Alison has joined the Diabetes and Obesity research team and will be co-ordinating the Adolescent AdDIT, Aussie AdDIT Intranasal Insulin Trial and ENDIA. Previous Clinical Trials experience with Vaccine Trials Group.
Other experience includes general surgery and recovery, sleep technology and community nursing. Alison is very interested in public health and research.
Julie Dart was trained at Princess Margaret Hospital as a registered nurse and paediatric nurse. After completing her training, she worked as a registered nurse at PMH before travelling overseas for several years to work in hospitals in London.
Julie then lived and worked a registered nurse in Port Hedland, Halls Creek and Carnarvon for eight years in the 1990s. When she moved back to Perth she worked as a sleep technologist in the Sleep Lab, Respiratory Department at PMH for 12 years.
Julie became involved in diabetes research in 2004, assisting on exercise studies. She joined the team as a clinical research nurse in 2006, and has been a key personnel in the HypoMon overnight clinical trials, co-ordinating the past two HypoMon clinical trials.
Currently, Julie is the Aussi AdDIT site study co-ordinator and the TrialNet Natural History site co-coordinator for the team. These studies aim to investigate the complications of diabetes and the aetiology of diabetes, respectively.
Julie is also the team's research nurse for the Closed Loop and Predictive Low Glucose Suspend studies which are part of the JDRF Artificial Pancreas Consortium, in which the team is actively involved.
Ly TT, Jones TW, Griffiths A, Dart J, Davis EA, Stick S, Wilson A. Hypoglycaemia does not change the threshold for arousal from sleep in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics. 2012; 14(2):101-104
Clinical research nurse
Alexandra joins the Diabetes and Obesity research team as a clinical research nurse after working in a variety of areas.
After completing a degree in nursing, she went to work as an emergency nurse before going on to do a postgraduate in midwifery. Most recently she has been working as a clinical facilitator.