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Fletcher-Lartey S., Dronavalli M., Alexander K., Ghosh S., Boonwaat L., Thomas J., Robinson A., Patel Z., Forssman B., & Pal N. Trends in Antimicrobial Resistance Patterns in Neisseria Gonorrhoeae in Australia and New Zealand: A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review. Antibiotics 2019, 8, 191; doi:10.3390/antibiotics8040191


Grulich A.E., Guy R., Amin J., Jin F., Selvey C., Holden J., Schmidt H.-M.A., Zablotska I., Price K., Whittaker B., Chant K., Cooper C., McGill S., Telfer B., Yeung B., Levitt G., Ogilvie E.E., Dharan N.J., Hammoud M.A., Vaccher S., Watchirs-Smith L., McNulty A., Smith D.J., Allen D.M., Baker D., Bloch M., Bopage R.I., Brown K., Carr A., Carmody C.J., Collins K.L., Finlayson R., Foster R., Jackson E.Y., Lewis D.A., Lusk J., O'Connor C.C., Ryder N., Vlahakis E., Read P., Cooper D.A., Smith D., Ooi C., Martin S., Soo T.M., Templeton D., Townson D., Forssman B., Doong N., Han Thai G., Anderson B., MacLeod H., Parkhill N. Population-level effectiveness of rapid, targeted, high-coverage roll-out of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis in men who have sex with men: the EPIC-NSW prospective cohort study. The Lancet HIV. 5 (11) (pp e629-e637), 2018.

Quinn, E., Hsiao, K., Truman, G., Rose, N., & Broome, R. (2018). Lessons Learnt From Exercise Celestial Navigation: The Application of a Geographic Information System to Inform Legionnaires’ Disease Control Activity. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 1-3. doi:10.1017/dmp.2018.40


Gale, M, Hayen, A, Truman, G, Varma, R, Forssman, B & MacIntyre, CR. Demographic and geographical risk factors for gonorrhoea and chlamydia in greater Western Sydney, 2003-2013. Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2017 41, E134-E141.

Kakar, SR, Drak, D., Amin, T., Cheung, J., O'Connor, C. C., and Gracey, D. M. (2017) Screening and management practices for renal disease in the HIV-positive patient population of an inner metropolitan sexual health service. Nephrology 2017 22: 174–178. doi: 10.1111/nep.12844.

Kakar SR, Drak D, Amin T, O’Connnor C, Gracey D. Screening and management of risk factors for cardiovascular disease in HIV-positive patients attending an Australian urban sexual health clinic. Sexual Health 2017 14, 198-200.


Heywood AE, Zwar N, Forssman BL, Seale H, Stephens N, Musto J, Lane C, Polkinghorne B, Sheikh M, Smith M, Worth H, Macintyre CR. The contribution of travelers visiting friends and relatives to notified infectious diseases in Australia: State-based enhanced surveillance. Epidemiology and Infection 2016; doi:


O'Hara H. Hows The Science of World War Z. Empire Online. 2015

Callander DJ, Bourne C, Pell C, Baker D, Forssman B, Gowers A, Tee B, Kefalas B, Duck T, Roberts A, Stoove M, Hocking J, de Wit J, Kaldor J, Donovan B, Guy R. An initiative to enhance STI testing in gay men: The eTEST Project Final Report. Kirby Institute UNSW Australia 2015.

Heywood AE, Forssman BL, Seale H, Macintyre CR, Zwar N. General practitioners’ perception of risk for travelers visiting friends and relatives. Journal of Travel Medicine 2015; doi: 10.1111/jtm.12229.

Scott N, Gabriel S, Sheppeard V, Peacock A, Scott C, Flego K, Forssman BL, Seale H. Responding to a measles outbreak in a Pacific Island community in western Sydney: community interviews led to church-based immunization clinics. Western Pacific Surveillance and Response Journal 2015; doi: 10.5365/wpsar.2014.5.3.004.


Callander D, Bourne C, Pell C, Finlayson R, Forssman BL, Baker D, de Wit J, Hocking J, Stoove M, Donovan B, Kaldor J, Guy R. Recording the sexual orientation of male patients attending general practice. Family Practice 2014; doi:10.1093/fampra/cmu061.

Horsley E, Just E, Torres C, Huhtinen E, Forssman B, Slade R. Enterovirus 71 outbreak in Northern Sydney, 2013: case series and initial response. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 2014; 50: 525-530.

Scott, NF, Paterson JM, Searle, H, & Truman, G. Chronic carriage and familial transmission of typhoid fever in western Sydney. Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2014; 38(1): O8-O9.

Belshaw, DA, Moffitt, M, & Truman, G. Bug Breakfast in the Bulletin – Cyanobacteria: health and research possibilities. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2014; 24(4): 178-179.


Staff M, Sheppeard V, Abeywardana S, Forssman BL, Rutherford A, Mueller JF, Paepke O. Blood dioxin biomonitoring to assess local residents’ exposure from a large urban remediation project. Chemosphere 2012; 88: 316-322.


Flego, KL, Truman, G, Sheppeard, V & Gilmour, RE. Invasive pneumococcal disease in western Sydney, 2002-2010. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2011; 22: 219-221.


