Dr Sisira Edirippulige

Senior Lecturer

Centre for Health Services Research
Faculty of Medicine
s.edirippulige@uq.edu.au
+61 7 3176 7403

Overview

Qualifications

  • Master of Science, State.University.of.Simferopol.USSR
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Auckland

Publications

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Master Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Edirippulige, Sisira, Armfield, Nigel R., Caffery, Liam and Smith, Anthony C. (2016). Education and training for supporting practitioners in the use of clinical telehealth: a needs analysis. In Halit Eren and John G. Webster (Ed.), Telehealth and mobile health (pp. 319-328) Boca Raton, FL, United States: CRC Press.

  • Fujisawa, Yoshikazu, Hamano, Tsuyoshi, Ishida, Yu and Edirippulige, Sisira (2013). What means "participation" as a measure of social capital in Japanese Neighborhoods context?. In C. Douglas Johnson (Ed.), Social capital: theory, measurement and outcomes (pp. 171-184) New York, United States: Nova Science Publishers.

  • Edirippulige, Sisira and Marasinghe, Rohana B. (2011). Fostering self regulated learning (SRL) in e-health. In Giuliana Dettori and Donatella Persico (Ed.), Fostering Self-regulated learning through ICTs (pp. 352-363) New York, NY, United States: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-61692-901-5.ch021

  • Edirippulige, Sisira and Marasinghe, Rohana (2011). Telenursing in aged care: Systematic evidence of practice. In Jeffrey Soar, Rick Swindell and Philip Tsang (Ed.), Intelligent Technologies for Bridging the Grey Digital Divide (pp. 269-281) New York: IGI Global.

  • Edirippulige, Sisira (2011). Telenursing: Nursing informatics in practice. In Andrew Cashin and Robyn Cook (Ed.), Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing Informatics (pp. 150-161) New York: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/9781609600341.ch012

  • Edirippulige, Sisira, Marasinghe, Rohana, Maon, Siti and Fujisawa, Yoshikazu (2011). The impact of telehealth on health care workforce: Global perspective. In Stéfane M. Kabene, Anupam Shukla and Ritu Tiwari (Ed.), Human resources in healthcare, health informatics and healthcare systems (pp. 180-192) Hershey, PA, U.S.A.: Medical Information Science Reference.

  • Edirippulige, Sisira and Marasinghe, Rohana (2010). Applicability of transformative learning theory in e-health teaching. In T. Volkan Yuzer and Gulsun Kurubacak (Ed.), Transformative learning and online education: Aesthetics, dimensions and concepts (pp. 374-385) Hershy, Pennsylvania: IGI Global.

  • Smith, Anthony C. and Edirippulige, Sisira (2010). Extending health services to rural communities: Telepediatrics in Queensland. In Stefane M. Kabene (Ed.), Healthcare and the effect of technology: Developments, challenges and advancements (pp. 101-111) Hershey, PA, U.S.A.: IGI Global.

  • Edirippulge, S (2009). Changing role of Nurses in the Digital Era: Nurses and Telehealth.. In Joachim H Nagel (Ed.), Series in Biomedical Engineering Handbook of Digital Homecare 4 ed. (pp. 269-285) Berlin / Heidelberg: Springer Berlin / Heidelberg.

  • Edirippulige, S, Smith, A.C., Bensink, M.E., Armfield, N.R. and Wootton R (2009). Nurses and Telehealth, Current Practice and Future Trends.. In Bettina Staudinger, Victoria Hob and Herwig Osterman (Ed.), Nursing and Clinical Informatics: Socio-Technical Approaches 1 ed. (pp. 94-109) USA / UK: Information Science Reference, Idea Group Inc (IGI).

  • Edirippulige, S, Marasinghe RB, Dissanayake VHW, Abeykoon P and Wootton R (2009). Strategies to promote e-health and telemedicine activities in developing countries. In Wootton R, Patil NG, Scott RE and Ho K (Ed.), Telehealth in the developing world. (pp. 79-87) United Kingdom: Royal Society of Medicine Press.

  • Conrick,, Ribbons,, Edirippulige, S K and Wootton, R (2006). Gazing into the crystal ball. In Moya Conrick (Ed.), Health Informatics: Transforming Healthcare with Technology (pp. 417-423) Australia: Thomson Social Science Press.

  • Edirippulige, S K and Wootton, R (2006). Telehealth and communication. In Moya Conrick (Ed.), Health Informatics: Transforming Healthcare with Technology (pp. 266-278) Australia: Thomson Social Science Press.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Martin-Khan, M., Gray, L., Beattie, E., Edirippulige, S., Russell, T. and Smith, A. (2016). Challenges in implementing Randomised Control Trials in Health Service Implementation Research: Protocol issues in a telehealth trial in residential aged care. In: Successes and Failures in Telehealth - 7th Annual Meeting of the Australasian Telehealth Society. Successes and Failures in Telehealth 2016, Auckland, New Zealand, (49-49). 1 - 3 November 2016.

  • Deacon, A. and Edirippulige, S. (2016). Design of an RCT to compare the effectiveness of smartphone and paper-based delivery of a mixed methods intervention for adolescents with type 1 diabetes. In: Successes and Failures in Telehealth - 7th Annual Meeting of the Australasian Telehealth Society. Successes and Failures in Telehealth 2016, Auckland, New Zealand, (20-20). 1 - 3 November 2016.

  • Deacon, Anthony J and Edirippulige, Sisira (2015). Using mobile technology to motivate adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus: A systematic review of recent literature. In: International Conference on Successes and Failures in Telehealth (SFT-15), Brisbane, Australia, (). 12-13 November, 2015.

