COMPaRE-PHC funding ceases on 30th June 2016.

From that date, this website will operate as a static record of COMPaRE-PHC people, activities and achievements.  

Aim 

The Centre for Obesity Management and Prevention Research Excellence in Primary Health Care (COMPaRE-PHC) aimed to inform primary health care policy and practice in the prevention and management of obesity in disadvantaged populations across Australia.

Publications

Year:
2016
Author:
El- Haddad N, Spooner S, Faruqi F, Denney-Wilson E, Harris M
Stream:
Stream 2 Disadvantaged populations
Background:
Year:
2016
Author:
Nouhad El-Haddad, Catherine Spooner, Nighat Faruqi, Elizabeth Denney-Wilson and Mark Harris
Stream:
Stream 2 Disadvantaged populations
Abstract Background Weight management education is one of the key strategies to assist patients to manage their weight.
Year:
2016
Author:
Catherine Georgina Russell, Sarah Taki, Rachel Laws, Leva Azadi, Karen J. Campbell, Rosalind Elliott, John Lynch, Kylie Ball, Rachael Taylor and Elizabeth Denney-Wilson
Stream:
Stream 1 Families with young children
Background: Despite the crucial need to develop targeted and effective approaches for obesity prevention in

COMPaRE-PHC TOPIC SUMMARY

Author:
Professor Mark Harris and Dr. Catherine Spooner
Written by Professor Mark Harris, Director of COMPaRE-PHC, and Dr. Catherine Spooner, Coordinator of COMPaRE-PHC
Author:
Alice Gibson and Professor Ian Caterson
Written by Alice Gibson and Professor Ian Caterson, COMPaRE investigator and Foundation Director of the Boden Institute of Obesity Nutrition Exercise and Eating Disorders and Boden Professor of Human Nutrition at the University of Sydney.
Author:
Associate Professor Rachael Taylor
Telling parents that their young child is overweight: The role of motivational interviewing

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