Researcher

Dr Krista Siefried

Biography

Clinical Research Lead and Deputy Director of the National Centre for Clinical Research on Emerging Drugs (NCCRED). Lecturer at the UNSW National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC), and Senior Research Associate at St Vincent's Hospital Sydney Centre for Applied Medical Research (SVHS AMR).

Dr Siefried is an emerging leader in clinical research and clinical trials in vulnerable populations. In her role as Clinical Research Lead and...view more

Clinical Research Lead and Deputy Director of the National Centre for Clinical Research on Emerging Drugs (NCCRED). Lecturer at the UNSW National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC), and Senior Research Associate at St Vincent's Hospital Sydney Centre for Applied Medical Research (SVHS AMR).

Dr Siefried is an emerging leader in clinical research and clinical trials in vulnerable populations. In her role as Clinical Research Lead and Deputy Director at NCCRED her extensive HIV, Infectious Diseases, Drug and Alcohol, and Public Health experience enable her to direct a program of clinical research; facilitate the establishment of a national clinical research network; and oversee the NCCRED clinical research capacity building grants, seed funding grants, and clinical research fellowships. 

Dr Siefried has extensive experience in clinical research, healthcare, and clinical project management. Prior senior leadership roles include: Senior Clinical Project Manager (SVHS AMR); Clinical Research Manager (SVHS AMR Clinical Research Program); and Nurse Unit Manager (Immunology and Infectious Diseases). Prior clinical experience includes Research Nurse and Clinical Trials Coordinator; Registered Nurse / Clinical Nurse Specialist; Heart/Lung Transplant Coordinator; ICU and CCU Registered Nurse (in Australia and Canada). 

Broad clinical research interests include comorbidities and treatment outcomes in people living with HIV, and pharmacotherapy for people with methamphetamine dependence.


My Grants

NHMRC ($1,860,254)
Application ID Grant Title Funding Initiative First Year Funding Role
APP1180284 A managed alcohol program for Australia $557,797 Partnership Projects 2019 AI
APP1171781 Implementation of time-limited parenteral hydromorphone in people with treatment-resistant injecting opioid use disorder: feasibility, acceptability, and cost $1,302,457 Partnership Projects 2019 CIF
Other: public and industry ($1,791,824)
Application ID Funding Organisation Domestic/International First Year Funding Number of Years Funding Role
N/A The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) The University of New South Wales Domestic 2019 1 $40,000 CID
N/A The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) The University of New South Wales Domestic 2019 1 $40,000 CIH
N/A The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) The University of New South Wales Domestic 2019 1 $40,000 AI
TRGS#33 New South Wales Government Ministry of Health - Office for Health and Medical Research Domestic 2019 2 $503,724 CIH
NCRC03 The National Centre for Clinical Research on Emerging Drugs Domestic 2018 1 $104,000 Co-Investigator
NCSF08 The National Centre for Clinical Research on Emerging Drugs Domestic 2018 1 $29,000 Co-Investigator
N/A Gilead Sciences International  2017 1 $4,694 CIA
N/A Gilead Sciences International  2016 1 $2,304 CIA
N/A Gilead Sciences International 2016 1 $1,044 CIA
N/A The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services Domestic 2015 2 $83,000 CIB
Gilead Fellowship Gilead Sciences International 2013 1 $20,000 CIA
IN-AU-264-0131 Gilead Sciences International 2013 5 $526,500 Co-Investigator
N/A The Government of Western Australia, Department of Health Domestic 2013 2 $75,000 Co-Investigator
N/A The ACT Ministry of Health Domestic  2013 3 $5,000 Co-Investigator
N/A The Curran Foundation Domestic 2013 1 $18,304 CIB
N/A The Curran Foundation Domestic 2012 1 $16,640 CIB
N/A ViiV Healthcare International 2012 1 $4,000 CIA
COL114560 ViiV Healthcare International 2011 3 $278,614 AI

 


My Qualifications

RN; BSc; GCert Continuing Care; GDip Coronary Care;  PhD


My Research Supervision


Supervision keywords


Currently supervising

PhD

Liam Acheson - Pharmacotherapy for adults during acute withdrawal from methamphetamine (Joint Supervisor with Michael Farrell)

 


My Teaching

UNSW Medicine Year 4 Research Project

Current

Amy Healey - Drug use at music festivals (Co-supervising with Jonathan Brett) (2020)

Completed

Angus Tolhurst-McKiernan - Methamphetamine use and its associations with insomnia and psychosis (Co-supervised with Nadine Ezard and Jonathan Brett) (2019) 

Clinical

Nursing preceptorships; Clinical Psychology Students (research supervision and clinical supervision); Nursing student supervision (clinical)

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Contact

+61 2 8382 1667