Dr Damian Santomauro

Adjunct Fellow

School of Public Health
Faculty of Medicine
d.santomauro@uq.edu.au
+61 7 3271 8702

Overview

Dr Damian Santomauro is a senior research fellow for the Policy and Epidemiology Group (PEG) based at the Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research (QCMHR). He is also an affiliate assistant professor at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), University of Washington, for his work on the Global Burden of Disease Study where he is responsible for the severity analysis, and the epidemiological modelling of autism spectrum disorders (ASD), ADHD, conduct disorder, eating disorders, and bullying victimisation. Damian's PhD investigated emotion regulation in adolescents and young adults with ASD. This project involved managing the first randomised controlled trial of a group cognitive behavioural intervention targeting depression in adolescents with ASD. Damian has a keen interest in statistics and research methodology and currently acts as PEG's resident statistician.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Science, The University of Queensland

Publications

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Tran, Lucy Thi, Santo, Thomas, Degenhardt, Louisa, Santomauro, Damian, Peacock, Amy, Stockings, Emily and Larney, Sarah (2019). Mortality in people who use opioids: systematic review and meta-analysis. APSAD 2019 Conference, Hobart, TAS, Australia, 10-13 November 2019. Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell.

  • Tran, Lucy Thi, Peacock, Amy, Stockings, Emily, Larney, Sarah, Santo, Thomas, Santomauro, Damian, Jones, Hayley, Farrell, Michael and Degenhardt, Louisa (2019). Mortality in people who use stimulants: systematic review and meta-analysis. APSAD 2019 Conference, Hobart, TAS, Australia, 10-13 November 2019. Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell.

  • Page, I. S., Santomauro, D. and Harris, M. (2017). Use of and perceived needs for psychological interventions among Australian adults: a population perspective. West Moreton Hospital and Health Service 2017 Research Day, Ipswich, QLD, Australia, 20 November - 1 December 2017.

  • Leung, Janni, Santomauro, Damian, Galasyuk, Nataliya, Kelly, Adrian, Connor, Jason, Hall, Wayne and Chan, Gary (2016). Gender differences in binge drinking in 278 countries - a meta-analysis by global regions. Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs Conference 2016, Sydney, NSW, Australia, 30 October –2 November 2016. Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. doi: 10.1111/dar.12484

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision