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Dr Tiffany Gill is an Senior Research Fellow in the Adelaide Medical School at the University of Adelaide. Between 2011 and 2015 she was an NHMRC Early Career Fellow focusing on epidemiological issues and health system impacts (including costs) of musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions (particularly osteoarthritis (OA), osteoporosis and rheumatoid arthritis (RA)) within Australia. She originally trained as a physiotherapist and then developed a research interest focusing on the epidemiology of musculoskeletal conditions. Prior to joining the University she worked as a physiotherapist in both the public and private sectors and as a chronic disease epidemiologist with SA Health. She is an Associate Investigator for the North West Adelaide Health Study, a cohort study in the northern and western suburbs of South Australia. Since 2018 she has been a postdoctoral research fellow with the Registry of Older South Australians at SAHMRI.
Tiffany is passionate about addressing the impact of musculoskeletal conditions on the population and the translation of research findings to the population. She has been a long term member of the Board of Arthritis SA and Vice President since 2012. She has also mentored undergraduate and post-graduate students and early career researchers. Tiffany's research continues to aim to increase population awareness and the focus of policy makers on the epidemiological, health economics and population effects of musculoskeletal disorders in the population.

Education / Academic qualification

Graduate Diploma, Monash University


Masters, Southern Cross University


PhD, Flinders University


Graduate Diploma, Curtin University


Graduate Certificate, Monash University


Masters, University of South Australia


Bachelor's Degree, South Australian Institute of Technology


External positions

University of Adelaide

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Research Output 1999 2018

1 Citations

Asymptomatic population reference values for three knee patient-reported outcomes measures: evaluation of an electronic data collection system and implications for future international, multi-centre cohort studies

McLean, J. M., Brumby-Rendell, O., Lisle, R., Brazier, J., Dunn, K., Gill, T., Hill, C. L., Mandziak, D. & Leith, J. 1 May 2018 In : Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery. 138, 5, p. 611-621 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

2 Citations

Burden and trend of diet-related non-communicable diseases in Australia and comparison with 34 OECD countries, 1990–2015: findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015

Melaku, Y. A., Renzaho, A., Gill, T. K., Taylor, A. W., Dal Grande, E., de Courten, B., Baye, E., Gonzalez-Chica, D., Hyppӧnen, E., Shi, Z., Riley, M., Adams, R. & Kinfu, Y. 7 Mar 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : European Journal of Nutrition. p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Burden of disease attributable to suboptimal diet, metabolic risks and low physical activity in Ethiopia and comparison with Eastern sub-Saharan African countries, 1990-2015: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015

Melaku, Y. A., Wassie, M. M., Gill, T. K., Zhou, S. J., Tessema, G. A., Amare, A. T., Lakew, Y., Hiruye, A., Bekele, T. H., Worku, A., Seid, O., Endris, K., Lemma, F., Tesfay, F. H., Yirsaw, B. D., Deribe, K., Adams, R., Shi, Z., Misganaw, A. & Deribew, A. 25 Apr 2018 In : BMC Public Health. 18, 1, 552

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

1 Citations

Changes in foot pain, structure and function following bariatric surgery

Walsh, T. P., Gill, T. K., Evans, A. M., Yaxley, A., Chisholm, J. A., Kow, L., Arnold, J. B. & Shanahan, E. M. 28 Jun 2018 In : Journal of Foot and Ankle Research. 11, 1, 35

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Activities 2004 2004

  • 1 Membership of board

Arthritis SA (External organisation)

Gill, T. (Member)
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Activity: Membership of board