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Peter Eastwood

Professor Peter Eastwood

Professor
Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology, School of

Contact details
Address
School of Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology
The University of Western Australia (M309)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6457 1706
Fax
+61 8 6457 2034
Email
Peter.Eastwood@health.wa.gov.au
Qualifications
BSc Lock Haven, PhD W.Aust.
Biography
TRAINING

•Undergraduate training in physiology and health science at Pennsylvania State University and Lock Haven University, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
•PhD studies in respiratory muscle physiology at the University of Western Australian and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.
•Postdoctoral studies in control of breathing during sleep as a NH&MRC CJ Martin Fellow at University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A. and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, W.A.
•Astra/Australian Lung Foundation Fellowship in Respiratory Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, W.A.
•Senior Research Fellow at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital since 2000.

CURRENT APPOINTMENTS

•Withrop Professor, School of Anatomy & Human Biology, University of Western Australia
•NH&MRC Senior Research Fellow, West Australian Sleep Disorders Research Institute, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
•Adjunct Professor, School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University of Technology
•Editor-in-Chief, Respirology
Key research
THE UPPER AIRWAY DURING WAKEFULNESS, SLEEP AND GENERAL ANAESTHESIA
Australia
•Understanding the relationship between upper airway (pharyngeal) function during anaesthesia and sleep (David Hillman and Peter Platt, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, WA)
•Defining the computational dynamics of the human upper airway (Tony Lucey, Curtin University, WA)
•Upper and lower oesophageal sphincter function during wakefulness and sleep (Richard Holloway, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, SA, and Hooi Ee, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, WA)
•Measuring pharyngeal function during sleep (John Arkwright, CSIRO, NSW)
3D imaging and computational biomechanics to assess sleep apnoea (Mohammed Bennamoun and Mithran Goonewardene, UWA)
International
•Defining upper airway collapsibility (Alan Schwartz, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, USA)
•Effect of lung volume on upper airway patency (Atul Malhotra, Harvard Univ, Boston; Alan Schwartz, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore; Inspiration Medical Inc., California, USA).
•Hypoglossal nerve stimulation to treat obstructive sleep apnoea (Apnex Medical Inc, St Paul Mineapolis, USA)
OTHER SLEEP-RELATED RESEARCH
Australia
•Raine Sleep Study – Prevalence of sleep disorders in 23 year olds (Raine Cohort, TICHR, WA)
•Neuropsychology of sleep apnoea (Romola Bucks, Psychology UWA)
•Measuring head, jaw and body position during sleep (Adrian Keating, School of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering, UWA)
•Effect of cold water immersion post-exercise on sleep (Brian Dawson, Sport Science Exercise Health)
•Stroke, dysphagia and sleep apnoea (Kim Brookes, Speech Pathology, SCGH)
•Insomnia and nonrestorative sleep (Neil McLean, Psychology)
Actigraphy to assess sleep and physical activity (Leon Straker, Curtin University, WA)
•Sleep related changes in cardiovascular function (Lawrie Beilin, Trevor More, Rae-Chi Huang, Nigel McArdle, UWA)
International
•Surgical treatment of sleep apnoea (Eric Kezerian, University of California San Francisco)
•Prevalence of sleep apnoea in Chennai, India (Mathangi Chandrasekar, Chettinad Hospital and Research Institute)
REHABILITATION IN CHRONIC LUNG DISEASE
•The role of respiratory muscle training in chronic lung disease, and measuring functional capacity in chronic lung disease (Sue Jenkins, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, WA)
•Optimising Outcomes for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Evaluation of Walking Training (Jenny Alison, University of Sydney)
Publications



REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

1.Olaithe M, Skinner TC, Clarke J, Eastwood PR, Bucks RS. Can we get more from the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) than just a single score? A Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the ESS. Sleep and Breathing (accepted 5 August), 2012.
2.Shepherd K, Hillman D, Eastwood P. Symptoms of aerophagia are common in patients on continuous positive airway pressure therapy and are related to the presence of night time gastroesophageal reflux. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine (accepted 15 June), 2012.
3.Robey E, Dawson B, Halson S, Goodman C, Gregson W, Eastwood P. Post-exercise cold water immersion: effect on core temperature and melatonin responses. European Journal of Applied Physiology (accepted May 25), 2012.
4.Schwartz AR, Barnes M, Hillman D, Malhotra A, Kezirian E, Smith PL, Hoegh T, Parrish D, Eastwood PR. Acute Upper Airway Responses to Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation During Sleep in Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 185:420-426. 2012.
5.Eastwood PR, Barnes M, Walsh JH, Maddison KJ, Hee G, Schwartz AR, Smith PL, Malhotra A, McEvoy RD, Wheatley JR, O’Donoghue FJ, Rochford PD, Churchward T, Campbell MC, Palme CE, Robinson S, Goding GS, Eckert DJ, Jordan AS, Catcheside PG, Tyler L, Antic NA, Worsnop CJ, Kezirian EJ, Hillman DR. Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea with Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation (Rapid Publication). Sleep. 34:1479-86, 2011.
6.Hillman CM, Heinecke EL, Hii JWS, Cecins NM, Jenkins SC, Eastwood PR. The relationship between body composition, peripheral muscle strength and functional exercise capacity in patients with severe COPD. Internal Medicine Journal. 42(5):578-81, 2012.
7.Ong JS, Touyz G, Tanner S, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR, Walsh JH. Variability of human upper airway collapsibility during sleep and the influence of body posture and sleep stage. Journal of Sleep Research. 20:533-537, 2011.
8.Williamson JP, McLaughlin RA, Noffsinger WJ, James AL, Baker VA, Curatolo A, Armstrong JJ, Regli A, Shepherd KL, Marks GB, Sampson DD, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. Elastic properties of the central airways in obstructive lung diseases measured using anatomical optical coherence tomography. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 183:612-618, 2011.
9.Shepherd K, Hillman P, Holloway R, Eastwood P. Mechanisms of nocturnal gastroesophageal reflux events in obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep and Breathing. 15:561-570, 2011.
Featured on www.MDLinx.com in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, Family Medicine, September, 2010.
10.Shepherd KL, James AL, Musk AW, Hunter ML, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. Gastroesophageal reflux symptoms are related to the presence and severity of obstructive sleep apnea. Journal of Sleep Research.20(1): 241-249, 2011.
11.Turner S, Eastwood P, Cook A, Jenkins S. Improvement in symptoms and quality of life following exercise training in older adults with moderate to severe asthma. Respiration. 81(4):302-10, 2011.
12.Williamson JP, McLaughlin RA, Phillips MJ, Curatolo A, Armstrong JJ, Maddison KJ, Sheehan RE, Sampson DD, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. Feasibility of applying real-time optical imaging during bronchoscopic interventions for central airway obstruction. Journal of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology. 17(4):307-316, 2010.
13.Lucey A, King A, Tetlow G, Wang J, Armstrong J, Leigh M, Paduch A, Walsh J, Sampson D, Eastwood P, Hillman D. Measurement, reconstruction and flow-field computation of the human pharynx with application to sleep apnea. Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. 57(10):2535-2548, 2010.
14.Hill K, Cecins NM, Eastwood PR, Jenkins SC. Inspiratory muscle training for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a practical guide for clinicians. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 91(9):1466-1470, 2010.
15.Noble PB, McLaughlin RA, West AR, Becker S, Armstrong JJ, McFawn PK, Eastwood PR, Hillman DR, Sampson DD, Mitchell HW. Distribution of Airway Narrowing Responses across Generations and at Branching Points, Assessed In Vitro by Anatomical Optical Coherence Tomography. Respiratory Research. 11:9, 2010.
16.Noble PB, West AR, McLaughlin RA, Armstrong JJ, Becker S, McFawn PK, 4, Williamson JP, Eastwood PR, Hillman DR, Sampson DD, Mitchell HW. Airway Narrowing Assessed by Anatomical Optical Coherence Tomography In Vitro: Dynamic Airway Wall Morphology and Function. Journal of Applied Physiology. 108:401-411, 2010.
17.Simpson L, Mukherjee S, Cooper MN, Ward KL, Lee J, Fedson A, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR, Palmer LJ, Kirkness J. Sex differences in the association of regional fat distribution with the severity of obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep. 33(4):467-474, 2010.
Accompanying Commentary by Riha RL. Regional Fat Distribution and Sleep Apnea: Sex Makes a Difference. Sleep. In Press: 33:419-420, 2010.
18.Williamson JP, Armstrong JJ, McLaughlin RA, Noble PB, West AR, Becker S, Curatolo A, Noffsinger WJ, Mitchell HW, Phillips MJ, Sampson DD, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. Measuring airway dimensions during bronchoscopy using optical coherence tomography. European Respiratory Journal. 35:34-41, 2010.
19.McLaughlin RA, Armstrong JJ, Becker S, Walsh JH, Jain A, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR, Sampson DD. Respiratory gating of anatomical optical coherence tomography images of the human airway. Optics Express. 17:6568-6577, 2009.
Selected by the editor-in-chief, Gregory Faris, for publication in the most recent issue of the Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics. http://vjbo.osa.org/virtual_issue.cfm. Vol 4, Issue 6, 2009.
20.Johnson LG, Colyer KE, Edwards DJ, Philippe DL, Eastwood PR, Walters SE, Thickbroom GW, Mastaglia FL. Improvement in aerobic capacity after an exercise program in sporadic inclusion body myositis (IBM). Journal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disease. 10:178-184, 2009.

