Dr Jane Koerner

Research Manager

Institute of Child Protection Studies

B.Sc. (Health Promotion); PhD (Health Sciences and Nursing)
Phone: 6209 1228
Email: jane.koerner@acu.edu.au

ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0003-3069-5475
SCOPUS Author ID: 44361220700

Research Interests

  • Health promotion
  • Public health
  • Program evaluation

Biography

The research manager manages ICPS grants and finances as well as contributes to ICPS research and evaluation projects. Jane’s background is in public health research focusing on health promotion and community development approaches to HIV prevention. Jane previously worked in supported accommodation and youth services which led to an interest in community development. While undertaking a Masters in Health Promotion at La Trobe University evaluating HIV related health and education policy, Jane undertook field work in Japan on a Japanese government Monbusho scholarship. This led to a PhD at the University of Tokyo and subsequent work as a research associate conducting surveillance and evaluation of gay community based HIV prevention in Japan for seven years. After returning to Canberra in 2012, Jane has worked in research management and policy roles in blood borne viruses and sexually transmissible infections, infection control, advanced practice nursing, and child protection.

Selected Publications

Peer reviewed journal articles

Fasugba, O., Koerner, J., Mitchell, B. G., Gardner, A. (2016). A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effectiveness of antiseptics for meatal cleaning in the prevention of catheter associated urinary tract infections. Journal of Hospital Infection.

Sherriff, N., Koerner, J., Ichikawa, S., Kaneko, N., Shiono, S., Takaku, M., Bossley, R. Everywhere in Japan: An international approach to working with commercial gay businesses in HIV prevention. Health Promotion International. doi:10.1093/heapro/dav096

Koerner, J., Shiono, S., Ichikawa, S., Kaneko, N., Hiroyuki, T., Machi, T., Goto, D., Onitsuka, T. (2012). Factors associated with unprotected anal intercourse and age among men who have sex with men who are gay bar customers in Osaka, Japan. Sexual Health, 9(4): 328-333.

Kaneko, N., Shiono, S., Koerner, J., Shingae, A., Ichikawa, S. (2012). HIV Testing Behavior and Related Factors among Japanese Male Adults. Japanese Journal of AIDS Research, 14(2):99-105.

Koerner, J., & Ichikawa, S. (2011). The Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS and Gay Men’s Community Based Responses in Japan. Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific, ANU.

Ichikawa, S., Kaneko, N., Koerner, J., Shiono, S., Shingae, A., & Ito, T. (2011). Survey investigating homosexual behavior among adult males used to estimate the prevalence of HIV and AIDS among men who have sex with men in Japan. Sexual Health, 8(1): 123-124.

Research Reports

Koerner, J., Ichikawa, S., Kaneko, N., Shiono, S., Ito, T., Sato, M., Utsumi, M., Onitsuka, T., Yamamoto, M., Tateyama, M. (2011). An internet survey investigating the health information needs of foreign gay, lesbian and bisexual men and women living in Japan: Findings and Future Interventions. In S. Ichikawa (Ed.) Study Group on the Development of Community-based HIV Prevention Interventions for MSM Annual Research Report 2010. Tokyo, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare: 214-234.

Koerner, J., Ichikawa, S., Kaneko, N., Shiono, S., Shingae, A. (2011). Funding for MSM related HIV prevention: How does Japan compare? In S. Ichikawa (Ed.) Study Group on the Development of Community-based HIV Prevention Interventions for MSM Annual Research Report 2010. Tokyo, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare: 234-240.

Koerner, J., Ichikawa, S., Kaneko, N., Shiono, S. (2010). International and Japanese literature on general population surveys of homosexuality. In S. Ichikawa (Ed.) Study Group on the Development of Community-based HIV Prevention Interventions for MSM Annual Research Report 2009. Tokyo, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare :139-145.

Koerner, J., Kaneko, N., Yamada, S., Omori, S., Kimura, H., Tsuji, Goto, D, Machi, T., Shiono, S., Onitsuka, T. (2009). The HIV risk and preventive behaviors of middle aged men who have sex with men. In S. Ichikawa (Ed.) Study Group on the implementation of HIV interventions among men who have sex with men Annual Research Report 2008. Tokyo, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare: 127-137.

Non-refereed Articles

Garcia, L. & Koerner, J. (2014). Community-based responses to HIV in developed Asia: Challenges and approaches for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, HIV Australia, 12(2):51-55.

Koerner, J., & Ichikawa, S. (2011). Testing, treatment and prevention among gay men and MSM in Japan. HIV Australia, 9(3): 40-43.