Dr Nancye Peel

Senior Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Centre for Health Services Research
Faculty of Medicine
n.peel@uq.edu.au
+61 7 3176 7402

Overview

PhD (Population Health), Master of Public Health, Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Dr Peel is a Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Research in Geriatric Medicine, The Universty of Queensland. Her research expertise relates to the determinants of health and well-being of older people, risk statification and indicators of quality of care for the frail aged across the continuum of care

Qualifications

  • PhD, The University of Queensland
  • Master of Public Health, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours), The University of Queensland

Publications

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Master Philosophy

  • Master Philosophy

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Bartlett, H. P. and Peel, N. M. (2005). Healthy Ageing in the Community. In Gavin and J Andrews and David R Phillips (Ed.), Ageing and Place: Perspectives, Policy and Practice lst Edition ed. (pp. 98-109) New York, NY: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9780203694510

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Arjunan, A., Peel, N. and Hubbard, R. (2017). Feasibility and validity of frailty measurement in geriatric rehabilitation. In: Australasian Journal On Ageing. , , (20-20). .

  • Arjunan, A., Peel, N. and Hubbard, R. (2017). Prognostic significance of a gait speed of zero. In: Australasian Journal On Ageing. , , (20-20). .

  • Alapatt, L. J., Hubbard, R. and Peel, N. (2017). The association between gait speed and cognitive impairment in community-dwelling older people: a systematic review. In: Australasian Journal On Ageing. , , (39-39). .

  • Gordon, E., Peel, N. and Hubbard, R. (2017). The male-female health-survival paradox in hospitalised older adults. In: Australasian Journal On Ageing. , , (28-29). .

  • Gregorevic, Kate, Peel, Nancye M., Lim, W. K., Tacey, Mark and Hubbard, Ruth E. (2017). Health assets in frail older patients. In: Australasian Journal On Ageing. , , (21-22). .

  • Hubbard, Ruth E., Peel, Nancye M., Samanta, Mayukh, Gray, Leonard C., Fries, Brant E., Mitnitski, Arnold and Rockwood, Kenneth (2017). The Frailty Index of cumulative health deficits: Derivation from the interRAI acute care instrument. In: Australasian Journal On Ageing. , , (21-21). .

  • Lin, H-S, Peel, N. M. and Hubbard, R. E. (2016). Baseline vulnerability and inpatient frailty in relation to adverse outcomes in a surgical cohort. In: The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting 2016, “The AGEnder Paradox”, Cairns, Queensland, Australia, (41-41). 1–3 June, 2016. doi:10.1111/ajag.12337

  • Peel, N. M., Watts, J. N., Hubbard, R. E. and Gray, L. C. (2016). Clinical characteristics of older people referred for specialist geriatric consultation. In: The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting 2016, “The AGEnder Paradox”, Cairns, Queensland, Australia, (75-75). 1–3 June, 2016. doi:10.1111/ajag.12339

  • Gray, L. C., Peel, N. M., Hornby-Turner, Y., Pimm, B., Wood, S. and Hubbard, R. E. (2016). Development and testing of a rapid functional and psychosocial assessment system for adult inpatients of acute hospitals. In: The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting 2016, “The AGEnder Paradox”, Cairns, Queensland, Australia, (64-65). 1–3 June, 2016. doi:10.1111/ajag.12339

  • Chowdhury, R., Peel, N. M., Saweirs, W., Johnson, D., Krosch, M., Senff, S., Basev, A. and Hubbard, R. E. (2016). Frailty index in chronic kidney disease (FI-CKD) study. In: The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting 2016, “The AGEnder Paradox”, Cairns, Queensland, Australia, (62-62). 1–3 June, 2016. doi:10.1111/ajag.12339

  • Arjunan, A., Hubbard, R. E. and Peel, N. M. (2016). Gait speed and frailty status in relation to adverse outcomes in geriatric rehabilitation: A prospective cohort study. In: The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting 2016, “The AGEnder Paradox”, Cairns, Queensland, Australia, (42-42). 1–3 June, 2016. doi:10.1111/ajag.12338

  • Peel, Nancye (2016). Getting started in research: demystifying the process. In: The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting 2016, “The AGEnder Paradox”, Cairns, Queensland, Australia, (16-16). 1–3 June, 2016. doi:10.1111/ajag.12336

  • Gregorevic, K., Peel, N. M., Lim, W. K. and Hubbard, R. E. (2016). Health assets improve outcomes for hospitalised older adults. In: The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting 2016, “The AGEnder Paradox”, Cairns, Queensland, Australia, (65-65). 1–3 June, 2016. doi:10.1111/ajag.12339