21.Hillman DR, Walsh JH, Maddison KJ, Platt PR, Kirkness JP, Noffsinger WJ, Eastwood PR. Evolution of Changes in Upper Airway Collapsibility during Slow Induction of Anesthesia with Propofol. Anesthesiology. 111:63-71, 2009.
22.Williamson JP, McLaughlin RA, Phillips MJ, Armstrong JJ, Becker S, Walsh JH, Sampson DD, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. Using optical coherence tomography to improve diagnostic and therapeutic bronchoscopy. Chest. July; 136(1): 272-276, 2009
Selected for image of the week in Optical Coherence Tomography News www.octnews.org.. Feb 20, 2009. Viewed by 2191 people.
23.Jenkins S, Cecins N, Camarri B, Williams C, Thompson P, Eastwood P. Regression equations to predict six minute walk distance in middle aged and elderly adults. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice. 25:516-522, 2009.
24.McLaughlin RA, Williamson JP, Phillips MJ, Armstrong JJ, Becker S, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR, Sampson DD. Applying anatomical optical coherence tomography to quantitative 3D imaging of the lower airway. Optics Express. 16:17530-17541, 2008.
Selected by the editor-in-chief for publication in the Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics. http://vjbo.osa.org/virtual_issue.cfm. Vol 3, Issue 12, 2008.
25.Hill K, Jenkins SC, Cecins N, Philippe DL, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. Estimating maximum work rate during incremental cycle ergometry testing from six-minute walk distance in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 89:1782-1787, 2008.
Selected as "Editor’s Choice" for the November 2008 issue of Respiratory Care
26.Walsh JH, Maddison KJ, Platt PR, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. Influence of neck extension, flexion and rotation on airway collapsibility of the passive upper airway. Sleep. 31:1440-1447, 2008.
27.Walsh JH, Leigh MS, Paduch A, Maddison KJ, Armstrong JA, Sampson DD, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. Effect of body posture on pharyngeal shape and size in adults with and without obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep. 31:1543-1549, 2008.
28.Shepherd KL, Chambers DC, Gabbay E, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Nocturnal Gastroesophageal Reflux are Common in Lung Transplant Patients. Respirology. 13:1045-1052, 2008.
29.Walsh JH, Leigh MS, Paduch A, Maddison KJ, Philippe DL, Armstrong JJ, Sampson DD, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. Evaluation of pharyngeal shape and size using anatomical optical coherence tomography in individuals with and without OSA. Journal of Sleep Research. 17:230-238, 2008.
Editorialised: Pillar, G and Lavie, P. Upper airway obstruction in obstructive sleep apnea – controversies continue. Journal of Sleep Research. 17:123-124, 2008.
30.Hill K, Jenkins SC, Philippe DL, Cecins C, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. Estimating maximum work rate during incremental cycle ergometry testing from six-minute walk distance in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 89:1782-1787, 2008.
31.Leigh MS, Armstrong JJ, Paduch A, Walsh JH, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR, Sampson DD. Anatomical Optical Coherence Tomography for long-term, portable, quantitative endoscopy. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. 55:1438-1446, 2008.
32.Hill K, Jenkins SC, Philippe DL, Shepherd KL, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. Comparing tests of inspiratory muscle endurance in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. European Respiratory Journal. 30:479-486, 2007.
33.Shepherd KL, Holloway R, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. Impact of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure on the Lower Esophageal Sphincter. American Journal of Physiology: Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. 292:1200-1205, 2007.
34.Eastwood PR, Katagiri S, Shepherd K, Hillman DR. Modulation of upper and lower esophageal sphincter tone during sleep Sleep Medicine. 8:135-143, 2007.
Editorialised: Orr, WC. Esophageal function during sleep: another danger in the night. Sleep Medicine, 8:105-106, 2007.
35.Richmond LK, Dawson B, Stewart G, Cormack S, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. The Effect of Interstate Travel on the Sleep Patterns and Performance of Elite Australian Rules Footballers. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 10:252-258, 2007.
36.Shepherd KL, Jensen CM, Maddison KJ, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. Relationship Between Upper Airway and Inspiratory Pump Muscle Force in Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Chest, 130 1757-1764, 2006.
37.Hill K, Jenkins, SC, Philippe DL, Cecins N, Gupta R, Shepherd KL, Green DJ, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. Effects of high-intensity inspiratory muscle training in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. European Respiratory Journal, 27: 1119-28, 2006.
38.Grove JR, Wilkinson A, Dawson B, Eastwood P, Heard P. Effects of exercise on subjective aspects of sleep during tobacco withdrawal. Australian Psychologist, 41: 69-76, 2006.

