Dr Karen Tuesley

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of Public Health
Faculty of Medicine

Research Fellow/Senior Research off

School of Public Health
Faculty of Medicine

Overview

Karen Tuesley is an early career researcher at the School of Public Health, University of Queensland. Karen’s research focuses on women’s health and cancer epidemiology using large longitudinal datasets. Her PhD research used large-scale data to explore the associations between the use of chronic disease medications and the risk of ovarian cancer. She also researches long-term health outcomes for women after gynaecological surgery. Karen works with large observational studies with longitudinal data and is experienced with different analytic techniques and methods including emulated trials and Mendelian randomisation.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy of Epidemiology, The University of Queensland
  • Masters (Coursework) of Epidemiology, The University of Queensland
  • Masters (Coursework) of Professional Accounting, Griffith University
  • Bachelor of Business, Griffith University
  • Bachelor of Psychology, Griffith University

Publications

  • Ali, Sitwat, Coory, Michael, Donovan, Peter, Na, Renhua, Pandeya, Nirmala, Pearson, Sallie-Anne, Spilsbury, Katrina, Stewart, Louise, Thompson, Bridie, Tuesley, Karen, Waterhouse, Mary, Webb, Penelope, Jordan, Susan and Neale, Rachel (2024). Association between unstable diabetes mellitus and risk of pancreatic cancer. AACR Special Conference in Cancer Research: Pancreatic Cancer, Boston, MA United States, 27-30 September 2023. Washington, DC United States: American Association for Cancer Research. doi: 10.1158/1538-7445.panca2023-a009

  • Tuesley, Karen M., Spilsbury, Katrina, Webb, Penelope M., Protani, Melinda M., Dixon-Suen, Suzanne, Pearson, Sallie-Anne, Donovan, Peter, Coory, Michael D., Steer, Christopher B., Stewart, Louise M., Pandeya, Nirmala and Jordan, Susan J. (2023). Association between antihypertensive medicine use and risk of ovarian cancer in women aged 50 years and older. Cancer Epidemiology, 86 102444, 1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2023.102444

  • Tuesley, Karen (2023). Using large-scale data to explore the association between the use of chronic disease medical treatments and the risk of ovarian cancer. PhD Thesis, School of Public Health, The University of Queensland. doi: 10.14264/6cb1efc

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

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PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision