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Researcher: Boyer, K (Ms Kim Boyer)

Fields of Research

Health and Community Services
Aged Health Care
Public Health and Health Services
Rural Sociology
Primary Health Care
Health Policy
Nutrition and Dietetics
Health Promotion
Geriatrics and Gerontology
Aged Care Nursing
Education Systems
Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
Health Informatics
Public Nutrition Intervention
Mental Health
Information Systems Organisation
Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance)
Residential Client Care
Health Care Administration

Research Objectives

Rural Health
Health Related to Ageing
Health Policy Evaluation
Nutrition
Social Structure and Health
Health and Support Services
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Food Safety
Health Education and Promotion
Information and Communication Services
Understanding Australia's Past
Behaviour and Health
Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma)
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Ageing and Older People
Child Health
Occupational Health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'We Didn’t Think About it Much’: Screening for Nutrition Risk; National AAG Conference
A logic model approach to evidence-informed policy and practice development' Australasian College of Health Service Management 2014; Australasian College of Health Service Management 2014 Asia-Pacific Annual Conference
Advising the Government on Behalf of Women
An evidence-informed approach to supporting rural ageing well?; 47th Australian Association of Gerontology national conference 2014
Better policies, better research: Does critical thinking provide the answer?; 2015 Primary Healthcare Research
Developing evidence based policy in ageing well; The 20th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics
Eating and ageing in rural Australia: applying temporal perspectives from phenomenology to uncover meanings in older adults’ experiences; Ageing and Society
Evidence in Policy and Practice: Supporting critical thinking within the development process; International Research Society for Public Management 2015 Conference
Food for thought: Eating Well, eating Socially; Islands of Ageing: Building Brides for people, policy and practice
Food security and insecurity in older adults: A phenomenological ethnographic study; 47th Australian Association of Gerontology Conference
Food Security for Older Australians: The Tasmanian Experience; Dieticians Association of Australia, RACIG, NSW
Food Security for older people in rural and regional Australia; Australasian Association of Gerontology 45th National Conference: Ageing: Challenging the boundaries
From Divisions to Medicare Locals to PHNs in Tasmania; 13th National Rural Health Conference
Growing old in rural Tasmania: A pilot study of service needs and the impact of migration to and from rural settings; Australian Association of Gerontology Annual Conference
Growing Old in Rural Tasmania: Connections and Vulnerabilities; Isolation: Disconnection, solitude and seclusion in a connected world
Health eating, healthy ageing: Geriatric nutritional risk in a rural community; 42nd National Conference of the Australian Association of Gerontology
Healthy eating for healthy ageing in rural Tasmania; Beyond 2007 Ageing: Evolution and Revolution 40th National Conference of the Australian Associaton of Gerontology
Healthy Eating for Healthy Ageing: Innovative Options from Innovative Partners; National HACC Conference 2011
Healthy Eating for Healthy Ageing: Innovative Options from Innovative Partnerships; National HACC National Conference
Healthy Eating Healthy Ageing 'Perspective from a Rural Community
I came for the friendship: Why social eating matters; Grey Expectations: Ageing in the 21st Century
Incomers and locals: length of residence and ageing in rural communities; Islands of Ageing: Building bridges for people, policy and practice
Insights and principles for supporting social engagement in rural older people; Ageing and Society
Lost in Translation: Risks to research-driven service improvement n the environment of macro health reform; International Primary Health Care Reform Conference
Modelling how the healthcare user acquires health information: Tasmanian case studies; International Journal of Healthcare Technology Management
Partner or perish: experiences from the field about collaborations for reform; Australian Journal of Primary Health
Partner or Perish: Narratives from the field about collaboration for reform; 2009 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference: Driving Change
Partnership Research Grant Governance and Research Translation: An imperative for success?; 2nd Annual NHMRC Symposium on Research Translation
Research, policy and practice: what now?; 2014 Primary Health Care Research Conference
Rife with the Potential for misunderstanding’: avoiding some pitfalls in research translation; 2014 Primary Health Care Research Conference
Rural Seniors Research - Pilot Study North West Tasmania
Rural Seniors Research Pilot Survey - North West Tasmania Phase II Report
Services for rural ageing; resultsf rom Phase II of the Tasmanian Cradle Coast pilot study; Beyond 2007 Ageing: Evolution and Revolution 40th National Conference of the Australian Associaton of Gerontology
Supporting rural ageing well: how important is the rural?; 13th National Rural Health Conference
Supporting Rural Ageing Well: Reconciling Organisational and On-the-Ground Practice Needs; 7th Health Services & Policy Research
The demise of the Geebung Polo Club: a failure in health services planning? ; 10 National Rural Health Conference
The experience of food insecurity amongst elderly Tasmanians; Food Futures Conference 2011
The experience of food insecurity for elderly Tasmanians; 2nd National Food Futures Conference
Treading the Moving Tightrope: research translation amid structural reform; National Primary Health Care Research Conference "Inspiration, collaborations, solutions"
Trialling an electronic decision aid for policy developers to support ageing well; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
What is it to 'age well'? Disentangling long and short term goals in aged support; Grey Expectations: Ageing in the 21st Century
‘I come for the friendship’: Why social eating matters; Australasian Journal on Ageing

Research Projects

Aged Support and Aged Care: Program and Policy Structures to Support Ageing Well in rural and Regional Australia; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Community Engagement for Productive Ageing: Models to Support Rural Healthy Ageing through the Maintenance of Community Involvement and Contribution; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Healthy Eating for Healthy Ageing in Rural Tasmania; Department of Health & Human Services - Home and Community Care (DHHS (HACC))
Healthy Eating for Healthy Ageing: Perspectives from a Rural Community on Sustainable Infrastructure; Department of Health & Human Services - Home and Community Care (DHHS (HACC))

Research Candidate Supervision

Food Security and Insecurity in Older Adults- A Phenomenological Ethnographic Study
The Experience of Rural Volunteer In-Home Support, Community -Based Health Care- An Exploration of the Factors that Facilitate and/or Hinder Rural Volunteer In-Home Support Through Urban-Based Management of Rural Based Volunteers