Research associate, Curtin University

Cameron is a research associate with the Health Systems and Health Economics theme, School of Public Health, Curtin University. Cameron began his career as a pharmacist at Fremantle Hospital, before moving to Mongolia to work as a public health project officer for the Mongolian Anti-Tuberculosis Association in 2013. He returned to a research fellow position at the University of Tasmania, before completing his postgraduate studies in London during 2014-15. After returning to Australia in 2015, Cameron has held positions with the School of Public Health, as a sessional academic with the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, and as a pharmacist at Fiona Stanley Hospital. Cameron has been involved as a clinical facilitator with the Faculty of Health Science's Go Global program, travelling to Cambodia and China during 2016, and has consulted to the World Health Organization Solomon Islands office on anti-tuberculosis drug procurement and management. He is also an adjunct researcher at the University of Tasmania. Cameron maintains a strong interest in clinical medicine, enrolling in 2017 in the University of Western Australia's Doctor of Medicine course. He is interested in sensible resource allocation and health system design, with a particular focus on patient-centred models of healthcare delivery.

Experience

  • 2016–present
    Research associate, Curtin University
  • 2014–present
    Adjunct Researcher , University of Tasmania
  • 2015–2016
    Research analyst, Curtin University
  • 2013–2014
    Associate, School of Pharmacy, Curtin University
  • 2013–2014
    Public Health Project Officer, Mongolian Anti-Tuberculosis Association
  • 2014–2014
    Research Fellow - Clinical Projects , University of Tasmania
  • 2010–2013
    Pharmacist, Fremantle Hospital and Health Service
  • 2010–2012
    Committee Member, Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia, WA Branch

Education

  • 2015 
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine , Master of Science in Public Health - Health Economics
  • 2009 
    Curtin University, Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)

Publications

  • 2018
    Wright CM, Youens D, Moorin RE. Earlier initiation of community-based palliative care is associated with fewer unplanned hospitalisations and emergency department presentations in the final months of life: a Western Australian, population-based study amongst cancer decedents. , Journal of Pain and Symptom Management
  • 2017
    Wright CM, Moorin RE, Chowdhury EK, Stricker BH, Reid CM, Saunders CM, Hughes JD. Calcium channel blockers and breast cancer incidence: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis of the evidence., Cancer Epidemiology.
  • 2017
    Wright CM, Norman R, Bulsara MK, Moorin RE. Increase in computed tomography in Australia driven mainly by practice change: a decomposition analysis., Health Policy
  • 2015
    Dobler CC, Korver S, Batbayar O, Oyungtsetseg S, Tsolmon B, Wright C, Solongo B, Marais B. Success of community-based directly observed anti-tuberculosis treatment in Mongolia. , International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease.
  • 2015
    Wright CM, Westerkamp L, Korver S, Dobler CC. Community-based directly observed therapy (DOT) versus clinic DOT for tuberculosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis of comparative effectiveness. , BMC Infectious Diseases.
  • 2014
    Wright C. Advances at AIDS 2014: what does the future look like and how can we better use the tools we have now? , Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research.
  • 2014
    • L Manning, C Wright, P Ingram, T Whitmore, C Heath, I Manson, M Page-Sharpe, S Salman, J Dyer, T.E. Davis. Continuous infusions of meropenem in ambulatory care: clinical efficacy, safety and stability. , PLOS One
  • 2011
    A Crowe and C Wright. The impact of P-glycoprotein mediated efflux on absorption of 11 sedating and less-sedating antihistamines using Caco-2 monolayers. , Xenobiotica

Grants and Contracts

  • 2014
    Peer support groups to empower civil society members to contribute to eradicating TB in Mongolia.
    Role:
    Grant writer
    Funding Source:
    Stop TB Partnership
  • 2013
    Increasing tuberculosis awareness in Mongolia.
    Role:
    Grant writer.
    Funding Source:
    Australian Embassy, Seoul.
  • 2013
    Expanding home-based treatment to patients with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis through MATA community health volunteers.
    Role:
    Grant writer
    Funding Source:
    NZ Embassy, Beijing.