Stephen R Leeder

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Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Achieving equity in the Australian healthcare system
    Stephen R Leeder
    Australian Health Policy Institute, University of Sydney, Australia
    Med J Aust 179:475-8. 2003
  2. doi Dual sensory impairment and hearing aid use among clients attending low-vision services in Australia: the vision-hearing project
    Julie M Schneider
    University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Aging Health 26:231-49. 2014
  3. doi Severity of age-related hearing loss is associated with impaired activities of daily living
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Hawkesbury Rd, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Age Ageing 41:195-200. 2012
  4. doi Hearing-impaired adults are at increased risk of experiencing emotional distress and social engagement restrictions five years later
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Age Ageing 41:618-23. 2012
  5. pmc Dual sensory impairment in older adults increases the risk of mortality: a population-based study
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e55054. 2013
  6. doi Prevalence and 5-year incidence of dual sensory impairment in an older Australian population
    Julie Schneider
    Menzies Centre of Health Policy, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Ann Epidemiol 22:295-301. 2012
  7. doi Five-year incidence and progression of hearing impairment in an older population
    Paul Mitchell
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Ear Hear 32:251-7. 2011
  8. ncbi Screening, Education, and Rehabilitation Services for Hearing Loss Provided to Clients with Low Vision: Measured and Perceived Value Among Participants of the Vision-Hearing Project
    Catherine M McMahon
    1Australian Hearing Hub, Department of Linguistics, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 2Menzies Centre for Health Policy, 3Work Integrated Learning, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 4Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia and 5Kolling Institute of Medical Research, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Ear Hear . 2016
  9. doi Hearing handicap, rather than measured hearing impairment, predicts poorer quality of life over 10 years in older adults
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Maturitas 72:146-51. 2012
  10. doi Improving access to hearing services for people with low vision: piloting a "hearing screening and education model" of intervention
    Julie Schneider
    1Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 2Centre for Language Sciences, Linguistics Department, Macquarie University, New South Wales, Australia 3HEARing Co operative Research Centre, Victoria, Australia and 4Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
    Ear Hear 35:e153-61. 2014

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  1. ncbi Achieving equity in the Australian healthcare system
    Stephen R Leeder
    Australian Health Policy Institute, University of Sydney, Australia
    Med J Aust 179:475-8. 2003
  2. doi Dual sensory impairment and hearing aid use among clients attending low-vision services in Australia: the vision-hearing project
    Julie M Schneider
    University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Aging Health 26:231-49. 2014
    ..To report the frequency of hearing impairment among vision rehabilitation clients, and to identify patterns of hearing service and aid use...
  3. doi Severity of age-related hearing loss is associated with impaired activities of daily living
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Hawkesbury Rd, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Age Ageing 41:195-200. 2012
    ..We assessed the association between hearing impairment with activity limitations as assessed by the activities of daily living (ADL) scale...
  4. doi Hearing-impaired adults are at increased risk of experiencing emotional distress and social engagement restrictions five years later
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Age Ageing 41:618-23. 2012
    ..we aimed to assess both cross-sectional and temporal links between measured hearing impairment and self-perceived hearing handicap, and health outcomes...
  5. pmc Dual sensory impairment in older adults increases the risk of mortality: a population-based study
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e55054. 2013
    ..19 (95% CI 1.20-4.03). Objectively measured DSI was an independent predictor of total mortality in older adults. DSI was associated with a risk of death greater than that of either vision loss only or hearing loss alone...
  6. doi Prevalence and 5-year incidence of dual sensory impairment in an older Australian population
    Julie Schneider
    Menzies Centre of Health Policy, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Ann Epidemiol 22:295-301. 2012
    ..To report prevalence and 5-year incidence of dual sensory impairment (DSI), and associated risk factors, in an older population...
  7. doi Five-year incidence and progression of hearing impairment in an older population
    Paul Mitchell
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Ear Hear 32:251-7. 2011
    ..This study reports the prevalence, 5-yr incidence, and progression of hearing impairment in a representative sample of older persons...
  8. ncbi Screening, Education, and Rehabilitation Services for Hearing Loss Provided to Clients with Low Vision: Measured and Perceived Value Among Participants of the Vision-Hearing Project
    Catherine M McMahon
    1Australian Hearing Hub, Department of Linguistics, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 2Menzies Centre for Health Policy, 3Work Integrated Learning, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 4Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia and 5Kolling Institute of Medical Research, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Ear Hear . 2016
    ..The present study aimed to evaluate the benefits of seeking help on hearing handicap, self-perceived health, and use of community services among those identified with unmet hearing needs after participation in the HSEM...
  9. doi Hearing handicap, rather than measured hearing impairment, predicts poorer quality of life over 10 years in older adults
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Maturitas 72:146-51. 2012
    ..We aimed to determine the prospective association between measured hearing impairment, self-reported hearing handicap and hearing aid use with quality of life...
