. 50, pp. 802 - 808, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afaa214
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Mitchell R; Fajardo Pulido D; Ryder T; Norton G; Brodaty H; Draper B; Close J; Rapport F; Lystad R; Harris I; Harvey L; Sherrington C; Cameron ID; Braithwaite J, 2021, 'Access to rehabilitation services for older adults living with dementia or in a residential aged care facility following a hip fracture: healthcare professionals’ views', Disability and Rehabilitation, vol. 43, pp. 834 - 845, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2019.1643418
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Harvey LA; Harris IA; Mitchell RJ; Webster A; Cameron ID; Jorm LR; Seymour H; Sarrami P; Close JCT, 2021, 'Impact of pre-surgery hospital transfer on time to surgery and 30-day mortality for people with hip fractures', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 215, pp. 87 - 88, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.51083
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Ghassempour N; Tannous WK; Avsar G; Agho KE; Harvey LA, 2021, 'Estimating the total number of residential fire-related incidents and underreported residential fire incidents in new south wales, australia by using linked administrative data', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18136921
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Mitchell R; Ting HP; Draper B; Close J; Harvey L; Brodaty H; Driscoll TR; Braithwaite J, 2021, 'Frailty and risk of re-hospitalisation and mortality for aged care residents following a fall injury hospitalisation', Australasian Journal on Ageing, vol. 40, pp. e44 - e53, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajag.12847
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Paul SS; Li Q; Harvey L; Carroll T; Priddis A; Tiedemann A; Clemson L; Lord SR; Close JCT; Sherrington C, 2020, 'Scale-up of the Stepping On fall prevention program amongst older adults in NSW: Program reach and fall-related health service use', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hpja.413
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Harvey LA; Ghassempour N; Whybro M; Kathy Tannous W, 2020, 'Health impacts and economic costs of residential fires (RESFIRES study): Protocol for a population-based cohort study using linked administrative data', BMJ Open, vol. 10, pp. e037709, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-037709
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Mitchell R; Harvey L; Toson B; Draper B; Brodaty H; Close J, 2020, 'The association of select medical conditions with road transport and other hospitalised injury among older adults', JOURNAL OF ROAD SAFETY-JRS, vol. 31, pp. 20 - 29, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000560645700004&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Neri SGR; Harvey LA; Tiedemann A; Gadelha AB; Lima RM, 2020, 'Obesity and falls in older women: Mediating effects of muscle quality, foot loads and postural control', Gait and Posture, vol. 77, pp. 138 - 143, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2020.01.025
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Mitchell R; Draper B; Brodaty H; Close J; Ting HP; Lystad R; Harris I; Harvey L; Sherrington C; Cameron ID; Braithwaite J, 2020, 'An 11-year review of hip fracture hospitalisations, health outcomes, and predictors of access to in-hospital rehabilitation for adults ≥ 65 years living with and without dementia: a population-based cohort study', Osteoporosis International, vol. 31, pp. 465 - 474, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00198-019-05260-8
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Harvey LA; Toson B; Brodaty H; Draper B; Kochan N; Sachdev P; Mitchell R; Close JCT, 2019, 'Injury-related hospitalisation in community-dwelling older people across the cognitive spectrum: a population based study', Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, vol. 83, pp. 155 - 160, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2019.03.028
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Mitchell R; Draper B; Close J; Harvey L; Brodaty H; Do V; Driscoll TR; Braithwaite J, 2019, 'Future hospital service utilisation in older adults living in long-term residential aged care or the community hospitalised with a fall-related injury', Osteoporosis International, vol. 30, pp. 1995 - 2008, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00198-019-05096-2
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Mitchell R; Draper B; Harvey L; Wadolowski M; Brodaty H; Close J, 2019, 'Comparison of hospitalised trends, treatment cost and health outcomes of fall-related hip fracture for people aged ≥ 65 years living in residential aged care and the community', Osteoporosis International, vol. 30, pp. 311 - 321, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00198-018-4800-6
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Fagerlind H; Harvey L; Candefjord S; Davidsson J; Brown J, 2019, 'Does injury pattern among major road trauma patients influence prehospital transport decisions regardless of the distance to the nearest trauma centre? - A retrospective study', Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine, vol. 27, pp. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13049-019-0593-7
