Greta Smith

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Research Officer

Email: greta.smith@aut.ac.nz

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Qualifications:

  • DPH (Postgrad Diploma in Public Health), University of Otago
  • RGN, St Georges Hospital, London
  • BSc(Hons), Kings College, London University

Overview:

I work within the Centre for Person Centred Research as a Research Officer. My primary roles include research management and support, and data management on the centres clinical trials as needed .

Fields of research:

  • Rehabilitation and Therapy (Excl. Physiotherapy)

Professional activities:

Featured professional activities

    Award, prize, fellowship, and scholarship

    • Vice-Chancellor's Award for Research Excellence 2018 - Research Team, AUT University (2018)

Research outputs:

Featured research outputs

  • Cummins, C., Kayes, N. M., Reeve, J., Smith, G., MacLeod, R., & McPherson, K. M. (2017). Navigating physical activity engagement following a diagnosis of cancer: A qualitative exploration. European Journal of Cancer Care, 26(4). doi:10.1111/ecc.12608

  • Mudge, S., Kayes, N., Sezier, A., Meier-Williams, B., Smith, G., Payne, D., . . . McPherson, K. (2016). Getting evidence into practice: Enhancing clinical care for people with long-term neurological conditions. In 5th Annual NHMRC Symposium on Research Translation (pp. 101). Melbourne.

  • Czuba, K. J., Kersten, P., Kayes, N. M., Smith, G. A., Barker-Collo, S., Taylor, W. J., & McPherson, K. M. (2016). Measuring neurobehavioral functioning in people with traumatic brain injury: Rasch analysis of neurobehavioral functioning inventory. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 31(4). Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26394297

  • Fadyl, J., Smith, G., Fadyl, R., Channon, A., Theadom, A., & McPherson, K. (2015). Using non-academic technologies to enhance data analysis in a longitudinal qualitative study of traumatic brain injury. In AFRM/NZRA Combined Rehabilitation Meeting 2015. Wellington.

Journal articles

  • Mudge, S., Sezier, A., Payne, D., Smith, G., & Kayes, N. (2020). Pilot trial of The Living Well Toolkit: Qualitative analysis and implications for refinement and future implementation. BMC Health Services Research, 20. doi:10.1186/s12913-020-4920-5

  • Czuba, K. J., Kersten, P., Anstiss, D., Kayes, N. M., Gabbe, B. J., Civil, I., . . . Siegert, R. J. (2019). Incidence and outcomes of major trauma in New Zealand: Findings from a feasibility study of New Zealand's first national trauma registry. New Zealand Medical Journal, 132(1494), 26-40. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31048822

  • Sezier, A., Mudge, S., Kayes, N., Kersten, P., Payne, D., Harwood, M., . . . McPherson, K. M. (2018). Development of a toolkit to enhance care processes for people with a long-term neurological condition: A qualitative descriptive study. BMJ Open, 8(6). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022038

  • Kersten, P., Cummins, C., Kayes, N., Babbage, D., Elder, H., Foster, A., . . . McPherson, K. (2018). Making sense of recovery after traumatic brain injury through a peer mentoring intervention: A qualitative exploration. BMJ Open, 8(10), 1-13. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020672

  • Cummins, C., Kayes, N. M., Reeve, J., Smith, G., MacLeod, R., & McPherson, K. M. (2017). Navigating physical activity engagement following a diagnosis of cancer: A qualitative exploration. European Journal of Cancer Care, 26(4). doi:10.1111/ecc.12608

  • Czuba, K. J., Kersten, P., Kayes, N. M., Smith, G. A., Barker-Collo, S., Taylor, W. J., & McPherson, K. M. (2016). Measuring neurobehavioral functioning in people with traumatic brain injury: Rasch analysis of neurobehavioral functioning inventory. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 31(4). Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26394297

  • Harvey, V. J., Sharples, K. J., Isaacs, R. J., Jameson, M. B., Jeffery, G. M., McLaren, B. R., . . . Findlay, M. P. (2013). A randomized phase II study comparing capecitabine alone with capecitabine and oral cyclophosphamide in patients with advanced breast cancer-cyclox II. Annals of Oncology, 24. Retrieved from internal-pdf://3562539473/#379%20Harvey%20et%20al%202013.pdf

  • Wickens, K., Lane, J. M., Fitzharris, P., Siebers, R., Riley, G., Douwes, J., . . . Crane, J. (2002). Farm residence and exposures and the risk of allergic diseases in New Zealand children. Allergy, 57(12).

