Senior Research Fellow

Dr Timothy Churches

Medicine & Health
SWS Clinical School

Publications

  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Hanly M; Churches T; Fitzgerald O; Caterson I; MacIntyre CR; Jorm L, 2021, 'Modelling vaccination capacity at mass vaccination hubs and general practice clinics', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2021.04.07.21255067
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Hanly M; Churches T; Fitzgerald O; McIntyre R; Jorm L, 2021, 'Vaccinating Australia: How long will it take?', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2021.02.02.21250979
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Cheng E; Lewin A; Churches T; Harris IA; Naylor J, 2020, 'Cost of investigations during the acute hospital stay following total hip or knee arthroplasty, by complication status', BMC Health Services Research, vol. 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-020-05892-1
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Churches T; Jorm L, 2020, 'Flexible, freely available stochastic individual contact model for exploring COVID-19 intervention and control strategies: Development and simulation', JMIR Public Health and Surveillance, vol. 6, pp. 421 - 434, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/18965
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Lawson A; Santhakumar P; Naylor JM; Churches T; Frost S; Harris IA, 2020, 'Wrist deformity, bother and function following wrist fracture in the elderly', BMC Research Notes, vol. 13, pp. 169, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-020-05013-5
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Olivier J; Churches T; Hayen A; Walter S; Grzebieta R, 2020, 'Has cycling decreased in Australia? A comparison of 1985/86 and 2011 surveys', JOURNAL OF THE AUSTRALASIAN COLLEGE OF ROAD SAFETY, vol. 31, pp. 44 - 47, http://dx.doi.org/10.33492/jrs-d-19-00227
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Heo SM; Naylor JM; Harris IA; Churches TR, 2019, 'Reliability of patient-reported complications following hip or knee arthroplasty procedures', BMC Medical Research Methodology, vol. 19, pp. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12874-018-0645-0
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Xue D; Churches T; Armstrong E; Mittal R; Naylor JM; Harris IA, 2019, 'Interpreter proxy versus healthcare interpreter for administration of patient surveys following arthroplasty: A pilot study', BMC Medical Research Methodology, vol. 19, pp. 206, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12874-019-0854-1
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Jorm LR; McGrail K; Victor JC; Jones K; Ford D; Churches T, 2018, 'Secure data analysis environments: can we agree on criteria for “Appropriate secure access” to linked health data?', International Journal of Population Data Science, vol. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.23889/ijpds.v3i4.836
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Timothy Churches
    O'Keefe CM; Ickowicz A; Churches T; Westcott M; O'Sullivan M; Khan A, 2018, 'Assessing privacy risks in population health publications using a checklist-based approach', Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, vol. 25, pp. 315 - 320, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jamia/ocx129
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Timothy Churches
    O'keefe CM; Westcott M; O'sullivan M; Ickowicz A; Churches T, 2017, 'Anonymization for outputs of population health and health services research conducted via an online data center', Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, vol. 24, pp. 544 - 549, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jamia/ocw152
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Randall DA; Jorm LR; Lujic S; Eades SJ; Churches TR; O'Loughlin AJ; Leyland AH, 2014, 'Exploring disparities in acute myocardial infarction events between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians: Roles of age, gender, geography and area-level disadvantage', Health and Place, vol. 28, pp. 58 - 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2014.03.009
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Timothy Churches
    O Keefe CM; Gould P; Churches T, 2014, 'Comparison of two remote access systems recently developed and implemented in Australia', Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), vol. 8744, pp. 299 - 311
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Trevena JA; Rogers KD; Jorm LR; Churches T; Armstrong B, 2013, 'Quantifying under-reporting of pathology tests in Medical Benefits Schedule claims data', Australian Health Review, vol. 37, pp. 649 - 653, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AH13092
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Walter SR; Olivier J; Grzebieta R; Churches T, 2013, 'The impact of compulsory helmet legislation on cyclist head injuries in New South Wales, Australia: A response', Accident Analysis and Prevention, vol. 52, pp. 204 - 209, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2012.11.028
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Randall DA; Jorm LR; Lujic S; Oloughlin AJ; Churches TR; Haines MM; Eades SJ; Leyland AH, 2012, 'Mortality after admission for acute myocardial infarction in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in New South Wales, Australia: A multilevel data linkage study', BMC Public Health, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-12-281
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Olivier J; Churches T; Walter SR; Mcintosh AS; Grzebieta R, 2012, 'Response to Rissel and Wen, 'The possible effect on frequency of cycling if mandatory bicycle helmet legislation was repealed in Sydney, Australia: a cross sectional survey'', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, vol. 23, pp. 76 - 76, http://www.healthpromotion.org.au/component/resource/article/1-hpja/445-response-to-rissel-and-wen-the-possible-effect-on-frequency-of-cycling-if-mandatory-bicycle-helmet-legislation-was-repealed-in-sydney-australia-a-cross-sectional-survey
