Mr Carl Francia

Lecture

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

HDR Scholar

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Affiliate Associate Lecturer

UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Overview

Carl (Saibai Koedal) is a PhD Candidate studying the epidemiology of rheumatic heart disease in Queensland using linked hospital and administrative data. Currently, Carl holds an academic appointment (Lecturer, Physiotherapy) in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, the University of Queensland, and maintains a clinical role as a Staff Physiotherapist at The Prince Charles Hospital. Alongside research, Carl is also working to strengthen relationships between remote Torres Strait Islander communities and UQ to explore opportunities for education, student clinical placement and research partnerships.

Research Interests

  • rheumatic heart disease; acute rheumatic fever; health equity; cardiovascular health; big data.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours), The University of Queensland

Publications

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Featured Publications

  • Stacey, Ingrid, Ralph, Anna, de Dassel, Jessica, Nedkoff, Lee, Wade, Vicki, Francia, Carl, Wyber, Rosemary, Murray, Kevin, Hung, Joseph and Katzenellenbogen, Judith (2023). The evidence that rheumatic heart disease control programs in Australia are making an impact. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 47 (4) 100071, 100071. doi: 10.1016/j.anzjph.2023.100071

Journal Article

  • Stacey, Ingrid, Ralph, Anna, de Dassel, Jessica, Nedkoff, Lee, Wade, Vicki, Francia, Carl, Wyber, Rosemary, Murray, Kevin, Hung, Joseph and Katzenellenbogen, Judith (2023). The evidence that rheumatic heart disease control programs in Australia are making an impact. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 47 (4) 100071, 100071. doi: 10.1016/j.anzjph.2023.100071

Conference Publication

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision