Tom Briffa

Associate Professor, PhD Syd.

  • The University of Western Australia (M431), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 2252 Citations
  • 25 h-Index

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Personal profile


Dr Tom Briffa is an allied health practitioner and advocate who has devoted some 25 years to examining trends and models of care in cardiovascular disease treatment and management in Australia. His research targets the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease and its translation into practice. He works with a network of dynamic health professionals globally from his base at the University of Western Australia. He was a founding member of state, national and international associations for cardiac rehabilitation and has held a variety of honorary positions with the peak health agencies.

Roles and responsibilities

Head, Cardiovascular Research Group

Funding overview

2012-2014 Hung J, Briffa T, Chew D, Knuiman M, Eikelboom, McQuillan B. The burden of atrial fibrillation. NHMRC Project grant $384,637

2011-13 Sanfilippo F, Rankin J, Geelhoed E, Nguyen M, Newman M, Cutlip D, Knuiman M, Briffa T, Hobbs M. Evaluation of long-term clinical and health service outcomes following coronary artery revascularisation in Western Australia: future implications. NHMRC Project Grant #1011995: $617,589

2009-11 Knuiman M, Briffa T, Norman P, Hung J, Geelheod L, Thompson PL. The real and changing atherothrombotic disease burden and secondary prevention. NHMRC Project Grant #572558; $487,500

Thompson S, Hobbs M, Sanfilippo F, Thompson P, Eades F, Briffa T. Management of coronary heart disease in the Indigenous population in Western Australia: from information to action. NHMRC Project Grant #479222; $960,000

Research expertise keywords

  • Cardiovascular disease epidemiology and control
  • Health services research

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Research Output

Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Roundtable: Australian Implementation and Research Priorities

Redfern, J., Figtree, G., Chow, C., Jennings, G., Briffa, T., Gallagher, R. & Foreman, R., Mar 2020, In : Heart Lung and Circulation. 29, 3, p. 319-323 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
  • Open Access
  • 71 Downloads (Pure)

    Nutraceuticals in Patients With Heart Failure: A Systematic Review

    Hopper, I., Connell, C., Briffa, T., De Pasquale, C. G., Driscoll, A., Kistler, P. M., Macdonald, P. S., Sindone, A., Thomas, L. & Atherton, J. J., Feb 2020, In : Journal of Cardiac Failure. 26, 2, p. 166-179 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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