Professor John Macdonald

Professor John Macdonald

PROFESSOR,
Dean's Unit - School of Science and Health

Biography

Qualifications

  • PhD University of Manchester

UWS Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Dean's Unit - School of Science and Health

Contact

Email: J.Macdonald@uws.edu.au
Phone: (02) 4570 1123
Mobile: 0404008760
Location: P11
Hawkesbury
Website:

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Publications

Books

  • Macdonald, J. (2005), 'Environments for Health', : Earthscan Publications Ltd 1853834769.

Chapters in Books

  • Hayden, J. and Macdonald, J. (2004), 'Promoting Health in early childhood settings', Hands-on Health Promotion, IP Communications 0957861761.
  • Macdonald, J., Crawford, D., Gibbs, L. and Ollife, J. (2004), 'Promoting Men's Health', Hands-on Health Promotion, IP Communications 0957861761.

Journal Articles

  • Macdonald, J. and Brown, A. (2011), 'The Social Determinants of Male Health in Australia', International Journal of Men's Health, vol 10, no 1 , pp 3 - 5.
  • Macdonald, J. (2011), 'Building on the Strengths of Australian Males', International Journal of Men's Health, vol 10, no 1 , pp 82 - 96.
  • Macdonald, J. (2010), 'Health equity and the social determinants of health in Australia', Social Alternatives, vol 29, no 2 , pp 34 - 40.
  • Harris, E., Harris, M., Madden, L., Wise, M., Sainsbury, P., Macdonald, J. and Gill, B. (2009), 'Working in disadvantaged communities: What additional competencies do we need?', Australia and New Zealand Health Policy, vol 6, no 10 .
  • Monaem, A., Macdonald, J., Woods, M., Hughes, R., Orchard, M. and Jasprizza, E. (2008), 'A proposed longitudinal study of boys' and men's health and well-being in Greater Sydney, Australia', International Journal of Men's Health, vol 7, no 2 , pp 192 - 209.
  • Monaem, A., Woods, M., Macdonald, J., Hughes, R. and Orchard, M. (2007), 'Engaging men in the health system: observations from service providers', Australian Health Review, vol 31, no 2 , pp 211 - 216.
  • Macdonald, J. (2007), 'Primary health care or primary medical care: In reality', Australian Journal of Primary Health, vol 13, no 2 , pp 18 - 23.
  • Macdonald, J., Millan, G. and Adams, M. (2006), 'Men's health: Indigenous and non-Indigenous men getting together', Medical Journal of Australia, vol 185 , pp 416 - 417.
  • Macdonald, J. (2006), 'Shifting paradigms: a social-determinants approach to solving problems in men's health policy and practice', The Medical Journal of Australia, vol 185, no 8 , pp 456 - 458.
  • Macdonald, J. (2004), 'Primary Health Care, a global overview', Primary Health Care, Research and Development, vol 5, no 4 , pp 284 - 288.
  • Hayden, J. and Macdonald, J. (2003), 'Community centred child care : A new answer to `who benefits', Australian Research in Early Childhood Education, vol 8, no 1 , pp 23 - 32.
  • Macdonald, J. and Crawford, D. (2002), 'Recent Developments concerning men's health in Australia', Australian Journal of Primary Health, vol 8, no 1 , pp 77 - 82.
  • Crawford, D., Macdonald, J. and Woods, M. (2002), 'Advances in men's health - down under', Men's Health Journal, UK, vol 1, no 5 , pp 132 - 135.

Conference Papers

  • Brown, A. and Macdonald, J. (2002), 'Not a load of old garbage: Older men's attitudes to health and well-being', 4th National Mens' and Boys Health Conference, UWS Hawkesbury.
  • Macdonald, J. (2002), 'A population health approach to Men's health: Opening address to the Fourth National Men's and Boys's Health Conference', 4th National Mens' and Boys Health Conference, UWS Hawkesbury.

