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Researcher: Jose, KA (Dr Kim Jose)

Fields of Research

Community child health
Health promotion
Epidemiology
Nephrology and urology
Health services and systems
Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Health and community services
Social policy
Primary health care
Sociology
Preventative health care
Special education and disability
Early childhood education
Continuing and community education
Clinical sciences
Sports science and exercise
Population trends and policies
Disease surveillance
Health counselling
Applied sociology, program evaluation and social impact assessment
Haematological tumours
Physiotherapy
Health policy
Sub-acute care
Behavioural epidemiology
Aged health care
Rehabilitation
Clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice
Family care
Primary education
Secondary education

Research Objectives

Behaviour and health
Neonatal and child health
Clinical health
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Treatment of human diseases and conditions
Nutrition
Health education and promotion
Preventive medicine
Occupational health
Structure, delivery and resourcing
Health system performance (incl. effectiveness of programs)
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Equity and access to education
Health inequalities
Evaluation of health outcomes
Other education and training
Community health care
Health policy evaluation
Expanding knowledge in the health sciences
Inpatient hospital care
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Children's services and childcare
Religion and society
Provision of health and support services
Employment patterns and change
Teacher and instructor development
Families and family services
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services)
Health related to ageing
Inclusive education
Health protection and disaster response
Public services policy advice and analysis
The creative arts