39.Armstrong JJ, Leigh MS, Sampson DD, Walsh JH, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. Quantitative upper airway imaging during sleep and wakefulness with anatomical optical coherence tomography. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 173:226-233, 2006.

40.Poh H, Eastwood PR, Cecins NM, Ho KT, Jenkins SC. Six-minute walk distance in healthy Singaporean adults cannot be predicted using reference equations derived from Caucasian populations. Respirology, 11:211-216, 2006.
One of the 10 most cited articles published in Respirology in 2006.
41.Camarri B, Eastwood PR, Cecins NM, Thompson PJ, Jenkins SC. Six minute walk distance in healthy subjects aged 55-75 years. Respiratory Medicine, 100: 658-665, 2006. [IF=2.3; CI=20]
42.Eastwood PR, Van der Touw JT, Sturdy GS, Jenkins SC, Hillman DR. Anaerobic metabolism of inspiratory muscles in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Respirology, 11:32-40, 2006.

43.Maddison K, Shepherd K, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. The effect of high-intensity exercise on function of the lower esophageal sphincter. Medicine Science Sports and Exercise, 37:1728-1733, 2005.
44.Eastwood PR, Platt PR, Shepherd K, Maddison K, Hillman DR. Collapsibility of the upper airway at different levels of propofol anesthesia. Anesthesiology, 103:470-477, 2005.

Editorialised: Littman R. Upper airway collapsibility: An emerging paradigm for measuring the safely of anesthetic and sedative agents. Anesthesiology, 103:453-454, 2005.
45.Weisbrod CJ, Eastwood PR, O'Driscoll G, Green, DG. Abnormal ventilatory responses to hypoxia in type 2 diabetes. Diabetic Medicine, 22:563-568, 2005.
46.Weisbrod CJ, Eastwood PR, O'Driscoll G, Walsh JH, Best M, Halliwill JR, Green, DG. Vasomotor responses to hypoxia in type 2 diabetes. Diabetes, 53:2073-2078, 2004.
47.Turner S, Eastwood PR, Cecins, NM, Hillman DR, Jenkins SC. Physiological responses to incremental and self-paced exercise in patients with COPD - a comparison of three different exercise tests. Chest, 126:766-773, 2004.
Editorialised: Johnson JE. Which test should be used for patients with symptomatic COPD? Chest, 126: 668 670, 2004.
48.Sturdy GA, Hillman DR, Green DG, Jenkins SC, Cecins NM, Eastwood PR. The effect of learning on ventilatory responses to inspiratory threshold loading in COPD. Respiratory Medicine, 98:1-8, 2004.
49.Richmond L, Dawson B, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. The Effect of Interstate Travel on Sleep Patterns of Elite Australian Rules Footballers. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 7:186-196, 2004.
50.Armstrong JJ, Leigh MS, Walton ID, Zvyagin AV, Alexandrov SA, Schwer S, Sampson DD, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. In vivo size and shape measurement of the human upper airway using endoscopic long range optical coherence tomography. Optics Express, 11:1817-1826, 2003.

51.Eastwood PR, Allison, GT, Szollosi I, Shepherd KL, Hillman DR. Heterogeneous activity of the human genioglossus muscle assessed by multiple bipolar fine-wire electrodes. Journal of Applied Physiology, 94:1849-1858, 2003.
52.Sturdy G, Hillman D, Green D, Jenkins S, Cecins N, Eastwood P. Feasibility of high-intensity interval-based respiratory muscle training in COPD. Chest, 123:142-150, 2003.
53.Kirkness JP, Eastwood PR, Szollosi I, Platt PR, Wheatley JR, Amis TC, Hillman DR. Exogenous surfactant decreases the surface tension of the upper airway liquid lining in anaesthetized humans. Journal of Applied Physiology, 95:357-363, 2003.
54.Eastwood PR, Szollosi, I, Platt PR, Hillman DR. Collapsibility of the upper airway during anesthesia with isoflurane. Anesthesiology, 97:786-793, 2002.
Editorialised: Drumond, GB. Controlling the airway: skill and science. Anesthesiology, 97: 2002.
55.Eastwood PR, Szollosi I, Platt PR, Hillman DR. Upper airway collapse during general anaesthesia and sleep. The Lancet, 359:1207-1209, 2002.
Editorialised: Talking points, Pickwickian syndrome. The Lancet, 359: 2002.
56.Singh B, Eastwood PR, Finucane KE. The volume displaced by diaphragm motion in emphysema. Journal of Applied Physiology, 91:1913-1923, 2001.
57.Eastwood PR, Hillman DR, Finucane, KE. Inspiratory muscle performance in endurance athletes and sedentary subjects. Respirology, 6: 95-104, 2001.
58.Satoh M, Eastwood PR, Smith CA, Dempsey JA. Non-chemical elimination of inspiratory motor output via mechanical ventilation in sleep. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 163: 1356-1364, 2001.
59.Eastwood PR, Curran AK, Smith CA, Dempsey JA. Hemodynamic effects of pressures applied to the upper airway during sleep. Journal of Applied Physiology, 89:537-548, 2000. [IF=3.7; CI=2]
60.Curran AK, Rodman JR, Eastwood PR, Henderson KS, Dempsey JA, Smith CA. Ventilatory responses to specific CNS hypoxia in sleeping dogs. Journal of Applied Physiology, 88: 1840-1852, 2000.
61.Singh B, Eastwood PR, Finucane KE, Panizza JA, Musk AW. Effect of asbestos-related pleural fibrosis on excursion of the lower chest wall and diaphragm. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 160:1507-1515, 1999.
62.Eastwood PR, Satoh M, Zayas M, Curran AK, Smith CA, Dempsey JA. Inhibition of inspiratory drive during sleep by high-frequency low-pressure oscillations in the upper airway. Journal of Physiology (London), 517:259-271, 1999.
63.Eastwood PR, Hillman DR, Morton AR, Finucane KE. The effects of learning on the ventilatory responses to inspiratory threshold loading. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 158:1190-1196, 1998.
64.Eastwood PR, Curran AK, Smith CA, Dempsey JA. Effect of upper airway negative pressure on inspiratory drive during sleep. Journal of Applied Physiology, 84:1063-1075, 1998.

