Current Research Projects

  • Cancer patients’ experience and outcomes related to complementary health choices: a feasibility study-Phase 2.

Investigators: Williams, AM, Bulsara, C., Joske, D., Petterson, A., Stomski, N., Myers, H., Bennett, K., Phillips, M., Furzer, B.,  Musiello, T., & Miller, L.,


  • SCGH Clinical Trial, HREC No: 2012-96 Providing Reflexology In A Chemotherapy Centre: Is It Safe? The Development of Safe Practice Guidelines For The Use Of Reflexology In An Outpatient Chemotherapy Clinic

Investigators: Dr Anna Petterson, Prof Anne Williams, Dr David Joske, Ms Kylie McCullough


  • SCGH Clinical Trial, HREC No: 2013-093 Stress Management/Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) For Cancer: A Trial Of MBCT Vs. Traditional Relaxation For Reducing And Preventing Further Episodes Of Psychological Distress In Individuals Affected By Cancer

Investigators: Dr Anna Petterson, Assoc Prof Kellie Bennett, Dr Toni Musiello, Dr Suzie Brans, Ms Lani Valentine


  • Developing A Wellbeing Educational Program For Cancer Nurses.

Investigators: Prof A Williams, Dr N Williams, Dr S Slatyer, Prof L Monterosso, Dr A Petterson, Prof P Morrison, Dr A Ebert, Prof D Twigg, Dr A Towell, Ms K Endacott.


  • Men In The Kitchen (MIKE) Evaluating The Effectiveness Of An Intervention (MIKE) For Recently Bereaved Men.

Investigators: Dr Anna Petterson, Dr Ruth McConigley, Prof Anne Williams, Dr Lisa Miller, Dr David Joske


  • Promoting The Health & Wellbeing Of Patients With Cancer At Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital: An Evaluation Of The Emotional/Physical Effects And Cost Effectiveness Of The SolarisCare Program.

Investigators: Prof Anne Williams, Dr Anna Petterson, Dr David Joske

  • Impact Of Wellness Assessment And Activity ‘Prescription’ On Cancer Patient’s Daily Physical Activity And Health Related Quality Of Life.

Investigators: Dr Bonnie Furzer, Dr Anna Petterson, Dr David Joske, Dr Karen Wallman


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