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Researcher: Kent, K (Dr Katherine Kent)

Fields of Research

Nutrition and Dietetics
Health and Community Services
Aged Care Nursing
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Public Health and Health Services
Nutritional Physiology
Horticultural Crop Growth and Development
Primary Health Care
Residential Client Care
Health Promotion
Mental Health
Medical Biochemistry and Metabolomics
Oncology and Carcinogenesis

Research Objectives

Neurodegenerative Disorders Related to Ageing
Nutrition
Health
Nursing
Health Education and Promotion
Palliative Care
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Pome Fruit, Pip Fruit
Health and Support Services
Education and Training Theory and Methodology
Mental Health
Rural Health
Oro-Dental Disorders
Preventive Medicine
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Health Inequalities
Community Service (excl. Work)
Social Class and Inequalities
Behaviour and Health

Career Best Publications

Consumption of anthocyanin‑rich cherry juice for 12 weeks improves memory and cognition in older adults with mild‑to‑moderate dementia; European journal of nutrition

Research Publications

A high prevalence of malnutrition in acute geriatric patients predicts adverse clinical outcomes and mortality within 12 months; ESPEN Clinical Nutrition: the European e-journal of clinical nutrition and metabolism
A natural, effective dementia treatment with a cherry on top
A review of bereavement care standards; Rural Health and Collaborative Research Symposium
A systematic literature review of biomarker methods used to measure total flavonoid intake and intake of selected flavonoid subclasses; Dietitians Association of Australia for the 34th National Conference
A systematic literature review of the effect of anthocyanins on gut microbiota populations; Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics
A systematic review of food composition tools used for determining dietary polyphenol intake in estimated intake studies; Food Chemistry
A systematic review of tools used for estimating dietary phytochemical intake in estimated intake studies; IFDC 2015 11th International Food Data Conference
Acute effect of Queen Garnet plum juice on blood pressure, cognition, and urinary metabolite excretion; Nutrition Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting
Acute reduction in blood pressure following consumption of anthocyanin-rich cherry juice may be dose-interval dependant: a pilot cross-over study; International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition
Agfest patrons inform healthy research on local produce
Analysing dietary flavonoid intake: methods, limitations and implications for research in ageing; ERA Conference 2014 13th National Conference of Emerging Researchers in Ageing
Anthocyanin-rich cherry juice does not improve acute cognitive performance on RAVLT; Nutritional neuroscience
Anthocyanin-rich plum juice reduces ambulatory blood pressure but not acute cognitive function in younger and older adults: A pilot cross-over dose-timing study; Nutrition Research
Cherry on top: summer fruits are also good for the brain
Choose in-season fruits and vegies for maximum health benefits
Consumption of anthocyanin‑rich cherry juice for 12 weeks improves memory and cognition in older adults with mild‑to‑moderate dementia; European journal of nutrition
Could an ''accidental'' stone fruit lower the risk of heart disease?
Development and application of flavonoid intake assessment methods and the impact of flavonoids on cognitive and physical outcomes
Development and relative validation of a food frequency questionnaire to measure flavonoid intake in older adults; Nutrition Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting
Development of a Tasmanian Bereavement Care Network; Building Compassionate Communities Tasmania Forum 2017
Development, validation and reproducibility of a food frequency questionnaire to measure flavonoid intake in older Australian adults; Nutrition & dietetics
Dietary flavonoid intake and cognitive performance in older adults with Alzheimer 's type dementia; The Journal of Aging Research and Clinical Practice
Dietary flavonoid intake in older adults: how many days of dietary assessment are required and what is the impact of seasonality?; Nutrition Journal
Dietary intake and major sources of flavonoids in older Australians with Alzheimer 's type dementia; The 12th National Conference of Emerging Researchers in Ageing
Dietary phytochemical intake from foods and health outcomes: a systematic review protocol and preliminary scoping; BMJ Open
Dr Katherine Kent wants to know about the fresh produce we eat
Effects of spending time outdoors in daylight on the psychosocial well-being of older people and their family carers: a systematic review; JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports
Estimation of dietary flavonoid intake and cognitive performance in older adults with Alzheimer's type dementia; The Nutrition Society of Australia and Nutrition Society of New Zealand 2013 Joint Annual Scientific Meeting
Estimation of Flavonoid Intake in Older Australians: Secondary Data Analysis of the Blue Mountains Eye Study; Journal of Nutrition in Gerontology and Geriatrics
Family the cherry of top of successful research career
Finding measures of clinical placements quality for pre-service health services training: challenges of definition and search strategy construction; Health Services Research: Evidence-based practice
Food-based anthocyanin intake and cognitive outcomes in human intervention trials: a systematic review; Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics
From cherries to poppies for award winner
Health and resistant communities evaluation
High anthocuanin cherry juice acutely impacts blood pressure but not cognition in young people, older people and dementia patients; ESPEN 2013
High intra-individual variability in dietary flavonoid intake following repeated dietary measures in older Australian adults; 10th Asia Pacific Conference on Clinical Nutrition
Honing communication skills leads researchers to national stage
How to spot nutrition fake news and does what we eat really prevent dementia?
Is sugar consumption an associative factor for obesity and periodontitis in Australian adults?; 2017 International Association for Dental Research conference
New breed of Australian plum promising in fight against dementia
Optimising fruit quality and nutritive properties of sweet cherries
Polyphenolic Compounds in Sweet Cherries: A focus on Anthocyanins; Polyphenols: Mechanisms of Action in Human Health and Disease
Processing cherries for future human trials
Relative validity and reproducibility of an interviewer administered 14-item FFQ to estimate flavonoid intake among older adults with mild-moderate dementia; Journal of Nutrition in Gerontology and Geriatrics
Serving of cherries a day 'boosts memory'
Tall Poppy award for nutritionist
Tasmanian bereavement care network and initiatives project: final report
Tasmanian Food Deserts: Poor access to healthy food regardless of rurality; 6 th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium
The acute impact of high anthocyanin cherry juice on cognition and blood pressure in young people, older people and dementia patients; Annual Scientific Meeting of the Nutrition Society of Australia
The effects of spending time outdoors in daylight on the psychosocial wellbeing of older people and family carers: a comprehensive systematic review protocol; JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports
The impact of fruit flavonoids from cherries on memory and cognition in older adults with mild to moderate dementia; Nutrition Society of Australia 38th Annual Scientific Meeting
The role of anthocyanin-rich fruit on cognitive and vascular functioning: acute and longer term effects; Lifestyle Medicine 2017
UTAS research fellow spruiks festive fruits http://www.examiner.com.au/story/4372830/tis-the-season-for-festive-fruit-video-photos/
What are the effects of spending time outdoors in daylight on the physical health of older people and family carers: a systematic review protocol; JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports
Youtube Video: New breed of Australian plum promising in fight against dementia

Research Projects

Determining dose response variations in human absorption and metabolism of anthocyanins from Tasmanian sweet cherries: a pilot cross-over study; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Using electronic clinical prompts in General Practice to increase bowel cancer screening participation in Tasmania: A pilot study; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Evaluation of the Health and Resilient Communities (HaRC) Program

Research Candidate Supervision