65.Curran AK, Eastwood PR, Harms CA, Smith CA, Dempsey JA. Superior laryngeal nerve section alters responses to upper airway distortion in sleeping dogs. Journal of Applied Physiology, 83:768-775, 1997.
66.Smith CA, Henderson KS, Xi L, Chow C-M, Eastwood PR, Dempsey JA. Neural-mechanical coupling of breathing in REM sleep. Journal of Applied Physiology, 83:1923-1932, 1997.

67.Eastwood PR, Panizza JA, Hillman DR, Finucane KE. Application of a cervical stimulating apparatus for bilateral phrenic nerve stimulation. Journal of Applied Physiology, 79:632-637, 1995.

68.Eastwood PR, Hillman DR. A threshold loading device for testing inspiratory muscle performance. European Respiratory Journal, 8:463-466, 1994.
69.Eastwood PR, Hillman DR, Finucane KE. Ventilatory responses to progressive inspiratory threshold loading and the role of inspiratory muscle fatigue in task failure. Journal of Applied Physiology, 76: 185-195, 1994.

BOOK CHAPTERS (INVITED)
70.Encyclopedia of Sleep. Sleep and Anesthesia. Hillman DR, Platt PR, Eastwood PR. P. Elsevier. (in press)
71.Armstrong JJ, Leigh MS Hillman DR, Eastwood PR, Sampson DD. Anatomical optical coherence tomography for imaging the human upper airway. In: Optical Coherence Tomography: Technology and Applications (editors, W. Drexler and JG Fujimoto), Springer. Book Chapter. Chapter 41: pp 1269-1292, 2008. (ISBN:978-3-540-77549-2).
72.Eastwood PR, Szollosi, I, Platt PR, Hillman DR. Comparison of upper airway collapse during general anaesthesia and sleep. In: Yearbook of Anesthesiology and Pain Management (editor, D.H. Chestnut), Mosby Inc, Philadelphia, PA, 2003, p.216-218 (ibid. The Lancet, 359:1207-1209, 2002).
73.Dempsey, JA, Smith CA, Wilson CR, Eastwood PR and Khoo MCK. Sleep-Induced Respiratory Instabilities. In: Sleep Apnea (editor, A.J. Pack), Marcel Dekker, New York, p 57-98, 2002.

EDITORIAL (INVITED)
74.Eastwood PR. Editorial. Lung volume and pharyngeal stability in sleeping humans - the knee bone is connected to the thigh bone. Journal of Applied Physiology. 109:949-950, 2010.
75.Hill K, Eastwood PR. Editorial. Respiratory muscle training - the con argument. Chronic Respiratory Disease, 2:223-224, 2005.

EDITORIAL (AS EDITOR IN CHIEF)
76.Eastwood PR. Editorial. Thoughts of in incoming editor. Respirology. 16:1159, 2011

REVIEW ARTICLES (INVITED)
77.Bucks RS, Olaithe M, Eastwood PR. Neurocognitive Function in Obstructive Sleep Apnea – a Meta-Review. Respirology (accepted August), 2012
78.Eastwood PR, Naughton MT, Calverley P, Zeng G, Beasley R, Robinson B, Lee YC. How to write research papers and grants: 2011 Asian Pacific Society for Respirology Annual Scientific Meeting Postgraduate Session. Respirology (accepted 21 March), 2012.
79.Hill K, Eastwood PR. Effects of loading on upper airway and respiratory pump muscle motoneurons. Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology. 179:64-70, 2011.
80.Eastwood PR, Takahashi K, Lee P, Maher TM. Year in review 2010: Acute lung injury, interstitial lung disease, sleep, physiology, imaging and bronchoscopic intervention and lung cancer. Respirology. 16 (3), 553-563, 2011.
81.Hillman DR, Platt PR, Eastwood PR. Anesthesia, sleep and upper airway collapsibility. In: Anesthesiology Clinics – Current Topics in Anesthesia for Head and Neck Surgery (editor, LA Fleisher), WB Saunders. Vol 28, Number 3, p.443-455, 2010.
82.Coxson HO, Eastwood PR, Williamson JP, Sin DD. Phenotyping airways disease with optical coherence tomography. Respirology. 16:34-43, 2010.
83.Eastwood PR, Malhotra A, Palmer LJ, Kezirian EJ, Horner RL, Ip MS, Thurnheer R, Antic NA, Hillman DR. Think tank series - obstructive sleep apnoea: from pathogenesis to treatment - current controversies and future directions. Respirology. 15:587-595, 2010. [IF=1.9; CI=0]
84.Eastwood PR, Maher TM, Wells AU, Lam B. Respirology Year in review: interstitial lung diseases, acute lung injury, sleep, physiology, imaging and bronchoscopic intervention. Respirology. 15:172-181, 2010.
85.Williamson JP, Phillips MJ, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. Managing obstruction of the central airways. Internal Medical Journal. 40:399-410, 2010.
86.Williamson JP, James AL, Phillips MJ, Sampson DD, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. Quantifying tracheobronchial tree dimensions: methods, limitations and emerging techniques. European Respiratory Journal. 34:42-55, 2009.
87.Hillman DR, Platt PR, Eastwood PR. Sleep, anesthesia and the upper airway. Journal of Critical Care (Formerly Seminars in Anesthesia, Perioperative Medicine and Pain). 26:65-72, 2007.

88.Hillman DR, Loadsman JA, Platt PR, Eastwood PR. Obstructive sleep apnoea and anaesthesia. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 8:459-471, 2004.
89.Hill K, Jenkins SC, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. Dyspnoea in COPD - can inspiratory muscle training help? Australian Journal of Physiotherapy, 50:169-180, 2004.
90.Hillman DR, Platt PR, Eastwood PR. The upper airway during anaesthesia. British Journal of Anaesthesia, 91:31-39, 2003.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
91.Hillman DR, James AL, Williamson JP, Eastwood PR. Reply to Airway compliance studied by lumen area changes alone cannot discriminate between collapsibility and elasticity. Letter to the Editor. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. In press: Accepted 21 August, 2012.
92.Hill K, Eastwood PR. Training the respiratory muscles does improve exercise tolerance. Letter to the Editor. Journal of Physiology. 112:497, published online August 16, 2012
93.Hillman DR, Walsh JH, Maddison KJ, Platt PR, Noffsinger WJ, Eastwood PR. Airway Collapse or Closure via the Soft Palate as Mechanism of Obstruction in Sedated Patients? - Letter to the Editor. Anesthesiology. 112:497, 2010.
94.Jenkins S, Poh H, Eastwood P, Cecins N. Six-minute walk distance in healthy Singaporean adults cannot be predicted using reference equations derived from Caucasia populations – Letter to the Editor. Respirology 671-672, 2006.
95.Eastwood PR, Hillman DR. Incremental inspiratory threshold loading (ITL): solenoid valve vs weighted plunger. Letter to the editor. Thorax, 49: 94-95, 1994.