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Walter SR; Olivier J; Churches T; Grzebieta R, 2011, 'The impact of compulsory cycle helmet legislation on cyclist head injuries in New South Wales, Australia', Accident Analysis and Prevention, vol. 43, pp. 2064 - 2071, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2011.05.029
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Randall D; Jorm L; Leyland A; Lujic S; Churches T; Haines M; Eades S; O'Loughlin A, 2011, 'SHORT- AND LONG-TERM MORTALITY OF ABORIGINAL PEOPLE AFTER HOSPITAL ADMISSION FOR ISCHAEMIC HEART DISEASE: A DATA LINKAGE STUDY IN NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA', JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH, vol. 65, pp. A291 - A291, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jech.2011.142976j.85
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Sparks R; Carter C; Graham P; Muscatello D; Churches T; Kaldor J; Turner R; Zheng W; Ryan L, 2011, 'Erratum: Understanding sources of variation in syndromic surveillance for early warning of natural or intentional disease outbreaks', IIE Transactions (Institute of Industrial Engineers), vol. 43, pp. 231, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0740817X.2011.547782
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Carter CK; Sparks R; Graham P; Muscatello D; Churches T; Kaldor J; Turner R; Zheng W; Ryan L, 2010, 'Understanding sources of variation in syndromic surveillance for early warning of natural or intentional disease outbreaks', IIE Transactions, vol. 42, pp. 613 - 631, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07408170902942667
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Churches T, 2010, 'Best-practice example from Australia: privacy-preserving approach using semi-trusted third-party models', EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, vol. 20, pp. 102 - 102, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000283675900276&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Churches T; Conaty SJ; Gilmour RE; Muscatello DJ, 2010, 'Reflections on public health surveillance of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza in NSW.', New South Wales public health bulletin, vol. 21, pp. 19 - 25, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/nb09046
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Timothy Churches
    O'Toole L; Muscatello DJ; Zheng W; Churches T, 2010, 'Can near real-time monitoring of emergency department diagnoses facilitate early response to sporadic meningococcal infection? - prospective and retrospective evaluations', BMC Infectious Diseases, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-10-309
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Churches T, 2010, 'Data and graphing errors in the Voukelatos and Rissel paper', JOURNAL OF THE AUSTRALASIAN COLLEGE OF ROAD SAFETY, vol. 21, pp. 62 - 64, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000213700600031&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Jorm L; Gruszin S; Churches T, 2009, 'A multidimensional classification of public health activity in Australia', Australia and New Zealand Health Policy, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1743-8462-6-9
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Thackway S; Churches T; Fizzell J; Muscatello D; Armstrong P, 2009, 'Should cities hosting mass gatherings invest in public health surveillance and planning? Reflections from a decade of mass gatherings in Sydney, Australia', BMC Public Health, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-9-324
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Schindeler S; Muscatello D; Ferson MJ; Rogers K; Grant P; Churches T, 2009, 'Evaluation of alternative respiratory syndromes for specific syndromic surveillance of influenza and respiratory syncytial virus: a time series analysis', BMC Infectious Diseases, vol. 9, pp. online, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-9-190
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Cretikos MA; Muscatello DJ; Patterson J; Conaty S; Churches T; Fizzell J; Chant KG; McAnulty JM; Thackway S, 2009, 'Progression and impact of the first winter wave of the 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza in New South Wales, Australia.', Eurosurveillance, vol. 14, pp. 28 - 36, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000271463800006&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Journal articles | 2007
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Zheng W; Aitken R; Muscatello DJ; Churches T, 2007, 'Potential for early warning of viral influenza activity in the community by monitoring clinical diagnoses of influenza in hospital emergency departments', BMC Public Health, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-7-250
    Journal articles | 2006
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Summerhayes R; Holder P; Beard J; Morgan G; Christen P; Willmore A; Churches T, 2006, 'Automated geocoding of routinely collected health data in New South Wales.', New South Wales public health bulletin, vol. 17, pp. 33 - 38, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/nb06009
    Journal articles | 2006
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Muscatello DJ; Cretikos MA; Bartlett MJ; Churches T; Carter IW; Eastwood K; Heron LG; McPhie KA, 2006, 'Planning for pandemic influenza surveillance in NSW.', New South Wales public health bulletin, vol. 17, pp. 146 - 149, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/nb06038
    Journal articles | 2005
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Mannes T; Emmett K; Willmore A; Churches T; Sheppeard V; Kaldor J, 2005, 'Effect of a chemical manufacturing plant on community cancer rates', BMC Public Health, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-5-34
    Journal articles | 2005
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Muscatello DJ; Churches T; Kaldor J; Zheng W; Chiu C; Correll P; Jorm L, 2005, 'An automated, broad-based, near real-time public health surveillance system using presentations to hospital Emergency Departments in New South Wales, Australia', BMC Public Health, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-5-141
    Journal articles | 2004
