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School of Health

Michelle James

Phone: 61 3 5122 6170
Email: m.james@federation.edu.au
Room: Gippsland 5N-188
Position: Research Assistant
Discipline: Collaborative Evaluation Unit

Qualifications

Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), Monash University

Graduate Certificate of Education (ongoing)

Awards

2015 to 2017: Monash Community Leaders Scholarship

Research interests

Psychology

Community health

Addiction research

Project evaluation

Publications

Collaborative Evaluation Reports

  • Porter, JE. Reimers, V. Barbagallo, M. James, M. Dabkowski, S. Prokopiv, V. Collaborative Evaluation Unit Emerging Practice Survey for Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and Latrobe Health Assembly June / July 2020
  • Porter, JE. Reimers, V. Barbagallo, M. James, M. Dabkowski, E. Kattell, S. Prokopiv, V. Collaborative Evaluation Unit Youth Engagement in Latrobe: The Impact of COVID-19 2020
  • Porter, JE. Barbagallo, M. James, M. Prokopiv, V Collaborative Evaluation Unit Hands up Latrobe Valley 2019/2020 Evaluation
  • Porter, JE. Barbagallo, M. James, M. Prokopiv, V. De Silva, S. Collaborative Evaluation Unit Community Health Hub and Clinic Community Consultation 2020
  • Porter, JE. Barbagallo, M. Bur, J. James, M. Prokopiv, V. Collaborative Evaluation Unit ‘I Am Ready’ Partnership Program Evaluation Report 1 February 2019 – 30 June 2020

Journal articles

James, M.H., Porter, J.E, Barbagallo, M. (2021), Transition programs that enable people with learning barriers to achieve work readiness: A literature review. Under review

James, M.H., Porter, J.E, Reimers, V. (2021), The Effect of Positively Framed and Negatively Framed Messages for Televised Smoking Cessation Advertisement Success: A systematic review. Under review

James, M.H., Porter, J.E, Prokopiv, V (2021), Participant Experiences of a Competition to Inform the Development of a Community-Focused Smoking Cessation Campaign: A qualitative study. Under Review

Grants

2021 – Porter, JE. Peck, B. Prokopiv, V. Barbagallo, M. James, M. Dabkowski, E. Reimers, V. Evaluation of DELIVER: Delivering Enhanced heaLthcare at home through optImising Virtual tools for oldEr people in Rural and regional Australia. MRFF – Rapid Allied Research Translation Initiative – Department of Health. $750,000 – Pending

2021 – Porter, JE. Bailey, C. Barbagallo, M. Rahman, A. Reimers, V. Cross, W, Prokopiv, V. James, M. Dabkowski, E. Banik, B. Jones, J. Luders, E. Venning, K. Mercer, N. and Breach, R. Evaluation of the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder – National Awareness Campaign on Alcohol, Pregnancy and Breastfeeding. Foundation for Alcohol Research & Education (FARE). $970,000 - Pending

2021 – Porter, JE., Reimers, V. Prokopiv, V. James, M. Evaluation of PHN’s Early Detection and Screening, including Tobacco Program. Gippsland Primary Health Network. Extension funding $145,000 Successful

2021- Porter, JE, Barbagallo, M. James, M. Prokopiv, V. Pillay, S and Greenhill, A. Evaluation of the My Food Swap program. The Latrobe Health Assembly. DHHS - $114,000 Successful

2020 – Porter, JE. Barbagallo, M. Reimers, V. Prokopiv, V. James, M. Dabkowski, E. Coombs, N. Kemel, P. Mesagno, C. Peck, B. Jones, J. Missen, K. Bailey, C. Snell, C. Brito, S. Hopwood, P.  The Latrobe Health Assembly Community programs evaluation. DHHS, Latrobe Health Assembly -$173,866 Successful

2020 – Porter, JE. Reimers, V. Barbagallo, M. Prokopiv, V. James, M. Dabkowski, E. Mesagno, C. Peck, B. Jones, J. Missen, K. Bailey, C. Snell, C. and Brito, S. The Latrobe Health Assembly Community programs Evaluation. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Latrobe Health Assembly (LHA) - $143,866 Successful

2020 – Porter, JE. Barbagallo, M. James, M. Dabkowski, E. Prokopiv, V. Reimers, V. A quantitative study of the impact of COVID-19 on youth engagement in Latrobe. LLEN Youth survey - $10,000 Successful