Grant Successes

University of Sydney Lifespan Research Network – Lifespan Seed Grant

Understanding hospital admission for low back pain. Machado G, Richards B, Needs C, Coombs D, Hayes S, Rogan E, Teng MJ, Dodd R, Ghinea N, Maher $10,000 (2020-2021)

University of Sydney Lifespan Research Network – Lifespan Seed Grant

SHeLL editor: An online real-time editor to improve the health-literate design of written materials. Muscat DM, Ayre J, Jansen J, Aslani P, Shepherd H, Mouwad D, Nothman J, McCaffery K.  $10,000 (2020-2021)

NHMRC Investigator Grant (Emerging Leadership 1)

The impact of breast density notification in Australia.  Nickel B.  $645,205 (2021-2025)

Western Sydney Local Health District – Research and Education Network

Supporting end-of-life conversations through improved communication for shared decision-making.  Egerton A, Muscat D, Maka K, Greenaway S, Datyner M, Weir K.  $50,000 (2020-2021)

Commonwealth of Australia Department of Health – Official Order

Australian women and primary care clinicians’ knowledge, understanding on breast density relating to breast cancer, and their perspectives around messaging and notification of breast density. Nickel B, McCaffery K, Houssami N, Brennan M, Hersch J, Carter S, Kaderbhai, Verde A, Vaccaro L.  $69,988 (2020-2021)

Commonwealth of Australia Department of Health – Public Health and Chronic Disease Program – National Women’s Health Strategy and National Men’s Health Strategy – Health Promotion Grant

Growing the health literacy skills of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander parents and caregivers. Muscat DM, Lloyd J, McCaffery K, Dickson M, Abbott P. $111,250 (2020-2022)

University of Sydney – University of Glasgow Partnership Collaboration Awards

Maximising the academic and societal impact of novel health literacy interventions for chronic conditions through strategic research priority setting (Maxi-HL).  McCaffery K, Robb K.  $33,631 (2020)

University of Sydney – University of Copenhagen Partnership Collaboration Awards

Can delayed screening disrupt routine (over)use of the prostate screening test?  Developing a new model of care.  Barratt A, Brodersen J, Pickles K, McCaffery K, Hersch J, Malmqvist J, Smith R;  $40,000 (2020)

HCF Research Foundation

Assisting patients with knee osteoarthritis to make informed choices about total knee arthroplasty and non-operative management. Harris I, Karunaratne S, Zadro J, Trevena L, Solomon M, Horsley M, Hoffmann T, McCaffery K;  $258,256 (2020-2022)

NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence

APP1171459  Low Back Pain Centre of Research Excellence. Maher C, Buchbinder R, Hancock M, O’Sullivan P, McAuley J, Blyth F, Jorm L, Collie A, McCaffery K, Hayes A; $2,499,189 (2020-2024)

NHMRC Partnership Project

APP1171364 Title: Maximising organ donor offer utility system-wide (the MODUS study). Webster A, Wyburn K, Morton R, McCaffery K, Kelly P, Clayton P, Muscat D, De La Mata N; $369,182 (2019-2022)

NHMRC Project Grant

The Vaccine Barriers Assessment Tool (VBAT): a vaccine acceptance and barriers tool for optimisation of vaccine uptake for parents of children under the age of five; Danchin M, Costa D, Trevena L, Bonner C, Durrheim D; $630,256 (2019-2022).

Translational Research Grant Scheme

Supporting adults with CKD to engage in shared decision making successfully (SUCCESS): A pragmatic randomised controlled trial of the SUCCESS intervention. Sud K, Muscat D, Webster A, Shepherd H, Lambert K, McCaffery K, Robbins A, Kelly P, Liu N, Kim J; $609,846 (2019-2020)

Mental Health Commission of New South Wales

Evaluation of the Statewide Mental Health Literacy Initiative; Redman A, Newell S, Lines K, Muscat DM, Dodd R, Cvejic E, McCaffery K; $465,000 (2019-2021).

World Health Organization (Tender)

Development of a Health Literacy Programme. McCaffery K, Muscat D, Shepherd H, Nutbeam D.  March 2019. $50,000.

Heart Foundation

Development and randomised trial evaluation of an online engagement tool for CVD risk; Bonner C, Trevena L, McCaffery K, Doust J, Vanguard Grant $75,000 (2019-2020).

Diabetes Australia

Addressing inequalities in diabetes self-management with a health-literate action plan; Bonner C, McCaffery K, Ayre J, Schier N, Gudorf K, Turner R, Research Program $59,856 (2019).

Medical Research Futures Fund

Supporting culturally–diverse adults with CKD to engage in shared decision making successfully (Phase iib); Webster A, Sud K, O’Lone E, Shepherd H, McCaffery K, & Muscat DM, Sydney Health Partners. RART Round 3. $110.000. (2019).

Kidney Health Australia

Supporting culturally–diverse adults with CKD to engage in shared decision making successfully (Phase II); Webster A, Sud K, O’Lone E, McCaffery K, Shepherd H, & Muscat DM, Sydney Health Partners. Medical & Scientific Research Funding $50,000. (2018).

Medical Research Futures Fund

Supporting culturally–diverse adults with CKD to engage in shared decision making successfully (Phase II); Webster A, Sud K, O’Lone E, McCaffery K, Shepherd H, & Muscat DM, Sydney Health Partners. Project Grant: G197871 $172,440. (2018).

WSLHD Research & Education Network Research Grant Scheme

Parenting Plus: Embedding health literacy into New Parents Groups; Tunchon L, Nutbeam D, McCaffery K & Muscat, DM $46,000 (2018).

Avant Foundation – Quality Improvement Grant

Medico-legal drivers of low value care.  Ries N, Jansen J (co-leads), McCaffery K, Elshaug A, Doust J.  $102,000 (2018).

University of Sydney Lifespan Research Network Funding – Lifespan Seed Grant

Examination of the impact of the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) label on psychosocial outcomes and decision making. Jansen J, Copp T, Hersch J, McCaffery K, Doust J, Dokras A, Mol B. $10,000 (2018).

Medibank Better Health Foundation Research Funding

Identifying the barriers and facilitators to high value physiotherapy. Zadro J, Maher C, McCaffery K, Dodd R, Wortley S. $15,000 (2018).

Therapeutic Guidelines Ltd (TGL)/RACGP Research Grant

Combining new guideline formats with patient communication tools to facilitate evidence-based risk assessment and management in cardiovascular disease prevention. Bonner C, Doust J, Trevena L, McCaffery K. $29,866 (2016–2018).

Sydney Catalyst Pilot and Seed Funding

Supporting informed choice for management of screen-detected Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS) among older women (70 years and over). Chief Investigators: Hersch J, McCaffery K, Rutherford C, Houssami N, Spillane A, Saunders C. $50,000 (2016–2018).

NHMRC Program Grant

APP1113532 Using healthcare wisely: reducing inappropriate use of tests and treatments. Glasziou P, Buchbinder R, Maher C, McCaffery KJ $9.5 million (2017-2021).

NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence Grant

Creating sustainable healthcare: ensuring new diagnostics avoid harms, improve outcomes, and direct resources wisely. Barratt A, McCaffery K, Carter S, Glasziou P, Kerridge I, Semsarian C, Howard K, Doust J, Elshaug A, Moynihan R. $2,497,658 (2016-2020).

NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence Grant

Testing, translation and uptake of evidence in general practice: the TTRUE Network. Glasziou P, Trevena L, Hoffmann T, McCaffery K, Del Mar C, Salkeld G, Doust J, Legare F. $2,411,049.90 (2016-2020).

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