  • Wong, D. L-Y, Peel, N. M., Watts, J. N. and Hubbard, R. E. (2016). Impact of inpatient rehabilitation on frailty and various health domains. In: The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting 2016, “The AGEnder Paradox”, Cairns, Queensland, Australia, (59-59). 1–3 June, 2016. doi:10.1111/ajag.12338

  • Bukkapatnam, S., Hubbard, R. E. and Peel, N. M. (2016). Morbidity and mortality among older people with fractures of the humerus: a systematic review. In: The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting 2016, “The AGEnder Paradox”, Cairns, Queensland, Australia, (43-43). 1–3 June, 2016. doi:10.1111/ajag.12338

  • Salih, S. A., Peel, N. M., Enright, D. and Marshall, W. (2016). Physical activities level of older persons admitted to Transitional Care Program: accelerometer based study. In: The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting 2016, “The AGEnder Paradox”, Cairns, Queensland, Australia, (22-22). 1–3 June, 2016. doi:10.1111/ajag.12337

  • Gordon, E., Peel, N. M., Samanta, M. and Hubbard, R. E. (2016). Sex differences in frailty: a systematic review and meta-analysis. In: The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting 2016, “The AGEnder Paradox”, Cairns, Queensland, Australia, (25-25). 1–3 June, 2016. doi:10.1111/ajag.12337

  • Khatry, K., Peel, N. M., Gray, L. C. and Hubbard, R. E. (2016). The utility of the frailty index in clinical decision making. In: The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting 2016, “The AGEnder Paradox”, Cairns, Queensland, Australia, (25-25). 1–3 June, 2016. doi:10.1111/ajag.12337

  • Kewalram, G., Peel, N. M. and Hubbard, R. E. (2016). Validation of the interRAI Acute Care assessment tool for recording medical diagnoses against the recorded diagnoses in the medical records. In: The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting 2016, “The AGEnder Paradox”, Cairns, Queensland, Australia, (48-48). 1–3 June, 2016. doi:10.1111/ajag.12338

  • Bak, Melissa, Peel, Nancye, Lynch, Angelica and Hubbard, Ruth E. (2014). Enhancing dignity for older inpatients: the photograph next to the bed study. In: Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Melbourne Australia, (55-55). 28–30 May 2014. doi:10.1111/ajag.12179

  • Smith, Morgan, Peel, Nancye, Dawson, Blake, Lambat, Zahed, Bak, Melissa, Johnson, David W. and Hubbard, Ruth E. (2014). Feasibility and construct validity of a frailty index for patients with chronic kidney disease. In: Special Issue: Abstracts of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting. Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, (18-18). 28–30 May 2014. doi:10.1111/ajag.12177

  • Yovenko-Lahovec, N., Peel, N. M. and Salih, S. (2014). Functional outcomes of older patients discharged from In-Patient rehabilitation: A 28 days follow up study. In: Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Melbourne Australia, (51-51). 28–30 May 2014. doi:10.1111/ajag.12178

  • Salih, Salih, Peel, Nancye M. and Marshall, Wendy (2014). Goal attainment for transitional care program clients. In: Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Melbourne Australia, (62-62). 28–30 May 2014. doi:10.1111/ajag.12179

  • Salih, Salih, Peel, Nancye M. and Burgess, Kara (2014). Monitoring activity of amputee patients in rehabilitation using accelerometry: Validation study. In: Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Melbourne Australia, (36-37). 28–30 May 2014. doi:10.1111/ajag.12177

  • Ranasinghe, Champa, Fleury, Aisling and Peel, Nancye (2014). Outcomes of multiple bed moves on Older Person Evaluation Review and Assessment (OPERA) patients and General Medical Patients in an acute hospital setting. In: Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Melbourne Australia, (33-33). 28–30 May 2014. doi:10.1111/ajag.12177

  • Macdonald, James, Peel, Nancye and Hubbard, Ruth (2014). Physical independence in centenarians - better or worse than expected? A systematic review. In: Special Issue: Abstracts of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting. Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, (34-34). 28–30 May 2014. doi:10.1111/ajag.12177

  • Runganga, Maureen, Peel, Nancye and Hubbard, Ruth E. (2014). Polypharmacy in older patients discharged from hospital: a descriptive analysis. In: Special Issue: Abstracts of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting. Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, (24-24). 28–30 May 2014. doi:10.1111/ajag.12177

  • Poudel, A., Nissen, L., Mitchell, C., Peel, N. M., Gray, L. C. and Hubbard, R. E. (2014). Potentially inappropriate prescribing in older patients admitted to acute care hospitals and discharged to residential aged care facilities. In: Special Issue: 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting Abstract Book. Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society, Orlando Fl, (S264-S264). 15-17 May 2014. doi:10.1111/jgs.12870

  • Hubbard, Ruth E., Peel, Nancye, Gray, Len, Mitnitski, Arnold and Rockwood, Kenneth (2014). Risk stratification of older inpatients using a Frailty Index. In: Special Issue: Abstracts of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting. Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, (16-17). 28–30 May 2014. doi:10.1111/ajag.12177

  • Poudel, A., Peel, N. M., Nissen, L., Mitchell, C., Gray, L. C. and Hubbard, R. E. (2014). The impact of frailty and polypharmacy on adverse outcomes in older inpatients. In: Special Issue: 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting Abstract Book. Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society, Orlando Fl, (S264-S264). 15-17 May 2014. doi:10.1111/jgs.12870

  • Chan, K. W., Peel, N. M. and Hubbard, R. E. (2013). Attitudes of medical students towards ageing - a systematic review. In: Special Issue: Abstracts of The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting. The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide, SA, Australia, (30-30). 17-19 June 2013. doi:10.1111/ajag.12078

  • Eeles, E. M. P., Peel, N. M., White, S., V, O'Mahony, M. S., Bayer, A. J., Bhat, R. and Hubbard, R. E. (2013). Frailty and illness severity in relation to delirium in older inpatients. In: Special Issue: Abstracts of The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting. The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide, SA, Australia, (28-28). 17-19 June 2013. doi:10.1111/ajag.12078

  • Peel, N. M., Kuys, S. S., Slater, A., Klein, K., Paul, S. and Hubbard, R. E. (2013). Gait speed in nursing home residents: a systematic review. In: Special Issue: Abstracts of The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting. The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide, SA, Australia, (14-14). 17-19 June 2013. doi:10.1111/ajag.12078

  • Peel, N., Sameti, S. and Fatehi, F. (2013). Internet use and seeking pregnancy related information by Iranian women. In: International Conference on Successes and Failures in Telehealth 2013 (SFT-13), Brisbane, Australia, (). 12-13 November 2013.

  • Hubbard, R. E., Peel, N. M., Scott, I. A., Martin, J. H., Pillans, P., I and Gray, L. C. (2013). Polypharmacy among older inpatients in Australia. In: Special Issue: Abstracts of The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting. The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide, SA, Australia, (24-24). 17-19 June 2013. doi:10.1111/ajag.12078

  • French, A., Peel, N., Smith, A., Gray, L. and Hubbard, R. (2013). The Drug Burden Index and its association with frailty, function and prescribing patterns in Australian hospital inpatients. In: Special Issue: Abstracts of The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting. The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide, SA, Australia, (45-45). 17-19 June 2013. doi:10.1111/ajag.12080

  • Ballokova, A., Fialova, D., Peel, N., Gray, L. C. and Hubbard, R. E. (2013). Use of benzodiazepines and Z-durgs in older nursing home residents in Europe and their association with adverse outcomes: results from the EU SHELTER project. In: 42nd ESCP symposium on clinical pharmacy: implementation of pharmacy practice, Prague Czech Republic, (1334-1335). 16-18 October 2013. doi:10.1007/s11096-013-9886-5

  • Ballokova, A., Peel, N., Fialova, D., Scott, I. A., Gray, L. C. and Hubbard, R. E. (2013). Use of benzodiazepines and history of falls in older people admitted to acute care settings in Australia. In: 42nd ESCP symposium on clinical pharmacy: implementation of pharmacy practice, Prague, Czech Republic, (1334-1334). 16-18 October 2013. doi:10.1007/s11096-013-9886-5

  • Knight, B. G., Pachana, N. A., Juang, C. and Peel, N. M. (2012). Are Institutional Review Boards for human subjects research ageist?. In: Charting new frontiers in aging. Abstracts of the Gerontological Society of America 65th Annual Scientific Meeting. 65th Annual Scientific Meeting “Charting New Frontiers in Aging”, San Diego, CA, United States, (521-522). 14-18 November 2012.

  • Peel, N. M., Klein, K. and Kuys, S. S. (2012). Gait speed as a measure in geriatric assessment. In: Abstracts of the Australian Association of Gerontology, 45th National Conference. Australian Association of Gerontology, 45th National Conference, Brisbane Australia, (45-45). 20-23 November 2012. doi:10.1111/j.1741-6612.2012.00655.x

  • Navanathan, S., Peel, N. and Hubbard, R. E. (2012). Gait speed at usual pace as a predictor of outcomes in transitional care program (TCP) recipients. In: The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting 2012. Dementia: Managing Not to Forget. ANZSGM Annual Scientific Meeting 2012 Dementia: Managing not to Forget, Sydney, Australia, (19-19). 2-4 May 2012.

