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Kathleen Doherty

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Kathleen Doherty

Research Lead Massive Open Online Courses
Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre

Room 421B , MSP1

+61 3 6226 4752 (phone)

Kathleen.Doherty@utas.edu.au

The prevalence of dementia is forecast to triple worldwide by 2050. Strain on healthcare systems will be immense and in lower socioeconomic areas, where families are the primary carers, the situation will be particularly challenging.

Dr Kathleen Doherty works with an exceptional team to develop ways to address this global problem.

‘My current research is on understanding how education courses can affect people’s knowledge and attitudes about dementia, thus improving quality of life for those with dementia. Stigma is one of the most important things to address, because fear and ignorance prevent good care.’

Dr Doherty came to the field via a varied career as an immunologist. Working in blood transfusion centres, she observed people without formal education employed in health care and saw the potential to make an impact through education. ‘I became interested in developing young researchers. And I saw the chance to develop whole communities through education and health literacy.

‘The big thing for me is the broad impact this can have. It’s about equipping people to make decisions. Education helps people choose how to live their lives.’

Counteracting stigma through education

There are many misbeliefs about dementia. ‘A common belief,’ explains Dr Doherty, ‘is that dementia is a normal part of ageing. This is not the case. While we can’t yet prevent the condition, there are many things people can do to reduce their risk. We know that factors like diet, exercise and learning impact on risk of dementia. Looking after our bodies and brains potentially helps people stay well for longer if they do develop the condition. If by changing health behaviours we could reduce the age of onset by five years, this would have a huge impact.’

Wicking’s education programs aim to inform not only those with the condition, their families and carers, but health professionals including doctors, and the broader community. ‘Improving how people understand the condition makes their responses to it more effective. Our aim is to improve all aspects of the experience of people living with dementia, from doctor’s visits, to living at home, to being part of their community.’

Online course delivery

Wicking’s award-winning education programs take the form of massive online open courses (MOOCs). These are free and available worldwide on the internet. ‘My particular interest,’ says Dr Doherty, ‘is how these actually impact health literacy ­– what you know and how you use it and how it helps you make decisions.

‘The World Health Organisation has identified a need for education about dementia, and the numbers of people doing the MOOCs indicate that we are meeting this need, and that the information is being well-delivered in a way that makes sense.’

One of the things the courses do is teach about the brain, so participants can better understand how this is linked to better ways to care. Researchers are interested in exploring how this knowledge might enhance coping for carers and families and reduce stress.

‘People’s knowledge from doing the course improves dramatically across many sectors of the community, which means the first step is achieved towards dementia literacy. My research looks at how people interact with the MOOC – how many finish it, how many enjoy the course, what it means to participants, acquisition of skills, and how it affects their confidence and attitudes. We aim to examine how changes in knowledge and attitudes affect the large number of participants across society and in many countries.’

The Dementia MOOCs also tie in with Dr Doherty’s research on dementia-friendly communities. ‘Seventy per cent of those with dementia will continue living in the community, so they will need community support. It’s about empowering people with dementia to live well.’

UTAS has worldwide reach

As far as Dr Doherty is concerned, there’s no better place than UTAS to do this particular research. ‘We’ve invented the Dementia MOOCs. We’ve demonstrated their enormous reach. We’re making a unique offering to the world addressing a global problem.

‘We have a unique opportunity right now, here in Tasmania. The courses are created here and can take Tasmania to the world. Here we are developing something with just as much power for global change, as anywhere else. And it’s a grass roots change. It’s not aimed at a select small group but at a huge spectrum of people across many countries.

‘There’s nothing quite like being at a massive international conference on dementia in somewhere like Chicago, and someone coming up to us from the Caribbean saying they’ve done the MOOC and how fantastic it is. It shows we’re addressing a global problem from a local perspective.

‘We’re privileged at Wicking, as so few places bring such a broad cross-section of people together – being truly multidisciplinary is rare. We’re very lucky – and we live in the most beautiful place on earth.’

Dr Kathleen Doherty is a Senior Research Fellow at the Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre. She brings experience in  qualitative and quantitative research from laboratory to community settings, researcher development,  and translational health services research.

