Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
Senior Research Associate

Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood

medicine-health
The Black Dog Institute

My driving objective is to transform population scale epidemiological data into health intelligence, translating evidence based findings to improve practice, policy in healthcare and drive better health outcomes across populations. I am a highly experienced epidemiologist, health services researcher and critical care RN, with significant experience coordinating large research programs involving national industry and government stake-holders. I am proficient in the analysis and interpretation of population scale health data-sets, specialist in injury causation analysis. I have advised industry and government bodies (including Standards Australia, Federal government, board governed statutory bodies and Treasury) and the judicial system regarding injury risk and prevention.
 

Publications

  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Sharwood LN; Wiseman T; Tseris E; Curtis K; Vaikuntam B; Craig A; Young J, 2021, 'Pre-existing mental disorder, clinical profile, inpatient services and costs in people hospitalised following traumatic spinal injury: A whole population record linkage study', Injury Prevention, vol. 27, pp. 238 - 244, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2019-043567
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Whyatt D; Vaikuntam B; Cheng C; Noonan V; Joseph A; Ball J; Stanford R; Kok M-R; Withers S; Middleton J; Sharwood L, 2021, 'A geospatial examination of specialist care accessibility and impact on health outcomes for patients with acute traumatic spinal cord injury in New South Wales, Australia: a population record linkage study.', BMC Health Services Research
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Rheinberger D; Shand F; Mok K; McGillivray L; Maple M; Burnett A; Sharwood LN; Chen NA; Torok M, 2021, 'A qualitative analysis of motivators to participation in suicide-focused research from a community-based australian sample', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18094705
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Vaikuntam BP; Middleton JW; McElduff P; Walsh J; Pearse J; Connelly L; Sharwood LN, 2020, 'Gap in funding for specialist hospitals treating patients with traumatic spinal cord injury under an activity-based funding model in New South Wales, Australia', Australian Health Review, vol. 44, pp. 365 - 376, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AH19083
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Vaikuntam BP; Middleton JW; McElduff P; Connelly L; Pearse J; Stanford R; Walsh J; Sharwood LN, 2019, 'Identifying Predictors of Higher Acute Care Costs for Patients with Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury and Modeling Acute Care Pathway Redesign: A Record Linkage Study', Spine, vol. 44, pp. E974 - E983, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000003021
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Sharwood LN; Joseph A; Guo C; Flower O; Ball J; Middleton JW, 2019, 'Heterogeneous emergency department management of published recommendation defined hypotension in patients with acute traumatic spinal cord injury: A multi-centre overview', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 31, pp. 967 - 973, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.13290
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Barker RA; Eager D; Sharwood LN, 2019, 'Ensuring safety in public playgrounds is everybody’s business', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 210, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja18.00549
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Sharwood LN; Möller H; Young JT; Vaikuntam B; Ivers RQ; Driscoll T; Middleton JW, 2019, 'The nature and cost of readmissions after work-related traumatic spinal injuries in New South Wales, Australia', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16091509
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Vaikuntam BP; Middleton JW; McElduff P; Pearse J; Walsh J; Cameron ID; Sharwood LN, 2018, 'Assessing the impact of care pathways on potentially preventable complications and costs for spinal trauma patients: Protocol for a data linkage study using cohort study and administrative data', BMJ Open, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023785
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Sharwood LN; Adams S; Blaszkow T; Eager D, 2018, 'Increasing injuries as trampoline parks expand within Australia: a call for mandatory standards', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 42, pp. 153 - 156, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12783
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Sharwood LN; Mueller H; Ivers RQ; Vaikuntam B; Driscoll T; Middleton JW, 2018, 'The epidemiology, cost, and occupational context of spinal injuries sustained while ‘working for income’ in NSW: A record-linkage study', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15102121
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Sharwood LN; Dhaliwal S; Ball J; Burns B; Flower O; Joseph A; Stanford R; Middleton J, 2018, 'Emergency and acute care management of traumatic spinal cord injury: A survey of current practice among senior clinicians across Australia 11 Medical and Health Sciences 1117 Public Health and Health Services 11 Medical and Health Sciences 1103 Clinical Sciences', BMC Emergency Medicine, vol. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12873-018-0207-0