Research

Previous Projects

Title: Empowering Aboriginal males to address child sexual assault
Years: 2012-04-16 - 2012-09-30
ID: P00021053
UWS Researchers: John Macdonald and Ricky Welsh
Funding:
  • Department of Education and Communities
Title: WSRi Health Project: The effects of a combined Primary Health Care and Health Promotion strategy in child care centres
Years: 1998-09-29 - 1999-09-28
ID: P0014024
UWS Researchers: John Macdonald and Jacqueline Hayden
Funding:
  • University of Western Sydney
Title: Academic visit of Professor Rita Giacaman
Years: 2003-05-10 - 2004-05-09
ID: P0013662
UWS Researchers: John Macdonald and Jan Mason
Funding:
  • University of Western Sydney
Title: Social Justice Research
Years: 1999-12-05 - 2000-07-31
ID: P0013882
UWS Researchers: John Macdonald
Funding:
  • Bosch Foundation
Title: Pathways to Violence
Years: 2004-07-05 - 2006-06-30
ID: P0014492
UWS Researchers: John Macdonald
Funding:
  • Velo Foundation
Title: The Men at Risk Project (Western Sydney)
Years: 2004-07-15 - 2006-06-30
ID: P0014493
UWS Researchers: John Macdonald and X
Funding:
  • Velo Foundation
Title: Hearing the voices of adult males suicide attemptees and survivors
Years: 2003-01-25 - 2004-01-24
ID: P0011728
UWS Researchers: John Macdonald and David Crawford
Funding:
  • University of Western Sydney
Title: Locational Disadvantage: Focusing on place to improve health
Years: 2001-10-29 - 2004-01-31
ID: P0011944
UWS Researchers: John Macdonald
Funding:
  • Department of Health (non ACRG)
Title: Professional and lay perceptions of the health needs of men - a joint research project
Years: 2000-06-01 - 2001-02-28
ID: P0012118
UWS Researchers: John Macdonald
Funding:
  • Wentworth Area Health Service
Title: A pilot longitudinal study into factors influencing health status of boys and men in NSW
Years: 2002-05-01 - 2006-06-30
ID: P0011288
UWS Researchers: John Macdonald, X and Michael Woods
Funding:
  • NSW Department of Health
Title: Men's Health Centre
Years: 1999-06-01 - 2010-12-31
ID: P0011290
UWS Researchers: John Macdonald
Funding:
  • NSW Department of Health
Title: Engaging men in the health system
Years: 2001-07-01 - 2002-06-30
ID: P0011294
UWS Researchers: John Macdonald, Michael Woods and X
Funding:
  • NSW Department of Health
Title: A Pilot Longitudinal Study on boy's and men's health and wellbeing
Years: 2002-01-01 - 2006-01-30
ID: P0011524
UWS Researchers: John Macdonald, Michael Woods and X
Funding:
  • University of Western Sydney
Title: Older Men and HACC Services - review of current HACC service usage by frail older men, an investigation into preferred models of delivering HACC services to frail older men
Years: 2008-04-02 - 2012-12-31
ID: P0015895
UWS Researchers: John Macdonald and Anthony Brown
Funding:
  • Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care
Title: Psycho-social health of transport workers in Australia Post
Years: 2003-09-29 - 2004-03-29
ID: P0014224
UWS Researchers: Michael Woods, X and John Macdonald
Funding:
  • Australian Post
Title: Social Policy Research and Evaluation Panel SPREP Services for FACSIA - No funding to UWS
Years: 2007-08-23 - 2011-12-31
ID: P0015519
UWS Researchers: Michael Darcy, Rosemary Leonard, John Macdonald, Jan Mason, Natalie Bolzan, Jane Mears, Moira Carmody, Ingrid Schraner and Julia Perry
Funding:
  • Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Title: Healthy Ageing-Prevention and Intervention (HA-PI) Network: A research network proposal on the biological, social and primary care dynamics of ageing
Years: 2004-01-02 - 2004-06-30
ID: P0014238
UWS Researchers: John Mccallum and John Macdonald
Funding:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Title: Men's Health Information and Resource Centre (MHIRC)
Years: 2010-07-01 - 2011-05-04
ID: P00019722
UWS Researchers: John Macdonald
Funding:
  • NSW Department of Health
Title: To Evaluate the impact that "The Shed" at Mt. Druitt has had on clients and to develop research plans for MHIRC and The Shed's work with Aboriginal men in Western Sydney
Years: 2011-06-17 - 2012-06-17
ID: P00020373
UWS Researchers: John Macdonald
Funding:
  • Department of Health (non ACRG)

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