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Researcher: Macintyre, K (Dr Kate Macintyre)

Fields of Research

Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Health services and systems
Nephrology and urology
Health and community services
Higher education
Nutrition and dietetics
Preventative health care
Gastroenterology and hepatology
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander public health and wellbeing
Clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice
Health care administration
Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy
Community child health
Aged health care
Infectious diseases
Residential client care
Mental health services
Health promotion
Intensive care
Acute care
Health policy
Optical technology
Health informatics and information systems
Public economics - taxation and revenue

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Preventive medicine
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Evaluation of health outcomes
Other health
Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
Evaluation of health and support services
Treatment of human diseases and conditions
Health inequalities
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Health policy evaluation
Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services)
Learner and learning
Neonatal and child health
Palliative care
Health education and promotion
Rural and remote area health
Mental health services
Health related to ageing
Health status (incl. wellbeing)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A framework for mapping public health learning exposures and competency alignment in undergraduate medical education; CAPHIA Teaching & Learning Forum
A Public Health Response to the Poor Outcomes in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests in Australia; CSANZ 2018
Age- and sex-specific trends in fatal incidence and hospitalized incidence of stroke in Scotland, 1986 to 2005; Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes
Angina and intermittent claudication in 7403 participants of the 2003 Scottish Health Survey: Impact on general and mental health, quality of life and five-year mortality; International Journal of Cardiology
Assessing risk of adverse drug reactions in the elderly: a feasibility study; International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy
Cardiovascular events and death in people living with chronic kidney disease
Children want hot food on cold days; how to investigate what influences children's food choice; Population Health Congress 2015
Discordant short- and long-term outcomes associated with diabetes in patients with heart failure: importance of age and sex: a population study of 5.1 million people in Scotland; Circulation. Heart Failure
Effect of haemodialysis session frequency and duration on survival in Australian end-stage kidney disease patients: a retrospective cohort study; ISN World Congress of Nephrology 2019
Estimating the impact of stroke unit care in a whole population: An epidemiological study using routine data; Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
Generalized anxiety disorder, major depressive disorder, and their comorbidity as predictors of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality: The Vietnam experience study; Psychosomatic Medicine
HealthLit4Kids study protocol; Crossing boundaries for positive health literacy outcomes; BMC Public Health
How can information and communication technology improve healthcare inequalities and healthcare inequity? The concept of context driven care; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Improving resuscitation rates after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest - an implementation study; 12th International Spark of Life Conference
Incidence and prevalence of modifiable cardiovascular risk factors according to kidney function, gender and geography
Independent effect of haemodialysis session frequency and duration on survival in non-indigenous Australians on haemodialysis; Nephrology
Long-term outcome of low-risk patients attending a rapid-assessment chest pain clinic; Heart
Long-term trends in first hospitalization for heart failure and subsequent survival between 1986 and 2003. A population study of 5.1 million people; Circulation (Baltimore)
Mobile phone use for contacting emergency services in life-threatening circumstances; The Journal of Emergency Medicine
Overcoming barriers to engaging socio-economically disadvantaged populations in CHD primary prevention: A qualitative study; BMC Public Health
Pokémon-Go: Why Augmented Reality Games offer insights for enhancing public health Interventions on obesity-related diseases; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Pre-exercise screening and health coaching in CHD secondary prevention: A qualitative study of the patient experience; Health Education Research: Theory and Practice
Primary care burden and treatment of patients with heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Scotland; The European Journal of Heart Failure
Prior psychiatric hospitalization is associated with excess mortality in patients hospitalized with non-cardiac chest pain: A data linkage study based on the full Scottish population (1991-2006); European Heart Journal
Sex differences in incidence, mortality, and survival in individuals with stroke in Scotland, 1986 to 2005; Stroke: A Journal of Cerebral Circulation
Sex-specific time trends in first admission to hospital for peripheral artery disease in Scotland 1991-2007; British Journal of Surgery
Six Rights to a Masters in Public Health Curriculum Redesign; CAPHIA 2017 Public Health Teaching & Learning Forum
Social Media and Public Health: The Shock Verdict National CPR Campaign; Tasmanian Health Conference Our health: What does the future hold?
Tackling health disparities through intersectoral collaboration: what works and what doesn’t and what we might do in Tasmania; Determinants of Health Advocacy Network Our Health – Who decides? Forum
Talking Point: Public health focus needed for Tasmania
Talking Point: State’s health policy fails by blaming the sick for their illness
Temporal trends and risk factors for readmission for infections, gastrointestinal and immobility complications after an incident hospitalisation for stroke in Scotland between 1997 and 2005; BMC Neurology
Temporal trends in hospitalisation for stroke recurrence following incident hospitalisation for stroke in Scotland; BMC Medicine
The evolution of the Master of Public Health at the University of Tasmania; Council Of Academic Public Health Institutions Australia CAPHIA Teaching And Learning Forum
Trends in incidence and in short term survival following a subarachnoid haemorrhage in Scotland, 1986 - 2005: A retrospective cohort study; BMC Neurology
Who benefits? What benefits? Part-time postgraduate study in health and human services; International Journal of Lifelong Education
“Most of them are junk food but we did put fruit on there and we have water” What children can tell us about the food choices they make; Health Education

Research Projects

'What's your beat?': Reducing strokes through AF awareness and screening; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
A comprehensive examination of potentially modifiable vascular disease risk factors and their consequences in Tasmania.; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Improving prevention and early intervention for type 2 diabetes in Tasmania; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision

An Investigation into the Translation of Research Methods into Health Service Improvement Strategies for Clinical Handover- the Development of OSSIE Guide for Clinical Handover Improvement Across Australian Healthcare System
Implementation of AUSDRISK Screening for Type 2 Diabetes
Making Healthy Choices Easy Choices - taking Students on their own Food Journey
Oral/Dental Health Survey