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2019

Nihaya A. Al-sheyab, Mahmoud A. Alomari, Audai A. Hayajneh, Smita Shah. Attitudes and Perceived Barriers toward Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors in Jordanian Adolescents: A Developing Country Perspective" "Adolescent Health, Medicine and Therapeutics, 2019 in press

2018

  • Foley BC, Mihrshahi S, Shrewsbury VA, Shah S. Adolescent-led strategies within the home to promote healthy eating and physical activity Health Education Journal 2018. DOI: 10.1177/0017896918790295
  • Shrewsbury VA, Foley BC, Flood VM, Bonnefin A, Hardy LL, Venchiarutti R, Byth K, Shah S. School-level Socioeconomic Status Influences Adolescents’ Health-related Lifestyle Behaviors and Intentions. J of School Health 2018. DOI: 10.1111/josh.12647
  • Elaro A, Bosnic-Anticevich S, Kraus K, Farris KB, Shah S, Armour C, Patel MR. Pharmacists' perspectives of the current status of pediatric asthma management in the U.S. community pharmacy setting. Int.J.Clin.Pharm. 2017. DOI 10.1007/s11096-017-0471-1.
  • Shrewsbury VA, Foley BC, Flood VM, Bonnefin A, Hardy LL, Venchiarutti R, Byth K, Shah S. School-level Socioeconomic Status Influences Adolescents’ Health-related Lifestyle Behaviors and Intentions. J of School Health 2018. DOI: 10.1111/josh.12647

2017

  • Foley BC, Shrewsbury VA, Hardy LL, Flood VM, Byth K and Shah S. Evaluation of a peer education program on student leaders’ energy balance-related behaviours. BMC Public Health, 2017 17:695; DOI 10.1186/ s12889-017-4707-8
  • Elaro A, Bosnic-Anticevich S, Kraus K, Farris KB, Shah S, Armour C, Patel MR. Pharmacists' perspectives of the current status of pediatric asthma management in the U.S. community pharmacy setting. Int.J.Clin.Pharm, 2017. DOI 10.1007/s11096-017-0471-1
  • Shah S, Foley, BC, Molinari I, Lim K-S, Shrewsbury, VA. The students as lifestyle activists (SALSA) programme. Br J Sports Med, 2017, 0:1-2. DOI:10.1136/bjsports-2016-097219
  • McCallum G, Chang, AB, Wilson C, Petsky H, Saunders J, Pizzutto S, Su SC, Shah S. Feasibility of a peer-led asthma and smoking prevention project in Australian schools with high Indigenous youth. Front.Pediatr. 2017, Vol 5, Art. 33 https://doi.org/10.3389/fped.2017.00033

2016

Al-sheyab NA, Alomari MA, Shah S, Gallagher R. “Class smoke-free” pledge impacts on nicotine dependence in male adolescents: A cluster randomized controlled trial. J Subst Use 2016; 21(6): 566-574. DOI: 10.3109/14659891.2015.1112848

2015

  • Elaro A, Shah S, Armour CL, Bosnic-Anticevich S. A snapshot of pharmacist attitudes and behaviors surrounding the management of pediatric asthma. J Asthma. 2015. 52(9):957-68. doi: 10.3109/02770903.2015.1020387
  • Towns S, DiFranza JR, Jayasuriya G, Marshall T, Shah S. Smoking Cessation in Adolescents: targeted approaches that work. Paediatr Respir Rev. 2015. pii: S1526-0542(15)00039-1. doi: 10.1016/j.prrv.2015.06.001.
  • Wood L, Lagleva L, Shah S, Berthon B, Galbraith S, Henry R, Kepreotes H Gibson PG. Dietary changes in migrant adolescents with increasing length of stay in Australia and associated risk of wheeze – a retrospective, cross sectional study. BMC Pediatrics, 2015, 15:102 DOI 10.1186/s12887-015-0420-x

2014

  • Elaro A, Shah S, Pomare LN, L Armour C, Z Bosnic-Anticevich S. PACE: Pharmacists use the power of communication in paediatric asthma. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy 2014. 36 (5) DOI: 10.1007/s11096-014-9984-z
  • Al-Sheyab N, Alomari MA, Shah S, Gallagher P, Gallagher. Prevalence, Patterns and Correlates of Cigarette Smoking in Male Adolescents in Northern Jordan, and the Influence of Waterpipe Use and Asthma Diagnosis: A Descriptive Cross-Sectional Study. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2014, 11, 9008-9023; doi:10.3390/ijerph110909008
  • Otim M, Jayasinha R, Forbes H, Shah S. Building evidence for Peer-led interventions: Assessing the cost of the Adolescent Asthma Action program in Australia, Australian Journal of Primary Health, 2014. 21(4) 438-443 http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/PY14066

