Dr Eileen Moore

BSc(Hons) PhD PGrad Stat (Harvard)

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Position
Dr Eileen Moore completed postgraduate studies in Statistics and Computer Science at Harvard University in 2017. Eileen completed her PhD by research with The University of Melbourne, Department of Psychiatry and Department of Surgery, Deakin University & University Hospital Geelong, Barwon Health in February 2013. Eileen is actively involved in all aspects of research and has appointments on a number of research committees. Eileen also holds an appointment with the Department of Urological Services and manages the Robotic Surgery Program databases.

Special interests
Dr Eileen Moore completed her PhD investigating an association between cognitive impairment and vitamin B12. Eileen was awarded the Researcher of the Year Award in the category of Population Health & Lifestyle in 2012 and was awarded the Best Scientific Poster 2012 for the Barwon Health & Deakin University Smart Geelong Network Research Week Poster Competition for her entry "Increased risk of cognitive impairment in patients with diabetes is associated with metformin". In 2011 Eileen was awarded the Researcher of the Year Award in the category Living with a Disability for the landmark report of an association of the rate of cognitive decline with vitamin B12 levels in the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

In 2008 Eileen received first class Honours (H1) from The University of Melbourne for her work on “The Effects of Calcium Homeostasis and Thyroidectomy; Postoperative Hypocalcaemia Complicating Thyroid Surgery” undertaken with Department of Surgery, The University of Melbourne and The Geelong Hospital, Barwon Health. The following year Eileen was inducted into the Dean’s Honour List for outstanding academic achievement and in 2009 was the recipient of the Medical Defence Association (MDA) National Award presented at the Australasian General Surgeons Fellowship Meeting (AGSFM). Eileen is currently a reviewer for the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (JAD), the Southern Medical Journal (SMJ), Diabetes Care and Journal of Internal Medicine.  Eileen has co-authored a book chapter to Diet and Nutrition in Dementia and Cognitive Decline​, published through Academic Press in January 2015. Eileen was a finalist for the prestigious Alzheimer medal awarded annually by the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease (JAD).

2021 Research Under Review

Moore EM, Stupart DA, Watters DA. The Use of Vitamin D Supplements Lowers the Risk of Mortality in COVID-19: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. 2021.

Moore EM, Stupart DA, Watters DA. Does perioperative vitamin D level influence the outcomes from major colorectal surgery? 2021.

Ee C, Moore EM, Vaddiparthi V, Cave A, Naidoo D, Boyages J. Predictors of weight gain after breast cancer in Australia: a national survey. 2021.

Publications
2021

H Drysdale, E Downie, S Lau, D Stupart, R Page, S Nagra, D Watters, G Guest, W Anderson, T Asgill, P Bernadi, E Bowden, B Clark, J Cole, S Crowley, J Dangen, J Eaton, S Kommidi, Y Leang, E McMahon, E Moore, P Niven, S Ooi, B Othman, V Panuganti, S Pellegrino. Did operating theatre staff understand the COVID-19 guidelines for surgery during Victoria's second wave? ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2021;91:515-518.

Brown W, Moore EM, Watters DA. Mortality of patients with COVID‐19 who undergo an elective or emergency surgical procedure: a systematic review and meta‐analysis. ANZ J Surgery.  2021,91:33-41.

2020

Nataraja RM, Oo YM, Andolfatto L, Moore EM, Watters D, Aye A, Oo H, Tin M, Shrime M, McLeod E. Analysis of Financial Risk Protection Indicators in Myanmar for Paediatric Surgery. World Journal of Surgery. 2020. [Accepted].

 

 

Truche P, Roa L, Caddell L, Neto J, Citron I, Moore E, Botelho F, Alonso N, Watters D. Bellwether Procedures for Monitoring Perioperative Mortality in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. World Journal of Surgery. 2020. [Accepted]

 

 

Latif H, Nagra S, Moore EM, Watters D, Guest G. Patient reported outcomes post emergency laparotomy in a regional centre. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2020;90(S1):67-106.

 

 

James K, Borchem I, Talo R, Aihi S, Baru H, Didilemu F, Moore EM, McLeod E, Watters DA. Universal Access to Safe, Affordable, Timely Surgical and Anaesthetic Care: The 6 Global Health Indicators for Alotau Provincial Hospital (APH), Milne Bay Provincial Health Authority (MBPHA), Papua New Guinea (PNG). ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2020. [EPub ahead of print]

 

 

Nagra S, Kaur B, Singh S, Tangi V, McCaig E, Stupart D, Moore EM, Meera J, Guest GD, Watters DA. How will increasing surgical volume affect mortality in the South Pacific. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2020. doi:10.1111/ans.15989.

 

 

Nandoskar P, Coghlan P, Moore MH, Ximenes J, Moore EM, Karnon J, Watters DA. The economic value of the delivery of primary cleft surgery in Timor Leste 2000- 2017. World Journal of Surgery. 2020 Feb. doi: 10.1007/s00268-020-05388-3.

2019

Hong M. Murugappen S, Norton S, Moore E, Grills R. Male Urethral Stricture Disease in a Regional Centre: 10 Years of Experience. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2019 Mar;89:747-751. doi: 10.1111/ans.15244.

2018

Skvarc DR, Berk M, Byrne LK, Dean OM, Dodd S, Lewis M, Marriott A, Moore EM, Morris G, Page RS, Gray L. Post-Operative Cognitive Dysfunction: An exploration of the inflammatory hypothesis and novel therapies. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 2018 Jan;84:116-113.

 

2017

Skvarc DR, Berk M, Byrne LK, Dean OM, Dodd S, Lewis M, Marriott A, Moore EM, Morris G, Page RS, Gray L. Post-Operative Cognitive Dysfunction: An exploration of the inflammatory hypothesis and novel therapies. NBBR. [Accepted November 2017]

Wilder SJ, Grills R, Harrison B, Moore E. Urological telehealth – A dollars, sense and distance evaluation. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 2017 Aug;13(7):e326.

2015

Moore EM, Watters DAK, Ames D, Mander AG. IN: Martin CR, Preedy VR. Diet and Nutrition in Dementia and Cognitive Decline. Chapter 59: Vitamin B12 and Cognitive Impairment. Academic Press is an Imprint of Elsevier: Oxford; 2015 p.637-648.

 

 

2014

Moore E, Pasco J, Mander A, Sanders K, Carne R, Jenkins N, Black M, Schneider H, Ames D, Watters D. The prevalence of vitamin B12 deficiency in a random sample from the Australian population. Journal of Investigational Biochemistry. 2014 Oct;3(3):95-100.

 


Moore EM, Mander AG, Ames D, Kotowicz MA, Carne RP, Brodaty H, Woodward M, Ellis KA, Bush AI, Faux NG, Watters DA. Response to comment on Moore et al. Increased risk of cognitive impairment in patients with diabetes is associated with metformin. Diabetes Care. 2014 Jun;37(6):e151.

 

 

2013

Moore EM, Ames D, Mander AG, Carne RP, Brodaty H, Woodward MC, Boundy K, Ellis KA, Bush AI, Faux NG, Martins RN, Masters CL, Rowe CC, Szoeke C, Watters DA. Among Vitamin B12 Deficient Older People, High Folate Levels are Associated with Worse Cognitive Function: Combined Data from Three Cohorts. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, JAD. 2013 Nov;39(3):661-668.

 


Moore EM, Mander AG, Ames D, Kotowicz MS, Carne RP, Brodaty H, Woodward M, Boundy K, Ellis KA, Bush AI, Faux NG, Martins R, Szoeke C, Rowe C, Watters DA. Increased Risk of Cognitive Impairment in Patients With Diabetes Is Associated With Metformin. Diabetes Care. 2013 Sept;36(10):2981-2987.

 

 

2012

Moore E, Mander A, Ames D, Carne R, Sanders K, Watters D. Cognitive impairment and vitamin B12: a review. International Psychogeriatrics. 2012 Jan 6:1-16. 

 

 

2011

Moore E, Mander A, Watters D. More adverse neurological consequences of metformin-induced vitamin B12 deficiency. Southern Medical Journal. 2011 Jul;104(7):541-2; author reply 2.

 

 

2009

Moore EM, Sanders KM, Guest GD, Watters DAK. Are the guidelines set by the Australian Endocrine Surgeons AES06/01 group valid? ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2009 May;79:A22.