FULL REFEREED CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS

96.McLaughlin RA, Williamson JP, Curatolo A, Baker VA, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR, Sampson DD. In vivo 4D imaging of the human lower airway using anatomical optical coherence tomography. Proceedings of Society of SPIE (Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers), 75034X (4 pages), 2009.
97.(Invited) Armstrong JJ, Becker S, McLaughlin RA, Leigh MS, Williamson J, Walsh JH, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR, Sampson DD. Anatomical optical coherence tomography: a safe and effective tool for quantitative long-term monitoring of upper airway size and shape. Proceedings of Society of SPIE (Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers), 68421N (16 pages), 2008.
98.McLaughlin RA , Armstrong JJ, Becker B, Walsh JH, Kirkness J, Jain A, Leigh MS, Williamson J, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR, and Sampson DD. Respiratory gating of endoscopic OCT images of the upper airway. Proceedings of Society of SPIE (Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers), 70045V (4 pages), 2008.
99.Leigh MS, Paduch A, Armstrong, JJ, Walsh JH, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR, Sampson, DD. Anatomical optical coherence tomography: endoscopic quantitative imaging of the upper airway, 18th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Washington D.C., 2006.
100.Wang J, Tetlow GA, Lucey AD, Armstrong JJ, Leigh MS, Paduch A, Sampson DD, Walsh JH, Eastwood PR, Hillman DR, Harrison S. Dynamics of the human upper airway: On the development of a three-dimensional computational model. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering. Seoul, South Korea, Aug 27-Sep 01 (14):3449-3452, 2006.
101.(Invited) Sampson DD, Armstrong JJ, Leigh MS, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. Imaging human upper airway architecture dynamically using optical coherence tomography. 8th International Conference on Optics Within Life Sciences, Melbourne, Australia, February, November 28-December 1, pp. 143-144, 2004
102.Armstrong JJ, Leigh MS, Walton ID, Schwer S Zvyagin AV, Alexandrov SA, Sampson DD, Hillman DR, Eastwood PR. 2003, An endoscopic long-range optical coherence tomography system and its application to in vivo size and shape measurement of large hollow organs, 16th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Japan, pp. 722 - 725, 2003.
Funding received
•NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship. CIA Eastwood PR. National Health and Medical Research Council (APP1042341) 20012-16 $590,785

•Characteristics of upper airway collapse in obstructive sleep apnoea. CIA Shepherd K, CIB Eastwood PR, CIC Hillman DR. Sir Charles Gairdner Group Research Grant 2012-2013 $49,949

•The ‘SNOOSAS’ study (stroke, nocturnal obstructive sleep apnoea and swallowing). CIA Eastwood PR, CIB Blacker D, CIC Hillman DR, CID Langdon C. WA Health Targeted Research Fund 2012-13 $382,000

•A study if sleep disturbances, high blood pressure and metabolic abnormalities in young adults: the ‘finapres’ sleep study. CIA Beilin L, CIB Mori T, AIA Huang R, AIB Eastwood PR. Medical Research Fund – Royal Perth Hospital 2012-2014 $52,972

•Childhood obesity and its relationship to adult sleep disordered breathing CIA Eastwood PR, CIB Hillman DR, CIC Smith A, CID McArdle N, CIE Huang R-C. National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant (Ref. 1027449). 2012-14 $843,060

•Gastroesophageal reflux and sleep apnoea. CIA Eastwood PR, CIB Hillman DR, CIC Holloway R, CID Shepherd K. National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant (Ref. 1031617). 2012-14$449,261

•Raine Visiting Professor – Prof Mathangi Chandrasekar, Chennai, India. CIA Eastwood PR. Raine Medical Research Foundation. 2012 $5,324

•Airway collapsibility during sedation and anaesthesia in patients with and without obstructive sleep apnoea. CIA Hillman DR, CIB Eastwood PR, CIC Platt PR, CID Walsh JA. Australia and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists. 2011 $60,000.

•Investigation of a simplified technique for assessing airway collapsibility during sedation and general anaesthesia. CIA Walsh JA, CIB Eastwood PR, CIC Hillman DR, CID Platt PR. Sir Charles Gairdner Group Research Grant. 2010 $50,000.

•Infrastructure Grant - Round 13. CIA Eastwood PR. Medical and Health Research Infrastructure Fund (W.A.). 2009 $22,080.

•Do wheeled walkers increase physical activity in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease? CIA Jenkins SC, CIB Cecins N, CIC Eastwood PR, CID Hill K. SCGH Research Grant (Private Practice). 2009 $45,931.

•Collapsibility of the human upper airway: relationships between sleep, sedation, anaesthesia and head posture. CIA Eastwood PR, CIB Hillman DR, CIC Walsh JH, CID Kirkness JP. National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant (Ref. 967312). 2009-11 $451,250.

•Optimising Outcomes for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Evaluation of Walking Training. CIA Allison JA, CIB Jenkins SC, CIC Eastwood PR, CID Jenkins CR, CIE Hillman DR, CIF McKeogh ZJ. National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant (Ref. 570814). 2009-11 $421,500.

•NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship. CIA Eastwood PR. National Health and Medical Research Council (Ref. 513705). 2008-12 $595,000.

•Bronchoscopic Applications of Anatomical Optical Coherence Tomography. CIA Eastwood PR, CIB Hillman DR, CIC Sampson DD, CID Phillips M. National Health and Medical Research Council - Project Grant (Ref. 513854). 2008-10 $392,125.

•Infrastructure Grant - Round 12. CIA Eastwood PRMedical and Health Research Infrastructure Fund (W.A.). 2008 $22,487.

•Infrastructure Grant - Round 11. CIA Eastwood. PR Medical and Health Research Infrastructure Fund (W.A.) 2008 $37,778

•Dynamic Modulation of Airflow and Upper Airway Properties during Polysomnography. CIA Kirkness JP, AIA Eastwood PR, AIB Hillman DR. Raine Foundation - Priming Grant 2008-2009 $82,672

•Mechanisms of pharyngeal collapse in obstructive sleep apnoea defined by optical coherence tomography. CIA Eastwood PR, CIB Sampson DD, CIE Hillman DR, National Health and Medical Research Council - Project Grant (Ref. 403953). 2006-08 $467,750

•Mechanisms underlying gastroesophageal reflux in obstructive sleep apnoea. CIA Shepherd K, CIB Eastwood PR. Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Research Fund. 2007 $10,000

•Infrastructure Grant - Round 10. CIA Eastwood PR. Medical and Health Research Infrastructure Fund (W.A.). 2007 $31,147

•NHMRC R Douglas Wright Biomedical Career Development Award. CIA Eastwood PR. National Health and Medical Research Council (Ref 294404). 2004-07 $334,000

•Modelling and measurement of flow-structure dynamics in the human upper airway. CIA Lucey AD, CIB Eastwood PR, CIC Hillman DR, CID Sampson DD, CIE Balint T. Australian Research Council - Discovery Grant 2005-07 $425,000

•The Effect of Arm Support During Exercise in Subjects with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) CIA Smith KF, AIA Jenkins SC, AIB Eastwood PR, AIC Hillman DR. Physiotherapy Research Foundation - National Cardiothoracic Group Research Grant. 2006 $5,000

•The Effect of Arm Support During Exercise in Subjects with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). CIA Smith KF, AIA Jenkins SC, AIB Eastwood PR, AIC Hillman DR. Early Career Research Grant - Curtin University of Technology School of Physiotherapy. 2006 $5,000

•Infrastructure Grant - Round 9. CIA Eastwood PR. Medical and Health Research Infrastructure Fund (W.A.) 2006 $25,553

•Factors determining collapsibility of the human upper airway during sleep and general anaesthesia. CIA Eastwood PR, CIB Hillman DR. National Health and Medical Research Council - Project Grant (Ref 303218). 2004-06 $259,625

•Infrastructure Grant - Round 8. CIA Eastwood PR. Medical and Health Research Infrastructure Fund (W.A.) 2005 $19,918

•Dynamic in vivo size and shape measurement of the human upper airway using long-range optical coherence tomography. CIA Eastwood PR, CIB Sampson DD, CIC Hillman DR. National Health and Medical Research Council - Industry Development Grant 2004 $184,250

•Dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) machine. CIA Green D, CIB Ackland T, CIC Eastwood P, CID Lloyd D, CIE Fournier P, CIF Blanksby B, CIG Waddell B. University of Western Australia - National Health and Medical Research Council - Equipment Grant 2004 $70,000

•Infrastructure Grant - Round 7. CIA Eastwood PR. Medical and Health Research Infrastructure Fund (W.A.) 2004 $18,800

•Imaging of the human upper airway using catheter-based optical coherence tomography. CIA Eastwood PR, CIB Hillman DR. Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Research Fund. 2004 $10,000

•Sleep quality and athletic performance: the effect of interstate air travel. CIA Eastwood PR, CIB Dawson B, CIC Stewart G. Australian Football League Research Fund 2004 $19,949

•Improving quality of life and functional capacity in middle-aged and older adults with moderate to severe asthma and associated disability. CIA Jenkins SC, CIB Eastwood PR. Asthma Foundation - Telethon Research Programme 2004 2004 $46,422

•Improving functional capacity in patients with chronic lung disease with high intensity respiratory muscle training.CIA Eastwood PR, CIB Hillman DR, CIC Jenkins SC, CID Cecins NM, CIE Green DG, CIF Phillips M. National Health and Medical Research Council - Project Grant (Ref. 212016). 2002-04 $340,000

•New Investigator Research Infrastructure Support Award. CIA Eastwood PR. Medical and Health Research Infrastructure Council (W.A.). 2002-03 $15,000

•Infrastructure Grant - Round 6. CIA PR Eastwood. Medical and Health Research Infrastructure Fund (W.A.) 2003$16, 958

•Development of a reference equation for the 6 minute walk test in healthy subjects aged 55-75 years. CIA Jenkins SC, CIB Camarri C, CIC Francis J, CID Cecins N, CIE Eastwood PR. Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Research Fund (Ref. F03/03). 2003 $10,000

•Aerophagia in non-invasive positive pressure ventilation. CIA Eastwood PR, CIB Hillman DR. Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Research Fund (Ref. F01/02). 2002 $10,000

•Dynamic in vivo assessment of the upper airway by optical interferometry in obstructive sleep apnoea. CIA Eastwood PR, CIB Sampson DD, CIC Hillman DR., Australian Health Management Group (Ref. 139006). 2001 $50,842

•The effect of lung volume on upper airway collapsibility during general anaesthesia in patients with and without obstructive sleep apnoea. CIA Eastwood PR, CIB Hillman DR, CIC Platt PR. Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Research Fund (Ref. F01/02). 2001 $12,500

•Dynamic non-invasive in vivo measurement of upper airway profiles by optical interferometry for investigation of obstructive sleep apnoea. CIA Sampson DD, CIB Eastwood PR, CIC Hillman DR. Medical Research Fund of Western Australia (MEDWA). 1999-00 $70,000

•Upper airway function during emergence from general anaesthesia - relationship to severity of obstructive sleep apnoea. CIA Eastwood PR, CIB Hillman DR, CIC Platt PR. Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Research Fund (Ref. F98/05). 1999 $15,000

•Pharyngeal patency during emergence from general anaesthesia and its relationship to upper airway narrowing and collapse during sleep. CIA Eastwood PR. Australian Lung Foundation/Astra Career Development Award. 1999 $40,000

•Mechanisms of ventilatory control during wakefulness and sleep. CIA Eastwood PR. National Health and Medical Research Council C.J. Martin Fellowship (Ref. 967312). 1996-99 $215,989
Honours and awards
2011Australia and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists. Mundipharma ANZCA Research Fellowship Award for 2011 (Hillman, Walsh, Platt, Eastwood).

2010Nominated by the University of Western Australia for the Eureka Prize for Medical Research Translation.

2009National Heath and Medical Research Council (Australia). Research selected to feature in the NHMRC Ten of the Best Research Projects for 2009.

2008National Heath and Medical Research Council (Australia) Senior Research Fellowship. A nationally competitive fellowship tenable for five years in Australia.

2007Nominated for Faculty of Life and Physical Science Excellence in Teaching and Learning Award for Excellence in Coursework Teaching and Excellence in Coursework Teaching (First Year Teaching).

2004National Heath and Medical Research Council (Australia) R Douglas Wright Career Development Award. A nationally competitive fellowship tenable for five years in Australia.
Nominated for University of Western Australia Teaching Award - Honours Research Supervision.

2002New Investigator Research Infrastructure Award. Medical Health Research Infrastructure Council of Western Australia. A competitive award from the Medical and Health Research Infrastructure Council of W.A. to help meet the infrastructure costs associated with an individual’s research program and to provide some tangible recognition of their achievements.

1999The Australian Lung Foundation/Astra Career Development Award. A nationally competitive fellowship to assist individuals who have been conducting research in another country to continue with their research and activities on return to Australia. Provided support for a research assistant and equipment.

1997Post-doctoral Investigator Award. Annual Scientific Meeting of the Midwest Physiological Society. Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Awarded for the best presentation of scientific research by a post-doctoral researcher.

1996-99National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia) C.J. Martin Fellowship. A nationally competitive post-doctoral fellowship tenable for two years overseas and two years in Australia.

1994Sandoz Young Investigators Award. Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. Perth, W.A. Awarded for the best oral presentation of scientific research.

1993Sensormedics/Australian Lung Foundation Travel Scholarship. A financial award used to present research at the 1993 European Respiratory Society Annual Congress, Florence, Italy.
F.H. Faulding Travel Award. A financial award used to present research at the 1993 National Scientific Conference of the Australian Society for Medical Research, Glenelg, S.A.

1992Young Scientist Award. The Australian Society for Medical Research (W.A. Branch). Perth, W.A. Awarded for the best oral presentation of scientific research.

1991Young Researcher Award. The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (W.A. Branch). Awarded for the best oral presentation of scientific research.

1990University Research Scholarship (for tenure of PhD). University of Western Australia, Nedlands.

1986Honorary award recognition in "The National Dean's List" (U.S.A.).
Patents
•International Patent Application (PCT) published on May 14, 2009. A method of providing quantitative information about the lower airways of a lung. Eastwood P, Hillman D, Williamson J, Walsh J, Phillips M, Sampson D, Armstrong J, Leigh M, McLaughlin R. [University of Western Australia]. Publication No. WO/2009/059368,.

•International Patent Application (PCT) published on October 7, 2008. Therapeutic diaphragm stimulation device and method. Tehrani A, Province R, Schwartz A, Hillman D, Eastwood P, Ligon D, Lee C, Hoffman D, Goodman A. [Inspiration Medical Inc.] United States Patent Application No. 20080167695.
Teaching
POSTGRADUTE COURSES
•Graduate Certificate in Adult Sleep Science
•Graduate Diploma in Adult Sleep Science
•Graduate Diploma in Dental Sleep Medicine



PHD STUDENTS [CURRENT]
•Dr Farhat Bashir (primary supervisor). Human upper airway behaviour during sleep and general anaesthesia. University of Western Australia, School of Anatomy and Human Biology. Enrolled May 2011.
•Ms Kathleen Maddison (primary supervisor). University of Western Australia, School of Anatomy and Human Biology. Collapsibility of the human upper airway: relationships between sleep, sedation, anaesthesia and head posture. Enrolled April 2010.
•Ms Michelle Olaithe (co-supervisor). University of Western Australia, School of Psychology. A study of severity indices and mechanisms of neurocognitive damage in obstructive sleep apnoea. Enrolled February 2010.
•Ms Jemma Clark (co-supervisor). University of Western Australia, School of Psychology. Factors underlying non-restorative sleep. Enrolled February 2010.
•Ms Laila Robertson (coordinating-supervisor), University of Western Australia, School of Population Health. The genetic epidemiology of obstructive sleep apnoea hypopnea syndrome in Western Australians. Enrolled March, 2007.
•Elisa Robey. (co-supervisor) University of Western Australia, School of Sport Science Exercise & Health. Neurophysiological effects of post-exercise cold water immersion recovery procedures.” Co-supervisor with Dr Brian Dawson (SSEH) and Dr Shona Halson (AIS).

MASTERS STUDENTS [CURRENT]
•Mrs Karen Redhead. (coordinating-supervisor). University of Western Australia, School of Anatomy and Human Biology. Sleep efficiency during pregnancy and the postnatal period. Enrolled February 2011.
•Dr Ahmad Barmagoos (coordinating-supervisor). University of Western Australia, School of Anatomy and Human Biology. The relationship between Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Dysphagia in Acute First Ever-Stroke Enrolled August, 2012.

HONOURS STUDENTS [CURRENT]
•Ms Thalia Botsis (coordinating-supervisor). University of Western Australia, School of Anatomy and Human Biology. Relationhsip between wrist actigraphy, hip actigraphy and polysomnographic measures of sleep. Enrolled February 2011.
•Ms Carolyn Visser (coordinating-supervisor). University of Western Australia, School of Anatomy and Human Biology. Effect of sleeping pills on severity of sleep disordered breathing. Enrolled February 2011.

PHD STUDENTS [PREVIOUS]
•Dr Jonathan Williamson (primary supervisor). University of Western Australia, School of Anatomy and Human Biology. Utilization of anatomical optical coherence tomography (aOCT) as a novel diagnostic and management tool in disorders of the lower airways. 2010.
•Dr Sian Turner (co-supervisor), Curtin University. Burden of disease and benefits of exercise in asthma - a study of middle-age to older adults with moderate to severe asthma and associated disability in WA. 2010.
•Dr Kelly Shepherd (sole supervisor). University of Western Australia, School of Anatomy and Human Biology. Gastroesophageal reflux and obstructive sleep apnoea, 2009
•Dr Kylie Hill (co-supervisor). Curtin University. The role of respiratory muscle training in patients with chronic respiratory disease, 2006
•Dr Cara Weisbrod (Fullbright Scholar). PhD student, UWA, Department of Human Movement and Exercise Science (co-supervision). Thesis title: A comparison of vascular function changes in response to isocapnic hypoxia in subjects with chronic heart failure, with Type 2 diabetes, and in healthy controls 2004.
MASTERS STUDENTS [PREVIOUS]
•Ms Lisa Goldberg (co-supervisor). University of Western Australia, School of Anatomy and Human Biology. Structuring somnolence: sleep science technology as a medium for drawing with the body at rest. 2010.
•Ms Louise Richmond. Master’s student, UWA, Department of Human Movement and Exercise Science (co-supervision). Thesis title: Sleep quality and athletic performance: the effect of interstate air travel. 2004.
•Mr Gavin Sturdy. Master’s student. UWA, Department of Human Movement and Exercise Science (sole supervision). Thesis title: Exercise limitation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) - mechanisms and effects of pulmonary rehabilitation. 2002.

ENGINEERING FINAL YEAR PROJECTS [PREVIOUS]
•Mr Wilfred Wong (co-supervisor). Measuring upper body position during sleep in sleep apnoea patients. School of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering, University of Western Australia. 2011
•Mr Michael Crocker (co-supervisor). University of Western Australia, School of Mechanical Engineering. Measuring head, mandible and body posture changes during sleep. 2010.
•Mr Oliver Fry (co-supervisor). University of Western Australia, School of Mechanical Engineering. Measuring head, mandible and body posture changes during sleep. 2010.


BACHELOR OF MEDICAL SCIENCE STUDENTS [PAST]
•Mr Jeremy Ong. University of Western Australia, School of Medicine and Pharmacology. Variation of pharyngeal collapsibility across sleep stages. 2010.

