Staff profile

Mrs Sabrina Gupta

Associate Lecturer

College of Science, Health and Engineering
School of Psychology and Public Health
Department of Public Health

HS1-130, Melbourne (Bundoora)

Area of study

Health Promotion
Public Health

Brief profile

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

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

Sabrina is also involved in a project with Monash University which is investigating Asthma and Diabetes in Australian and Malaysian Ethnically Variable communities (ADAMEV Study).

 

Research interests

Chronic disease

- Please contact me to discuss a topic.

Teaching units

PHE1SDH Social Determinants of Health

PHE2HED Health Education Development

PHE2PHP Principles of Public Health Practice

PHE2MHW Multicultural Perspectives on Health & Wellbeing

PHE2CHP Community Health Promotion

PHE3HPE Health Programme Planning & Evaluation

PHE3PFP Participatory Field Placement

PHE3PPH Psychosocial Perspectives of Illness

PHE5SCP Social and Cultural Perspectives in Public Health

Recent publications

Gupta, S., Aroni, R. and Teede, H. (accepted). Experiences and perceptions of physical activity among South Asian and Anglo-Australians with Type 2 diabetes or cardiovascular disease: Implications for clinical practice. Qualitative Health Research

Gupta, S., Aroni, R., Lockwood, S., Jayasuriya, I., and Teede, H. (2015). South Asians and Anglo Australians with heart disease in Australia. Aust. Health Review , DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AH14254

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).

Honour's student projects co-supervised:

Social Support and Social Connectedness: Nepalese Australian Migrants’ Use of Social Media and Mobile Technology (completed)

Formal support received by adults who have acquired a permanent lower limb injury within the last 1-5 years (current)

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