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Publications and presentations

Sabrina Pit

Chair Queenstown

 

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES

  1. Pit, S.W., Longman, J., Rolfe, M., Smith, L, McAllister, L. (2020) Investigation of the Validity and Reliability of a Placement Quality Survey for Measuring Rural Student Work Integrated Learning Placement Quality. Accepted 3 April 2020.
  2. Rolfe, M., Pit, S.W., McKenzie, J., Longman, J., Matthews, V., Morgan, G., Bailie, R. (2020) Social vulnerability in a high-risk flood affected rural region of NSW, Australia. Natural Hazards, 101:631–650.  View the article
  3. Saikal, A., Pit, S.W., McCarthy, L. (2020) Medical Student Wellbeing During Rural Placement: a cross-sectional national survey. Medical Education. doi:10.1111/MEDU.14078. View the article
  4. Fitzpatrick, M., Garsia, K., Eyre, K., Blackhall, C., Pit, S.W. (2020) Workplace factors and emotional exhaustion among regional doctors in training: a cross sectional pilot study and the application of international guidelines on sustainable employability management for organisations. Australian Health Review. https://doi.org/10.1071/AH19121 View the article
  5. De Souza, C., Moehead, A., Pit, S.W. (2020) Translating facilitated multimodal online learning into effective person-centred practice for the person living with dementia. BMC Geriatrics, 20:33. View the article
  6. Holtzhausen, N., Fitzgerald, K., Thakur, I., Ashley, J., Rolfe, M., Pit, S.W. (2020) Individuals who use Swipe-Based Dating Apps experience higher rates of adverse mental health: A cross-sectional study. BMC Psychology, 8:22. 10.1186/s40359-020-0373-1 View the article
  7. Hall, C., Robertson, D., Rolfe, M., Pascoe, S., Passey, M., Pit, S.W. (2020) Do cognitive aids reduce error rates in resuscitation team performance? Trial of Emergency Medicine Protocols In Simulation Training (TEMPIST) in Australia. Human Resources for Health, 18:1. View the article
  8. De Souza, C., Walsh, K., Moehead, A., Pit, S.W. (2020) A integrative systematic review of features required for a functional and effective web-based dementia education program and the application to an Australian web-based Dementia Care Competency and Training Network. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 22 (1): e16808. View the article
  9. Matthews, V., Longman, J., Berry, H., Passey, M., Bennet-Levy, J., Morgan, G., Pit, S.W, Rolfe, M., Bailie, R. (2019) Differential mental health impact six months after extensive river flooding in rural Australia: a cross-sectional analysis through an equity lens. Frontiers in Public Health. Front. Public Health, 6 December. View the article
  10. Jeffrey, B., Bagala, M., Creighton, A., Leavey, T., Nicholls, S., Wood, C., Longman, J., Barker, J., Pit, S.W. (2019) Mobile phone applications and their use in the self-management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: a qualitative study among app users and non-app users. Diabetology& Metabolic Syndrome, 11:84. DOI: 10.1186/s13098-019-0480-4 View the article
  11. Valiukas, S., Pickering, M.J., Hall, T.G., Seneviratne, N., Aitken, A., John-Leader, F., Pit S.W. (2019) Sexting and mental health among young Australians attending a music festival: a cross sextional study. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 22(8):521-528.  View the article
  12. Liddle, J., Clemson, L., Mackenzie, L., Lovarini, M., Tan, A., Pit, S.W., Roberts, C., Tiedemann, A., Sherrington, C., Willis, K. (2019) Influences on general practitioner referral to allied health professionals for fall prevention in primary care. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 39(1): e32-e39. View the article
  13. Crocker, B.C.S., Pit, S.W., Hansen, V., John-Leader, F., Wright, M.L. (2019) A positive approach to adolescent sexual health promotion: a qualitative evaluation of key stakeholder perceptions of the Australian Positive Adolescent Sexual Health (PASH) Conference. BMC Public Health, 19:681. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-6993-9 View the article
  14. Chan, R., Smith, R., Nguyen, M., Spencer, S.,Pit, S.W. (2019) Effect of serial anthropometric measurements and motivational text messages on weight reduction amongst workers: Pilot Randomised Controlled Trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research- mHealth and uHealth, 7(4):e11832. View the article
  15. Wood, N., Charlwood, G., Zecchin, C., Hansen, V., Douglas, M., Pit, S.W. (2019) Qualitative exploration of the impact of employment and volunteering upon the health and wellbeing of African refugees settled in regional Australia: a refugee perspective. BMC Public Health,19:143  View the article