2013

  • Al-Sheyab N, Gallagher R, Gallagher P, Shah S. Cigarette smoking in adolescents with asthma in Jordan: Impact of peer-led education in high schools. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 2013 3(9). DOI: 10.5430/jnep.v3n9p13.
  • Patel MR, Shah S, Cabana MD, Sawyer SM, Toelle B, Mellis C, Jenkins C, Brown RW, Clark NM. Translation of an evidence-based asthma intervention: Physician Asthma Care Education (PACE) in the United States and Australia. Prim Care Respir J 2013; 22(1): 29-34.
  • Donnelly A, Shah S, Bosnic-Anticevich S. Effect of two educational interventions on pharmacy students’ confidence and skills in dealing with adolescents with asthma. Health Education Journal, 2013. 72 (2) 222-228. doi: 10.1177/0017896912438310
  • Nguyen B, Shrewsbury VA; O’Connor J, Steinbeck KS; Hill AJ, Shah S, Kohn MR, Torvaldsen S, Baur LA. Two-year outcomes of an adjunctive telephone coaching and electronic contact intervention for adolescent weight-loss maintenance: the Loozit® randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Obesity, 2013 37(3), 468-472. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2012.74.

2012

  • Shah S, Roydhouse C J K, Toelle B G, Mellis C M, Jenkins C R, Edwards P, Sawyer S M. Recruiting and retaining general practitioners to a primary care asthma-intervention study in Australia. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 2012. Doi: 10.1071/PY12093
  • Cui Z, Shah S, Yan L, Pan Y, Gao A, Shi X, Wu Y, Dibley MJ. Effect of school-based peer education intervention on physical activity and sedentary behavior in Chinese adolescents: a pilot study. BMJ Open 2012; 2:e000721. Doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2011-00721.
  • Al-Sheyab N, Gallagher R, Crisp J, Shah S. Peer-led Asthma Education for Adolescents with Asthma in Jordan: A Cluster-Randomized Control Trial. Pediatrics 2012; 129 (1) doi: doi:10.1542/peds.2011-0346
  • Nguyen B, McGregor KA, O'Connor J, Shrewsbury VA, Lee A, Steinbeck KS, Hill AJ, Shah S, Kohn MR, Baur LA. Recruitment challenges and recommendations for adolescent obesity trials. J Paediatr Ch Health, 2012, 48, 38-43. DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2011.02183.x
  • Nguyen B, Shrewsbury VA, O’Connor J, Steinbeck KS, Lee, A Hill AJ, Shah S, Kohn MR, Torvaldsen, S, Baur LA, Twelve month outcomes of the Loozit® randomized controlled trial. Arch. Pediatr. Adolesc. Med 2012; 166(2):170-177. doi:19.1001/archpediatrics.2011.841.
  • Al-Sheyab N, Gallagher R, Roydhouse J, Crisp J, Shah S, Feasibility of a peer-led, school-based asthma education programme for adolescents in Jordan, EMJH, 2012, 18 (5), 468 - 473.

2011

  • Shah S, Van der Sluijs C, Lagleva M, Pesle A, Lim KS, Dibley MJ, Bittar H. A Partnership in Health: Promoting Healthy Lifestyle in Schools. Australian Family Physician 2011; 40(12):1011-13.
  • Shah S, Sawyer SM, Toelle BG, Mellis CM, Peat JK, Lagleva M, Usherwood T, Jenkins CR. Improving paediatric asthma outcomes in primary health: A cluster randomised controlled trial. MJA 2011; 195:405-409.
  • Roydhouse JK, Shah S, Toelle BG, Sawyer SM, Usherwood T, Jenkins CR. Australian GPs’ attitudes, levels of confidence and self-reported practice regarding paediatric asthma management. Primary Care Respiratory Journal 2011, 17,288-293.
  • Shrewsbury VA, Nguyen B, O'Connor J, Steinbeck KS, Lee A, Hill AJ, Shah S, Kohn MR, Torvaldsen S, Baur L. Short-term outcomes of community-based adolescent weight management: The Loozit(R) Study BMC Pediatrics 2011, 11:13.
  • Saini B, Shah S, Keary P, Bosnic-Anticevich S, Grootjans J, Armour C. An Interprofessional Learning Module on Asthma Health Promotion. Am. J. Pharm. Edu 2011; 75(2): Article 30.
  • Roydhouse, J, Shah S, Toelle B, Sawyer S, Mellis C,Usherwood T, Edwards P, Jenkins C. A snapshot of general practitioner attitudes, levels of confidence and self- reported paediatric asthma management practice. Aust J Prim Health. 2011;17(3):288-93. doi: 10.1071/PY11009.

