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Researcher

Professor Ian Andrew Harris

My Expertise

Orthopaedic trauma, fractures, surgical outcomes (for all orthopaedic surgery, and surgery in general), the quality of surgical research (publications bias, reporting bias etc), patient satisfaction, clinical trials, the effect of compensation on outcome after injury.

Fields of Research (FoR)

Epidemiology, Surgery, Orthopaedics

Biography

Research Interests:
My main area of research interest is in determining the true effectiveness of surgical interventions. To achieve this, I apply rigorous scientific studies such as randomised trials but also use administrative and registry data or prospective cohort studies when applicable. My research covers surgical outcomes (for all orthopaedic surgery, and surgery in general); the quality of surgical research (publications bias,...view more

Research Interests:
My main area of research interest is in determining the true effectiveness of surgical interventions. To achieve this, I apply rigorous scientific studies such as randomised trials but also use administrative and registry data or prospective cohort studies when applicable. My research covers surgical outcomes (for all orthopaedic surgery, and surgery in general); the quality of surgical research (publications bias, reporting bias etc); patient satisfaction; clinical trials in orthopaedics; and the effect of compensation on outcome after injury.

Broad Research Areas:
Orthopaedics, Clinical Research, Surgery, Injury, Evidence Based Medicine

Society Memberships & Professional Activities:
Australian Academy of Health and Medical Science, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Australia Orthopaedic Association, AO Foundation, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Australasian Orthopaedic Trauma Society, Australian Medical Association. Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Society

Specific Research Keywords:
Trauma, Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Outcomes Research


My Qualifications

MBBS, MMed (Clin Epi), MSc (Hlth Data Sc), PhD


My Awards

RACS Hamilton Russel Medal (2011)

AOA Research Award (2012)

Member of the Order of Australia (AM), 2015

RACS (Vic) GJ Royal Medal (2016)

RACS President Lecture Medal (2017)

Research Australia Health Services Award (for ANZ Hip Fracture Registry), 2017

Daniel Comerford Award for extraordinary leadership and commitment to improving health outcomes for the people of NSW (2021)

Lady (Mary) Fairfax Distinguish Researcher of the Year award (2021)


My Research Supervision


Supervision keywords


Areas of supervision

Clinical trials, including randomised trials in surgery, registry-nested clinical trials, placebo surgical trials

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Location

Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research, Liverpool

Contact

87379254