  16. Southey, M., Rees, T., Rolfe, M., Pit, S.W. (2019) An evaluation of the Maintenance To Abstinence (MTA) Program in achieving abstinence in opioid users and improving mental health and quality of life. Addiction Science & Clinical Practice, 14:4.  View the article
  17. Pit, S.W., Bailey, J. (2018) Medical students’ exposure to, knowledge and perceptions of telehealth technology: is our future workforce ready to embrace telehealth service delivery. Health Education in Practice: Journal of Research for Professional Learning, 1(2):55-72. View the article
  18. Harley, M., Pit, S.W., Rees, T., Thomas, S. (2018) Completion Rates and Psychosocial Intervention Effectiveness in an Australian Substance Abuse Therapeutic Community. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, & Policy, 13(1): 33. View the article
  19. Prangley, T., Pit, S.W., Rees, T., Nealon, J. (2018) Factors influencing early withdrawal from a Drug and Alcohol treatment program and client perceptions of successful recovery and employment: A qualitative study. BMC Psychiatry, 18:301.View the article
  20. Liddle, J., Lovarini, M., Clemson, L., Mackenzie, L., Tan, A., Pit, S.W., Poulos, R., Tiedemann, A., Sherrington, C., Roberts, C., Willis, K. (2018) Making fall prevention routine in primary care practice: perspectives of allied health professionals. BMC Health Services Research, 18:598. View the article
  21. Smyth, J., Pit, S.W., Hansen, V. (2018) Can the Work Ability model provide a useful explanatory framework to understand sustainable employability amongst General Practitioners: a qualitative study. Human Resources for Health, 16:32. View the article
  22. Fernando, M., Buckland J., Melwani, P., Tent, V., Preston, P., Pit, S.W. (2018) Perceived driving safety and estimated blood alcohol concentration the morning after drinking amongst young Australians attending a music festival: A cross-sectional survey. Substance Abuse Treat & Prevention Policy, 13(1):25.View the article
  23. Isaac, V., Pit, S.W., McLauchlan, C.S. (2018) Self-efficacy reduces the impact of social isolation on medical student’s rural career intent. BMC Medical Education, 18:42. View the article
  24. Smith, T., Cross, M., Waller, S., Chambers, H., Farthing, A., Barraclough, F., Pit, S.W., Sutton, K., Muyambi, K., King, S., Anderson, J. (2018) Ruralisation of Students’ Horizons: Insights into Australian Health Professional Students’ Rural and Remote Placements. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare,11:85-97. View the article
  25. Day, N., Criss, J., Griffiths, B., Gujral, S., John-Leader, F., Johnston, J., Pit S.W. (2018)  Music festival attendees’ illicit drug use, knowledge and practices regarding drug content and purity: a cross-sectional survey. Harm Reduction Journal,15(1).  View the article
  26. Smith, S., Sutton, K., Pit, S.W., Muyuambi, K., Terry, D., Farthing, A., Courtney, C., Cross, M. (2018) Health professional students’ rural placement satisfaction and rural practice intentions: a national cross-sectional survey. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 26(1):26-32.  View the article
  27. Chien, C., Alfred, T., Freihaut, R., Pit, SW. (2017) First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Arthrodesis in Hallux Valgus Versus Hallux Rigidus Using Cup and Cone Preparation Compression Screw and Dorsal Plate Fixation. Cureus, 9(10): e1786. View the article
  28. De Silva, T., Prakash, A., Yarlagadda, K., Johns, M., Sandy, K., Hansen, V. Phelan, S, Pit, S.W. (2017) General practitioners’ experiences and perceptions of mild moderate depression management and factors influencing effective service delivery in rural Australian communities: a qualitative study. International Journal of Mental Health Systems, 11: 54. View the article
  29. Pit, S.W. (2017) Book reviews: Retiring to Spain: Women’s narratives of nostalgia, belonging and community. A. Ahmed. Policy Press, Bristol University, UK, 2015. Australasian Journal on Ageing. View the article
  30. Bradbury, J., Nancarrow, S.A., Avila, C., Pit S.W., Potts, R., Doran, F., Freed, G. (2017) Actual availability of appointments at general practices in regional New South Wales, Australia. Australian Family Physician, 46(5): 321-324. View the article
  31. Knox, M.C., Garner, A., Dyason, A., Pearson, T., Pit, S.W. (2017) Qualitative investigation of the reasons behind opposition to water fluoridation in regional NSW, Australia. Public Health Res Pract, 27(1):e2711772. View the article
  32. Clemson, L.M., Mackenzie, L., Roberts, C., Poulos, R., Tan, A.,Lovarini, M., Sherrington, C., Simpson, J.M., Willis, K., Lam, M., Tiedemann, A., Pond, D., Peiris, D., Hilmer, S., Pit, S.W. Howard, K., Lovitt, L., White, F. (2017) Integrated solutions for sustainable fall prevention in primary care, the iSOLVE project: a type 2 hybrid effectiveness-implementation design. Implementation Sciences, 12:12. View the article