2010

  • Clark NM, Shah S, Dodge JA, Thomas LJ, Andridge RR, Awad DF, Little RJ. An Evaluation of Asthma Interventions for Preteen Students. Journal of School Health 2010; 80(2): 80-87.
  • Shah S, Toelle BG, Sawyer SM, Roydhouse JK, Edwards P, Usherwood T, Jenkins CR. Feasibility study of a communication and education asthma intervention for general practitioners in Australia. Australian Journal of Primary Health 2010;16:1-6.
  • Clark NM, Dodge J, Shah S, Thomas LJ , Andridge RR, Awad DF. A current picture of Asthma Diagnosis, Severity, and Control in a Low Income Minority Preteen Population. Journal of Asthma 2010; 47:150-155.
  • Kornman KP, Shrewsbury VA, Chou AC, Nguyen B, Lee A, O’Connor J, Steinbeck KS, Hill AJ, Kohn MR, Shah S, Baur LA. “Electronic therapeutic contact for adolescent weight management: The Loozit® Study”. Telemed J E Health 2010, 6(6), 678-685.

2009

Shrewsbury VA, O'Connor J, Stevenson K, Lee A, Hill AJ, Kohn MR, Shah S, Torvaldsen S, Baur LA. A randomised controlled trial of a community-based healthy lifestyle program for overweight and obese adolescents: the Loozit® study protocol. BMC Public Health 2009, 9:119.

2008

  • Shah S, Roydhouse JK, Sawyer S. Medical students go back to school: The Triple A Journey. Australian Family Physician 2008; 37(11): 952-4.
  • O’Connor J, Steinbeck KS, Hill AJ, Booth ML, Kohn M, Shah S, Baur LA. Evaluation of a community–based weight management program for adolescents: the Loozit study. J of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2008; 65:121-127.
  • Shah S, Roydhouse JK, Sawyer SM. Asthma education in primary healthcare settings. Current Opinion in Pediatrics 2008; 20: 705-10.

2007

  • Patching van der Sluijs C, Bensoussan A, Liyanage L, Shah S. Women's health during mid-life survey: the use of complementary and alternative medicine by symptomatic women transitioning through menopause in Sydney. Menopause: The Journal of the North American Menopause Society. 2007; 14:1-7.
  • Thomas P, Milne B, Raman S, Shah S. Refugee youth immunisation: status and GP attendance. Australian Family Physician. 2007; 36:568-570.

2006

  • Shah, S., Usherwood, T., Toelle, B., Jenkins, C., Sawyer, S. (2006). ABS78: A pilot study of Physician Asthma Care Education program in Australia. Primary Care Respiratory Journal, 15(3), 207-207.
  • Itzwerth RL, MacIntyre CR, Shah S, Plant AJ. Pandemic influenza and critical infrastructure dependencies: possible impact on hospitals. Med.J.Aust. 2006;185: S70-S72.
  • Milne B, Raman S, Thomas P, Shah S. Immunisation of refugee and migrant young people: can schools do the job? Aust.N.Z.J.Public Health 2006;30: 526-528.
  • Kritikos V, Saini B, Bosnic-Anticevich SZ, Krass I, Shah S, Taylor S, Armour CL. Innovative asthma health promotion by rural community pharmacists: a feasibility study. Health Promot.J.Austr. 2005; 16: 69-73.
  • Thomas PS, Gibson PG, Wang H, Shah S, Henry RL. The relationship of exhaled nitric oxide to airway inflammation and responsiveness in children. J.Asthma 2005; 42:291-295.

