Staff profile

Mrs Sabrina Gupta

Associate Lecturer

Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Public Health and Human Biosciences
Department of Public Health

HS1-130, Melbourne (Bundoora)

Area of study

Public Health
Health Promotion

Brief profile

Sabrina is completing her PhD on Ethnicity, Cardiovascular Disease & Diabetes: A comparison between South Asians and Anglo Australians in Melbourne.

The research examines the migration, ethnicity, lifestyle, CVD and diabetes and the relationship with the healthcare system.

 

Research specialisation

- Chronic disease

Teaching units

Sabrina teaches in subjects related to health promotion; perspectives of health and well being and social determinants of health

Recent publications

Jackson NW, Howes FS, Gupta S, Doyle JL, Waters E. Interventions implemented through sporting organisations for increasing participation in sport. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2005, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD004812. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004812.pub2.

Jackson NW, Howes FS, Gupta S, Doyle JL, Waters E. Policy interventions implemented through sporting organisations for promoting healthy behaviour change. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2005, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD004809. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004809.pub2

Handsearching Training manual, (Jan 2005) Cochrane Health Promotion and Public Health Field

Gupta, S. & Aroni, R. (2004). Chronic Disease, Chronic Illness and the internet: An introductory list of links. Australian Journal of Primary Health Care, 10 (1), 126-129.

Gupta, S,., Aroni, R., Weeks, A. & Abboud, L. (2004). Key to a beginner’s bibliography of chronic illness literature. Australian Journal of Primary Health Care, 10 (1), 119-125.

Gupta, S., Aroni, R., Weeks, A. & Abboud, L. (2003). Bibliography (Self-care and Chronic Illness). Australian Journal of Primary Health Care, 9 (2 & 3), 223-258.

Research projects

PhD Topic: Ethnicity, Cardiovascular Disease & Diabetes: A comparison between South Asians and Anglo Australians in Melbourne This PhD is part of a larger research project: The Sri Lankan and Indian Insulin Resistance and Metabolic syndrome study (SLIIM).

Also working on the Asthma and Diabetes in Australian and Malaysian Ethnically Variable communities study(ADAMEV).