Blyth C, Foo H, Van Hal S, Hurt A, Barr I, McPhie K, Armstrong P, Rawlinson W, Sheppeard V, Conaty S, Staff M, Dwyer D, on behalf of the World Youth Day 2008 Influenza Study Group. Influenza Outbreaks during World Youth Day 2008 Mass Gathering. Emerging Infectious Diseases 2010; 16:809-815

Weston, K & Truman, G. An influenza prophylaxis clinic in a primary school: 24 hours from notification to protection. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2010; 21: 16-18.


Sheppeard V, Forssman BL, Ferson MJ, Moreira C, Campbell-Lloyd S, Dwyer DE, McAnulty JM. The effectiveness of prophylaxis for measles contacts in NSW. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2009; 20: 81-85.

Sheppeard V, Forssman BL, Ferson MJ, Moreira C, Campbell-Lloyd S, Dwyer DE, McAnulty JM. Vaccine failures and vaccine effectiveness in children during measles outbreaks in NSW, March - May 2006. Communicable Disease Intelligence 2009; 33: 21-26.

Jardine, A, Truman, G, Sheppeard V, Gibbons D, Thomas J & Weston, K. A community outbreak of meningococcal serogroup B disease in western Sydney: The challenges of identification and significance. Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2009; 33: 221-224.


Forssman B, Mannes T, Gupta L. Varicella Vaccine Effectiveness During and Outbreak in a Partially Vaccinated Population, Sydney, Australia. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 12, supplement 1. 2008, pages e144

Mannes T, Forssman BL, Gupta L, Ferson M, Christopher S, McAnulty J, Musto J. Investigation of an outbreak of acute illness in a school group visiting Darling Harbour, Sydney, September 2006. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2008; 19: 20-23.


Forssman BL, Mannes T, Musto J, Gottleib T, Robertson G, Natoli J, Shadbolt C, Biffin B, Gupta L. Vibrio cholerae 01, El Tor cluster in Sydney, Australia, linked to imported whitebait. Medical Journal of Australia 2007; 187: 345-347.

Forssman BL, Gupta L. Enhanced surveillance of hepatitis B infection in inner-western Sydney. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2007; 18: 115-118.


Forssman B, Gupta L, Burgess G A case study of the evaluation of a public health intervention. Australian Health Review 30 (4) 458 - 461;2006

Forssman BL, Gupta L, Lane J, Burgess G. A new approach to evaluate and improve public health interventions. Australian Health Review 2006; 30: 458-461

Forssman BL, Gupta L, Mills K. A tuberculosis contact investigation involving two nursing homes in inner western Sydney in 2004. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2006; 17: 44-47.


Forssman BL, Gupta L, Salmon S. Gastroenteritis at a residential college linked to a self-serve food bar. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2005; 16: 133-135.


Allchin, LJ, Ptolemy, HC, Truman, G, & Hort, K. Ross River Virus in Western Sydney: A serological survey. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2003; 14: 225-227.

Boyce, PM, Talley, NJ, Balaam, B, Koloski, N, & Truman, G. A randomised controlled trial of cognitive behaviour therapy, relaxation training and and routine clinical care for the irritable bowel syndrome. American Journal of Gastroenterology 2003; 98: 2209-2218.


Maeshima, S, Truman, G, Smith, DS, Dohi, N, Shigeno, K, Itakura, T, & Komai N. Factor analysis of the components of 12 standard test batteries, for unilateral spatial neglect, reveals that they contain a number of discrete and important clinical variables. Brain Injury 2001; 15: 125-137.


Maeshima, S, Truman, G, Smith, DS, Dohi, N, Nakai K, Itakura, T, & Komai, N. Apraxia and cerebral haemorrhage: The relationship between haematoma volume and prognosis. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 2000; 7: 309-311.

Yamaguchi, J, Truman, G, & Cameron, ID. Life-style factors predict quantitative ultrasound bone measurements of the calcaneus in Japanese women. Calcified Tissue International 2000; 66: 43-46.

Pre 2000

Middleton, J, Truman, G, & Geraghty, T. Neurological level effect on the discharge functional status of spinal cord injured persons after rehabilitation. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1998; 79: 1428-1432.

Maeshima, S, Truman, G, Smith, DS, Dohi, N, Itakura, T, & Komai, N. Bucofacial apraxia and left cerebral haemorrhage. Brain Injury 1997; 11: 777-782.

Maeshima, S, Truman, G, Smith, DS, Dohi, N, Itakura, T, & Komai, N. Functional outcome following thalamic haemorrhage: Relationship between motor and cognitive functions and ADL. Disability and Rehabilitation 1997; 19: 459-464.

Maeshima, S, Truman, G, Smith, DS, Dohi, N, Nakai, K, Itakura, T, & Komai, N. Is unilateral spatial neglect a single phenomenon? A comparative study between exploratory-motor and visual counting tests. Journal of Neurology 1997; 244: 412-417.

Rutkowski, SB, Middleton, JW, Truman, G, Hagen, DL, & Ryan, JP. The influence of bladder management on fertility in spinal cord injured males. Paraplegia 1995; 33: 263-266.

Cook, L, Smith, DS, & Truman, G. Using Functional Independence Measure profiles as an index of outcome in the rehabilitation of brain injured patients. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 1994; 75: 390-394.

Truman, G, & Hammond, GR. Temporal regularity of tapping by the left and right hands in timed and untimed finger tapping. Journal of Motor Behavior 1990; 22: 521-535.




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