  • Natarajan, Kannan, Salih, Salih, Martin-Khan, Melinda, Edirippulige, Sisira and Gray, Len (2014). Feasibility Study of Tele-health Services for a Residential Aged Care Facility. In: Abstracts of The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting. ANZSGM Annual Scientific Meeting Conference, Melbourne, VIC Australia, (47-47). 28 - 30 May 2014. doi:10.1111/ajag.12178

  • Fatehi, F., Edirippulige, S. and Gray, L.C. (2013). A systematic review on the use of online support groups for improving diabetes care. In: International Conference on Successes and Failures in Telehealth 2013 (SFT-13), Brisbane, Australia, (). 12-13 November 2013.

  • Martin-Khan, M., Beattie, E., Edirippulige, S., Gray, L. C., Russell, T., Smith, A. C. and Theodoros, D. (2012). Telehealth for nursing homes: utilisation of specialists services. In: Australasian Journal On Ageing. Australian Association of Gerontology, 45th National Conference, Brisbane, Australia, (37-37). 20–23 November 2012. doi:10.1111/j.1741-6612.2012.00655.x

  • Maon, Siti N. and Edirippulige, Sisira (2010). An overview of the national telehealth initiative in Malaysia. In: Anthony C. Smith and Anthony J. Maeder, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. Selected papers from the 15th International Conference of the International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth and 1st National Conference of the Australasian Telehealth Society. Global Telehealth 2010 (GT2010), Fremantle, Perth, WA, (95-103). 10-12 November, 2010. doi:10.3233/978-1-60750-659-1-95

  • Edirippulige, Sisira (2010). Readiness of nurses for practicing telehealth. In: Anthony C. Smith and Anthony J. Maeder, Global Telehealth 2010 (GT2010) – 15th International Conference of the International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth and 1st National Conference of the Australasian Telehealth Society, Fremantle, Perth, W.A., Australia, (49-56). 10-12 November, 2010. doi:10.3233/978-1-60750-659-1-49

  • Edirippulige, S., Marasinghe, R. B., Bandara, H. M. S. P. and Jiffry, M. T. M. (2008). A preliminary study to evaluate the use of information and communication technology (ICT) in Sri Lankan primary care practice. In: 4th Scientific Session of the Health Informatics Society of Sri Lanka (HISSL), Colombo, Sri Lanka, (1-12). 26 July 2008.

  • Edirippulige, Sisira, Armfielf, Nigel R., Bensink, Mark E., Marasinghe, Rohana and Wootton, Richard (2008). Preliminary evaluation of a practical program in e-health education. In: Telemedicine and e-Health. American Telemedicine Association Meeting 2008, Seattle, Washington, USA, (111-111). 6-8 April 2008. doi:10.1089/tmj.2008.9983.supp

  • Edirippulige, S. K., Marasinghe, R., Smith, A. C., Fujisawa, Y, Herath, W. B., Jiffry, M. and Wootton, R. (2007). Evaluation of E-Learning Practices in Undergraduate Medical Education: Results of a Survey in Sri Lanka. In: Proceedings of the ECEH'07. European Conference on eHealth 2007, Germany, (217-224). 11-12 October, 2007.

  • Edirippulige, S. K., Marasinghe, R., Smith, A. C., Fujisawa, Y., Herath, W. B., Jiffry, M. T. and Wootton, R. (2007). Knowledge and Perceptions of e-Health: Results of a Survey of Medical Students in Sri Lanka. In: Health Networking, Application and Services. International Conference. 9th 2007. Healthcom 2007. 9th International Conference on E-health networking, Application and Services 2007, Taipei, Taiwan, (95-99). 19-22 June, 2007.

  • Edirippulige, Sisira, Marasinghe, Rohana B., Smith, Anthony C., Fujisawa, Yoshikazu, Herath, Walisundara B., Jiffry, Mohamed T. M. and Wootton, Richard (2007). Knowledge and perceptions of e-health: Results of a survey of medical students in Sri Lanka. In: 2006 International Conference On Information and Automation. 2nd International Conference on Information and Automation (ICIA 2006), Colombo, Sri Lanka, (437-439). 15-17 December 2006. doi:10.1109/ICINFA.2006.374093

  • Edirippulige, Sisira, Marasinghe, Rohana B., Smith, Anthony C., Fujisawa, Yoshikazu, Herath, Walisundara B., Jiffry, M. T. M. and Wootton, Richard (2007). Medical students' knowledge and perceptions of e-health: results of a study in Sri Lanka. In: Klaus A. Kuhn, James A. Warren and Tze-Yun, Leong, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. MEDINFO 2007. Proceedings of: 12th World Congress on Health (Medical) Informatics – Building Sustainable Health Systems. 12th World Congress on Health (Medical) Informatics – Building Sustainable Health Systems, Brisbane, Australia, (1406-1409). 20-24 August 2007.

  • Edirippulige, Sisira, Fujisawa, Yoshikazu, Marasinghe, Rohana B., Jiffry, Mohamed T. M., Smith, Anthony C. and Wootton, Richard (2007). Medical students' knowledge in e-health in developing countries: A survey in Sri Lanka. In: HEALTHCOM 2007: Ubiquitous healthcare in aging societies. 9th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Application and Service, Taipei, Taiwan, (95-99). 19-22 June 2007. doi:10.1109/HEALTH.2007.381612

  • Edirippulige, S. K., Smith, A. C., Young, J. and Wootton, R. (2006). Knowledge, perceptions and expectations of nurses in e-health: results of a survey in a children's hospital. In: Richard Wootton and Elizabeth Krupinski, Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare: 6th International Conference on Successes and Failures in Telehealth (SFT-6). 6th International Conference on Successes and Failures in Telehealth (SFT-6), Brisbane, Australia, (35-38). 25-26 August 2006. doi:10.1258/135763306779380255

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor