Dr Lauren Houston

Dr Lauren Houston

Conjoint Lecturer

BSc(Hons I), GradCertBus, PhD

Medicine & Health
School of Health Sciences

Dr Lauren Houston is a Research Fellow in the Cardiovascular Program at The George Institute for Global Health and a Conjoint Lecturer in the Faulty of Medicine, UNSW. She completed her PhD in June 2021 at the University of Wollongong which explored data quality monitoring procedures in clinical research settings. Her education includes a Bachelor of Science (Nutrition)(Honours, class I) and a Graduate Certificate of Business, both from the University of Wollongong. Dr Houston is an expert in clinical trial management and monitoring, with a focus on cardiovascular trials. She is a clinical trialist and currently works on multiple national and international randomised controlled trials in the research areas of type 2 diabetes, chronic kidney disease, and cardio oncology including the NHMRC funded START trial, MRFF funded Renal Lifecycle trial and MRFF CUREator PiVOT trial.  Despite being less than 3 years post PhD, she has received $1.9M in post-doctoral funding. She is also an associate editor for the Journal of the Society for Clinical data Management.

Phone
+61 2 8052 4876
  • Journal articles | 2024
    Lee VYJ; Houston L; Perkovic A; Barraclough JY; Sweeting A; Yu J; Fletcher RA; Arnott C, 2024, 'The Effect of Weight Loss Through Lifestyle Interventions in Patients With Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction—A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials', Heart Lung and Circulation, 33, pp. 197 - 208, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2023.11.022
    Journal articles | 2024
    Probst Y; Luscombe M; Hilfischer M; Guan V; Houston L, 2024, 'Exploring factors to interpretation of targeted nutrition messages for people living with multiple sclerosis', Patient Education and Counseling, 119, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2023.108039
    Journal articles | 2024
    Stefoska-Needham A; Weber CM; Beck EJ; Craddock JC; Houston LA, 2024, 'Recruitment, retention, and experiences of Australian male dietitians: A cross-sectional online survey', Nutrition and Dietetics, 81, pp. 160 - 169, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1747-0080.12858
    Journal articles | 2024
    Yu J; Houston L; Gianacas C; Lee V; Fletcher RA; Chen AXN; Arnott C, 2024, 'Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors related to dietary salt intake and the acceptability of salt substitute among the Australian culturally and linguistically diverse community: An online survey', Journal of Clinical Hypertension, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jch.14802
    Journal articles | 2023
    Houston L; Probst YC; Chandra Singh M; Neale EP, 2023, 'Tree Nut and Peanut Consumption and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials', Advances in Nutrition, 14, pp. 1029 - 1049, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.advnut.2023.05.004
    Journal articles | 2023
    Hughes J; McMahon A; Houston L; Neale E, 2023, 'Perceptions, use and perceived value of nutrition and health claims among Australian consumers: a cross-sectional survey', British Food Journal, 125, pp. 3175 - 3198, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-11-2021-1221
    Journal articles | 2023
    Sabag A; Houston L; Neale EP; Christie HE; Roach LA; Russell J; Cortie CH; Batterham M; Meyer BJ; Francois ME, 2023, 'Supports and Barriers to Lifestyle Interventions in Women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in Australia: A National Online Survey', Nutrients, 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu15030487
    Journal articles | 2023
    Yu J; Sweeting AN; Gianacas C; Houston L; Lee V; Fletcher RA; Perkovic V; Li Q; Neuen BL; Berwanger O; Heerspink HJL; de Zeeuw D; Arnott C, 2023, 'The effects of canagliflozin in type 2 diabetes in subgroups defined by population-specific body mass index: Insights from the CANVAS Program and CREDENCE trial', Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, 25, pp. 3724 - 3735, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dom.15267
    Journal articles | 2022
    Li C; Yu J; Hockham C; Perkovic V; Neuen BL; Badve SV; Houston L; Lee VYJ; Barraclough JY; Fletcher RA; Mahaffey KW; Heerspink HJL; Cannon CP; Neal B; Arnott C, 2022, 'Canagliflozin and atrial fibrillation in type 2 diabetes mellitus: A secondary analysis from the CANVAS Program and CREDENCE trial and meta-analysis', Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, 24, pp. 1927 - 1938, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dom.14772
    Journal articles | 2021
