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Dr Frances Garden

Post Doc Fellow

Dr Frances Garden is a Post Doctoral Fellow and Biostatistician in the South Western Sydney Clinical School, University of New South Wales. She completed her applied biostatistics PhD in 2016 using data from a longitudinal birth cohort and demonstrated the use of finite mixture models including latent class analysis, latent transition analysis and growth mixture modelling, to identify data-derived phenotypes in complex heterogeneous diseases such as asthma, allergy and obesity. As a Biostatistician, she currently provides a range of biostatistical services including database management, data manipulation and extraction, basic and complex statistical analyses and consulting. She works across a range of projects, with a focus on respiratory, sleep and environmental health across the life-span, and collaborates with academic and clinical researchers nationally and internationally. She is currently associate supervisor for: 1 PhD, and 1 Masters and has previously co-supervised: 1 PhD and 4 Honours students.

Publications

C1 - Journal Article

E1 - Conference Abstract

  • Zajaczkowska M; Smith F; Garden F; Vedam H 2017, PREVALENCE OF OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNOEA SYMPTOMS IN A LIVERPOOL HOSPITAL SURGICAL COHORT, WILEY, vol. 26, p. 67
  • Stelzer-Braid S, Tovey E, Willenborg C, Toelle B, Ampon R, Garden F, Oliver B, Strachan R, Belessis Y, Jaffe A, Reddel H, Crisafulli D, Marks G, Rawlinson W 2015, Absence of seasonal peaks in human rhinovirus and asthma exacerbations in a cohort of children with asthma contrasts to community incidence of disease exacerbations, Wiley, vol. 20, p. 54
  • Chung, Y; Garden, FL; Marks, GB; Vedam, H Diagnoses among patients with hypercapnic respiratory failure and effect on in-hospital mortality, 30th Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) of Australasian-Sleep-Association and the Australasian-Sleep-Technologists-Association (Sleep DownUnder), WILEY, vol. 27

Grants

  • COPD Patient driven Actions within a Concordant Evidence based agenda in Primary Care (COPD PACE in Primary Care) Sheree Smith; Guy Barrington Marks; Bin Badrudin Jalaludin; Frances Louise Garden; Siaw-Teng Liaw; Western Sydney University.