  10. doi Improving access to hearing services for people with low vision: piloting a "hearing screening and education model" of intervention
    Julie Schneider
    1Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 2Centre for Language Sciences, Linguistics Department, Macquarie University, New South Wales, Australia 3HEARing Co operative Research Centre, Victoria, Australia and 4Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
    Ear Hear 35:e153-61. 2014
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  11. doi Incidence and predictors of hearing aid use and ownership among older adults with hearing loss
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Ann Epidemiol 21:497-506. 2011
    ..The reasons are not clear as to why people who need hearing aids and possess them do not use them. We aimed to describe the incidence and predictors of hearing aid ownership and use among older adults...
  12. doi Telomere length in early childhood: Early life risk factors and association with carotid intima-media thickness in later childhood
    Michael R Skilton
    Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders, University of Sydney, Australia Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Australia
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 23:1086-92. 2016
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  13. doi From Denmark to Delhi: the multisectoral challenge of regulating trans fats in India
    Shauna M Downs
    1 Menzies Centre for Health Policy, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Victor Coppleson Building D02, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 16:2273-80. 2013
    ..The objective of the present study was to examine the complexities of regulating trans fat in India by examining the policy processes involved and the perceived implementation challenges...
  14. doi Dual sensory impairment in older age
    Julie M Schneider
    Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Aging Health 23:1309-24. 2011
    ..This article examines the frequency and effects of DSI in older age and notes limitations in the evidence...
  15. doi Hearing loss impacts on the use of community and informal supports
    Julie Schneider
    Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney, Australia
    Age Ageing 39:458-64. 2010
    ..the aim of this study is to estimate the cross-sectional and longitudinal impact of hearing loss on use of community support services and reliance on non-spouse family/friends among older people...
  16. ncbi Addressing general practice workforce shortages: policy options
    Jill E Thistlethwaite
    Office of Postgraduate Medical Education, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:118-21. 2008
    ..General practice would become a more attractive choice if remuneration was in line with hospital specialties...
  17. doi Identifying the Barriers and Opportunities for Enhanced Coherence between Agriculture and Public Health Policies: Improving the Fat Supply in India
    Shauna M Downs
    a Menzies Center for Health Policy, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Ecol Food Nutr 54:603-24. 2015
    ..Strengthening domestic supply chains in India will be necessary to maximize health gains associated with product reformulation. ..
  18. ncbi Can't escape it: the out-of-pocket cost of health care in Australia
    Farhat Yusuf
    Menzies Centre for Health Policy, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 199:475-8. 2013
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  19. ncbi Grasping the initiative in health policy research and reform
    James Gillespie
    Menzies Centre for Health Policy, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:528-9. 2009
    ..The conference highlighted the need for new policy development using quantitative methods...
  20. doi Frequency, course, and impact of correctable visual impairment (uncorrected refractive error)
    Julie Schneider
    Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Surv Ophthalmol 55:539-60. 2010
    ....
  21. pmc A health policy for hearing impairment in older Australians: what should it include?
    Jennifer L Smith
    Australian Health Policy Institute, The University of Sydney, Victor Coppleson Building D02, NSW 2006, Australia
    Aust New Zealand Health Policy 2:31. 2005
    ..Poor hearing diminishes the quality of life of affected individuals and their families. This paper discusses how to improve Australian hearing health policies in order to better combat this impairment amongst older Australians...
  22. pmc Aligning food-processing policies to promote healthier fat consumption in India
    Shauna M Downs
    Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Health Promot Int 30:595-605. 2015
    ....
  23. pmc The effectiveness of policies for reducing dietary trans fat: a systematic review of the evidence
    Shauna M Downs
    Menzies Centre for Health Policy, Victor Coppleson Building D02, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Bull World Health Organ 91:262-9H. 2013
    ..To systematically review evidence for the effectiveness of policies, including self-regulation, aimed at reducing industrially produced trans fatty acids (TFAs) in food...
  24. ncbi Preparing interns for practice in the 21st century
    Stephen R Leeder
    University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 186:S6-8. 2007
    ....
  25. doi Impaired fetal growth and arterial wall thickening: a randomized trial of ω-3 supplementation
    Michael R Skilton
    Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Pediatrics 129:e698-703. 2012
    ..No preventive strategy has been identified. We sought to determine whether dietary ω-3 fatty acid supplementation during early childhood prevents the association between impaired fetal growth and carotid arterial wall thickening...
  26. doi The epidemiology of stroke in the Middle East and North Africa
    Jackie Tran
    Menzies Centre of Health Policy, Victor Coppleson Building D02, University of Sydney, Australia
    J Neurol Sci 295:38-40. 2010
    ..The Middle East and North Africa are lacking in data on the epidemiology of stroke. There is an urgent need to develop strategies to prevent and better care for stroke patients in the Middle East and North Africa...
  27. ncbi The need for leadership in global health
    Stephen R Leeder
    Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:532-5. 2007
    ..The Australian medical and research communities have a significant opportunity to provide global public health leadership...