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Churches T; Christen P, 2004, 'Some methods for blindfolded record linkage', BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6947-4-9
    Journal articles | 2003
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Churches T, 2003, 'A proposed architecture and method of operation for improving the protection of privacy and confidentiality in disease registers', BMC Medical Research Methodology, vol. 3, pp. 1 - 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2288-3-1
    Journal articles | 2003
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Jorm LR; Thackway SV; Churches TR; Hills MW, 2003, 'Watching the games: Public health surveillance for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games', Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, vol. 57, pp. 102 - 108, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jech.57.2.102
    Journal articles | 2003
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Churches T, 2003, 'Exploratory data analysis using set operations and ordinal mapping', Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, vol. 71, pp. 11 - 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0169-2607(02)00057-3
    Journal articles | 2002
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Churches T; Christen P; Lim K; Zhu JX, 2002, 'Preparation of name and address data for record linkage using hiddenMarkov models', BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, vol. 2, pp. 1 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6947-2-1
    Journal articles | 2002
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Breen D; Churches T; Hawker F; Torzillo PJ, 2002, 'Acute respiratory failure secondary to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease treated in the intensive care unit: A long-term follow up study', Thorax, vol. 57, pp. 29 - 33, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/thorax.57.1.29
    Journal articles | 2002
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Churches T; Christen P; Lim K; Zhu JX, 2002, 'Preparation of name and address data for record linkage using hidden Markov models.', BMC medical informatics and decision making, vol. 2, pp. 9
    Journal articles | 2001
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Churches T; Lim K, 2001, 'Using record linkage to measure trends in breast cancer surgery.', N S W Public Health Bull, vol. 12, pp. 105 - 110, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/nb01032
    Journal articles | 2000
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Churches T, 2000, 'Health surveillance at Olympic venues: The medical encounter reporting system.', N S W Public Health Bull, vol. 11, pp. 145 - 146, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/nb00065
    Journal articles | 2000
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Churches T, 2000, 'The making of the Chief Health Officer's Report, 2000.', N S W Public Health Bull, vol. 11, pp. 95 - 96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/nb00044
    Journal articles | 1997
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Adelson P; Lim K; Churches T; Nguyen R, 1997, 'Surgical treatment of breast cancer in New South Wales 1991, 1992', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, vol. 67, pp. 9 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1445-2197.1997.tb01886.x
    Journal articles | 1996
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Taylor R; Bell J; Coates M; Churches T; Wain G, 1996, 'Cervical cancer in New South Wales women: Five-year survival, 1972 to 1991', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 20, pp. 413 - 420, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-842X.1996.tb01055.x
    Journal articles | 1991
    Dr Timothy Churches
    McCredie M; Coates M; Churches T; Taylor R, 1991, 'Cancer incidence in New South Wales, Australia', European Journal of Cancer and Clinical Oncology, vol. 27, pp. 928 - 931, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0277-5379(91)90149-8
    Journal articles |
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Churches T; Jorm L, 'Flexible, Freely Available Stochastic Individual Contact Model for Exploring COVID-19 Intervention and Control Strategies: Development and Simulation (Preprint)', , http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/preprints.18965
  • Conference Papers | 2014
    Dr Timothy Churches
    O’Keefe CM; Gould P; Churches T, 2014, 'Comparison of two remote access systems recently developed and implemented in Australia', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), pp. 299 - 311, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-11257-2_23
    Conference Papers | 2006
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Christen P; Willmore A; Churches T, 2006, 'A probabilistic geocoding system utilising a parcel based address file', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), pp. 130 - 145, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11677437_11
    Conference Papers | 2004
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Churches T; Christen P, 2004, 'Blind data linkage using n-gram similarity comparisons', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), pp. 121 - 126, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-24775-3_15
    Conference Papers | 2004
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Christen P; Churches T; Hegland M, 2004, 'Febrl – A parallel open source data linkage system', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), pp. 638 - 647, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-24775-3_75
    Conference Papers | 2004
    Dr Timothy Churches
    Christen P; Churches T; Hegland M, 2004, 'Flebrl - A parallel open source data linkage system', in Dai H; Srikant R; Zhang C (eds.), ADVANCES IN KNOWLEDGE DISCOVERY AND DATA MINING, PROCEEDINGS, SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN, Sydney, AUSTRALIA, pp. 638 - 647, presented at 8th Pacific/Asia Conference on Advances in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Sydney, AUSTRALIA, 26 May 2004 - 28 May 2004, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000221955100073&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

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