  33. Hall, K., Brieger, D.G.,Pfister, B.F., Youlden, D., De Silva, S., John-Leader, F., Pit, S.W. (2016) Errors and Predictors of Confidence in Condom Use amongst Young Australians Attending a Music Festival, Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases,  Article ID 6054870. View the article
  34. van de Mortel, T., Silberberg, P., Ahern, C., Pit, S.W. (2016) Supporting near-peer teaching in general practice: a national survey. BMC Family Practice, 16 (143). View the article
  35. Pit, S.W., Hansen, V. (2016) The relationship between lifestyle-, occupational health and work-related factors with presenteeism amongst general practitioners. Archives of Environmental & Occupational Health, 71(1), 49-56. View the article
  36. Fraser, A., Williams, S., Kong, S., Wells, L.; Goodall, L; Pit, S.W., Hansen, V. Trent, M. (2016) Amendment (Vaccination of Children Attending Child Care Facilities): a qualitative exploration of its impact in the Northern Rivers. Public Health Research & Practice, 26(2):e2621620. View the article
  37. Hansen, V., Pit, S.W. (2016) The Single Item Burnout Measure is a Psychometrically Sound Screening Tool for Occupational Burnout. Health Scope, 5(2): e32164. View the article 
  38. Suthersan, M., Pit S.W., Gordon L., Loman M., Pezzutti B., Freihaut R. (2015) Local infiltration analgesia versus standard analgesia in total knee arthroplasty. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, 23(2):198-201. doi: 10.1177/230949901502300217. View the article
  39. Pit, S.W., Vo T. Pyakarel S. (2014) The effectiveness of recruitment strategies on general practitioner’s survey response rates – a systematic review. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 6;14(1):76. View the article
  40. van de Mortel, T., Silberberg, P., Ahern, C., Pit, S.W. (2014) Stakeholders’ views on shared learning models in general practice: A national survey. Australian Family Physician, 43(9):633-638. View the article
  41. Nancarrow, S.A., Bradley J., Pit S.W., Ariss, S. (2014) Intention to stay and intention to leave: Are they two sides of the same coin? A cross sectional structural equation modeling study among health and social care workers. Journal of Occupational Health, 56(4):292-300. http://doi.org/10.1539/joh.14-0027-OA View the article
  42. Johnston, J., Wilson, S, Rix, L., Pit, S.W. (2014) Publish or Perish. Strategies to help rural early career researchers increase publication output. Journal of Rural and Remote Health, 14(3):1-6.  View the article
  43. Pit, S.W., Hansen, V. (2014) Factors influencing early retirement intentions in Australian rural general practitioners. Occupational Medicine, 64(4):297-304. View the article
  44. Ahern, C., van de Mortel, T., Silberberg, P., Barling, J., Pit, S.W. (2013) Vertically integrated shared learning models in general practice: A qualitative study. BMC Family Practice, 14:144. View the article
  45. Pit, S.W., Hansen, V., Ewald, D. (2013) A small unconditional non-financial incentive suggests an increase in survey response rates amongst older general practitioners (GPs): a randomised controlled trial. BMC Family Practice, 14:107. View the article
  46. Hansen, V., Pit, S.W., Honeyman, P., Barclay, L. (2013) Prolonging a sustainable working life amongst older rural GPs: Solutions from the horse’s mouth. Journal of Rural and Remote Health,  Apr-Jun;13(2):2369. View the article
  47. Pit, S.W., Shrestha, R., Schofield, D., Passey, M. (2013) Partial and complete retirement due to ill-health among mid-age Australians. Public Health, 127 (6): 561-71.View the article
  48. Dolja-Gore, X., Pit, S.W., Parkinson, L., Young, A., Byles, J. (2013) Accuracy of self-reported medicines use compared to pharmaceutical claims data amongst a national sample of older Australian women. Open Journal of Epidemiology, Feb;3(1):25-32. View the article
  49. Pit, S.W., Byles JE. (2012) The Association of Health and Employment in Mature Women: A Longitudinal Study. Journal on Women’s Health, Mar;21(3):273-80. View the article
  50. Pit, S.W., Hansen V, Honeyman P, Barclay L, Donoghue D. (2012) Rapid Response. Re: When financial incentives do more good than harm: a checklist. British Medical Journal, 345: e5047. View the article
  51. Pit, S., Byles, J. (2010) Older Australians’ medication use: self-report by phone showed good agreement and accuracy compared with home visit. Journal of clinical epidemiology, 63:428-34.  View the article
  52. Pit, S., Shrestha, R., Schofield, D., Passey, M. (2010) Health problems and retirement due to ill-health among Australian retirees aged 45-64 years. Health policy, 94:175-81.  View the article
