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Dr Natasha Khamisa

Senior Lecturer, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Social and Health Sciences

Email: Natasha.khamisa@monash.edu

Tel: +27 11 950 4450

Qualifications
  • BA Psychology and Communications/Media Studies
  • BA (Hons) Psychology
  • PhD Candidate
Teaching Commitments
  • Sem 1 – PHH3011, PHH4102 and Honours Supervision (3 students)
  • Sem 2 – PHH3002, ZPG4831 and Honours Supervision (3 students)
Achievements
  • Top 20 most searched publications
  • Most cited article/s
Research Interests

Global, Occupational and Environmental Health

Professional bodies associations
  • PHASA
  • MSA (Ethics Committee)
  • MSA (FSHS Research Committee – Chair)
Peer-reviewed Journal Publications
  • 2013     Khamisa, N., Peltzer, K., & Oldenburg, B. (2013). Burnout in Relation to Specific Contributing Factors and Health Outcomes among Nurses: A Systematic Review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 10(6), 2214-2240.
    • Khamisa, N. (2013). Strengths and weaknesses of measurement tools for work stress and burnout affecting physical and mental wellbeing among South African nurses: A review. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, November (Supplement 1), 1-11.
    • Lalloo, K., Khamisa, N., Maritz, J. & Visagie, R. (2013). Impact of organisational growth on employee wellbeing in a private higher education institution. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, November (Supplement 1), 12-22.
  • 2014     Khamisa, N., Peltzer, K., Ilic, D., & Oldenburg, B. (2014). Evaluating research recruitment strategies to improve response rates amongst South African nurses. SA Journal of Industrial Psychology/SA Tydskrif vir Bedryfsielkunde, 40(1), Art. #1172
  • 2015     Khamisa, N., Oldenburg, B., Peltzer, K., & Ilic, D. (2015). Work related stress, burnout, job satisfaction and general health of nurses. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 12, 652-666.
  • 2016     Khamisa, N., Peltzer, K., Ilic, D., & Oldenburg, B. (2016). Work related stress, burnout, job satisfaction and general health of nurses: A follow up study. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 22, 538-545.
  • 2017     Khamisa, N., Peltzer, K., Ilic, D., & Oldenburg, B. (2017). Effects of personal and work stress on burnout, job satisfaction and general health of hospital nurses in South Africa. Health SA Gesondheid, 22, 252-258.
    • Kaba, Z., Khamisa, N., Tshuma, N. (2017). Differences in age-groups in risk perceptions of non-communicable diseases among adults residing in Diepsloot Township, Johannesburg, South Africa: A cross-sectional study based on the Health Belief Model. SAMJ: South African Medical Journal, 107(9), 797-804.
  • 2018     Khamisa, N., Mokgobi, M. (2018). Risky sexual behaviour and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) among healthcare workers. Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine, 19(1).
International Conference Presentations
    • Proposed relationship between stress, burnout, job satisfaction and general health of nurses – presented at a research forum, Monash University, Melbourne Australia (2010)
    • Proposed relationship between stress, burnout, job satisfaction and general health of nurses – presented at the 5th AMREP World Health Day Conference: Global Health Challenges, Melbourne, Australia (2011)
    • Relationship between stress, burnout, job satisfaction and general health of nurses – presented at Alfred and Burnet Institute Seminar, Melbourne, Australia (2011)
    • Proposed methodology for exploring the relationship between stress, burnout, job satisfaction and general health of South African Nurses – presented at the Health Sciences Seminar, Monash University, Melbourne Australia (2011)
    • An evaluation of recruitment strategies and tools measuring stress, job satisfaction, burnout and general health among South African nurses – presented at the Inaugural Research Forum for Global Health and Society, Melbourne, Australia (2013)
    • Caring for our caregivers: Integrated approaches for the Danish context – presented at the TWH/WIN Seminar, Copenhagen, Denmark (2019)
    National Conference Presentations
    • Stress among nurses – presented at the Human Resources for Health Forum, Johannesburg, South Africa (2010)
    • Strategies to Improve Response Rates among Nurses. Presented at the Joint Public Health Association of South Africa/Rural Doctors Association of South Africa Conference, Bloemfontein, South Africa (2012)
    • Caring for the caregivers: An implementation science project – presented at the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases and Medical Research Council Workshop, Cape Town, South Africa (2018)
    Other Professional Activities
    • Member of the Editorial Board for The Journal of Nursing as well as Psychology and Psychological Research International
    • Member of the Science Advisory Board.
    • Article editor for SAGE Open
    • External examiner for Sefako Mokgatho University, Wits University and University of Pretoria
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