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Scientia Research Fellow

Dr Heather McCormack

PhD, MPH (Social Research), GradCert Consumer and Community Engagement, B. MediaComm, Dip Community Dev

Phone
+61 (2) 9348 1086
E-mail
hmccormack@kirby.unsw.edu.au
McCormack H; Newman C, 2024, 'Collaborative, mixed-methods, strengths-based approaches to evaluating systems change in an Indigenous primary care service', Sage Research Methods Cases, 1, pp. 1 - 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781529684384
2024
Carter A; McManus H; Ward JS; Vickers T; Asselin J; Baillie G; Chow EPF; Chen MY; Fairley CK; Bourne C; McNulty A; Read P; Heath K; Ryder N; McCloskey J; Carmody C; McCormack H; Alexander K; Casey D; Stoove M; Hellard ME; Donovan B; Guy RJ, 2023, 'Infectious syphilis in women and heterosexual men in major Australian cities: sentinel surveillance data, 2011–2019', Medical Journal of Australia, 218, pp. 223 - 228, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.51864
2023
McCormack H; Wand H; Bourne C; Ward J; Bradley C; Mak D; Guy R, 2023, 'Integrating testing for sexually transmissible infections into annual health assessments for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people: a cross-sectional analysis', Sexual Health, 20, pp. 488 - 496, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/sh23107
2023
McCormack H; Wand H; Newman CE; Bourne C; Kennedy C; Guy R, 2023, 'Exploring Whether the Electronic Optimization of Routine Health Assessments Can Increase Testing for Sexually Transmitted Infections and Provider Acceptability at an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service: Mixed Methods Evaluation', JMIR Medical Informatics, 11, pp. e51387, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/51387
2023
McCormack H; Guy R; Bourne C; Newman CE, 2022, 'Integrating testing for sexually transmissible infections into routine primary care for Aboriginal young people: a strengths-based qualitative analysis', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 46, pp. 370 - 376, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.13208
2022
McCormack H; Nathan S; Varma R; Haire B, 2021, 'Dissonances in communication with sexual health consumers in an inner-Sydney sexual health clinic in relation to health literacy: A mixed-methods study', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 32, pp. 133 - 142, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hpja.429
2021
McCormack H, 2024, STIs in the 715: Optimising annual routine health assessments to improve STI testing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/unsworks/30064
2024
McCormack H; Crawford D; Perry T; Ross S; Ciftci S, 2023, 'Intergenerational trauma as a determinant of poor sexual health and community engagement as a solution: findings from a NSW Aboriginal community consultation', presented at Australasian Sexual and Reproductive Health Conference, Sydney, New South Wales, 18 September 2023 - 20 September 2023
2023
McCormack H; Taylor N; Mao L; Crawford D; Ross S; Ciftci S, 2023, 'Tailored sexual health promotion for Aboriginal young people encourages condom use even in a pandemic context: evaluation of Take Blaktion during COVID-19', presented at Australasian Sexual and Reproductive Health Conference, Sydney, New South Wales, 18 September 2023 - 20 September 2023
2023
McCormack H; Wand H; Newman C; Bourne C; Guy R, 2022, 'Electronic optimisation of annual health assessments increases testing for sexually transmissible infections (STIs) at an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service (ACCHS) in New South Wales (NSW)', presented at Joint Australasian HIV&AIDS + Sexual Health Conferences, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, 29 August 2022 - 01 September 2022
2022
McCormack H, 2022, 'Laugh the shame away: Take Blaktion and strengths-based approaches to Aboriginal sexual health', presented at Joint Australasian HIV&AIDS + Sexual Health Conferences, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, 29 August 2022 - 01 September 2022
2022
McCormack H, 2022, 'Opportunities in the 715: Integrating STI testing into annual routine health assessments for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people', presented at Joint Australasian HIV&AIDS + Sexual Health Conferences, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, 29 August 2022 - 01 September 2022
2022
McCormack H; Newman C; Guy R; Bourne C, 2021, 'Integrating testing for sexually transmissible infections and blood-borne viruses into routine care for Aboriginal people in NSW: a secondary analysis of qualitative stakeholder interviews', presented at Joint Australasian Sexual Health + HIV&AIDS Conferences, Virtual, 06 September 2021 - 09 September 2021
2021
McCormack H; Wand H; Newman CE; Bourne C; Kennedy C; Guy R, 2023, Exploring Whether the Electronic Optimization of Routine Health Assessments Can Increase Testing for Sexually Transmitted Infections and Provider Acceptability at an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service: Mixed Methods Evaluation (Preprint), , http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/preprints.51387
2023
McCormack H; Wand H; Bourne C; Ward J; Bradley C; Mak D; Guy R; Murphy D, 2022, 'Remote Aboriginal-led primary care services integrate testing for sexually transmitted infections into comprehensive annual preventive health assessments in regions with highest prevalence', in Sexual Health, CSIRO Publishing, Australia, Vol. 19, pp. xxiii - xxiii, presented at Joint Australasian Sexual Health and HIV & AIDS Conferences, Australia, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SHv19n5abs
2022
Carter A; McManus H; Vickers T; Asselin J; Chow EPF; Chen M; Fairley C; Bourne C; McNulty A; Reed P; Heath K; Ryder N; McCloskey J; Carmody C; McCormack H; Alexander K; Casey D; Ward J; Stoove M; Hellard M; Donovan B; Guy R, 2021, 'TRENDS AND RISK FACTORS OF INFECTIOUS SYPHILIS AMONG WOMEN AND HETEROSEXUAL MEN IN MAJOR AUSTRALIAN CITIES: ANALYSIS OF NATIONAL SENTINEL SURVEILLANCE DATA 2011-2019', in SEXUAL HEALTH, CSIRO PUBLISHING, Vol. 18, pp. XXV - XXV, https://www.webofscience.com/api/gateway?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000693686000034&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2021
McCormack H; Wand H; Bourne C; Ward J; Bradley C; Mak D; Guy R, 2022, 'Key population led primary care services integrates HIV and STI testing into comprehensive annual preventive health assessments', Montreal, Canada, presented at AIDS 2022, Montreal, Canada, 29 July 2022 - 02 August 2022
2022
McCormack H; Tayler P; Power C; Avasalu R; Ryder N, 2022, '‘Discreet Life’: An innovative HIV testing campaign targeting heterosexual men who have sex with men (MSM) in New South Wales (NSW), Australia', Montreal, Canada, presented at AIDS 2022, Montreal, Canada, 29 July 2022 - 02 August 2022
2022
McCormack H, 2016, 'To tackle hepatitis C, we need to close the justice gap', in Finlay S; Williams M; McInerney M; Sweet M (ed.), #JustJustice: Tackling the Over-incarceration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, Croakey, Australia, pp. 178 - 179, https://croakey.org/download/43883/
2016

Guest lectures

PHCM9255 - Politics, Surveillance and Public Health

PHCM3001 - Ethics in Public Health