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Mitchell R; Harvey L; Stanford R; Close J, 2018, 'Health outcomes and costs of acute traumatic spinal injury in New South Wales, Australia', Spine Journal, vol. 18, pp. 1172 - 1179, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2017.11.013
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Möller H; Falster K; Ivers R; Clapham K; Harvey L; Jorm L, 2018, 'High rates of hospitalised burn injury in Indigenous children living in remote areas: a population data linkage study', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 42, pp. 108 - 109, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12729
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Jagnoor J; Lukaszyk C; Fraser S; Chamania S; Harvey LA; Potokar T; Ivers RQ, 2018, 'Rehabilitation practices for burn survivors in low and middle income countries: A literature review', Burns, vol. 44, pp. 1052 - 1064, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.burns.2017.10.007
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Lukaszyk C; Harvey LA; Sherrington C; Close JCT; Coombes J; Mitchell RJ; Moore R; Ivers R, 2017, 'Fall-related hospitalisations of older aboriginal and torres strait islander people and other Australians', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 207, pp. 31 - 35, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja16.01173
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Möller H; Harvey L; Falster K; Ivers R; Clapham KF; Jorm L, 2017, 'Indigenous and non-indigenous Australian children hospitalised for burn injuries: A population data linkage study', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 206, pp. 392 - 397, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja16.00213
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Mitchell R; Draper B; Harvey L; Brodaty H; Close J, 2017, 'The association of physical illness and self-harm resulting in hospitalisation among older people in a population-based study', Aging and Mental Health, vol. 21, pp. 279 - 288, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13607863.2015.1099610
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Mitchell R; Draper B; Harvey L; Brodaty H; Close J, 2017, 'The survival and characteristics of older people with and without dementia who are hospitalised following intentional self-harm', International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, vol. 32, pp. 892 - 900, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/gps.4542
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Mitchell R; Harvey L; Draper B; Brodaty H; Close J, 2017, 'Risk factors associated with residential aged care, respite and transitional aged care admission for older people following an injury-related hospitalisation', Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, vol. 72, pp. 59 - 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2017.05.012
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Mitchell R; Harvey L; Brodaty H; Draper B; Close J, 2017, 'One-year mortality after hip fracture in older individuals: the effects of delirium and dementia', Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, vol. 72, pp. 135 - 141, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2017.06.006
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Harvey LA; Mitchell R; Brodaty H; Draper B; Close JCT, 2017, 'Comparison of fall-related traumatic brain injury in residential aged care and community-dwelling older people: A population-based study', Australasian Journal on Ageing, vol. 36, pp. 144 - 150, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajag.12422
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Paul SS; Harvey L; Canning CG; Boufous S; Lord SR; Close JCT; Sherrington C, 2017, 'Fall-related hospitalization in people with Parkinson's disease', European Journal of Neurology, vol. 24, pp. 523 - 529, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ene.13238
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Paul SS; Harvey L; Carroll T; Li Q; Boufous S; Priddis A; Tiedemann A; Clemson L; Lord SR; Muecke S; Close JCT; Lo S; Sherrington C, 2017, 'Trends in fall-related ambulance use and hospitalisation among older adults in NSW, 2006–2013: A retrospective population-based study', Public Health Research and Practice, vol. 27, http://dx.doi.org/10.17061/phrp27341701
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Sukumar DW; Harvey LA; Mitchell RJ; Close JCT, 2016, 'The impact of geographical location on trends in hospitalisation rates and outcomes for fall-related injuries in older people', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 40, pp. 342 - 348, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12524
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Lukaszyk C; Harvey L; Sherrington C; Keay L; Tiedemann A; Coombes J; Clemson L; Ivers R, 2016, 'Risk factors, incidence, consequences and prevention strategies for falls and fall-injury within older indigenous populations: a systematic review', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 40, pp. 564 - 568, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12585
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Harvey L; Mitchell R; Brodaty H; Draper B; Close J, 2016, 'Differing trends in fall-related fracture and non-fracture injuries in older people with and without dementia', Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, vol. 67, pp. 61 - 67, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2016.06.014
