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Researcher: Doherty, KV (Dr Kathleen Doherty)

Fields of Research

Aged health care
Cellular immunology
Health promotion
Health and community services
Health services and systems
Neurology and neuromuscular diseases
Geriatrics and gerontology
Urban sociology and community studies
Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy
Radiation therapy
Medical biochemistry and metabolomics
Aged care nursing
Population trends and policies
Preventative health care
Central nervous system
Tumour immunology
Primary health care
Autoimmunity
Humoural immunology and immunochemistry
Testing, assessment and psychometrics
Nutrition and dietetics
Allergy
Food properties (incl. characteristics and health benefits)
Clinical psychology
Immunology
Health policy
Cognitive neuroscience
Numerical solution of differential and integral equations
Professional education and training
Learning analytics
General practice
Education assessment and evaluation
Higher education
Public health nutrition
Continuing and community education
Nursing
Other Indigenous studies
Mental health services
Implementation science and evaluation
Receptors and membrane biology
Oncology and carcinogenesis
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health promotion
Sensor technology (incl. chemical aspects)
Residential client care
Haematology
Applications in health

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Health related to ageing
Health education and promotion
Provision of health and support services
Other health
Evaluation of health and support services
Teaching and instruction technologies
Palliative care
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Behaviour and health
Health policy evaluation
Mental health
Nutrition
Preventive medicine
Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services)
Social structure and health
Health system performance (incl. effectiveness of programs)
Equity and access to education
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Professional development and adult education
Canola
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Citrus fruit
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Expanding knowledge in the biomedical and clinical sciences
Learner and learning
Structure, delivery and resourcing
Policies and development
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander determinants of health
Evaluation of health outcomes
Disability and functional capacity
Health inequalities
Pedagogy
Expanding knowledge in philosophy and religious studies