    Houston L; Cortie CH; Probst Y; Meyer BJ, 2021, 'Improving data monitoring in Australian clinical trials and research: Free resources and templates', Clinical Trials, 18, pp. 639 - 641, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/17407745211026726
    Journal articles | 2021
    Houston L; Martin A; Yu P; Probst Y, 2021, 'Time-consuming and expensive data quality monitoring procedures persist in clinical trials: A national survey', Contemporary Clinical Trials, 103, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2021.106290
    Journal articles | 2021
    Houston L; Probst Y, 2021, 'Clinical data management A Review of Current Practice in Australia', Journal of the Society for Clinical Data Management, 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.47912/jscdm.62
    Journal articles | 2021
    Houston L; Yu P; Martin A; Probst Y, 2021, 'Clinical researchers’ lived experiences with data quality monitoring in clinical trials: a qualitative study', BMC Medical Research Methodology, 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12874-021-01385-9
    Journal articles | 2021
    Song T; Yu P; Bliokas V; Probst Y; Peoples GE; Qian S; Houston L; Perez P; Amirghasemi M; Cui T; Hitige NPR; Smith NA, 2021, 'A clinician-led, experience-based co-design approach for developing mHealth services to support the patient self-management of chronic conditions: Development study and design case', JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/20650
    Journal articles | 2020
    Gooding B; Probst Y; Houston L; Neale E, 2020, 'Exploring perceptions, barriers and use of systematic reviews amongst nutrition professionals and nutrition students', Nutrition and Dietetics, 77, pp. 151 - 159, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1747-0080.12598
    Journal articles | 2020
    Houston L; Yu P; Martin A; Probst Y, 2020, 'Heterogeneity in clinical research data quality monitoring: A national survey', Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 108, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbi.2020.103491
    Journal articles | 2018
    Houston L; Probst Y; Martin A, 2018, 'Assessing data quality and the variability of source data verification auditing methods in clinical research settings', Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 83, pp. 25 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbi.2018.05.010
    Journal articles | 2018
    Houston L; Probst Y; Yu P; Martin A, 2018, 'Exploring data quality management within clinical trials', Applied Clinical Informatics, 9, pp. 72 - 81, http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0037-1621702
    Journal articles | 2018
    Houston ML; Yu AP; Martin DA; Probst DY, 2018, 'Defining and Developing a Generic Framework for Monitoring Data Quality in Clinical Research', AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium, 2018, pp. 1300 - 1309
    Journal articles | 2016
    Houston L; Probst Y; Humphries A, 2016, 'A systematic investigation into validating a source data verification method to improve data quality in clinical research', Journal of Nutrition & Intermediary Metabolism, 4, pp. 42 - 42, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jnim.2015.12.310
    Journal articles | 2015
    Houston L; Probst Y; Humphries A, 2015, 'Measuring Data Quality Through a Source Data Verification Audit in a Clinical Research Setting', Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 214, pp. 107 - 113, http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-558-6-107
    Journal articles | 2014
    Houston L; Probst Y, 2014, 'A systematic investigation of the most accurate and cost-effective method for measuring iodine deficiency for pregnant women', Journal of Nutrition & Intermediary Metabolism, 1, pp. 48 - 49, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jnim.2014.10.180
  • Preprints | 2022
    Hitige NPR; Song T; Houston L; Smith NA; Probst Y; Bliokas V; Yu P, 2022, A 6P framework for engaging consumers in focus group discussions to identify needs, experiences, and expectations with digital health solutions (Preprint), , http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/preprints.36719
    Preprints | 2020
    Song T; Yu P; Bliokas V; Probst Y; Peoples GE; Qian S; Houston L; Perez P; Amirghasemi M; Cui T; Hitige NPR; Smith NA, 2020, A Clinician-Led, Experience-Based Co-Design Approach for Developing mHealth Services to Support the Patient Self-management of Chronic Conditions: Development Study and Design Case (Preprint), , http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/preprints.20650
    Preprints |
    Pathiraja Rathnayaka Hitige N; Song T; Houston L; Smith NA; Probst Y; Bliokas V; Yu P, A 6P Framework for Engaging Consumers in Focus Group Discussions to Identify Needs, Experiences, and Expectations with Digital Health Solutions, , http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4129748