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Mitchell R; Harvey L; Brodaty H; Draper B; Close J, 2016, 'Hip fracture and the influence of dementia on health outcomes and access to hospital-based rehabilitation for older individuals', Disability and Rehabilitation, vol. 38, pp. 2286 - 2295, http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/09638288.2015.1123306
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Harvey L; Mitchell R; Brodaty H; Draper B; Close J, 2016, 'The influence of dementia on injury-related hospitalisations and outcomes in older adults', Injury, vol. 47, pp. 226 - 234, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2015.09.021
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Harvey L; Mitchell R; Brodaty H; Draper B; Close J, 2016, 'Dementia: A risk factor for burns in the elderly', Burns, vol. 42, pp. 282 - 290, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.burns.2015.10.023
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Toson B; Harvey LA; Close JCT, 2016, 'New ICD-10 version of the Multipurpose Australian Comorbidity Scoring System outperformed Charlson and Elixhauser comorbidities in an older population', Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, vol. 79, pp. 62 - 69, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2016.04.004
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Harvey L; Howard K; Mitchell R; Mikolaizak S; Close JCT, 2016, 'The impact of length of stay on the cost of hip fracture care in NSW', AUSTRALASIAN JOURNAL ON AGEING, vol. 35, pp. 65 - 65, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000377202500123&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Mitchell RJ; Lord SR; Harvey LA; Close JCT, 2015, 'Obesity and falls in older people: Mediating effects of disease, sedentary behavior, mood, pain and medication use', Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, vol. 60, pp. 52 - 58, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2014.09.006
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Toson B; Harvey LA; Close JCT, 2015, 'The ICD-10 Charlson Comorbidity Index predicted mortality but not resource utilization following hip fracture', Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, vol. 68, pp. 44 - 51, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2014.09.017
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Mitchell RJ; Harvey LA; Brodaty H; Draper B; Close JCT, 2015, 'Dementia and intentional and unintentional poisoning in older people: A 10 year review of hospitalization records in New South Wales, Australia', International Psychogeriatrics, vol. 27, pp. 1757 - 1768, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1041610215001258
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Mitchell RJ; Harvey LA; Brodaty H; Draper B; Close JCT, 2015, 'Erratum :Dementia and intentional and unintentional poisoning in older people: A 10 year review of hospitalization records in New South Wales, Australia (International Psychogeriatrics (2015) DOI:10.1017/S1041610215001258)', International Psychogeriatrics, vol. 27, pp. 2101, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1041610215001581
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Harvey LA; Connolley S; Harvey JG, 2015, 'Clothing-related burns in New South Wales, Australia: Impact of legislation on a continuing problem', Burns, vol. 41, pp. 58 - 64, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.burns.2014.10.013
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Harvey LA; Mitchell RJ; Lord SR; Close JCT, 2014, 'Determinants of uptake of home modifications and exercise to prevent falls in community-dwelling older people', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 38, pp. 585 - 590, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12243
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Mitchell RJ; Lord SR; Harvey LA; Close JCT, 2014, 'Associations between obesity and overweight and fall risk, health status and quality of life in older people', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 38, pp. 13 - 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12152
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Harvey LA; Poulos RG; Finch CF, 2013, 'Making burns count: The impact of varying case selection criteria on the identification of ICD-10 coded hospitalised burns', Burns, vol. 39, pp. 1367 - 1373, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.burns.2013.04.006
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Harvey LA; Close JCT, 2013, 'Erratum: Traumatic brain injury in older adults: Characteristics, causes and consequences (Injury (2012) 43:11 (1821-1826))', Injury, vol. 44, pp. 277, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2012.09.026
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Harvey LA; Close J, 2012, 'Traumatic brain injury in older adults: characteristics, causes and consequences.', Injury : International Journal of the Care of the Injured, vol. 43, pp. 1821 - 1826, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2012.07.188
    Journal articles | 2004
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Harvey L; Dwyer D, 2004, 'Recent increases in the notification of Barmah Forest virus infections in New South Wales.', New South Wales public health bulletin, vol. 15, pp. 199 - 204, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/nb04043