HONOURS STUDENTS [PREVIOUS]
•Mr Reece Parry (primary supervisor). Are swallowing problems in acute stroke patients associated with obstructive sleep apnoea? Co-supervisor with Dr Jennifer Walsh (UWA) and Dr Claire Langdon (Speech Pathology, SCGH). 2011.
•Mr Brad Kinsella (primary supervisor). The Influence of Hypnotics on the Severity of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea. Co-supervisor with Dr Jennifer Walsh (UWA) and Dr Jan Meyer (ANHB). 2011
•Ms Gabby Touyz (primary supervisor). University of Western Australia, School of Anatomy and Human Biology. Comparison of two methods of assessing upper airway collapsibility during sleep. 2010.
•Mr Josh Goldman (co-supervisor) Honour’s student, UWA, School of Anatomy and Human Biology. Thesis title: The effect of body position and fat distribution on the severity of obstructive sleep apnoea. 2009.
•Ms Ashleigh Becu (co-supervisor) Honour’s student, UWA, School of Anatomy and Human Biology. Thesis title: Laser-based calliper assessment of pharyngeal width: measurement accuracy and capacity to predict the severity of obstructive sleep apnoea. 2009.
•Ms Crystal Williams Honour’s student, (co-supervisor). Curtin University of Technology, School of Physiotherapy. Thesis title: Development of a reference equation for the 6 minute walk test in healthy subjects aged 45-85 years. 2007.
•Ms Jane Potter (primary supervisor). Honour’s student, UWA, School of Anatomy and Human Biology. Thesis title: The role of DEXA scanning in determining the propensity for upper airway obstruction in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea. 2007.
•Ms Bethany Indrawan (co-supervisor). University of Western Australia. Non-invasive detection of aerophagia. 2006.
•Ms Melissa Giumelli, Honour’s Student. Curtin University (co-supervision). Role of warm-up in measurements of inspiratory muscle strength in patients with chronic lung disease. 2005.
•Mr Abdul Halim Bin Mohamed Anwar, Honour’s Student. UWA, School of Anatomy and Human Biology (sole supervision). Thesis title: Homogeneity of genioglossus muscle activity during sleep. 2004.
•Ms Kathleen Maddison. Honour’s student, UWA, Department of Human Movement and Exercise Science (sole supervision). Thesis title: Exercise-induced gastroesophageal reflux and the effect of a sports drink. 2003.
•Ms Sian Turner. Honour’s student, Curtin University (co-supervision). Physiological responses to incremental and self-paced exercise in COPD: a comparison of three tests. 2003
•Mr Michael Hibbard. Honour’s student. UWA, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (co-supervision). Thesis title: Non-invasive detection of aerophagia during mechanical ventilation. 2002
•Ms Louise Richmond. Honour’s student. UWA, Department of Human Movement and Exercise Science (co-supervision). Thesis title: The effect of time-zone change on sleep efficiency and competition performance in elite athletes. 2002

FOURTH YEAR MEDICAL STUDENTS [PREVIOUS]
•Ms Catherine Hillman, Mr Justin Hii, Mr Evan Heinecke (primary-supervisor). University of Western Australia, School of Medicine and Pharmacology. Project Title: The relationship between fat free mass, bone density and functional exercise capacity in patients with severe COPD – A pilot study. 2009.
Current external positions
PROFESSIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS (Current)

National Health and Medical Research Council
•Member, Discipline Review Panel (Respiratory Medicine & Sleep). 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010 (Pharmacology & Respiratory/Sleep)
•Postdoctoral Fellowships Assessment Panel (Career Development Awards). 2006 (member), 2007 (chair), 2008 (discussion leader), 2009, 2010 (member).

Asia Pacific Society of Respirology
•Member, Research Committee. 2006 – ongoing
•Member Executive Committee. 2011 - ongoing

University of Western Australia
•General Examiner, School of Anatomy and Human Biology Honours Program, 2005 – ongoing
•Member, Scholarships Committee, School of Anatomy and Human Biology, 2009 - ongoing.
•Member, Biological Sciences Assessment Panel, University of Western Australia Research Development Awards, 2009 – ongoing.

The Australasian Sleep Association
•Member, Education Committee. 2010

Editorial
•Editor in Chief, Respirology
•Member, Editorial Board of Journal of Applied Physiology
•Member, Editorial Board of Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport.
•Member, Evaluation Board, Respiratory Disorders Faculty, Faculty of 1000 Medicine.



PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS:

The American Thoracic Society
•Member, Program Committee, Respiratory Neurobiology & Sleep Assembly. 2005, 2006, 2007

The Australian Society for Medical Research
•Member, Board of Directors (National). 2005, 2006, 2007
•Coordinator of State Committees. 2005
•National Career Development Programme. 2005, 2006 (Chair), 2006, 2007 (Committee Member)
•National Convenor, ASMR Medical Research Week. 2006, 2007

Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand
•Chair, Education and Research Standing Subcommittee (National). 2004, 2005, 2006
•Member, Executive Committee (National). 2004, 2005, 2006
•Member, Central Program Subcommittee (National). 2004, 2005, 2006
•Member, National Council. 2004, 2005, 2006
•Convenor, Advanced Course for Respiratory Research (National). 2004, 2005
•Member, Organising Committee, Advanced Course on the Physiology of Exercise in Health and Disease. 2005
•Convenor, Sleep and Physiology Special Interest Group (National). 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
•Member, Associates Subcommittee (WA Branch). 1998, 1999
•Chair, Associates Subcommittee (WA Branch). 2000, 2001, 2002
•Member, Executive Committee (WA Branch). 2000, 2001, 2002

The Australian Lung Foundation
•Member, Board of Directors/National Council. 2004, 2005, 2006

University of Western Australia
•Member, Research Committee, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences. 2003, 2004
•Member, School of Anatomy and Human Biology Postgraduate Research Scholarships Committee. 2005
•Member, Grant reading panel for the Life and Physical Sciences ARC Future Fellowship applications, 2008
•Member, Executive Committee, School of Anatomy and Human Biology, 2009.
•Member, Grant Reading Panel for Future Fellowship Applications, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, 2009.
•UWA NHMRC Equipment Grants Assessment Panel, 2007 – 2009
•Internal review of Career Development Award and Research Fellowship applications, 2008

The Australasian Sleep Association
•Member, Executive Committee. 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
•Honorary Treasurer (National). 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
•Co-convenor, 2006 Annual Scientific Meeting, 2006
10th International Sleep and Breathing Meeting, Palm Cove, QLD, Sept 2007
•Co-Chair, International Scientific Program Committee. 2006, 2007
•Member, Local Organising Committee. 2006, 2007

Asia Pacific Society of Respirology
•Member, Organising Committee, 2007 APSR Scientific Congress, Gold Coast. 2006, 2007
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