Research Innovation



The HNELHD Health Research and Translation Centre & The University of Newcastle Research Advantage Program

Health Professionals Research Education Program.
Session #04: Aboriginal Health research

15 November 2019


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Presented by:
Welcome to Country
Aunty June Rose
Traditional owner
Pambalong Clan
Awabakal Nation
Dr Kelvin Kong
Conjoint Associate Professor
School of Medicine and Public Health
University of Newcastle

Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgeon
John Hunter Hospital

Professor John Wiggers
Clinical Research and Translation
Hunter New England LHD
Tony Martin
Area Director
Aboriginal Health
Hunter New England LHD
Nathan Towney
Pro Vice-Chancellor
Indigenous Strategy and Leadership
University of Newcastle
Dr Nicole Gerrand
Research Ethics and Governance Office
Hunter New England LHD
Aimee Smith
Program Manager
Aboriginal Health Performance Improvement Program
>Hunter New England LHD
Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin
Acting Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation)
Office - DVC (Research and Innovation)
University of Newcastle
The Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council (AH&MRC) of NSW Weblink Website
National Health and Medical Research Council, Ethical conduct in research with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and communities: Guidelines for researchers and stakeholders (2018), Commonwealth of Australia: Canberra. . PDF PDF
National Health and Medical Research Council, Keeping research on track II: A companion document to Ethical conduct in research with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and communities: Guidelines for researchers and stakeholders (2018), Commonwealth of Australia: Canberra. PDF PDF
Hunter New England Local Health District, Closing the Gap Strategic Plan Towards 2020: Healthy Aboriginal People: Now and into the future (2018), HNELHD. PDF PDF
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) . 2019 Revision of the AIATSIS Guidelines for Ethical Research in Australian Indigenous Studies: Consultation draft. PDF PDF
Hickey SD, Maidment SJ, Heinemann KM, Roe YL, Kildea SV. Participatory action research opens doors: Mentoring Indigenous researchers to improve midwifery in urban Australia. Women Birth. 2018 Aug;31(4):263-268. PDF PDF
Fitzpatrick EF, Macdonald G, Martiniuk AL, Oscar J, D'Antoine H, Carter M, Lawford T, Elliott EJ. The picture talk project: Aboriginal community input on consent for research. BMC Med Ethics. 2019 Jan 29;20(1):12. doi: 10.1186/s12910-019-0349-y. PubMed PMID: 30696438. PDF PDF
Fitzpatrick EF, Martiniuk AL, D'Antoine H, Oscar J, Carter M, Elliott EJ. Seeking consent for research with indigenous communities: a systematic review. BMC Med Ethics. 2016 Oct 22;17(1):65. Review. PubMed PMID: 27770780. PDF PDF
Young C, Tong A, Sherriff S, Kalucy D, Fernando P, Muthayya S, Craig JC. Building better research partnerships by understanding how Aboriginal health communities perceive and use data: a semistructured interview study. BMJ Open. 2016 Apr 25;6(4):e010792. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010792. PDF PDF

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