2004

Sawyer SM, Shah S. Improving asthma outcomes in harder-to-reach populations: challenges for clinical and community interventions. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 2004; 5:207-213.

2003

  • Gibson PG, Henry RL, Shah S, Powell H, Wang H. Migration to a western country increases asthma symptoms but not eosinophilic airway inflammation. Pediatr.Pulmonol. 2003; 36:209-215.
  • Willemse B, Toelle BG, Li JSM, Shah S, Peat JK. Use of a paper disposable cup as a spacer is effective for the first-aid management of asthma. Respir Medicine 2003; 97: 86-89.

2002

  • Shah S, Peat JK, Marzurski EJ, Wan H, Sindhusake D, Bruce C, Henry RL, Gibson PG. Peer-led asthma education improves quality of life and asthma morbidity in adolescents: a randomised controlled trial. BMJ 2001; 322:583-585.
  • Shah, S., Raman, S., Moreira, C., MacIntyre, C. (2001). School immunisation certificates--a review over time in a disadvantaged community. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 25, 534-538.

2000

  • Yates DH, Shah S, Veitch E, Thomas PS. Teaching asthma management: an evidence-based educational approach. Aust NZ J Med 2000; 30:33-37.
  • Gibson PG, Henry RL, Shah S, Toneguzzi R, Francis JL, Norzila MZ and Davis H. Validation of the ISAAC video questionnaire in adolescents from a mixed ethnic background. Clinical and Experimental Allergy 2000; 30:1181-1187.

1998

  • Gibson PG, Shah S, Mamoon HA. Peer-led asthma education for adolescents: Impact evaluation. J of Adolescent Health 1998; 22:66-72.
  • Shah S, Mamoon HA, Gibson PG. Peer-led asthma education for adolescents: Development and formative evaluation. Health Promotion Journal of Australia 1998; 8(3), 177-181.

1994

  • • Mellis CM, Bowes G, Henry RL, Mitchell CA, Phelan PD, Shah S, Sharota L, Staugas R, Sly PD, Young L. A national policy on asthma management for schools. Asthma Special Interest Group, Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand. J Paediatr Child Health 1994; 30:98-101.
  • Leckie R, Shah S, Jalaludin B. School Entry Immunisation Certificates: A useful tool for immunisation surveillance? Communicable Disease Intelligence 1994; 20:6–8.
  • Shah S, Gibson PG, Wachinger S. Recognition and crisis management of asthma in schools. J Paediatrics and Child Health 1994; 30:312-315.