  53. Pit, S.W.,Byles, J.E., Cockburn, J. (2008) Prevalence of self-reported risk factors for medication misadventure among older people in general practice. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 14(2): 203–208. View the article
  54. Pit, S.W., Byles, J.E. (2008) Accuracy of telephone self-report of drug use in older people and agreement with pharmaceutical claims data. Drugs and Aging, 25(1): 71-80. View the article
  55. Pit, S.W., Byles, J.E., Henry, D.A., Holt, L., Hansen, V., Bowman, D. (2007) Quality Use of Medicines Program for general practitioners and older people: a cluster randomised controlled trial. Medical Journal of Australia, 187(1): 23-30. View the article
  56. Pit, S.W., Byles, J.E., Cockburn, J. (2007) Medication review: patient selection and general practitioner’s report of medication-related problems and actions taken. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 55(6): 927–934. View the article
  57. Mirza, I., Pit, S. (2006) Exercise for positive mental health outcomes in adults. (Protocol) The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD005615. View the article
  58. Cockburn, J., Pit, S., Zorbas, H., and Redman, S. (2001) Investigating Breast Symptoms in Primary Care: Enhancing Concordance with Current Best Advice. Cancer Detection and Prevention, 25(5): 407-413. View the article
  59. Pit, S., and Cockburn, J. (2000) Cancer Information Services: a pre-/post evaluation of training to promote nationwide consistency of information. European Journal of Cancer Care 9: 204-211. View the article
  60. Cockburn, J., Pit, S.W., and Redman, S. (1999) Perceptions of Screening Mammography amongst women aged 40-49. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 23: 318-21. View the article
  61. Cockburn, J., and Pit, S. (1997) Prescribing Behaviour in Clinical Practice: Patients’ Expectations and doctors’ perceptions of patients’ expectations. British Medical Journal, 315: 520-523. View the article
  62. Pit, S.W., Schurink, J., Nair, B.R., Byles, J.E., and Heller, R.F. (1996) Use of the Short-form 36 Health Survey to Assess Quality of Life among Australian Elderly. Australian Journal on Ageing, 15:132-135. View the article
  63. Pit, S.W., and Rouwendal, J. (1994) Een Economische Analyse van Echtscheiding in Nederland. (An Economic Analysi2s of Divorce Risks in The Netherlands.) Huishoudstudies – TijdschriftvoorHuishoud- en Consumentenvraagstukken en Facilitair Management, 4: 3-13. View the article

REPORTS

  1. Walsh, S., Thompson, S., Lyle, D., Brown, L., Versace,V., Knight, S., Pit, S.W., Jones, M. A Decade of University Department Rural Health led Health Workforce Research in rural and remote Australia: A Preliminary Report for KBC Australia. (2020).
  2. Pit, S., Hansen, V., Cockburn, J., Byles, J. Quality Use of Medicines for older People in General Practice. Step 1-5 Final Report to the RACGP. Clinical Audit recognised by the RACGP. Newcastle: University of Newcastle, June 2003. Prepared for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
  3. Hansen, V., Pit, S., Cockburn, J., Byles, J. Quality Use of Medicines for older People in General Practice: Academic Detailing. Report to the RACGP. Continuing Professional Development Activity recognised by the RACGP. Newcastle: University of Newcastle, June 2003. Prepared for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
  4. Pit, S., and Cockburn, J. Evaluation of a breast cancer information training package for Cancer Information Services. Sydney: National Breast Cancer Centre, 2000.
  5. Pit, S., Cockburn, J., and Zorbas, H. Investigation of a new breast symptom: an audit in general practice. Sydney: National Breast Cancer Centre, 1999.
  6. Cockburn, J., Pit, S., Swart, C., Tiffany, C., Corkrey, R., Doran, C., Newby, D., and Henry, D. Involving Consumers in health care decisions: the validity of four methods. Prepared for NSW Department of Health, 1999.
  7. Cockburn, J., and Pit, S. Perceptions of screening mammography amongst women aged 40-49: A national survey. Sydney: National Breast Cancer Centre, 1997.

POPULAR PRESS

  1. Pit, S.W. Ill health and retirement: an interview with Dr Sabrina Pit, University Centre for Rural Health, University of Sydney. 23 March 2013. Thought Leaders Series…. Insights from the world’s leading experts. View the article
  2. Pit, S.W., and Haydon, T. Sustainable employment and the ageing workforce: lessons learned from the Dutch. The Conversation, 15th January 2013. View the article

KEY NOTE

  1. Pit, S.W. Understanding Sustainable Employability: What it Could Mean for Australia’s Future Workforce. Workforce Planning Conference – Public Sector & Workforce Planning Conference –Health Care Sector. Sydney: 28-29 November 2017.