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Sharwood LN; Stanford R; Middleton JW; Burns B; Joseph A; Flower O; Rigby O; Ball J; Dhaliwal S, 2017, 'Improving care standards for patients with spinal trauma combining a modified e-Delphi process and stakeholder interviews: A study protocol', BMJ Open, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012377
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Oteir AO; Smith K; Stoelwinder J; Middleton JW; Cox S; Sharwood LN; Jennings PA, 2017, 'Prehospital Predictors of Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury in Victoria, Australia', Prehospital Emergency Care, vol. 21, pp. 583 - 590, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10903127.2017.1308608
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Battistuzzo CR; Armstrong A; Clark J; Worley L; Sharwood L; Lin P; Rooke G; Skeers P; Nolan S; Geraghty T; Nunn A; Brown DJ; Hill S; Alexander J; Millard M; Cox SF; Rao S; Watts A; Goods L; Allison GT; Agostinello J; Cameron PA; Mosley I; Liew SM; Geddes T; Middleton J; Buchanan J; Rosenfeld JV; Bernard S; Atresh S; Patel A; Schouten R; Freeman BJC; Dunlop SA; Batchelor PE, 2016, 'Early decompression following cervical spinal cord injury: Examining the process of care from accident scene to surgery', Journal of Neurotrauma, vol. 33, pp. 1161 - 1169, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/neu.2015.4207
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Elkington J; Stevenson M; Haworth N; Sharwood L, 2014, 'Using police crash databases for injury prevention research - A comparison of opt-out and opt-in approaches to study recruitment', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 38, pp. 286 - 289, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12237
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Middleton JM; Sharwood LN; Cameron P; Middleton PM; Harrison JE; Brown D; McClure R; Smith K; Muecke S; Healy S, 2014, 'Right care, right time, right place: Improving outcomes for people with spinal cord injury through early access to intervention and improved access to specialised care: Study protocol', BMC Health Services Research, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-014-0600-7
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Stevenson M; Elkington J; Sharwood L; Meuleners L; Ivers R; Boufous S; Williamson A; Haworth N; Quinlan MG; Grunstein R; Norton R; Wong K, 2014, 'The Role of Sleepiness, Sleep Disorders, and the Work Environment on Heavy-Vehicle Crashes in 2 Australian States', American Journal of Epidemiology, vol. 179, pp. 594 - 601, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwt305
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Sharwood LN; Elkington J; Stevenson M; Grunstein RR; Meuleners L; Ivers RQ; Haworth N; Norton R; Wong KK, 2013, 'Erratum: Assessing sleepiness and sleep disorders in Australian long-distance commercial vehicle drivers: Self-report versus an "at home" monitoring device (Sleep (2012) 35:4 (469-75))', Sleep, vol. 36, pp. 449, http://dx.doi.org/10.5665/sleep.2470
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Sharwood LN; Elkington J; Meuleners L; Ivers R; Boufous S; Stevenson M, 2013, 'Use of caffeinated substances and risk of crashes in long distance drivers of commercial vehicles: Case-control study', BMJ (Online), vol. 346, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f1140
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Sharwood LN; Elkington J; Stevenson M; Grunstein RR; Meuleners L; Ivers RQ; Haworth N; Norton R; Wong KK, 2012, 'Assessing sleepiness and sleep disorders in Australian long-distance commercial vehicle drivers: Self-report versus an "at home" monitoring device', Sleep, vol. 35, pp. 469 - 475, http://dx.doi.org/10.5665/sleep.1726
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Hopper SM; Woo JW; Sharwood LN; Babl FE; Long EJ, 2012, 'Prevalence of suicidality in asymptomatic adolescents in the paediatric emergency department and utility of a screening tool', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 24, pp. 540 - 546, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1742-6723.2012.01576.x
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Sharwood LN; Elkington J; Stevenson M; Boufous S; Wong KK, 2012, 'Severe obstructive sleep apnea and long distance truck driving: A case report', Open Journal of Preventive Medicine, vol. 02, pp. 157 - 161, http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ojpm.2012.22023
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Hopper SM; Pangestu I; Cations J; Stewart C; Sharwood LN; Babl FE, 2011, 'Adolescents in mental health crisis: The role of routine follow-up calls after emergency department visits', Emergency Medicine Journal, vol. 28, pp. 159 - 160, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/emj.2008.062745
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Sharwood LN; Elkington J; Stevenson M; Wong KK, 2011, 'Investigating the role of fatigue, sleep and sleep disorders in commercial vehicle crashes: A systematic review', JOURNAL OF THE AUSTRALASIAN COLLEGE OF ROAD SAFETY, vol. 22, pp. 24 - 30, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000213705000006&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Stevenson M; Sharwood L; Wong K; Elkington J; Meuleners L; Ivers R; Grunstein R; Williamson AM; Haworth N; Norton R, 2010, 'The Heavy Vehicle Study: a case-control study investigating risk factors for crash in long distance heavy vehicle drivers in Australia', BMC Public Health, vol. 10, pp. 1 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-10-162
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Ramaswamy P; Babl FE; Deasy C; Sharwood LN, 2009, 'Pediatric procedural sedation with ketamine: Time to discharge after intramuscular versus intravenous administration', Academic Emergency Medicine, vol. 16, pp. 101 - 107, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1553-2712.2008.00311.x
