Dr Claudia Dobler is a respiratory physician who works at Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, and is interested in evidence-based medicine, clinical, health services and epidemiological research with the aim to improve health care for patients with pulmonary diseases. Dr Dobler is currently a visiting research scholar at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, USA (NHMRC Neil Hamilton Fairley Overseas Fellowship). From 2015 to 2016 she was medical chair of the respiratory network at the New South Wales Agency for Clinical Innovation, which works with clinicians, patients and managers to design and promote better healthcare. Dr Dobler was also an NHMRC TRIP (translating research into practice) fellow 2015-16, based at the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research in Sydney.
Society Memberships & Professional Activities:
Member: International Society for Evidence-Based Health Care, Health Services Research Association of Australia and New Zealand, Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand, Asia-Pacific Society for Respirology, European Respiratory Society, American Thoracic Society, Tuberculosis Network European Trialsgroup (TB-NET), International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease,
Evidence-Based Practice Research Program, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA (Prof M. Hassan Murad). Collaboration on projects to improve the evidence-base for the care of patients with pulmonary diseases.
Mayo Clinic Center for Tuberculosis, Rochester, USA (Prof Zelalem Temesgen)
National Tuberculosis Program of Mongolia (Dr O Batbayar). Collaboration on research to improve tuberculosis care and control in Mongolia. An Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID) position (Australian Government-funded) was approved based on this collaboration in 2014.
Specific Research Keywords:
evidence-based medicine, medical decision making, tuberculosis, pneumonia, COPD, respiratory diseases, health services and policies