INVITED SPEAKER

  1. Pit, S.W. ‘Corona Virus & Forced Innovation’. Webinar Series: Community Care Smart Assistive Technology Collaborative. Brisbane: 13 March 2020.
  2. Pit, S.W. Innovation at Work + ‘Corona Virus & Forced Innovation’. Innovative & Smart Digital Community Care: International Perspectives Of The Current Innovation, Technology, Trends And Research For Aged & Community Care. Brisbane: 9 March 2020.
  3. Pit, S.W. Understanding Sustainable Employability: What it Could Mean for the Future Workforce of APEC Economies. China National Institute of Standardization (CNIS). Beijing, China: The Role of Standardization in Promoting Employment Related to the Silver Economy. 19-20 Sept 2019.
  4. Pit, S.W.,Hall, C., Robertson, D., Rolfe, M., Pascoe, S., Passey, M. Trial of Emergency Medicine Protocols In Simulation Training (TEMPIST): prospective block randomized controlled trial. Agency for Clinical Innovation: Kirribilli Club, North Sydney: 3rd May 2019.
  5. Pit, S.W. Panelist. Panel session: Redesigning Work to Unlock Human Potential. Future Workforce Summit 2018. Sydney: 30 April- 1 May 2018.
  6. Pit, S.W. Understanding Sustainable Employability: What it Could Mean for Australia’s Future Workforce. Future Workforce Summit 2018. Sydney: 30 April- 1 May 2018.
  7. Pit, S.W. Interventions, research and business. Happy GPs, happy allied health professionals. Secrets to prolonging working life. Health Innovations Conference. Kingscliff: 10-11 March 2018.
  8. Pit, S.W., Payne, C. International Organization for Standardization Strategic Advisory Group Ageing Societies. Update. APEC Silver Economy Workshop. Sydney: 4-5 April 2017.
  9. Pit, S.W. Panel Member. How do people keep their added value during their working life in fast changing world? (Hoe behouden mensen hun toegevoegde waarde in het arbeidsproces in de context van de snel veranderende wereld?) Nijmegen, The Netherlands: 1 June 2016.
  10. Pit, S.W. 6th Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Conference. Plenary. An Educational Quality Use of Medicines Program for General Practitioners and Older People: Impact on Falls. Sydney: 16th-18 November 2014.
  11. Pit, S.W. Workshop: How to engage with GPs. 6th Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Conference. Plenary. Sydney: 16th-18 November 2014.
  12. Pit, S.W., Towards Sustainable Employability. Public Sector—Future Change and Challenge’. Australian Government Leadership Network NSW. Plenary. Sydney: 10-11 October 2013.
  13. Pit, S.W., Towards Sustainable Employability. Public Sector—Future Change and Challenge’. Australian Government Leadership Network Queensland. Plenary. Gold Coast: 18-19 July 2013.

OTHER CONFERENCE SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  1. Pit, S.W. , Horstmanhof, L., Schache, V. Ballina Shire Dementia Friendly Community Alliance – Lessons Learned. NSW Rural Innovations Changing Healthcare Forum- Health by Stealth: rural communities leading by example. Virtual: 25 March 2020. To be rescheduled.
  2. Pit, S.W. (presenter), Bailey, J (presenter). Medical students’ perceptions of rural intern positions. 8th Rural Health and Research Congress. Lismore: 16-18 October 2019.
  3. Fitzgerald, K.(presenter), Pit, S.W., Rolfe, M., McKenzie, J., Matthews, V., Longman, J, Bailie, R. Cross sectional analysis of depression amongst Australian business owners following cyclone-related flooding in a rural community. 8th Rural Health and Research Congress. Lismore: 16-18 October 2019.
  4. Greenlees, N. (presenter), Ross, L., Pit, S.W., McCormack, J., Williams L, A rural, long-stay and blended placement model for dietitian students provides enhanced work-readiness and benefits the health of rural communities compared to traditional placement models.
  5. Nash, L (presenter), Ivory, K., Scott, K., Dwyer, P., Hooker, C., Pit, S.W. (for Sydney Arts and Health Collective), Evaluating teaching workshops for improving students’ confidence in dealing with challenging workplace culture. AMEE Association for Medical Education in Europe: 24-28 August 2019.
  6. Rolfe, M. (presenter), Pit, S.W., McKenzie, J., Longman, J., Matthews, V., Morgan, G., Bailey, R. Mapping Social Vulnerability in a High-Risk Flood Affected Rural Region of NSW, Australia. Floodplain Management Australia
    Canberra: 15 May 2019.
  7. Wood, N. (presenter), Hu W., Pit, S.W. (presenter), Douglas, M. It’s like, what you give back; that’s why…I’m always very proud of myself, right: A refugee perspective on volunteering and employment in regional Australia. 2nd Australia and New Zealand Refugee Trauma Recovery in Resettlement Conference. Brisbane: 28-29 March 2019. Poster.
  8. Bronte, J. (presenter), Wood, C (Presenter). Bagala, M., Creighton, A., Leavey, T., Nicholls, S., Longman, J., Barker, J., Pit, S.W. Mobile Phone Applications and their Use in the Self-Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Qualitative Study Exploring the Perspectives of Rural Australians. Rural Medicine 2018. Darwin: 25-27 October 2018.
  9. Chan, R. (presenter), Spencer, S. (presenter), Pit, S.W. (presenter), Smith, R., Nguyen, M., Effect of serial anthropometric measurements and motivational text messages on weight reduction amongst workers: Pilot Randomised Controlled Trial. NSW Diabetes Forum: 15 June 2018.
  10. Bronte, J. (presenter) , Bagala, M., Creighton, A., Leavey, T., Nicholls, S. (Presenter), Wood, C., Longman, J., Barker, J., Pit, S.W (Presenter). Mobile phone applications and their use in the self-management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: a qualitative study among app users and non-app users. Sydney: NSW Diabetes Forum: 15 June 2018.
  11. Southey, M., Pit, S.W., Rees, T. An evaluation of the Maintenance To Abstinence (MTA) Program in achieving abstinence in opioid users and improving mental health and quality of life. NSW Junior Doctors’ Conference 2018. Sydney: 9-10 June 2018.
  12. Isaac V., Pit S., McLachlan C. Can self-efficacy reduce the effect of social isolation on rural career intentions? 6th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium. Canberra: 11-12 April 2018.
  13. Pit, S.W. (presenter), Rougoor E.. Sustainable Employability: The Development of a Comprehensive Framework. The National Employment Solutions Conference. Surfers Paradise: 16-17 November 2017.
  14. Griffiths, B., Criss, J., Gujral, S. , Day, N., John-Leader, F., Johnston, J. Pit S.W. Music festival attendees’ illicit drug use, knowledge and practices regarding drug content and purity. The 4th Australian and New Zealand Addiction Conference. Gold Coast: 15th – 17th May 2017.
  15. Pit S.W. (presenter), Hansen V. Changes in Medications for Depression: Impact on Study, Work and Employment. Career Development Association of Australia National Conference. Brisbane: 17– 19 May, 2017.
  16. Pit, S.W. (presenter), Smyth, J., Hansen, V. Which factors explain sustainable employability amongst ageing rural GPs? World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of GPs/Family Physicians. World Rural Health conference. Cairns: 29 Apr- 02 May 3, 2017.
  17. Bailey, J (presenter), Pit, S.W (presenter). Urban Medical Student’s rural training experience: does it work? World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of GPs/Family Physicians. World Rural Health conference. Cairns: 29 Apr- 02 May 3, 2017.
  18. Pit, S.W. (presenter), Farthing, A. (presenter), Smith, T., Sutton, K., Muyuambi, K., Terry, D., (2017). A cross-sectional survey of UDRH-supported student placements. World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of GPs/Family Physicians. World Rural Health conference. Cairns: 29 Apr- 02 May 3, 2017.
  19. Farthing, A. (presenter), Smith,T., Sutton, K., Pit, S.W., and Terry, D. Going back to ‘the village’: the effect of UDRH allied health student placements on rural practice intention. 2016 National SARRAH Conference. Port Lincoln: 27-29 October 2016. http://sarrah.org.au/content/2016-sarrah-conference
  20. Terry, D. (presenter), Barraclough, F., Pit, S.W., and Smith, T. Getting them out there: The impact of rural exposure on satisfaction and practice intention among nursing students. 33rd Annual CRANAplus Conference. Hobart: 12-14 October 2016.
  21. Farthing, A. (presenter), Smith,T., Sutton, K., Pit, S.W., and Terry, D. Do rural and remote placements make students ‘remotely interested’? 2016 Rural and Remote Health Workforce – Transition to Practice. Mount Isa: 20-22 July 2016. http://sarrah.org.au/content/2016-sarrah-conference
  22. Pit S.W., (presenter), Mowbray, S. (presenter), Sproule, N., Swain, L., Lofts, K., and Lorenzo A. Implementation of health professional student placements within a rural residential aged care facility: a case study. Living longer, living better with students placements? International Federation on Ageing. 13th Global Conference on Ageing. Brisbane: 21-23 June 2016.
  23. Pit S.W. (presenter), Smith, J., Hansen, V. Can the work ability model provide a useful explanatory framework to understand sustainable employability amongst ageing general practitioners? International Federation on Ageing. 13th Global Conference on Ageing. Brisbane: 21-23 June 2016.