    Journal articles | 2003
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Harvey L; Hayen A; Eyeson-Annan M, 2003, 'Continuous NSW health survey: quarterly report on health status, health behaviours, and risk factors.', New South Wales public health bulletin, vol. 14, pp. 144 - 146, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/NB03041
    Journal articles | 2003
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Eyeson-Annan M; Harvey L, 2003, 'Release of the 2002 Area Health Service Reports.', New South Wales public health bulletin, vol. 14, pp. 119 - 121, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/NB03035
  • Conference Abstracts | 2018
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Harvey L; Toson B; Mitchell R; Brodaty H; Draper B; Close J, 2018, 'Incidence, timing and impact of comorbidity on second hip fracture: a population-based study', in ANZ Journal of Surgery, Vol. 88, pp. 577 - 581, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ans.14507
    Conference Abstracts | 2018
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Harvey L; Brodaty H; Draper B; Kochan N; Sachdev P; Mitchell R; Close J, 2018, 'Mild cognitive impairment: a risk factor for injury in older people [Abstract PA 15-3-1767]', in Injury Prevention, BMJ Publishing Group, Bangkok, Thailand, Vol. 24, pp. A35 - A35, presented at 13th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion, Bangkok, Thailand, 05 November 2018 - 07 November 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/injuryprevention-2018-safety.95
    Conference Abstracts | 2018
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Harvey L; Toson B; Brodaty H; Draper B; Kochan N; Sachdev P; Mitchell R; Close J, 2018, 'People with mild cognitive impairment are at increased risk of serious injury', in International Journal of Population Data Science, Swansea University, Alberta, Canada, Vol. 3, pp. 278 - 278, presented at International Population Data Linkage Conference (IPDLN) 2018, Alberta, Canada, 12 September 2018 - 14 September 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.23889/ijpds.v3i4.869
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Harvey L; Mitchell RJ; Sukumar D; Close J, 2014, 'The influence of dementia on fall-related injury hospitalisations: a linked data study.', in The influence of dementia on fall-related injury hospitalisations: a linked data study., 6th Biennial Australian and New Zealand Fall Prevention Conference, Sydney, presented at 6th Biennial Australian and New Zealand Fall Prevention Conference, Sydney, 16 November 2014 - 18 November 2014
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Mitchell RJ; Lord S; Harvey L; Close J, 2014, 'Obesity and falls in older people: Fall risk and mediating factors.', in Obesity and falls in older people: Fall risk and mediating factors., 6th Biennial Australian and New Zealand Fall Prevention Conference, Sydney, presented at 6th Biennial Australian and New Zealand Fall Prevention Conference, Sydney, 16 November 2014 - 18 November 2014
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Sukumar D; Harvey L; Mitchell RJ; Close J, 2014, 'The impact of remoteness on fall-related injury hospitalisations using linked data.', in The impact of remoteness on fall-related injury hospitalisations using linked data., 6th Biennial Australian and New Zealand Fall Prevention Conference, Sydney, presented at 6th Biennial Australian and New Zealand Fall Prevention Conference, Sydney, 16 November 2014 - 18 November 2014
    Conference Presentations | 2013
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Harvey L; Mitchell RJ; Lord S; Close J, 2013, 'Uptake of home modifications and physical activity to prevent falls in the older population.', presented at Public Health Association of Australia Conference - A “fair go” for health: tackling physical, social and psychological inequality, Melbourne, 16 September 2013 - 18 September 2013
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Harvey L; Mitchell RJ; lord S; Close J, 2013, 'Age differentials and factors associated with adoption of fall prevention activities in the NSW older population', in Age differentials and factors associated with adoption of fall prevention activities in the NSW older population, 11th Australasian Injury Prevention & Safety Promotion Conference, Fremantle, Western Australia, presented at 11th Australasian Injury Prevention & Safety Promotion Conference, Fremantle, Western Australia, 11 November 2013 - 13 November 2013, http://www.injuryprevention2013.com.au/age-differentials-and-factors-associated-with-adoption-of-fall-prevention-activities-in-the-nsw-older-population/
    Conference Papers | 2007
    Dr Lara Ann Harvey
    Harvey LA, 2007, 'Exploring the impact of legislation to limit the temperature of hot tap water delivery in NSW', in SPHCM Postgraduate Research Student Conference, SPHCM Postgraduate Research Student Conference, Australian Jockey Club Convention Centre, Sydney, pp. 45 - 45, presented at SPHCM Postgraduate Research Student Conference, Australian Jockey Club Convention Centre, Sydney, 26 October 2007

Awards

National Health and Medical Research Council Early Career Fellowship (2014-2018)

Best PhD submitted, School of Public Heath and Community Medicine, 2012

Baxter Health Award, 2005 

Gold Medal, Premier's Public Health Sector Awards, 2005

Grants

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