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Researcher: Jose, KA (Dr Kim Jose)

Fields of Research

Community Child Health
Health Promotion
Public Health and Health Services
Social Policy
Nephrology and Urology
Primary Health Care
Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases)
Health and Community Services
Special Education and Disability
Continuing and Community Education
Human Movement and Sports Science
Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment
Health Counselling
Population Trends and Policies
Preventive Medicine
Health Policy
Early Childhood Education (excl. Maori)
Aged Health Care
Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice
Rehabilitation and Therapy (excl. Physiotherapy)
Family Care
Primary Education (excl. Maori)
Secondary Education

Research Objectives

Behaviour and Health
Child Health
Urogenital System and Disorders
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Structure, Delivery and Financing of Community Services
Occupational Health
Preventive Medicine
Health Inequalities
School/Institution Community and Environment
Health Education and Promotion
Religion and Society
Employment Patterns and Change
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Health Policy Evaluation
Equity and Access to Education
Teacher and Instructor Development
Families and Family Services
Health Related to Ageing
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Special Needs Education
Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Public Services Policy Advice and Analysis
Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)
The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A qualitative study of the role of Australian general practitioners in the surgical management of obesity; Clinical obesity
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
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
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 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
Healthy Work: Process Evaluation
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'
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 programs: not just addressing food insecurity; 23rd IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion
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 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 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
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)
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)
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