  24. Pit S.W. (presenter), Robroek, S, Donoghue, D, and Hansen, V. Towards sustainable employability in healthcare: A systematic review of the effectiveness of interventions. 4th International Conference, Wellbeing at work. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: 29May -1 June 2016.
  25. Pit S.W. (presenter), Robroek, S., Donoghue, D., and Hansen, V., Towards sustainable employability in healthcare: A systematic review of the effectiveness of interventions. 2nd International Meeting on Wellbeing and Performance in Clinical Practice (WELLMED 2). Chalkidiki, Greece: 18-22 May 2016.
  26. Johnston, J. (presenter), Tyers, C., Gupta, S., Seneviratna, L., Wilson, A., Woolfe, L. ,Pit, S.W., Hansen, V. Monitoring the use of alcohol and other drugs in rural Australia. The Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference. Gold Coast: 18-20 May 2016.
  27. Trang, L. (presenter), Fiorentino, M., Edye, M., and Pit, S.W. Postoperative analgesic efficacy of continuous wound infusion of local anaesthetic compared to opioid patient controlled analgesia after laparotomy: a prospective study. Australian New Zealand College of Anesthetists. Annual Scientific Meeting. Auckland, New Zealand: 3o April-4 May 2016. DEANS’S PRIZE.
  28. Clemson, L. (presenter), Mackenzie, L., Roberts, C., Poulos, R., Tan, A., Tran, N., Sherrington, C., Lovarini, M., Tiedemann, A., Pit, S.W., Willis, K., Lam, M., Pond, D., and Peiris, D. The iSOLVE project, establishing pathways to implement and sustain evidence based fall prevention in primary care: Developing decision tools and primary care resources. The Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting; Orlando, United States: 18-22 November, 2015
  29. Clemson, L. (presenter), Mackenzie, L., Roberts, C., Poulos, R., Tan, A., Tran, N., Sherrington, C., Lovarini, M., Tiedemann, A., Pit, S.W., Willis, K., Lam, M., Pond, D., and Peiris, D. The iSOLVE project, establishing pathways to implement and sustain evidence based fall prevention in primary care: Developing decision tools and primary care resources. National Primary Health Care Conference. Canberra, Australia: 2-4 November 2015.
  30. De Silva, T. (presenter), Prakash, A., Sandy, K., Johns, M., Yarlagadda, K., and Pit, S.W., Hansen V. General Practitioners’ management of mild to moderate depression in the rural setting. GP15. Royal Australian College of General Practice Conference. Melbourne: 21-23 September 2015.
  31. Clemson, L.(presenter), Mackenzie, L., Roberts, C., Lovarini, M., Willis, K., Poulos, R., Sherrington, C., Tan, A., Peiris, D., Pit, S., Tiedemann, A., Lam, M., Pond, D., Simpson, J., Stanton, C., Sfiligoi, D., Lovitt, L., and White, F. Establishing pathways to implement evidence-based fall prevention in primary care: iSOLVE. Poster presentation. 4th NHMRC Symposium on Research Translation. Sydney, Australia: 27-28 October 2015.
  32. Clemson, L., Mackenzie, L., Roberts, C., Sherrington, C., Peiris, D., Willis, K., Pit, S., Poulos, R., Lam, M., Lovarini, M. (2014). Using Theory to Inform Implementation Research:The iSOLVE Project. 2nd Biennial Australian Implementation Conference, Sydney: 2nd Biennial Australian Implementation Conference.
  33. Pit S.W. (presenter), Robroek, S., and Hansen, V. Towards sustainable employability in healthcare: A systematic review of the effectiveness of interventions. Preliminary Analyses. University of Sydney Health and Work Research Network Information Exchange. Sydney: February 2014.
  34. Pit S.W. (presenter), and Hansen, V. Validation of a Single Item Burnout Measure. International Symposium on Culture of Prevention – Future Approaches. Finish Institute of Occupational Health and Safety. Helsinki: 25–27 September 2013.
  35. Pit S.W. (presenter), Hansen, V., and Honeyman, P. Prolonging working life amongst rural older GPs: developing strategies and instruments. Future direction in health Congress 2012. The Royal Australian College of Physicians. Brisbane: 6 – 9 May 2012.
  36. Pit S.W. (presenter), Hansen, V., and Honeyman, P. Prolonging working life amongst rural older GPs: developing strategies and instruments. Older Workers & Work Ability Conference. Melbourne: December 12-13 2011.
  37. Pit, S.W. (presenter), Dolja-Gore, X., Parksinson, L., and Byles, J. Older Australian Women’s medication use: self-report by mail showed good agreement and accuracy compared with pharmaceutical claims data. The Asia / Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics. Melbourne: 23-27 October 2011.
  38. Pit S.W. (presenter), and Byles J.E. Employment among mature age women: health problems and quality of life. 4th Symposium on Work Ability. Finland, Tampere: 6-9 June 2010.
