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Dr Charrlotte Seib
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Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology)

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Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Board of Directors, Family Planning Queensland (retired, 2012)


women's health, wellness, quality of life, stress, modifiable lifestyle factors, health behaviour interventions, public health, quantitative methods, sexual and reproductive health

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Dr Charrlotte Seib is an early career academic who has made significant contributions to knowledge surrounding women’s health and human sexuality specifically in relation to commercial sex. Currently she is employed has a research fellow on the Women’s Wellness after Cancer Program, a national multisite randomised controlled trial designed to test of an e-health enabled lifestyle modification intervention to improve the health and wellness of women after cancer.  Charrlotte is interested in the impact of previous life stressors on health and quality of life in women after cancer and in determining whether participation in a lifestyle intervention can mitigate the potentially deleterious impact of chronic stress. Her fellowship program builds on past ECR work which examined the impact of chronic life stress on health-related quality of life in women by exploring whether prolonged exposure to stress might pose a heightened risk to long term health.  Charrlotte is also interested in determining whether exposure to stress across the life course is associated with distinct health trajectories and whether it can provide insight into the potential pathways for disease aetiology. Her strength areas are:

  • quantitative research approaches
  • statistical modelling
  • publishing in the area of women’s health, and
  • an ability to undertake sensitive research.

Her research interests include:       

  •  women’s health       
  • health and lifestyle behaviours       
  •  impact of exposure to stress       
  • violence prevention       
  • sexual and reproductive health       
  • quality of life.

Honours and Awards Clinical Fellow, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia (2014)

Project Highlights 2012: ‘International collaboration on impact of life stressors on quality of life and telomeric DNA length in midlife and older women’, Collaborative Research Development Grant Scheme, Queensland University of Technology. 2012: ‘IHBI Early Career Researcher Scheme’ Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology. 2011: ‘Women in Research Grant Scheme’, Women in Leadership Committee, Queensland University of Technology. 2009: ‘Publication Incentive Grant’. Faculty of Health Learning and Teaching Initiative Grants, Queensland University of Technology. 2008-2009: ‘Evaluation of a DVD resource to complement current curriculum in NSB503’. School of Nursing Learning and Teaching Initiative Grants, Queensland University of Technology. 2007: ‘Sex workers and their clients: A quantitative study from Queensland, Australia”. School of Nursing Small Grant Scheme, Queensland University of Technology. Industry Research Activities 2014: “Younger Women’s Wellness after Cancer Program: Pilot study’, RBWH Foundation, The Weekend to End Women’s Cancer’s Diamond Care Grants, Queensland Government. 2008-2010: ‘Screening and Brief Intervention for Drug and Alcohol use in Pregnancy’. Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drug Branch, Queensland Health. 2007-2008: ‘Community rehabilitation: Understanding nursing in the community context’.  Queensland Health Community Rehabilitation Workforce (CRW) Project, Princess Alexandra Hospital Health Service District, Queensland Health. 2002-2004: Examining the Queensland Sex Industry. Prostitution Licensing Authority, Queensland Government.

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