Associate Professor Fran Boyle

Associate Professor

School of Public Health
Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Affiliate Associate Professor

Mater Research Institute-UQ
Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
f.boyle@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64681

Overview

Assoc Prof Fran Boyle is Head of the Health Systems & Policy Division in the School of Public Health.

Fran is a social scientist, with a background in psychology, sociology and public health and her research is concerned with the application of social sciences research methods to public health problems. Fran is particularly interested in the integration of quantitative and qualitative methods and the interface between research, policy and practice. Her research focuses on social determinants of health and people’s lived experiences of health, health services and the health system. Current research focuses on the psychosocial impacts of pregnancy loss and strategies to improve care for families following stillbirth.

Qualifications

  • PhD, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours1), The University of Queensland

Publications

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Supervision

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Available Projects

  • We are currently conducting online surveys in a number of countries to investigate the views of parents and health professionals in relation to stillbirth. The information being collected aims to identify strategies to improve care following stillbirth at health services and wider community levels. Both quantitative and qualitative data are being collected.

    Other topics also exist in this area. Interested students are invited to make contact to explore possibilities.

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Publications

Featured Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Boyle, Fran and Donald, Maria Alice (2003). Future directions for information dissemination: Population health and the primary health care workforce. In The project was a collaborative venture between four universities: Flinders University (lead institution), La Trobe University, The University of New South Wales and the University of Queensland (Ed.), Thinking populations: Population health and the primary health care workforce 1 ed. (pp. 1-103) Canberra, A.C.T., Australia: Australian Institute for Primary Care.

  • Boyle, F. M. and Chapman, R. (2000). General practice care after miscarriage: consumer and provider views (GPEP: Project #541). In Anne Magarey, Wendy Rogers and Bronwyn Veale (Ed.), An Anthology of Literature Reviews by GPEP Researchers (pp. 103-105) Adelaide: National Information Service.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

Completed Supervision

Possible Research Projects

Note for students: The possible research projects listed on this page may not be comprehensive or up to date. Always feel free to contact the staff for more information, and also with your own research ideas.

  • We are currently conducting online surveys in a number of countries to investigate the views of parents and health professionals in relation to stillbirth. The information being collected aims to identify strategies to improve care following stillbirth at health services and wider community levels. Both quantitative and qualitative data are being collected.

    Other topics also exist in this area. Interested students are invited to make contact to explore possibilities.