Dr Patricia   Cullen
Research Fellow

Dr Patricia Cullen

Doctor of Philosophy, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, 2013-2017

Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) Honours (Class 1), School of Psychology, Charles Sturt University, 2009-2012

medicine-health
Sch of Public Health & Com Med

Patricia is a National Health and Medical Research Council Early Career Fellow in the School of Population Health, where she co-leads the Child and Adolescent Health theme. She is also an Honorary Research Fellow at The George Institute for Global Health and Ngarruwan Ngadju, First Peoples Health and Wellbeing Research Centre, University of Wollongong.

Patricia's research is interdisciplinary and spans public health, psychology and implementation science. Incorporating multi-methodological approaches, including cohort studies using data linkage, in-depth qualitative inquiries as well as co-design, implementation and evaluation of community led initiatives. Much of her research centers on implementation and evaluation of optimal care for women and young people experiencing violence in their relationships with a focus on integrating trauma-informed care in health settings. Patricia's NHMRC early career fellowship focuses on generating new knowledge of adolescent health trajectories and she is collaborating across three NHMRC Centres of Research Excellence in: Adolescent digital health (APP1134894); Health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people (APP1135273); Global adolescent health (APP1171981).

Committed to research translation and uptake, Patricia was awarded the 2017 Sax Institute Research Action Award in recognition of research that has significant impact on policy and practice. She has co-authored reports, including government and NGO commissioned reports, multiple submissions to parliamentary enquiries and shared her research in media and social journalism outlets.

Mobile
0410591180
Location
Level 3, Samuels Building, Room 320

Publications

  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Patricia Cullen
    Cortis N; Smyth C; valentine K; Breckenridge J; Cullen P, 2021, 'Adapting Service Delivery during COVID-19: Experiences of Domestic Violence Practitioners', The British Journal of Social Work, vol. 51, pp. 1779 - 1798, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcab105
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Patricia Cullen
    Cullen P; Dawson M; Price J; Rowlands J, 2021, 'Intersectionality and Invisible Victims: Reflections on Data Challenges and Vicarious Trauma in Femicide, Family and Intimate Partner Homicide Research', Journal of Family Violence, pp. 1 - 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10896-020-00243-4
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Patricia Cullen
    Mőller H; Rogers K; Cullen P; Senserrick T; Boufous S; Ivers R, 2021, 'Socioeconomic status during youth and risk of car crash during adulthood. Findings from the DRIVE cohort study', Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, vol. 75, pp. 755 - 763, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jech-2020-214083
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Patricia Cullen
    Cullen P; Möller H; Woodward M; Senserrick T; Boufous S; Rogers K; Brown J; Ivers R, 2021, 'Are there sex differences in crash and crash-related injury between men and women? A 13-year cohort study of young drivers in Australia', SSM - Population Health, vol. 14, pp. 100816 - 100816, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ssmph.2021.100816
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Patricia Cullen
    Smyth C; Cullen P; Breckenridge J; Cortis N; Valentine K, 2021, 'COVID-19 lockdowns, intimate partner violence and coercive control', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF SOCIAL ISSUES, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajs4.162
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Patricia Cullen
    Cullen P; Mackean T; Walker N; Coombes J; Bennett-Brook K; Clapham K; Ivers R; Hackett M; Worner F; Longbottom M, 2021, 'Integrating Trauma and Violence Informed Care in Primary Health Care Settings for First Nations Women Experiencing Violence: A Systematic Review', Trauma, Violence, and Abuse, pp. 1524838020985571, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1524838020985571
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Patricia Cullen
    Cullen P; Hunter K; Clapham K; Senserrick T; Rogers K; Harrison JE; Ivers RQ, 2020, 'Road user behaviour, attitudes and crashes: a survey of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia', Injury Prevention, vol. 26, pp. 123 - 128, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2018-043011
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Patricia Cullen
    Möller H; Senserrick T; Rogers K; Sakashita C; de Rome L; Boufous S; Davey C; Cullen P; Ivers R, 2020, 'Crash risk factors for novice motorcycle riders', Journal of Safety Research, vol. 73, pp. 93 - 101, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsr.2020.02.003
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Patricia Cullen
    Walker N; Beek K; Chen H; Shang J; Stevenson S; Williams K; Herzog H; Ahmed J; Cullen P, 2020, 'The Experiences of Persistent Pain Among Women With a History of Intimate Partner Violence: A Systematic Review', Trauma, Violence, and Abuse, pp. 152483802095798 - 152483802095798, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1524838020957989
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Patricia Cullen
    Cullen P; Mackean T; Worner F; Wellington C; Longbottom H; Coombes J; Bennett-Brook K; Clapham K; Ivers R; Hackett M; Longbottom M, 2020, 'Trauma and violence informed care through decolonising interagency partnerships: A complexity case study of waminda’s model of systemic decolonisation', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 17, pp. 1 - 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17207363
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Patricia Cullen
    Walker N; Mackean T; Longbottom M; Coombes J; Bennett-Brook K; Clapham K; Ivers R; Hackett M; Redfern J; Cullen P, 2020, 'Responses to the primary health care needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women experiencing violence: A scoping review of policy and practice guidelines', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hpja.417
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Patricia Cullen
    Jagnoor J; Rahman A; Cullen P; Chowdhury FK; Lukaszyk C; Baset KU; Ivers R, 2019, 'Exploring the impact, response and preparedness to water-related natural disasters in the Barisal division of Bangladesh: A mixed methods study', BMJ Open, vol. 9, pp. e026459, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026459
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Patricia Cullen
    Cullen P; Vaughan G; Li Z; Price J; Yu D; Sullivan E, 2019, 'Counting Dead Women in Australia: An In-Depth Case Review of Femicide', Journal of Family Violence, vol. 34, pp. 1 - 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10896-018-9963-6
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Patricia Cullen
    Sullivan EA; Kendall S; Chang S; Baldry E; Zeki R; Gilles M; Wilson M; Butler T; Levy M; Wayland S; Cullen P; Jones J; Sherwood J, 2019, 'Aboriginal mothers in prison in Australia: a study of social, emotional and physical wellbeing', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 43, pp. 241 - 247, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12892
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Patricia Cullen
    Cullen P; Clapham K; Lo S; Rogers K; Hunter K; Treacy R; Porykali B; Keay L; Senserrick T; Ivers R, 2018, 'Communities driving change: Evaluation of an aboriginal driver licensing programme in Australia', Health Promotion International, vol. 33, pp. 925 - 937, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapro/dax036
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Patricia Cullen
    Angell B; Cullen P; Laba T; Lung T; Shanahan M; Sakashita C; Eades S; Ivers R; Jan S, 2018, 'What is the value of a driver licence? A contingent valuation study of Australian adults', Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, vol. 108, pp. 25 - 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2017.12.010
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Patricia Cullen
    Cullen P; Clapham K; Hunter K; Porykali B; Ivers R, 2017, 'Driver licensing and health: A social ecological exploration of the impact of licence participation in Australian Aboriginal communities', Journal of Transport and Health, vol. 6, pp. 228 - 236, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2017.07.001
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Patricia Cullen
    Cullen P; Chevalier A; Hunter K; Gadsden T; Ivers R, 2017, '‘The program was the solution to the problem’: Process evaluation of a multi-site driver licensing program in remote communities', Journal of Transport and Health, vol. 4, pp. 81 - 89, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2016.07.004
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Patricia Cullen
    Clapham K; Hunter K; Cullen P; Helps Y; Senserrick T; Byrne J; Harrison JE; Ivers RQ, 2017, 'Addressing the barriers to driver licensing for Aboriginal people in New South Wales and South Australia', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 41, pp. 280 - 286, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12654
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Patricia Cullen
    Cullen P; Clapham K; Hunter K; Rogers K; Ivers R, 2017, 'Applying a context-informed approach to evaluation of a driver licensing support program with Aboriginal communities: a study protocol', Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety,, vol. 28, https://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=329852248219377;res=IELNZC
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Patricia Cullen
    Cullen P; Clapham K; Hunter K; Treacy R; Ivers R, 2016, 'Challenges to driver licensing participation for Aboriginal people in Australia: A systematic review of the literature', International Journal for Equity in Health, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12939-016-0422-9
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Patricia Cullen
    Cullen P; Clapham K; Byrne J; Hunter K; Senserrick T; Keay L; Ivers R, 2016, 'The importance of context in logic model construction for a multi-site community-based Aboriginal driver licensing program', Evaluation and Program Planning, vol. 57, pp. 8 - 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2016.03.011
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Patricia Cullen
    Cullen P; Clapham K; Byrne J; Hunter K; Rogers K; Senserrick T; Keay L; Ivers R, 2016, 'Implementation of a driver licensing support program in three Aboriginal communities: A brief report from a pilot program', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, vol. 27, pp. 167 - 169, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/HE15089
  • Conference Papers | 2018
    Dr Patricia Cullen
    Cullen P; Vaughan G; Li Z; Price J; Yu D; Sullivan E, 2018, 'COUNTING DEAD WOMEN: A REVIEW OF INTIMATE-PARTNER FEMICIDE IN AUSTRALIA', in INJURY PREVENTION, BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP, pp. A111 - A111, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/injuryprevention-2018-safety.308
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Dr Patricia Cullen
    Cullen P; Clapham K; Hunter K; Porykali B; Ivers R, 2018, 'EMBEDDING MULTI-SECTORAL SOLUTIONS TO ADDRESS TRANSPORT INJURY AND SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH IN ABORIGINAL COMMUNITIES IN AUSTRALIA', in INJURY PREVENTION, BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP, pp. A204 - A204, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/injuryprevention-2018-safety.566
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Dr Patricia Cullen
    Cullen P; Clapham K; Rogers K; Byrne J; Hunter K; Lo S; Ivers R, 2016, 'DRIVING CHANGE: IMPLEMENTATION OF A MULTI-SITE COMMUNITY LICENSING PROGRAM FOR ABORIGINAL PEOPLE', in INJURY PREVENTION, BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP, pp. A22 - A22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2016-042156.57
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Dr Patricia Cullen
    Cullen P; Chevalier A; Byrne J; Hunter K; Gadsden T; Ivers R, 2016, 'SUMMATIVE PROCESS EVALUATION OF A DRIVER LICENSING SUPPORT PROGRAM IN REMOTE ABORIGINAL COMMUNITIES', in INJURY PREVENTION, BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP, pp. A187 - A188, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2016-042156.520

Awards

Grants

  • Cullen P. Setting health pathways for life: Improving adolescent health trajectories. National Health & Medical Research Council, Early Career Fellowship 2019-2022 (APP1158223)

  • Ivers R, Andersen M, Hunter K, Spencer W, Corby C, McCausland R, MacGillivray P, Cullen P, Erskine C, Clapham K, Pollard-Wharton N. Community led solutions to prevent Aboriginal child injury. The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre, MRFF, 2019. 

  • Cullen P, Medlow S, Kang M, Liu B, Dinh M, Scott D, Steinbeck K, Perry L, Skinner R, Nathan S, Mackean T, Andersen M, Zolfaghari E, Wand T. Adolescent mental health presentations to emergency departments: Pilot study for a large-scale implementation science research project to improve adolescent health care. SPHCM Research Support Scheme 2019

  • Cullen P, Mackean T, Longbottom M, Ivers R, Clapham K, Coombes J, Porykali B, Hackett M, Andersen M, Redfern J, Moore, R. First response: Integrating trauma-informed care within primary healthcare for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women experiencing violence . The Lowitja Institute Project Grant 2018

  • Jagnoor J, Ivers R, Keay L, Tan M, Cullen P, Lukaszyk C. Synthesis of evidence addressing burden of injury among older population Western Pacific Region. The World Health Organisation 2018

  • Cullen P, Mackean T, Ivers R, Hegarty K, Scott D, Longbottom M, Rogers K. Family and Intimate partner homicide in NSW. The George Institute for Global Health, Global Women’s Health Program Project Grant 2018

  • Mackean T, Cullen P, Longbottom M, Ivers R. First response: Integrating trauma-informed care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. The George Institute for Global Health, Global Women’s Health Program Project Grant 2018

  • Cullen P. The George Institute for Global Health, Global Women’s Health Development Grant 2018

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