Dr Jennifer Paratz

Honorary Senior Fellow

UQ Centre for Clinical Research
Faculty of Medicine

Overview

Research Fellow in Anaesthesiology & Critical Care and the Burns, Trauma and Critical Care Research Centre

Dr Jennifer Paratz has qualifications in clinical physiotherapy, medical education and research. She has completed a fellowship to specialize in cardiopulmonary physiotherapy. She was previously director of a cardiopulmonary research centre at Alfred Hospital/La Trobe University, Melbourne and has a large amount of experience in clinical work, research and teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She is currently reviewer for a number of peer reviewed journals and granting bodies and examiner for doctoral awards. Research interests include all aspects of physiotherapy in intensive care, burns management and exercise testing in disease states.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Graduate Certificate in Health Studies, The University of Queensland
  • Master of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland
  • Diploma of Physiotherapy, Cumberland College of Health Sciences

Publications

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Supervision

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Al Balushi, Ruqaiya M., Paratz, Jennifer D., Cohen, Jeremy and Banks, Merrilyn (2015). Glutamine supplementation in multiple trauma patients. In Rajkumar Rajendram, Victor R. Preedy and Vinood B. Patel (Ed.), Glutamine in Clinical Nutrition (pp. 181-194) New York, United States: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-1-4939-1932-1_14

  • A. Jones, G. Ntoumenopoulos and J. Paratz (2008). Intensive care for the critically ill adult. In Jennifer A. Pryor and Ammani S. Prasad (Ed.), Physiotherapy for Respiratory and Cardiac Problems Adults and Paediatrics 4 ed. (pp. 270-312) Edinburgh, United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Walsh, J., Mckeough, Z., Morris, N., Yerkovich, S., Wood, M. and Paratz, J. (2013). Seasonal variation and living alone are related to non-completion in a pulmonary rehabilitation program. In: Abstracts of the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand and the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science 2013 Annual Scientific Meetings. Annual Scientific Meetings of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand and the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science TSANZ and ANZSRS 2013, Darwin NT Australia, (50-50). 22-27 March 2013. doi:10.1111/resp.12046

  • Winzer, Brooke M., Reeves, Marina M., Paratz, Jennifer, Whitehead, Jon and Whiteman, David C. (2012). Changes in adiposity, gastro-oesophageal reflux and obesity-related hormones following a 24-week exercise intervention in men with Barrett'S Oesophagus. In: Abstracts of the Joint Meeting of the COSA 39th Annual Scientific Meeting and IPOS 14th World Congress of Psycho–Oncology. The Joint Meeting of the COSA 39th Annual Scientific Meeting and IPOS 14th World Congress of Psycho–Oncology, Brisbane Australia, (314-314). 13-15 November 2012. doi:10.1111/ajco.12030

  • Walsh, J., Morris, N., Mckeough, Z., Yerkovich, S., Seale, H. and Paratz, J. (2012). Quadriceps muscle weakness identifies responders to pulmonary rehabilitation. In: Special Issue: Abstracts of the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand and the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science 2012 Annual Scientific Meetings. Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand and the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science 2012 Annual Scientific Meetings, Canberra ACT, Australia, (61-61). 30 March-4 April 2012. doi:10.1111/j.1440-1843.2012.02143.x

  • Stockton, K., Bennell, K., Kandiah, D. and Paratz, J. (2011). Physical function, vitamin D and fatigue in women with systemic lupus erythematosus: An observational study. In: Internal Medicine Journal. ARA-RHPA 52nd Annual Scientific Meeting, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, (39-39). 14-17 May 2011.

  • Caruana, L., Barnett, A., Tronstad, O., Paratz, J., Chang, A. and Fraser, J. (2011). The timing of onset of filling for regions of interest is reproducible: An observational study using electrical impedance tomography. In: Papers and poster abstracts: The 35th Australian and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting on Intensive Care and the 16th Annual Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Conference. ANZICS/ACCCN Intensive Care ASM 2010, Melbourne VIC, Australia, (55-55). 14-16 October 2010. doi:10.1016/j.aucc.2010.12.009

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

Completed Supervision