Primary Health Care Education and Research Unit Publications 1992-2019

  1. Nihaya A. Al-sheyab, Mahmoud A. Alomari, Audai A. Hayajneh, Smita Shah. Attitudes and Perceived Barriers toward Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors in Jordanian Adolescents: A Developing Country Perspective" Adolescent Health, Medicine and Therapeutics, 2019:10 1-9
  2. Feemster LC, Saft HL, Bartlett SJ, Parthasarathy S, Barnes T, Calverley P, Curtis JR, Hickam DH, Mularski RA, Au DH, Chlan LL, Reinke LF, Cooke CR, Cox CE, Krishnan JA, Rubin E, Shah S, Sullivan DR, Kross EK. Patient-centered Outcomes Research in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine. An Official American Thoracic Society Workshop Report. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2018 Sep; 15 (9):1005-1015. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201806-406WS.
  3. Foley BC, Mihrshahi S, Shrewsbury VA, Shah S. Adolescent-led strategies within the home to promote healthy eating and physical activity. Health Education Journal 2018. DOI: 10.1177/0017896918790295
  4. Shrewsbury VA, Foley BC, Flood VM, Bonnefin A, Hardy LL, Venchiarutti R, Byth K, Shah S. School-level Socioeconomic Status Influences Adolescents’ Health-related Lifestyle Behaviors and Intentions. J of School Health 2018. DOI: 10.1111/josh.12647
  5. Elaro A, Bosnic-Anticevich S, Kraus K, Farris KB, Shah S, Armour C, Patel MR. Pharmacists' perspectives of the current status of pediatric asthma management in the U.S. community pharmacy setting. Int.J.Clin.Pharm. 2017. DOI 10.1007/s11096-017-0471-1.  
  6. BC Foley, VA Shrewsbury, LL Hardy, V.M Flood, K Byth and S Shah. Evaluation of a peer education program on student leaders’ energy balance-related behaviours. BMC Public Health, 2017 17:695; DOI 10.1186/ s12889-017-4707-8
  7. Shah S, Foley, BC, Molinari I, Lim K-S, Shrewsbury, VA. The students as lifestyle activists (SALSA) programme. Br J Sports Med, 2017, 0:1-2. DOI:10.1136/bjsports-2016-097219
  8. McCallum G, Chang, AB, Wilson C, Petsky H, Saunders J, Pizzutto S, Su SC, Shah S. Feasibility of a peer-led asthma and smoking prevention project in Australian schools with high Indigenous youth. Front.Pediatr. 2017, Vol 5, Art. 33 https://doi.org/10.3389/fped.2017.00033
  9. Al-sheyab NA, Alomari MA, Shah S, Gallagher R. “Class smoke-free” pledge impacts on nicotine dependence in male adolescents: A cluster randomized controlled trial. J Subst Use 2016; 21(6): 566-574. DOI: 10.3109/14659891.2015.1112848
  10. Elaro A, Shah S, Armour CL, Bosnic-Anticevich S. A snapshot of pharmacist attitudes and behaviors surrounding the management of pediatric asthma. J Asthma. 2015. 52(9):957-68. doi: 10.3109/02770903.2015.1020387
  11. Towns S, DiFranza JR, Jayasuriya G, Marshall T, Shah S. Smoking Cessation in Adolescents: targeted approaches that work. Paediatr Respir Rev. 2015. pii: S1526-0542(15)00039-1. doi: 10.1016/j.prrv.2015.06.001.
  12. Wood L, Lagleva L, Shah S, Berthon B, Galbraith S, Henry R, Kepreotes H Gibson PG. Dietary changes in migrant adolescents with increasing length of stay in Australia and associated risk of wheeze – a retrospective, cross sectional study. BMC Pediatrics, 2015, 15:102 DOI 10.1186/s12887-015-0420-x
  13. Elaro A, Shah S, Pomare LN, L Armour C, Bosnic-Anticevich S. PACE: Pharmacists use the power of communication in paediatric asthma. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy 2014. 36 (5) DOI: 10.1007/s11096-014-9984-z 
  14. Al-Sheyab N, Alomari MA, Shah S, Gallagher P, Gallagher. Prevalence, Patterns and Correlates of Cigarette Smoking in Male Adolescents in Northern Jordan, and the Influence of Waterpipe Use and Asthma Diagnosis: A Descriptive Cross-Sectional Study. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2014, 11, 9008-9023; doi:10.3390/ijerph110909008  
  15. Otim M, Jayasinha R, Forbes H Shah S. Building evidence for Peer-led interventions: Assessing the cost of the Adolescent Asthma Action program in Australia, Australian Journal of Primary Health, 2014. 21(4) 438-443 http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/PY14066
  16. Al-Sheyab N, Gallagher R, Gallagher P, & Shah S. Cigarette smoking in adolescents with asthma in Jordan: Impact of peer-led education in high schools. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 2013 3(9). DOI: 10.5430/jnep.v3n9p13. 
  17. Patel MR, Shah S, Cabana MD, Sawyer SM, Toelle B, Mellis C, Jenkins C, Brown RW, Clark NM. Translation of an evidence-based asthma intervention: Physician Asthma Care Education (PACE) in the United States and Australia. Prim Care Respir J 2013; 22(1): 29-34. 