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Sharwood LN; Babl FE, 2009, 'The efficacy and effect of opioid analgesia in undifferentiated abdominal pain in children: A review of four studies', Paediatric Anaesthesia, vol. 19, pp. 445 - 451, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1460-9592.2008.02807.x
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Babl FE; Oakley E; Sharwood LN, 2009, 'The utility of nitrous oxide', Emergency Medicine Journal, vol. 26, pp. 544 - 545, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/emj.2008.070391
    Journal articles | 2008
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Marasco SF; Sharwood LN; Abramson MJ, 2008, 'No improvement in neurocognitive outcomes after off-pump versus on-pump coronary revascularisation: a meta-analysis', European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery, vol. 33, pp. 961 - 970, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcts.2008.03.022
    Journal articles | 2008
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Babl FE; Oakley E; Seaman C; Barnett P; Sharwood LN, 2008, 'High-concentration nitrous oxide for procedural sedation in children: Adverse events and depth of sedation', Pediatrics, vol. 121, http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2007-1044
    Journal articles | 2008
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Babl FE; Oakley E; Puspitadewi A; Sharwood LN, 2008, 'Limited analgesic efficacy of nitrous oxide for painful procedures in children', Emergency Medicine Journal, vol. 25, pp. 717 - 721, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/emj.2007.053751
    Journal articles | 2008
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Bevan CA; Babl FE; Bolt P; Sharwood LN, 2008, 'The increasing problem of motorcycle injuries in children and adolescents', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 189, pp. 17 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/j.1326-5377.2008.tb01888.x
    Journal articles | 2008
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Babl FE; Sharwood LN, 2008, 'Research governance: Current knowledge among clinical researchers', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 188, pp. 649 - 652, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/j.1326-5377.2008.tb01823.x
    Journal articles | 2008
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Bolt P; Barnett P; Babl FE; Sharwood LN, 2008, 'Topical lignocaine for pain relief in acute otitis media: Results of a double-blind placebo-controlled randomised trial', Archives of Disease in Childhood, vol. 93, pp. 40 - 44, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/adc.2006.110429
    Journal articles | 2008
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Bevan CA; Babl FE; Bolt P; Sharwood LN, 2008, 'The increasing problem of motorcycle injuries in children and adolescents (vol 189, pg 17, 2008)', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, vol. 189, pp. 180 - 180, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/j.1326-5377.2008.tb01965.x
    Journal articles | 2008
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Bevan CA; Babl FE; Bolt P; Sharwood LN, 2008, 'Erratum: "The increasing problem of motorcycle injuries in children and adolescents" (Medical Journal of Australia (2008) vol. 189 (17-20))', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 189, pp. 180, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/j.1326-5377.2008.tb01965.x
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    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Sharwood LN; Whyatt D; Vaikuntam BP; Cheng CL; Noonan VK; Joseph AP; Ball J; Stanford RE; Kok M-R; Withers SR; Middleton JW, 'A Geospatial Examination of Specialist Care Accessibility and Impact on Health Outcomes for Patients With Acute Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury in Nsw, Australia: A Whole  Population Record Linkage Study', , http://dx.doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-78716/v1
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    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Sharwood LN; Vaikuntam BP; Cheng C; Noonan V; Joseph A; Ball J; Stanford R; Kok M-R; Whyatt D; Withers S; Middleton JW, 'A geospatial examination of specialist care accessibility and impact on health outcomes for patients with acute traumatic spinal cord injury in NSW, Australia: a whole population record linkage study', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2020.07.21.20158899
  • Conference Papers | 2018
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Ball J; Sharwood L; Middleton J, 2018, 'HAEMODYNAMIC MANAGEMENT IN EARLY SPINAL CORD INJURY CARE: FINDINGS FROM A PROSPECTIVE STUDY AND CLINICIAN SURVEY', in JOURNAL OF NEUROTRAUMA, MARY ANN LIEBERT, INC, Toronto, CANADA, pp. A54 - A54, presented at 3rd Joint Symposium of the International-and-National-Neurotrauma-Societies-and-AANS/CNS-Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care, Toronto, CANADA, 11 August 2018 - 16 August 2018, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000441527400150&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Dr Lisa Nicole Sharwood
    Grunstein RR; Stevenson M; Wong K; Sharwood L; Elkington J, 2014, 'Sleep Apnea And Heavy Vehicle Crashes - A Case-Control Study', in AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, AMER THORACIC SOC, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000209838204834&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

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