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'Fit for Purpose': A cohort-centric approach to MOOC design; RUSC Universities and Knowledge Society Journal
'I’ve learnt different strategies and the way the mind works”: residential aged care staff experiences of an online dementia course; Australia Dementia Forum 2021
Acquisition of immune function during the development of the Langerhans cell network in neonatal mice; Immunology
Activating killer‐cell immunoglobulin‐like receptor haplotype influences clinical outcome following HLA‐matched sibling haematopoietic stem cell transplantation; HLA
Advanced Practice Radiation Therapists: an Australian Context; ASMIRT2018
Advanced practice radiation therapists: an Australian context; Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences
After cutaneous DMBA treatment, newly arrived Langerhans cells induce antigen specific immunosuppression; 5th International Symposium on Dendritic Cells in Fundamental and Clinical Immunology
Aged care workers’ experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic: “People are feeling so overwhelmed and under-valued”; Australian Dementia Forum 2021
Antigen induced maturation of neonatal Langerhans cells; 11th International Congress of Immunology
Are Recent Cell Immigrants to Adult Skin the Functional Correlate of Neonatal Cells?; 6th International Symposium on Dendritic Cells
Are tomorrow’s doctors prepared to prevent dementia? A cross-sectional study of Tasmanian medical students’ knowledge of dementia risk factors; Journal of Clinical Neuroscience
Assessing the impact of online health education interventions from 2010-2020: A systematic review of the evidence; American Journal of Health Promotion
Barriers to optimising nutritional status in residents living with Dementia: rationale for development of meaningful engagement in nutritional understanding (MENU) project; 33rd International Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International
Broadening the reach of dementia risk-reduction initiatives: strategies from dissemination models; Scandinavian Journal of Public Health
Building a community strengths: facilitating dementia; 17th Alzheimer's Australia Biennial National Dementia Conference
Building dementia knowledge globally through the Understanding Dementia Massive Open Online Course (MOOC); npj Science of Learning
Carcinogen induced Langerhans cells: the functional correlate of neonatal Langerhans cells?; 38th National Scientific Conference of the Australian Society for Medical Research
Carcinogen-modified dendritic cells induce immunosuppression by incomplete T-cell activation resulting from impaired antigen uptake and reduced CD86 expression; Immunology
Communication in dementia care: Experiences and needs of carers; Dementia
Consumer Access, Appraisal, and Application of Services and Information for Dementia (CAAASI-Dem): a validation study; Aging and Mental Health
Conversations about dementia; Australian Journal of Dementia Care
Countering stagnation in a complex environment: Shoring up professional identity among aged care assessors; Australasian Journal on Ageing
DEC-205lo Langerinlo neonatal Langerhans' cells preferentially utilize a wortmannin-sensitive, fluid-phase pathway to internalize exogenous antigen; Immunology
Designing for quality: The understanding dementia MOOC; Leading Issues in e-Learning Research MOOCs and Flip: What's Really Changing? Volume 2
Designing for quality: The understanding dementia MOOC; Electronic Journal of e-Learning
Development and psychometric evaluation of the Dementia Public Stigma Scale; International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
Distilling authentic community-led strategies to support people with dementia to live well; Community Development
Distressed, detached, devalued and determined: aged care workers' experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic; Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal
Educating the aged care workforce about dementia; 32nd ACSA National Summit
Effect of a dementia education intervention on the confidence and attitudes of general practitioners in Australia: a pretest post-test study; BMJ Open
Enhancing Dementia Knowledge: community insights related to the role of experience informing understanding; Australian Dementia Forum
Entering aged care for those living with dementia: Families’ experiences; AAG Conference
Evaluating course completion, appropriateness and burden in the Understanding Multiple Sclerosis massive open online course: a cohort study; Journal of Medical Internet Research
Exploring perceptions of eating with dementia: Findings from a massive open online course; Appetite
Family carers of people living with dementia and discussion board engagement in the Understanding Dementia massive open online course; Aging and Mental Health
Flow cytometric analysis of cell division by dilution of CFSE and related dyes; Current Protocols in Cytometry
Flow cytometric analysis of cell division by dye dilution; Current Protocols in Cytometry
Fluorescent probes lack specificity for functional P-glycoprotein detection; 38th National Scientific Conference of the Australian Society for Medical Research
General practitioners attitude and confidence scale for dementia (GPACS-D): confirmatory factor analysis and comparative subscale scores among GPs and supervisors; BMC Family Practice
How is palliative care understood in the context of dementia? Results from a massive open online course; Palliative medicine
ID: 356 - A new role in aged care: the dementia care support worker; 34th Virtual International Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International - Hope in the age of dementia - New science. New knowledge. New solutions
ID: 364 - Meaningful engagement in nutritional understanding (menu) project: developing effective nutrition and hydration action plans for people with dementia in residential aged care; 34th Virtual International Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International - Hope in the age of dementia - New science. New knowledge. New solutions
ID: 434 - Is a massive open online course accessible and effective for everyone? Native vs non-native English speakers; 34th Virtual International Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International - Hope in the age of dementia - New science. New knowledge. New solutions
ID: 594 / OS18 - Building knowledge and understanding of dementia in aged care personnel: the understanding dementia massive open online course; 34th Virtual International Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International - Hope in the age of dementia - New science. New knowledge. New solutions
Identifying dementia friendly community strengths through authentic engagement; 49th AAG Conference
Imatinib inhibits the in vitro development of the monocyte/macrophage lineage from normal human bone marrow progenitors; Leukemia
Immature Langerhans cells: Central role in tolerance induction in carcinogen-treated and neonatal skin; 7th International Workshop on Langerhans cells
Impact of dementia literacy interventions for non-health-professionals: systematic review and meta-analysis; Aging and Mental Health
Improving Knowledge and Practice through Massive Open Online Dementia Education: The Understanding Dementia and Preventing Dementia MOOCs; Alzheimer's Association International Conference
Interdisciplinary innovation in aged care: the Wicking Teaching Aged Care Facility program; IAGG 2017
Investigating opinions of, and perceptions to, advanced practice radiation therapist roles; Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences
Is the understanding dementia massive open online course accessible and effective for everyone? Native versus Non-Native English speakers; International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning
Island Study Linking Aging and Neurodegenerative Disease (ISLAND) targeting dementia risk reduction: protocol for a prospective web-based cohort study; JMIR Research Protocols
Link between aged care home staff dementia knowledge and experiences caring for people with dementia; 4th Annual NHMRC National Institute for Dementia Research (NNIDR) Australian Dementia Forum
Mannose-binding lectin status is associated with risk of major infection following myeloablative sibling allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation; Blood
Maturation of antigen presenting cell function in neonatal Langerhans cells; 1st Annual Meeting of the Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand
Measuring consumer access, appraisal and application of services and information for dementia (CAAASI-Dem): a key component of dementia literacy; BMC Geriatrics
Modification of dendritic cell function -Implications for autoimmunity; 1st Annual Meeting of the Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand
Modifying skin immunity; 37th Annual Meeting of the Australian Society for Medical Research
Modulation of Langerhans cell function: A role for antigen dose; 38th National Scientific Conference of the Australian Society for Medical Research
Neonatal Langerhans cells and maturation of antigen presenting cells; 6th International Workshop on Langerhans cells
Neonatal Langerhans cells are defective in uptake and presentation of antigen and induce immunosuppression; 37th Annual Meeting of the Australian Society for Medical Research
Neonatal Langerhans cells induce antigen specific suppression; 28th Annual meeting of the Australasian Society for Immunology
Participatory community-based arts for older people living with dementia in the community: how are they evaluated? A scoping review; Geriatric Care
Poster - The island study linking ageing and neurodegenerative disease (ISLAND): a longitudinal public health research program targeting dementia risk reduction; 2020 Alzheimer's Association International Conference
Predictors of dementia knowledge in a rural general public sample; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Presentation by antigen following topical DMBA treatment is mediated by newly arrived Langerhans cells; 28th Annual meeting of the Australasian Society for Immunology
Prevention of Autoimmunity by Induction of Cutaneous Tolerance; Cellular Immunology
Protection Against Autoimmune Disease by Immunisation Through Skin Containing Immature Langerhans Cells; 6th International Symposium on Dendritic Cells
Providing optimal nutrition in residential aged care: The role of staff and family knowledge; Australian Dementia Forum
Recent immigrants to the skin present antigen following carcinogen treatment; 37th Annual Meeting of the Australian Society for Medical Research
Review of the Tasmanian Aged Care Assessment Program: Report to the Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services
Room for improvement: an online survey of allied health professionals' dementia knowledge; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Something for Everyone: MOOC Design for Informing Dementia Education and Research; European Conference on E-Learning (ECEL) 2013
Strata managers, cognitive gymnastics and aging in place policies; International Research Forum on Multi-owned Properties
The Dementia Care Support Worker: A New Role for Care Worker Graduates of the Bachelor of Dementia Care; Alzheimer's Association International Conference
The Dementia Care Support Worker: enhancing care for people living with dementia in residential aged care; 2019 Tasmanian Palliative Care Conference
The diffusion of dementia risk education
The impact of temporary deferral due to low hemoglobin: future return, time to return, and frequency of subsequent donation; Transfusion
The Island Study Linking Ageing and Neurodegenerative Disease (ISLAND): A longitudinal public health research program targeting dementia risk reduction
Transforming Knowledge of Dementia through the Understanding Dementia Massive Open Online Course (UDMOOC); Alzheimer's Association International Conference
Truth, hope and the disclosure of a dementia diagnosis: a scoping review of the ethical considerations from the perspective of the person, carer and clinician; Dementia
Understanding non-return after a temporary deferral from giving blood: A qualitative study; BMC Public Health
What is translational research?; Translational Research for Primary Healthcare
What is translational research? Background, concepts and a definition; International Public Health Journal
Workshops on diagnosis and management of dementia for general practitioners: a pre-post intervention study of dementia knowledge; BMJ Open
‘If I had dementia, the things that might help me to eat include...’: Exploring findings from a massive open online course; Dementia Care and Psychosocial Factors
“Just Imagine That…”: A solution focused approach to doctoral research supervision in health and social care; International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Research Projects