  18. Donnelly A, Shah S, Bosnic-Anticevich S. Effect of two educational interventions on pharmacy students’ confidence and skills in dealing with adolescents with asthma. Health Education Journal, 2013. 72 (2) 222-228. doi: 10.1177/0017896912438310
  19. Nguyen B, Shrewsbury VA; O’Connor J, Steinbeck KS; Hill AJ, Shah S, Kohn MR, Torvaldsen S, Baur LA. Two-year outcomes of an adjunctive telephone coaching and electronic contact intervention for adolescent weight-loss maintenance: the Loozit® randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Obesity, 2013 37(3), 468-472. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2012.74.
  20. Shah S, Roydhouse C J K, Toelle B G, Mellis C M, Jenkins C R, Edwards P, Sawyer S M. Recruiting and retaining general practitioners to a primary care asthma-intervention study in Australia. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 2012. Doi: 10.1071/PY12093 
  21. Cui Z, Shah S, Yan, L, Pan, Y, Gao, A, Shi, X, Wu, Y, Dibley, MJ. Effect of school-based peer education intervention on physical activity and sedentary behavior in Chinese adolescents: a pilot study. BMJ Open 2012; 2:e000721. Doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2011-00721.
  22. Al-Sheyab N, Gallagher R, Crisp J, Shah S. Peer-led Asthma Education for Adolescents with Asthma in Jordan: A Cluster-Randomized Control Trial. Pediatrics 2012; 129 (1) doi: doi:10.1542/peds.2011-0346
  23. Nguyen B, McGregor KA, O'Connor J, Shrewsbury VA, Lee A, Steinbeck KS, Hill AJ, Shah S, Kohn MR, Baur LA. Recruitment challenges and recommendations for adolescent obesity trials. J Paediatr Ch Health, 2012, 48, 38-43. DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2011.02183.x
  24. Nguyen B, Shrewsbury VA, O’Connor J, Steinbeck KS, Lee, A Hill AJ, Shah S, Kohn MR, Torvaldsen, S, Baur LA, Twelve month outcomes of the Loozit® randomized controlled trial. Arch. Pediatr. Adolesc. Med 2012; 166(2):170-177. doi:19.1001/archpediatrics.2011.841.
  25. Al-Sheyab N, Gallagher R, Roydhouse J, Crisp J, Shah S, Feasibility of a peer-led, school-based asthma education programme for adolescents in Jordan, EMJH, 2012, 18 (5), 468 - 473.
  26. Shah S, Van der Sluijs C, Lagleva M, Pesle A, Lim KS, Dibley MJ, Bittar H. A Partnership in Health: Promoting Healthy Lifestyle in Schools. Australian Family Physician 2011; 40(12):1011-13.
  27. Shah S, Sawyer SM, Toelle BG, Mellis CM, Peat JK, Lagleva M, Usherwood T, Jenkins CR. Improving paediatric asthma outcomes in primary health: A cluster randomised controlled trial. MJA 2011; 195:405-409. 
  28. Roydhouse JK, Shah S, Toelle BG, Sawyer SM, Usherwood T, Jenkins CR. Australian GPs’ attitudes, levels of confidence and self-reported practice regarding paediatric asthma management. Primary Care Respiratory Journal 2011, 17,288-293. 
  29. Shrewsbury VA, Nguyen B, O'Connor J, Steinbeck KS, Lee A, Hill AJ, Shah S, Kohn MR, Torvaldsen S, Baur L. Short-term outcomes of community-based adolescent weight management: The Loozit(R) Study BMC Pediatrics 2011, 11:13.
  30. Saini B, Shah S, Keary P, Bosnic-Anticevich S, Grootjans J, Armour C. An Interprofessional Learning Module on Asthma Health Promotion. Am. J. Pharm. Edu 2011; 75(2): Article 30.
  31. Roydhouse, J, Shah S, Toelle B, Sawyer S, Mellis C,Usherwood T, Edwards P, Jenkins C. A snapshot of general practitioner attitudes, levels of confidence and self- reported paediatric asthma management practice. Aust J Prim Health. 2011; 17(3):288-93. doi: 10.1071/PY11009.
  32. Roydhouse JK, Shah S, Toelle BG, Sawyer SM, Usherwood T, Jenkins CR. Australian GPs’ attitudes, levels of confidence and self-reported practice regarding paediatric asthma management. In press Primary Care Respiratory Journal. March 2011
  33. Shrewsbury VA, Nguyen B, O'Connor J, Steinbeck KS, Lee A, Hill AJ, Shah S, Kohn MR, Torvaldsen S, Baur Short-term outcomes of community-based adolescent weight management: The Loozit(R) Study BMC Pediatrics 2011, 11:13
  34. Al-sheyab N, Gallagher R, Shah S, Roydhouse J, Crisp J. Peer-led Health Education Program for adolescents with asthma: Does it work for high schools in Jordan? EMHJ. 2011; 18(5): 468-473.
  35. Nguyen B, McGregor KA, O'Connor J, Shrewsbury VA, Lee A, Steinbeck KS, Hill AJ, Shah S, Kohn MR, Baur LA. Recruitment challenges and recommendations for adolescent obesity trials. In press J Paediatr Ch Health, March 2011
  36. 36.Saini B, Shah S, Keary P, Grootjans J, Bosnic-Anticevich S, Armour C.  An InterprofessionalLearning Module on Asthma Health Promotion. Am. J. Pharm. Edu. March 2011.
  37. 37.Clark NM, Shah S, Dodge JA, Thomas LJ, Andridge RR, Awad DF, Little RJ. An Evaluation of Asthma Interventions for Preteen Students. Journal of School Health 2010; 80(2): 80-87.