  28. ncbi Learning from past commissions
    Stephen R Leeder
    Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:268-9. 2008
    ..History doesn't repeat itself; at best it sometimes rhymes--learning from the past to secure future success...
  29. ncbi The health system: what should our priorities be?
    Anne Marie Boxall
    Australian Health Policy Institute, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Health Promot J Austr 17:200-5. 2006
    ..The consequences are most evident among disadvantaged people. Major health system reform is needed in Australia to rectify this problem...
  30. ncbi Role of general practitioners in managing age-related hearing loss
    Julie M Schneider
    Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:20-3. 2010
    ..To assess the extent to which general practitioners in Australia are engaged in identifying age-related hearing loss and facilitating its management...
  31. ncbi The Oxford Health Alliance: a risky business?
    Ruth Colagiuri
    Australian Health Policy Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:652-3. 2007
  32. ncbi Challenges in health and health care for Australia
    Bruce K Armstrong
    Sydney Cancer Centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:485-9. 2007
    ....
  33. doi Global health assistance for chronic illness: a look at the practical
    Henry Greenberg
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY 10019 1147, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 51:89-96. 2008
    ..To construct each of these legs requires changes in the structure and roles of global health assistance organizations...
  34. ncbi The search for better financing of health care, including that for people with chronic illness
    Laurann E Yen
    Med J Aust 186:438-9. 2007
  35. ncbi The Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health (BEACH) program may be left high and dry
    Lesley Russell
    Med J Aust 187:429-30. 2007
  36. ncbi Beyond reproduction: women's health in today's developing world
    Susan U Raymond
    The Center for Global Health and Economic Development, The Earth Institute and Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1144-8. 2005
    ..Allocation of health service resources should be aligned with the epidemiological realities of these threats to women's health...
  37. ncbi Cardiovascular disease and global health: threat and opportunity
    Henry Greenberg
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2005
    ..The response of the global assistance community has been inadequate and without impact. A new global health assistance paradigm is needed to support long-term prevention strategies to combat this epidemic...
  38. ncbi Global chronic diseases
    Derek Yach
    Science 307:317. 2005
  39. ncbi Australia confronts the challenge of chronic disease
    Paul F Gross
    Med J Aust 179:233-4. 2003
  40. ncbi Preventive health reform: what does it mean for public health?
    Lesley M Russell
    Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney and Australian National University, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 188:715-9. 2008
    ....
  41. ncbi Health care safety: what needs to be done?
    George L Rubin
    Centre for Health Services Research, Sydney West Health, PO Box 533 Wentworthville, NSW 2145, Australia
    Med J Aust 183:529-31. 2005
    ..Linked to this, adequate financial support should be available to make safety changes in the health care environment...
  42. ncbi Setting goals for health in a time of prosperity:
    Stephen R Leeder
    Med J Aust 183:232-3. 2005
    ..Millennium development goals for the world's poorest nations need to be matched by health priority goals for prosperous nations, to relieve the burden of wealth-related disease...
  43. ncbi Low hemoglobin, chronic kidney disease, and risk for coronary heart disease-related death: the Blue Mountains Eye Study
    Stephen R Leeder
    The Australian Health Policy Institute, College of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Hawkesbury Road, Westmead, NSW Australia, 2145
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:279-84. 2006
    ..In conclusion, this study found that low hemoglobin, even within the normal range, together with CKD increased the risk for CHD-related death...
  44. ncbi The Oxford Health Alliance: old problems, new approaches
    Stephen R Leeder
    Med J Aust 184:148-9. 2006
  45. ncbi Nutrition surveys or surveillance: one-night stands or a long-term commitment?
    Karen L Webb
    Med J Aust 185:248-9. 2006
  46. ncbi Consumption of 'extra' foods (energy-dense, nutrient-poor) among children aged 16-24 months from western Sydney, Australia
    Karen L Webb
    School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 9:1035-44. 2006
    ..This study evaluates the contribution of energy-dense, nutrient-poor 'extra' foods to the diets of 16-24-month-old children from western Sydney, Australia...
  47. ncbi New Year's resolution: let's get rid of excessive food prices in remote Australia
    Karen L Webb
    Med J Aust 186:7-8. 2007
  48. ncbi Poverty and human development: the global implications of cardiovascular disease
    Robert Beaglehole
    Circulation 116:1871-3. 2007
  49. ncbi Australia urgently needs a federal government body dedicated to monitoring and preventing sports injuries
    John W Orchard
    Med J Aust 187:505-6. 2007
  50. ncbi The first 100 days: an open letter to the new Minister for Health
    Lesley Russell
    Med J Aust 187:608-9. 2007
  51. ncbi Response to Swinburn et al. on obesity program evaluation
    Stephen R Leeder
    Aust N Z J Public Health 31:583. 2007
  52. ncbi Community versus individual benefit
    Bernadette M Tobin
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 176:279-80. 2002
    ..If you can not persuade a patient to inform the driver-licensing authority of the need for an assessment of his or her ability to drive safely, then you should inform the relevant authorities yourself...