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Dr

Rebecca Disler

Research Fellow-Rural Chronic Ill Health
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
humans
respiratory system
general & internal medicine
nursing
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
pulmonary disease, chronic obstructive
medicine, general & internal
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Dr

Rebecca Disler

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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Dr

Rebecca Disler

 

Dr Disler is a Senior Research Fellow in Chronic Disease with a research focus on improving health service delivery for patients with chronic disease, and in particular: supportive, palliative and end-stage care; and addressing influences on health behaviours in chronic disease. She was recently awarded the Early Career Achievement Award from the American Thoracic Society and Maurice Blackburn TSANZ Travel Award.

Dr Disler's key current projects include mapping of palliative and end of life services in rural chronic disease and testing a health brain ageing intervention in chronic lung disease. Dr Disler sits on the Thoracic Society ANZ Victorian Executive Board and national Research Sub-Committee, she is also Convenor of the Symptom Support and Palliative care and Evidence Based Medicine Special Interest Groups. Dr Disler also sits on the Program Committee and International Nursing Research Priorities workgroup for the American Thoracic Society. Prior to moving into academia, Dr Disler worked as Respiratory Specialist Nurse at Westminster Primary Care Trust, London; Nurse Unit Manager of the Acute Respiratory and HDU wards at St Mary’s Hospital, London; and trained in intensive care at Royal Melbourne Hospital in Melbourne.

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 35 most recent scholarly works by Rebecca Disler.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2018

Maurice Blackburn/Thoracic Society ANZ Travel award for presentation on the impact of cognitive impairment in chronic lung disease

Maurice Blackburn/Thoracic Society ANZ

2017

ATS Early Career Researcher Achievement Award

American Thoracic Society

2015

Abstract award for quality of submitted abstract, ATS conference Denver, USA

American Thoracic Society

2015

Lung Foundation Australia and A Menarini, COPD Travel Award to support presentation at the premier international respiratory conference

Lung Foundation Australia

2014

Abstract award for quality of submitted abstract, ATS conference San Diego, USA

American Thoracic Society

2014

International travel scholarship to support travel and conference presentation

American Thoracic Society

2013

Citation for significant and sustained contributions to student learning, student engagement and the student experience

University of Technology Sydney

2012

Publication Award for best doctoral paper accepted for publication is this, the top ranked international journal for nursing.

International Journal of Nursing Studies

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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Research Fellow-Rural Chronic Ill Health

Rural Health

Member

Australian Palliative Care Nursing Association

Member

Australian College of Nursing

Member Programming Committee (Nur); Member International Nursing Research Priorities Workgroup

American Thoracic Society

Deputy Convenor Evidence Based Medicine Group And Deputy Convenor Respiratory Nursing Group

Thoracic Society Australia and New Zealand

Member

European Respiratory Society

Member

Lung Foundation Australia

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Technology Sydney

Masters of Science (Research)

King's College London

PG Dip Advanced Nursing Practice

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Science

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Nursing

La Trobe University