Carcinogen Induced Immunosuppression: A Critical Role for Immature Epidermal Langerhans Cells; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Characterising Carcinogen Induced Immunosuppression and Tumor Escape; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Conversation Cards; Dementia Australia Research Foundation Ltd (DARF)
Critical issues in the creation of dementia friendly communities: Maintaining housing for early and mid stage clients and their carers; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Developing Dementia Friendly Community Initiatives in Tasmania; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Fellowship - Faculty of Health Science; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Funding for Small Equipment - Microradiance Laser Confocal Imaging System; Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF)
Identifying and targeting risk related behaviours raised by Tasmanian youth attending an injury prevention P.A.R.T.Y. (Prevent Alcohol and Risk Related Trauma in Youth) Program; MAIB Injury Prevention & Management Foundation (MAIB)
Induction of immuno-suppression by functionality immature Langerhans cells; Clifford Craig Medical Research Trust/UTAS (CCMRT/UTAS)
Meaningful Engagement in Nutritional Understanding: Best choices for aged care; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Mechanistic studies of Jack Jumper Venom desensitisation at the T cell level; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
National provider for the Dementia Training Programme; Department of Health (Cth) (DoH)
Optimising Respiratory Care in Dementia (ORCID): an educational program for carers; Dementia Collaborative Research Centre (DCRC)
Role of P Glycoprotein in Protection Against Self Induced Lysis Following Perforin Release; Australian Research Council (ARC)
To develop a model to measure consumer dementia knowledge and literacy utilising a large Australian community sample enrolled in the University of Tasmania Wicking Understanding Dementia MOOC; Department of Health (Cth) (DoH)
Tolerogenic dendritic cells as a potential therapy for autoimmune disease (combined with 106924: Immature cells induce suppressive immune responses); National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Translating Awareness, Literacy, and Knowledge of Traumatic Brain Injury (TALK-TBI); Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF)
What do they know about dementia? Determining community knowledge about dementia. ; Dementia Australia Research Foundation Ltd (DARF)
Aged Care Assessment Program (ACAP) Review
Provision of on-line dementia training module to GPTAS
The Integrated Living Workshops and Consultancy

Research Candidate Supervision

Deterioration of clinical skill competence and confidence amongst clinicians. How rapidly does a clinician lose their confidence and competence to undertake complex clinical skills? What refresher training is required to prevent this deteroriation fr
Evaluation of Pathway to Excellence Program in St Vincent's Hospital Sydney, Australia