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Researcher: Doherty, KV (Dr Kathleen Doherty)

Fields of Research

Aged Health Care
Cellular Immunology
Health and Community Services
Public Health and Health Services
Urban Sociology and Community Studies
Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy
Medical Biochemistry and Metabolomics
Health Promotion
Aged Care Nursing
Geriatrics and Gerontology
Population Trends and Policies
Radiation Therapy
Tumour Immunology
Primary Health Care
Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases
Humoural Immunology and Immunochemistry
Education Assessment and Evaluation
Nutrition and Dietetics
Numerical Solution of Differential and Integral Equations
Health Policy
Higher Education
Mental Health
Receptors and Membrane Biology
Studies in Human Society
Oncology and Carcinogenesis
Continuing and Community Education
Public Nutrition Intervention
Residential Client Care

Research Objectives

Immune System and Allergy
Health Education and Promotion
Health Related to Ageing
Cancer and Related Disorders
Neurodegenerative Disorders Related to Ageing
Teaching and Instruction Technologies
Palliative Care
Health and Support Services
Carer Health
Blood Disorders
Health Policy Evaluation
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Social Structure and Health
Behaviour and Health
Citrus Fruit
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Learner and Learning Achievement
Education and Training Systems Policies and Development
Structure, Delivery and Financing of Community Services
Digestive System Disorders
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
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
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
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
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
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
Distilling authentic community-led strategies to support people with dementia to live well; Community Development
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 impact of temporary deferral due to low hemoglobin: future return, time to return, and frequency of subsequent donation; Transfusion
Transforming Knowledge of Dementia through the Understanding Dementia Massive Open Online Course (UDMOOC); Alzheimer's Association International Conference
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
“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)
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