  38. 38.Shah S, Toelle BG, Sawyer SM, Roydhouse JK, Edwards P, Usherwood T, Jenkins CR. Feasibility study of a communication and education asthma intervention for general practitioners in Australia. Australian Journal of Primary Health 2010; 16:1-6.
  39. 39.Clark NM, Dodge J, Shah S, Thomas LJ, Andridge RR, Awad DF. A current picture of Asthma Diagnosis, Severity, and Control in a Low Income Minority Preteen Population. Journal of Asthma 2010; 47:150-155.
  40. 40.Kornman KP, Shrewsbury VA, Chou AC, Nguyen B, Lee A, O'Connor J, Steinbeck KS, Hill AJ, Kohn MR, Shah S, Baur LA. “Electronic therapeutic contact for adolescent weight management: The Loozit® Study”. Telemed J E Health 2010; 6(6): 1-7.
  41. 41.Shrewsbury VA, O'Connor J, Stevenson K, Lee A, Hill AJ, Kohn MR, Shah S, Torvaldsen S, Baur LA. A randomised controlled trial of a community-based healthy lifestyle program for overweight and obese adolescents: the Loozit® study protocol. BMC Public Health 2009, 9:119.
  42. Shah S, Roydhouse J, Sawyer S. Medical Students Go Back to School: The Triple A Journey. Australian Family Physician. 2008;37(11):952-4
  43. Shah S, Roydhouse JK, Sawyer S. Asthma Education in Primary Care Setting. Current Opinion in Pediatrics. 2008; 20: 705-10 
  44. O’Connor J, Steinbeck KS, Hill AJ, Booth ML, Kohn M, Shah S, Baur LA. Evaluation of a community–based weight management program for adolescents: the Loozit study. J of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2008; 65:121-127
  45. Patching van der Sluijs C, Bensoussan A, Liyanage L, Shah S. Women's health during mid-life survey: the use of complementary and alternative medicine by symptomatic women transitioning through menopause in Sydney. Menopause: The Journal of the North American Menopause Society. 2007; 14:1-7
  46. Thomas P, Milne B, Raman S, Shah S. Refugee youth immunisation: status and Gp attendance. Australian Family Physician. 2a007; 36:568-570 
  47. Itzwerth RL, MacIntyre CR, Shah S, Plant AJ. Pandemic influenza and critical infrastructure dependencies: possible impact on hospitals. MJA. 2006; 185: S70-S72.
  48. Milne B, Raman S, Thomas P, Shah S. Immunisation of refugee and migrant young people: can schools do the job? Aust.N.Z.J.Public Health 2006; 30: 526-528.
  49. Kritikos V, Saini B, Bosnic-Anticevich SZ, Krass I, Shah S, Taylor S, Armour CL. Innovative asthma health promotion by rural community pharmacists: a feasibility study. Health Promot.J.Austr. 2005; 16: 69-73.
  50. Thomas PS, Gibson PG, Wang H, Shah S, Henry RL. The relationship of exhaled nitric oxide to airway inflammation and responsiveness in children. J.Asthma 2005; 42:291-295.
  51. Sawyer SM, Shah S. Improving asthma outcomes in harder-to-reach populations: challenges for clinical and community interventions. Paed.Resp.Rev. 2004; 5:207-213.
  52. Gibson PG, Henry RL, Shah S, Powell H, Wang H. Migration to a western country increases asthma symptoms but not eosinophilic airway inflammation. Pediatr.Pulmonol. 2003; 36:209-215.
  53. Willemse BW, Toelle BG, Li JS, Shah S, Peat JK. Use of a paper disposable cup as a spacer is effective for the first-aid management of asthma. Respir.Med. 2003; 97:86-89.
  54. Shah S, Peat JK, Marzurski EJ, Wan H, Sindhusake D, Bruce C, Henry RL, Gibson PG. Peer–led asthma education improves quality of life and asthma morbidity in adolescents: a randomised controlled trial. BMJ 2001; 322:583–5.
  55. Shah S, Moreira C, McIntyre R, Raman S. School Immunisation Certificates – Can we rely on them during an outbreak? Aust NZ J Public Health 2001; 25:534–537.
  56. Yates DH, Shah S, Veitch E, Thomas PS. Teaching asthma management: an evidence–based educational approach. Aust NZ J Med 2000; 30:33–37.
  57. Gibson P, Henry T, Shah S et al. Validation of the ISAAC video questionnaire in adolescents from a mixed ethnic background. Clinical and Experimental Allergy 2000; 30: 1181–1187.
  58. Gibson PG, Shah S, Mamoon HA. Peer–led asthma education for adolescents: Impact evaluation. Journal of Adolescent Health 1998; 22:66–72.
  59. Shah S, Mamoon HA, Gibson PG. Peer–led asthma education for adolescents: Development and formative evaluation. Health Promotion Journal of Australia 1998; 8:177–181.
  60. Mellis CM, Bowes G, Henry RL, Mitchell CA, Phelan PD, Shah S, Sharota L, Staugas R, Sly PD, Young L. Position Paper. A national policy on asthma management for schools. Asthma Special Interest Group, Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand. J Paediatric. Child Health. 1994; 30:98–101.
  61. Leckie R, Shah S, Jalaludin B. School Entry Immunisation Certificates: A useful tool for immunisation surveillance? Communicable Disease Intelligence 1994; 20:6–8.
  62. Shah S, Gibson PG, Wachinger S. Recognition and crisis management of asthma in schools. J Paediatric Child health 1994; 30:312–315.

