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Researcher: Rooney, KF (Associate Professor Kim Rooney)

Fields of Research

Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy
Health services and systems
Oncology and carcinogenesis
Health counselling
Specialist studies in education
Primary health care
Clinical sciences
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander public health and wellbeing
Health promotion
Preventative health care
Nutrigenomics and personalised nutrition

Research Objectives

Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
Other health
Behaviour and health
Health education and promotion
Learner and learning
Rural and remote area health
Health system performance (incl. effectiveness of programs)
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Clinical health
Teaching and curriculum
Teacher and instructor development
Preventive medicine

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A 'RIPPER' Project: advancing rural inter-professional health education at the University of Tasmania; International Electronic Journal of Rural and Remote Health
An imatinib-only window followed by imatinib and chemotherapy for Philadelphia chromosome-positive acute leukemia: Long-term results of the CMLALL1 trial; Leukemia and Lymphoma
Attributes and generic competencies required of doctors: findings from a participatory concept mapping study; BMC Health Services Research
Building Capacity for Interprofessional Learning in Clinical Placements: Reflections on Developing an Evidence Base for Learning, Teaching and Collaborative Research; Sixth International Clinical Skills Conference
Building the community of patient-centred care practice across all sectors of health care and health professional education; Internal Medicine Journal
Committing to patient-centred medical education; The Clinical Teacher
Developing a patient focussed professional identity: an exploratory investigation of medical students’ encounters with patient partnership in learning; Advances in Health Sciences Education
Educating for Patient Partnership in Australia: Initiating a Change in Approach to Cross-sector Patient-centred Medicine; 2nd International Conference: Where's the Patient's Voice in Health Professional Education - 10 Years On?
Education for complexity: How can complexity theory inform 21st century medical education?; Sustainable Healthcare Transformation Conference
Enhancing international medical graduates' communication: the contribution of applied linguistics; Medical Education
How to 'Grow Global' in the Medical School curriculum: developing a cultural and social awareness program from the ground up; ANZAHPE 2011
How to ‘Grow Global’ in the Medical School Curriculum: Developing a Cultural and Social Awareness Program from the Ground up; ANZAHPE 2011
Idarubicin, cytarabine in standard or high-dose, and etoposide +- lenograstim (G-CSF). Combinations giving high remission rates in acute myeloid leukaemia; VIII Congress Asian Pacific Division International Society of Haematology, October
Idarubicin, cytarabine in standard or high-dose, and etoposide+- lenograstim (G-CSF) for adult acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Combinations giving high remission rates; American Society of Hematology 37th Annual Meeting, 1-5 December
Managing risk on clinical placements; Proceedings of the 10th Teaching Matters Conference
Patient Partnership: the keystone for valid assessment and promoting professionalism and patient centred care in medical education; The 13th Ottawa International Conference on Clinical Competence
Patients' experiences as partners in teaching clinical skills at the Launceston Clinical School, Tasmania; Third International Clinical Skills Conference
Preparedness for practice: the perceptions of graduates of a regional clinical school; Medical Journal of Australia
Rural Interprofessional Program Emergency Retreat (RIPPER): A simulation-enhanced undergraduate rural interprofessional program at the University of Tasmania; A Bright Future for Rural Health: Evidence-Based Policy and Practice in Rural and Remote Australian Health Care
Sustainable involvement of real patients in medical education: thanks to volunteerism and relationship management; Medical Education
Tackling the challenge to provide improved teaching in chronic disease management; ANZAME07: Linking learners and leaders
The evaluation of the Launceston Clinical School's Patient Partner Program; 13th Ottawa International Conference on Clinical Competence
The RIPPER Experience: A three-year evaluation of an Australian Interprofessional Rural Health Education Pilot; Journal of Research in Interprofessional Practice and Education
The use of video as an educational tool in teaching integrated consulting skills; ANZAME09: Bridging Professional Islands
Validating a tool designed to assess medical student's patient-centred capabilities and integration on consultation skills; 15th Ottawa Conference on Assessment of Competence in Medicine and the Healthcare Professions
Viewpoint: let's teach medical students what patient partnership in clinical practice can be, with the involvement of educationally engaged patients; International Journal of Consumer Studies
What I think Matters: How ruminations inform post-diagnosis perceptions of growth and distress in cancer survivors; Australasian Society of Traumatic STress STudies Annual Conference

Research Projects

A web-based nutrition competency implementation toolkit (WNCIT) for entry-level medical courses; Office for Learning & Teaching (OLT)
Food for Thought - A novel clinical pathway for obesity management.; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Patient Partner Program - P3 LCS Collaboration with Eastern Health Clinical School, Monash VIC

Research Candidate Supervision

Designing and delivering an integrated Medical Humanities curriculum to the University of Tasmania undergraduate medical programme (MBBS)
Patients as Partners in the Development of Medical Students' Professional Identity
Posttraumatic Growth in Cancer Survivors- A Psychosocial Investigation of Adaption