  • Wickens, K., Lane, J., Fitzharris, P., Riley, G., Douwes, J., Smith, T., & Crane, J. (2001). Differences in allergic disease prevalence between New Zealand rural and town children. Epidemiology, 12(4).

Conference contributions

  • Mudge, S., Kayes, N., Sezier, A., Meier-Williams, B., Smith, G., Payne, D., . . . McPherson, K. (2016). Getting evidence into practice: Enhancing clinical care for people with long-term neurological conditions. In 5th Annual NHMRC Symposium on Research Translation (pp. 101). Melbourne.

  • Fadyl, J., Smith, G., Fadyl, R., Channon, A., Theadom, A., & McPherson, K. (2015). Using non-academic technologies to enhance data analysis in a longitudinal qualitative study of traumatic brain injury. In AFRM/NZRA Combined Rehabilitation Meeting 2015. Wellington.

  • Cummins, C., Kayes, N. M., Reeve, J., Smith, G., MacLeod, R., & McPherson, K. M. (2015). "Put back out into the world and left hung out to dry a bit": a place for rehabilitation service provision following a diagnosis of cancer. In AFRM/NZRA Combined Rehabilitation Meeting 2015. Wellington.

  • Kersten, P., Czuba, K., Kayes, N. M., Smith, G., Barker-Collo, S., Taylor, W., & McPherson, K. M. (2015). Measuring neurobehavioral functioning in people with traumatic brain injury: Rasch analysis of neurobehavioral functioning Inventory. In Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine Vol. S54 (pp. 94). Berlin: Foundation for Rehabilitation Information.

  • Kayes, N. M., Reeve, J., Cummins, C., Smith, G., Macleod, R., & McPherson, K. (2014). Exploring cancer survivors' perspectives of the barriers and facilitators to physical activity engagement following a diagnosis of cancer in New Zealand. In Physiotherapy New Zealand Conference 2014: Linking the chain. Auckland.

  • Cull, A., Mudge, S., Kayes, N., Smith, G., & McPherson, K. (2011). Accessible research - The role of the internet in broadening options for engagement in the Living Well as a Disabled Person Project. In 2011 New Zealand Rehabilitation Association Biennial Conference. Auckland.

  • Cummins, C., Taylor, D., Smith, G., & McPherson, K. (2011). Perceived benefits of a therapeutic exercise programme for woman diagnosed with breast cancer. In 2011 New Zealand Rehabilitation Association Biennial Conference. Auckland New Zealand.

  • Smith, G., Taylor, D., Cummins, C., & McPherson, K. (2011). Exploring engagement in a personalised therapeutic exercise programme for women diagnosed with breast cancer. In 2011 New Zealand Rehabilitation Association Biennial Conference. Auckland New Zealand.

  • Kayes, N., Theadom, A., Smith, G., Fadyl, J., & McPherson, K. (2011). The self-regulatory skills interview: Assessment of a revised scoring protocol. In 8th Conference of the Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Special Interest Group. Rotorua.

Reports

  • Czuba, K., Anstiss, D., Kersten, P., Rohan, M., Terry, G., Kayes, N., . . . Siegert, R. (2017). Outcomes after trauma study. Auckland, New Zealand.

  • McPherson, K. M., Kayes, N., Fadyl, J., Smith, G. A., Moloczij, N., & Kersten, P. (2009). Reviews of Return to Work and Prevention of Work Disability - Final Report. Auckland: AUT University.

Oral presentations

  • czuba, K., Kersten, P., & smith, G. (2015). Practical use of Rasch scales: Neurobehavioral functioning Inventory. Bologna, Italy.

  • McPherson, K. M., Kayes, N. M., Fadyl, J., & Smith, G. (2008). Exploring research evidence: Drivers of rehabilitation performance. Wellington, New Zealand.

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