  • McRae, P., Mudge, A., Walker, P. and Peel, N. (2012). Understanding the interdisciplinary care needs of older surgical patients. In: Abstracts of the Australian Association of Gerontology, 45th National Conference. Australian Association of Gerontology, 45th National Conference, Brisbane, Australia, (75-76). 20-23 November 2012. doi:10.1111/j.1741-6612.2012.00656.x

  • Comans, T. A., Scuffham, P. A., Gray, L. and Peel, N. (2012). Utility Values for Use in Health Care Decision Making for Older Frail Adults. In: ISPOR 15th Annual European Congress Research Abstracts. ISPOR 15th Annual European Congress and ISPOR 5th Asia-Pacific Conference, Berlin, Germany, (A639-A639). 3-7 November 1012. doi:10.1016/j.jval.2012.08.219

  • Kuys, S. S., Cheung, V. and Peel, N. M. (2012). Walking activity of older patients during rehabilitation. In: Special Issue: Australian Association of Gerontology, 45th National Conference. 45th National Conference, Brisbane, Australia, (73-73). 20-23 November 2012. doi:10.1111/j.1741-6612.2012.00656.x

  • Dakin, L.E. and Peel, N.M. (2010). Effect of accelerometry on the functional mobility of older rehabilitation inpatients as measured by functional independence measure (locomotion) gain: A retrospective matched cohort pilot study. In: Special Issue: The Australian & New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting. ANZSGM, Hyatt Coolum, Maroochydore, Qld., (7-7). 5-7 May, 2010.

  • Peel, N. M. and Pachana, N. A. (2010). Evaluation of a registry of older volunteers participating in ageing research. In: Program Abstracts. The Gerontological Society of America 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, United States, (466-466). 19-23 November 2010. doi:10.1093/geront/gnq115

  • Peel, Nancye (2005). Lifestyle factors associated with hip fracture injuries in older people. In: Australasian Journal On Ageing. , , (A36-A36). .

  • Peel, Nancye, Bartlett, Helen and McClure, Rod (2004). Maximising participation of frail older people in research. In: Australasian Journal On Ageing. , , (A3-A3). .

  • Peel, Nancye, Steinberg, Margaret and Westmoreland, Jacky (2004). Transport safety for older drivers: A study of their experiences, perceptions and management needs. In: Road Safety Issues for Older Road Users: Selection of Papers from the Older Road User Safety Symposium. Older Road Users Safety Symposium, Brisbane, Australia, (49-56). 26 November 2000.

  • Peel, Nancye, Bartlett, Helen and McClure, Rod (2003). Healthy Ageing and Falls Injury Prevention. In: Australasian Journal On Ageing. , , (15-16). .

  • Peel, N. M. (2002). The protective effect of healthy ageing on the risk of injury in older people. In: C. Hayles, R. Findlay and M. Dyer, Proceedings of ERA 2002 – 1st National Conference for Emerging Researchers in Ageing. ERA 2002 - A Forum for Emerging Researchers in Ageing: Different Disciplines, Different Methodologies in Ageing Research, Brisbane, Qld, (68-72). 25 November 2002.

  • Peel, NM, Cartwright, CM, Steinberg, MA and Williams, GM (2000). Prevention of falls and near-falls in community-dwelling elder people: a randomised trial. In: Readings in Injury Prevention and Control. 3rd National Conference on Injury Prevention and Control, Brisbane Australia, (146-149). May 09-12, 1999.

  • Steinberg, Margaret, Peel, Nancy, Cartwright, Colleen and Williams, Gail (2000). Prevention of falls and near-falls in older people. In: Abstracts of the Annual Conference of the Australian Association of Gerontology. Annual Conference of the Australian Association of Gerontology, unknown, (46-46). 2000. doi:10.1111/j.1741-6612.2000.tb00171.x

  • Peel, N. M. (1999). Older drivers and cognitive functioning: experiences, perceptions and management needs. In: Third National Conference on Injury Prevention and Control: Handbook/Abstracts. The Challenge of Integration, Brisbane, Carlton Crest, (62-62). 9-12 May 1999.

  • Peel, N. M., Steinberg, M. A. and Cartwright, C. M. (1999). Prevention of falls and near-falls in community-dwelling older people: results of a randomized trial. In: Wellington Gerontology Conference 1999. Challenges and Opportunities: Issues for the Millenium. Challenges and Opportunities: Issues for the Millenium, Te Papa Tongarewa, Museum of New Zealand, Wellington, (1-9). 6-9 April 1999.

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Master Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Master Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Master Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision