Dr Dagmar Ceramidas

PhD; MA(Couns); Grad Dip Adol MH; BSc(OT)

Academic Unit of General Practice Business Manager

ANU Program Manager


Following some 30 years of clinical and managerial practice in a range of public and private healthcare services, Dagmar entered primary care research through a Commonwealth commissioned project examining patient initiated aggression in the general practice setting. In 2010, Dagmar assumed management of the inaugural and second rounds of APHCRI-commissioned Centres of Research Excellence; of the Health Destination Pharmacy Trial, and subsequently managed the research capacity building programs for APHCRI. As the Business Manager for the AUGP since 2016, Dagmar actively supports all aspects of AUGP research; provides business management and a collaborative link with the Research School of Population Health at the ANU where she is involved with primary care research teams from a population health perspective.

Research Interests

  • Primary Health Care
  • Suicide prevention and postvention
  • Rural and remote health

Selected recent Publications

Ceramidas, D., Staines, A., De Leo, D. (2017). Postvention in Action - The International Handbook of Suicide Bereavement Support. Boston, Massachusettes, Hogrefe Publishing.

Ceramidas, D. M. and N. J. Glasgow (2013). "Multi-morbidity: a system design challenge in delivering patient-centred care." Aust Health Rev 37(3): 309-311.

Sturgiss E, Ceramidas D: General practice - an under-used rescource for patients living with obesity. In: vicdoc - Magazine of the Australian Medical Association Victoria Ltd Summer 2019/20. Victoria Australia; 2020.

Related sites:

ANU Research


Email:  Dagmar.Ceramidas@anu.edu.au

Phone:  +61 2 5124 4953

Location:  Canberra Hospital, Bdg 4, Level 2, Garran ACT 2605

Centre:  Academic Unit of General Practice

Page last updated on: 16 Jul 2020