Dr Jacqueline Epps

Senior Lecturer - School of Rural Medicine

Biography

After completing her medical degree at UNSW, Dr Epps undertook her Junior Medical Officer training in Orange, NSW as NSW RDN Rural Resident Medical Officer Cadet. She continued her training as an RACGP Rural Stream Registrar in Central West NSW, and commenced practising as a GP and GP Visiting Medical Officer in the region. After completing her Diploma in Child Health, she relocated to Armidale where she took up the position of part-time Senior Lecturer in General Practice in the School of Rural Medicine, UNE in 2010. Dr Epps is also a practising GP in Armidale.

Qualifications

BSc(Med)MBBS Hon I (UNSW), FRACGP, Diploma in Child Health (U Syd)

Teaching Areas

Tutor of Year 3 Clinical Skills, CBL and SDS groups in Joint Medical Program.

Research Interests

Dr Epps' research interests include current PhD study in vascular biology, in particular researching the effects of diabetic neuropathy on vascular health and function.

Research Supervision Experience

Academic Supervisor for Year 3 JMP Health Equity Selectives - Global and Rural Streams

Publications

Epps, J. Dieberg, G. and Smart, N.A. (2016) "Repeat remote ischaemic pre-conditioning for improved cardiovascular function in humans: a systematic review" IJC Heart & Vasculature, vol. 11, 55-58.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcha.2016.03.003

Epps, J. and Smarth, N.A. (2016) "Remote ischaemic conditioning in the context of type 2 diabetes and neuropathy: the case for repeat application as a novel therapy for lower extremity ulceration", Cardiovascular Diabetology, 15:130.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12933-016-0444-z

Memberships

FRACGP, Rural Faculty member of the RACGP