Publications: Non-Peer Reviewed

Hardy LL, Palacios T, Jakstas T, Shah S. Reaching Homes and Families Feasibility Study: A school and web-based intervention to promote healthier home food and physical activity environments for adolescents, Full Report, 2019

Shah S, Foley B, Shewsbury V, Venchiarutti R, Bonnefin A, Lok C, Patching C, Hillery C. Impact of the SALSA Project in High Schools in Western Sydney. WSLHD 2016.

Shah S. et al. Improving outcomes in Aboriginal and disadvantaged school communities. Children’s Council Newsletter, 2013.

Nori A, Piovesan R, O’Connor J, Shah S, Brown N, ‘Y Health’ Evidence Informed Content Document, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Youth Health Check, ‘Y Health’ Resource Document No.1, Staying Deadly Project, Watto Purrunna Aboriginal Health Service, SA Health. August 2013

Shah S. APSR Respiratory Updates 2012 Volume 4, Issue 4.

Shah S. Teaching health care professionals the correct techniques. Post Graduate Course, Nuts and Bolts of aerosol delivery: theory, guidelines and practice. 18th World Congress of the International Society for Aerosols in Medicine, Rotterdam, 2011.

Shah S. Teaching health care professionals the correct techniques. Postgraduate Course n-PG12, Nuts and Bolts of aerosol delivery: theory, guidelines and practice. American Thoracic Society International Conference, 2011

Shah S, Sawyer SM, Lagleva M, Peat JK, Toelle BG, Usherwood T, Jenkins CR. Effectiveness of the Practitioner Asthma Communication and Education Australia program in improving general practitioners counselling and paediatric asthma care. A randomised controlled trial. PACE Australia Study Phase 3 Final Report (Revised 2010). ISBN 1740801180

Shah S. Medical Students As Lifestyle Educators Final Report for the Large Ties Grant, University of Sydney on 2010. 

Shah S. Lifestyle Education and Action Project in Schools, Interim Report 2010   

Shah S, Dibley M, Ming Li, Lim KS. SALSA (Students As LifeStyle Activists Evaluation Report) 2007, ISB NO:174080093

Shah S. Adolescent Asthma Action Project 1993–2000, Final Report, Commonwealth of Australia 2001. ISBN 0 642 73566 2.

Kepreotes H, Gibson PG, Shah S, Henry R. Dietary habits of adolescents in a multicultural Sydney high school. Asthma NSW Report 2001.

Shah S. The Adolescent Asthma Action Program. Masters of Community Health Thesis University of Sydney, Library, 1994.

Shah S. A breath of relief. Community Quarterly 1992; 24


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