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Research areas:
  • Biostatistics
  • Total knee replacement
  • General practice
Institute/Affiliation:
The University of Melbourne

Sharmala Thuraisingam

Mbiostatistics, BMechEng, PhD (enrolled)

Sharmala (Sharm) Thuraisingam is a PhD candidate in the OPUS CRE.  She also works as a Biostatistician at the Department of General Practice and research assistant at the Department of Surgery, The University of Melbourne. Sharm’s research is focussed on the development of a prediction model for use in general practice to predict non-response to total knee replacement in patients with osteoarthritis.  This model will utilise data from the St Vincent’s Hospital SMART registry and general practice patient data from the Department of General Practice and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

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OTHER KEY ROLES

Department of General Practice, The University of Melbourne: Biostatistician

Department of Surgery, The University of Melbourne: Research Assistant

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