  39. Pit S.W. (presenter), Shrestha, R., Schofield, D., and Passey, M. Partial and complete retirement due to ill-health among mature age Australians: health problems. 4th Symposium on Work Ability. Finland, Tampere: 6-9 June 2010.
  40. Pit S.W. (presenter), and Byles J.E. Employment among mature age women: health conditions. International federation on Ageing 10th Global Conference 2010. Melbourne: 3-6 May 2010.
  41. Pit S.W. (presenter), Shrestha, R., Schofield, D., and Passey, M. Partial and complete retirement due to ill-health among mature age Australians: health problems and rurality. International federation on Ageing 10th Global Conference 2010. Melbourne: 3-6 May 2010.
  42. Pit, S.W. (presenter), Byles, J., and Hansen, V. Accuracy of Telephone Self-Report of Drug Use in Older People and Agreement with Pharmaceutical Claims Data. Population Health Congress 2008. Brisbane: 6-9 July 2008.
  43. Pit, S.W. (presenter), Byles, J., and Hansen, V. (Poster) Self-reported risk factors for medication misadventure among older people in general practice. Population Health Congress 2008. Brisbane: 6-9 July 2008.
  44. Pit, S.W. (presenter), Byles, J., and Hansen, V. (Poster) Accuracy of Telephone Self-Report of Medicines Use in Older People and Agreement with a home inventory. Population Health Congress 2008. Brisbane: 6-9 July 2008.
  45. Pit, S.W. (presenter), Ahern, C., and Langill, J. Development of the north coast overseas trained doctors education and support program: a pilot study. National General Practice Education and Training Convention 2007. Surfers Paradise: 15-16 August 2007.
  46. Pit, S.W. (presenter), Byles, J., and Hansen, V. Medication review: patient selection and general practitioner’s report of medication-related problems and actions taken. Australasian Association of Gerontology Rural Conference. Positive Ageing. Tamworth: 23-24 March 2006.
  47. Doyle, J. (presenter), Waters, E., Jackson, N., Pit, S.W. (Presenter). Facilitative role of fields: case study of topic prioritisation and reviewer support for production of global health promotion and public health review priorities. XIII Cochrane Colloquium 2005. Melbourne: 22-26 October 2005.
  48. McCambridge, M. (presenter), and Pit, S.W. Does a Co-located After Hours General Practice Service (AHGPS) affect attendance at Emergency Departments? Australasian College for Emergency Medicine Winter Symposium 2005. Queenstown, New Zealand: 21-23 July 2005.
  49. Pit, S.W. (presenter), Cockburn, J., and Byles, J.E. Randomised controlled trial to improve the quality use of medicines in elderly people in general practice: effect on health outcomes. National Medicines Symposium 2004. Brisbane: 28-30 July 2004.
  50. Pit, S.W. (presenter), Cockburn, J., and Byles, J.E. Randomised controlled trial to improve the quality use of medicines in elderly people in general practice: effect on health outcomes. 10th International Congress on Public Health. World Federation of Public Health Associations. 12th UK Public Health Association Annual Public Health Forum. Brighton, United Kingdom: 19-22 April 2004.
  51. Pit, S.W. (presenter), Byles, J.E., and Cockburn, J. Randomised controlled trial to improve appropriate use of medicines in the elderly in general practice. 3rd Annual Primary Health Care Research Conference. Corlette: 14-15 November 2003.
  52. Pit, S.W. (presenter), Byles, J.E., and Cockburn, J. Randomised controlled trial to improve appropriate use of medicines in elderly people in general practice: effect on health outcomes. 12th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Epidemiological Association. Perth: 17-18 September 2003.
  53. Pit, S.W. (presenter), Byles, J.E., and Cockburn, J. Appropriate Use of Medicines in Elderly People in General Practice: effect on health outcomes- pilot study. General Practice/ Primary Health Care Research and Evaluation Conference. Newcastle: 9 – 10 November 2001.
  54. Pit, S. (presenter), and Cockburn, J. Improving the appropriate use of medicine in elderly patients in general practice- research proposal. Hunter Institute of Ageing Research Seminar. Newcastle: 3 June 2000.
  55. Pit, S.W. (presenter) and Cockburn, J. Perceptions of screening mammography amongst women aged 40-49. Australian Society of Behavioural Health and Medicine Inc. in conjunction with the Australian Cancer Society and the National Heart Foundation, Melbourne: 13-15 December 1998.
  56. Nair, B. (presenter), Pit, S., Schurink, J., Byles, J., and Heller, R. Short Form 36 Questionnaire and the Health of the very Elderly. Australian Journal of Medicine 1995; 25: 590. Poster. Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian Society for Geriatric Medicine. Gold Coast, Queensland: 19-20 June 1995.