Biography

Prior to joining the University of Tasmania in 2008, Kathleen was  Principal Investigator of  National Experimental Development at the Australian Red Cross Blood Service. During this time she capitalised on  her laboratory based research skills in immunology and cell biology, honed during her earlier work on development of a bivalent Cholera Typhoid vaccine ( Enterovax Ltd), HIV Immunology (Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service) and immune regulation ( ANU and University of Tasmania). She investigated blood product development, physiological  response to donation and application of mixed methods to research questions pertinent to delivery of better blood services. She developed a strong interest in developing research skills in novice researchers and building organisational research capacity and supervised a number of Higher degree students as an adjunct senior lecturer with the University of South Australia. She returned to the University of Tasmania in a research development role in 2008 and  was responsible for developing research performance and strategy within the Faculty of Health. She took up a Senior Research Fellow role at the Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre in 2015 in order to return to full time research in Dementia which offered the opportunity to apply her broad research skills to translational health research in an area of global significance.

Career summary

Qualifications

  • PhD, Australian National University, Australia, 2000. Thesis: Costimulation of T cells
  • BSc (1st Class Hons), University of Adelaide, Australia, 1986

Memberships

Professional practice

  • Australian Association of Gerontology
  • International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment
  • International Psychogeriatrics Association
  • Institute for the Study of Social Change (affiliate)

Administrative expertise

I have extensive quality management experience in  laboratory and the therapeutic goods manufacturing setting as a Lead Auditor (ISO 9002) and Quality Manager (Tasmanian Red Cross Blood Service). I have experience as an industry partner in ARC linkage applications and in working with commercial partners. I have large project management expertise including project review methodologies.

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Expertise

  • Evaluation of educational programs : knowledge, behaviour, impact, outcomes
  • Dementia Friendly Communities and community engagement
  • Dementia Literacy
  • Health service development
  • Translational Research
  • Mixed Methods
  • Immunology
  • Blood Donor research
  • Research Development

Research Themes

Kathleen’s research interests relate to the Better Health theme, and the Dementia Flagship of the College of Health and Medicine with a particular focus on improving community capacity to respond to Dementia. Her research centres on education as a means to achieve change across multiple sectors; those living with dementia, carers, care-workers, health professionals and the broader community. She is interested in the intersection between knowledge, attitudes and behaviour in relation to dementia and the broad concept of dementia literacy: the capacity to access, understand, appraise and apply information and services to enable informed decision making.

Her interests include the establishment and evaluation of Dementia Friendly Communities, knowledge and awareness of dementia, qualitative research in community settings with care-workers, carers and people with dementia, development and evaluation of online educational interventions for care-workers, health professionals, General Practitioners and the general public (Respiratory Care in Dementia, Recognising, Diagnosing and Managing Dementia, Understanding Dementia MOOC). She is experienced in applying qualitative and quantitative approaches to analysis of  large data sets including the use of an innovative contextual topic modelling approach. As the Research Lead for Massive Open Online Courses she is currently undertaking analysis of demographic profiles of MOOC participants and is leading a cross sectional evaluation of the impact of the UDMOOC as an educational intervention.

Current projects

Care for people living with dementia is at the centre of our research strategy and ultimately underpins all streams of research within the Care stream at the Wicking Centre. We seek to engage in innovative research within complex care environments, in partnership with people living with dementia, their carers, aged care facilities, the community, and organisations which are attuned to the need for quality care that supports quality of life.

Current projects include:

  • Impact of Massive Open online courses
  • The Dementia Literacy Assessment Model
  • Dementia Aware Communities
  • Community Dementia Knowledge and Assessment needs
  • General Practitioner’s Attitudes and Confidence to Dementia
  • Community-based Art: Investigating the  Input of People Living with Dementia
  • The Role and Scope of Practice for Advanced Practice Radiation Therapists in Regional and Rural Tasmanian Radiation Oncology Departments.

Fields of Research

  • Aged health care (420301)
  • Cellular immunology (320404)
  • Health and community services (420305)
  • Health services and systems (420399)
  • Urban sociology and community studies (441016)
  • Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy (390110)
  • Health promotion (420603)
  • Medical biochemistry and metabolomics (320599)
  • Radiation therapy (321110)
  • Aged care nursing (420502)
  • Neurology and neuromuscular diseases (320905)
  • Population trends and policies (440305)
  • Geriatrics and gerontology (320210)
  • Education assessment and evaluation (390402)
  • Central nervous system (320903)
  • Tumour immunology (320409)
  • Primary health care (420319)
  • Autoimmunity (320403)
  • Humoural immunology and immunochemistry (320405)
  • Allergy (320401)
  • Numerical solution of differential and integral equations (490303)
  • Nutrition and dietetics (321099)
  • Immunology (320499)
  • Allied health and rehabilitation science (420199)
  • Health policy (440706)
  • Preventative health care (420605)
  • Higher education (390303)
  • Public health nutrition (321005)
  • Continuing and community education (390301)
  • Mental health services (420313)
  • Nursing (420599)
  • Other Indigenous studies (459999)
  • Receptors and membrane biology (310110)
  • Oncology and carcinogenesis (321199)
  • Sensor technology (incl. chemical aspects) (340108)
  • Haematology (320102)
  • Residential client care (420320)
  • Applications in health (460102)