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

trips4health: Protocol of a single-blinded randomised controlled trial incentivising adults to use public transport for physical activity gain; Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications
trips4health: Protocol of a single-blinded randomised controlled trial incentivising adults to use public transport for physical activity gain; Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications
A mixed-methods study of the demographic and behavioural correlates of walking to a more distant bus stop; Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives
A qualitative study of the role of Australian general practitioners in the surgical management of obesity; Clinical obesity
A state-wide approach to identify chronic kidney disease, associated risk factors and outcomes in the community using linked datasets (CKD.TASLINK)
Acceptability and perceived feasibility of strategies to increase public transport use for physical activity gain - a mixed methods study; Health Promotion Journal of Australia
Barriers and facilitators to participation in workplace health promotion (WHP) activities: results from a cross-sectional survey of public-sector employees in Tasmania, Australia; Health Promotion Journal of Australia
Cardiovascular events and death in people living with chronic kidney disease
Centacare Evolve Housing: Evaluative Social Return on Investment For Bridgewater, Gagebrook, Herdsmans Cove 2014 - 2019
Childhood and adolescent predictors of leisure time physical activity during the transition from adolescence to adulthood: a population based cohort study; International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
Childhood factors related to diverging body mass index trajectories from childhood into mid-adulthood: A mixed methods study; Social Science and Medicine
Chronic kidney disease in Tasmania: Protocol for a data linkage study; JMIR Research Protocols
Co-location of early childhood services in Child and Family Centres and its impact on service collaboration: an ethnographic study; 23rd IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion
Engaging, supporting and working with children and families in Tasmania's Child and Family Centres. Report on the impact of Centres on parents' use and experiences of services and supports in the Early Years
Establishing a young adult renal and transplant clinic in a regional setting: ‘It’s great that we’re not alone’; World Conference Nephrology
Evaluation of a young adult renal and transplant transition clinic in a regional setting: supporting young adults and parents transition to self-management; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Evaluation of the Tasmanian Young Adult Renal & Transplant Clinic
Exploring the relationship between physical activity and leisure in the lives of young Australians; Journal of Physical Activity and Health
Factors influencing sedentary time and physical activity early after stroke: a qualitative study; Disability and Rehabilitation
General practitioners maintain a focus on blood pressure management rather than absolute cardiovascular disease risk management; Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice
Healthy Work: Process Evaluation
How outreach facilitates family engagement with universal early childhood health and education services in Tasmania, Australia: an ethnographic study; Early Childhood Research Quarterly
Incidence and prevalence of modifiable cardiovascular risk factors according to kidney function, gender and geography
Island medicine: using data linkage to establish the kidney health of the population of Tasmania, Australia; International Journal of Population Data Science
Maintaining participation in physical activity from childhood to young adulthood. Is fluctuating participation the norm?; 4th International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health, 'Be Active'
Older participant perspectives on permanent study drug discontinuation in an ongoing primary prevention trial of statins; European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
Parental perspectives on children’s school readiness: an ethnographic study; Early Childhood Education Journal
Partnering Healthy@Work: an Australian university-government partnership facilitating policy-relevant research; Health Promotion International
Patient valued outcomes following bariatric surgery: Does current outcome reporting adequately capture patient priorities?; 13th International Congress on Obesity
School breakfast club programs in Australian primary schools, not just addressing food insecurity: a qualitative study; Health Education & Behavior
School breakfast programs: not just addressing food insecurity; 23rd IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion
Socio-demographic, behavioural and health-related characteristics associated with active commuting in a regional Australian state: evidence from the 2016 Tasmanian Population Health Survey; Health Promotion Journal of Australia
Strong Families Safe Kids Summary Evaluation Report May 2020
T3:S22:06 Patient valued outcomes following bariatric surgery: Does current outcome reporting adequately capture patient priorities?; Obesity Reviews
Tasmania’s child and family centres building parenting capability: a mixed methods study; Early Child Development and Care
Tasmania’s child and family centres: a place-based early childhood services model for families and children from pregnancy to age five; Early Child Development and Care
Tassie Kids: A picture of universal early childhood services in the community
The changing role of Australian primary schools in providing breakfast to students: a qualitative study; Health Promotion Journal of Australia
The childhood determinants of adult health study: a profile of a cohort study to examine the childhood influences on adult cardiovascular health; Australasian Epidemiologist
The impact on service collaboration of co-location of early childhood services in Tasmanian child and family Centres: An ethnographic study; International Journal of Integrated Care
The perceived benefits and challenges of running school breakfast programs in Tasmanian primary schools
The state of Tasmania’s community service industry
The support needs of patients waiting for publicly funded bariatric surgery - implications for health service planners; Clinical Obesity
The Tassie Kids Study: building a whole of population evidence base to inform health and education policies and services in the early years; 23rd IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion
Understanding and PROmoting Active living in Rural Tasmania: UPROAR
Understanding and PROmoting Active living in Rural Tasmania: UPROAR
Understanding and PROmoting Active living in Rural Tasmania: UPROAR
Understanding decision-making in cardiac imaging: determinants of appropriate use; European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging
Understanding gender differences in bariatric surgery: Moving beyond traditional representation and appearance concerns; 13th International Congress on Obesity
Understanding the gendered nature of weight loss surgery: insights from an Australian qualitative study; Health Sociology Review
Universal child health and early education service use from birth through Kindergarten and developmental vulnerability in the Preparatory Year (age 5 years) in Tasmania, Australia; Australian Journal of Social Issues
What matters most to families in the 21st century?; Australian Institute of Family Studies 2018 Conference
Who discusses reaching a healthy weight with a general practitioner? Findings from the 2014-2015 Australian National Health Survey; Obesity Research and Clinical Practice
Young adult perceptions of Australia's physical activity recommendations for adults; Health Promotion Journal of Australia
“I love having a healthy lifestyle' – a qualitative study investigating body mass index trajectories from childhood to mid-adulthood; BMC Obesity

Research Projects

Access to treatment for Tasmanians with chronic kidney disease; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Developing benchmarks and a smart online tool for assessing walkability in regional and rural communities: Supporting rural Australians to live healthy, active lives; Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF)
Health by Stealth: Increasing Physical Activity through Active Travel in Tasmania; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Improved educational engagement for children with special health care needs (SHCN): testing the user friendliness and validity of instruments for children with SHCN; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Patient and carer experiences with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma and myelodysplastic syndrome; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Physical activity and young adults: what factors help to explain participation in physical activity during the transition from dependent adolescent to independent adult?; Physiotherapy Research Foundation (PRF)
The perceived benefits of school breakfast programs in Tasmanian primary schools; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Understanding obesity trajectories from childhood to adulthood; Menzies Institute for Medical Research (MIMR)
Unlocking the potential of a novel setting to promote physical activity (PA) among patients with Knee Osteoarthritis (KOA) - parkrun; Medibank Better Health Foundation (MBHF)
Social Return on Investment for Centacare Evolve Housing's delivery of Better Housing Futures
Strong Families, Safe Kids (SFSK) Project Evaluation

Research Candidate Supervision