Our Mission

Our mission is to empower clinicians and professionals to realise their research potential and implement evidence-based solutions to benefit society. Gold Standard was founded on a strong belief in promoting evidence-based practice by establishing an ethically sound and innovative research culture within everyday clinical practice and business operations. 

We help busy clinicians and professionals conduct high quality research, offering design, implementation and evaluation services. We offer useful tools to be the best researcher and practitioner you can be. Gold Standard strives to build a healthier and more balanced community through providing lifestyle and wellbeing seminars to healthcare professionals and organisations.  

 

Be the change that you wish to see in the world
— Mahatma Gandhi

Our Director 

Dr Jessica Bartlett

PhD, MPsychClin, BPsychSc(Hons I) 

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Dr Jessica Bartlett is an avid researcher and passionate evidence-based practitioner. She completed her PhD at the University of Queensland, during which she received the Australian Postgraduate Award. Dr Bartlett has conducted two randomised controlled trials (RCTs) evaluating the efficacy of lifestyle interventions for childhood obesity. 

Dr Bartlett is co-author of the Lifestyle Triple P Seminar Series, which is a brief, universal parent-focused lifestyle intervention for the prevention of childhood obesity. She developed and evaluated this intervention with 160 participants using an RCT design. Triple P is considered one of the most effective parenting programs in the world, with over 35 years of ongoing research and delivery in more than 25 countries. Dr Bartlett is a Triple P Training Consultant and Head of Lifestyle Triple P Research at the Parenting and Family Support Centre (PFSC) at The University of Queensland, consulting with researchers and clinicians worldwide in the dissemination and evaluation of Lifestyle Triple P.

In a second RCT, Dr Bartlett evaluated a community-based treatment intervention for parents of overweight children within a multi-disciplinary team at the Mater Children's Hospital Brisbane (KOALA Mater Healthy Lifestyle Program). 

Dr Bartlett is a registered psychologist with AHPRA, with a Masters in Clinical Psychology and First Class Honours from The University of Queensland. She strongly believes in empowering individuals (both mentally and physically) to improve the health and wellbeing of the entire community. By taking a public health perspective we can make change for the better.  

 


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