Research Objectives

  • Clinical health (200199)
  • Health related to ageing (200502)
  • Health education and promotion (200203)
  • Other health (209999)
  • Evaluation of health and support services (200299)
  • Provision of health and support services (200399)
  • Teaching and instruction technologies (160304)
  • Palliative care (200309)
  • Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions (200101)
  • Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services) (200301)
  • Health policy evaluation (200205)
  • Social structure and health (200207)
  • Nutrition (200410)
  • Behaviour and health (200401)
  • Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences (280111)
  • Canola (260302)
  • Citrus fruit (260504)
  • Health system performance (incl. effectiveness of programs) (200206)
  • Health status (incl. wellbeing) (200407)
  • Expanding knowledge in the biomedical and clinical sciences (280103)
  • Evaluation of health outcomes (200202)
  • Policies and development (160205)
  • Learner and learning (160199)
  • Structure, delivery and resourcing (230113)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander determinants of health (210301)
  • Pedagogy (160302)
  • Health inequalities (200204)
  • Disability and functional capacity (200403)
  • Expanding knowledge in philosophy and religious studies (280119)

Publications

Total publications

68

Journal Article

(26 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2021Bazooband A, Courtney-Pratt H, Doherty K, 'Participatory community-based arts for older people living with dementia in the community: how are they evaluated? A scoping review', Geriatric Care, 7, (1) Article 9470. ISSN 2465-1109 (2021) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.4081/gc.2021.9470 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Bazooband A; Courtney-Pratt H

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2021Hilder B, VanDam P, Doherty K, 'Investigating opinions of, and perceptions to, advanced practice radiation therapist roles', Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences pp. 1-9. ISSN 1939-8654 (2021) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.jmir.2021.01.008 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: VanDam P

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2020Doherty K, Courtney-Pratt H, 'Conversations about dementia', Australian Journal of Dementia Care, 9, (2 April/May) pp. 14-17. ISSN 2049-6893 (2020) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Courtney-Pratt H

2020Doherty KV, Nguyen H, Eccleston CEA, Tierney L, Mason RL, et al., 'Measuring consumer access, appraisal and application of services and information for dementia (CAAASI-Dem): a key component of dementia literacy', BMC Geriatrics, 20 Article 484. ISSN 1471-2318 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1186/s12877-020-01891-3 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Nguyen H; Eccleston CEA; Tierney L; Mason RL; Bindoff A; Robinson A; Vickers J; McInerney F

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2020Lawler K, Kitsos A, Bindoff AD, Callisaya ML, Eccleston CEA, et al., 'Room for improvement: an online survey of allied health professionals' dementia knowledge', Australasian Journal on Ageing pp. 1-7. ISSN 1440-6381 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/ajag.12886 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Lawler K; Kitsos A; Bindoff AD; Callisaya ML; Eccleston CEA

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2020Mason R, Doherty K, Eccleston C, Winbolt M, Long M, et al., 'Effect of a dementia education intervention on the confidence and attitudes of general practitioners in Australia: a pretest post-test study', BMJ Open, 10, (1) Article e033218. ISSN 2044-6055 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-033218 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 2

Co-authors: Mason R; Eccleston C; Long M; Robinson A

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2019Eccleston C, Doherty K, Bindoff A, Robinson A, Vickers J, et al., 'Building dementia knowledge globally through the Understanding Dementia Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)', npj Science of Learning, 4 Article 3. ISSN 2056-7936 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1038/s41539-019-0042-4 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 11

Co-authors: Eccleston C; Bindoff A; Robinson A; Vickers J; McInerney F

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2019Mason R, Doherty K, Eccleston C, Annear M, Lo A, et al., 'General practitioners attitude and confidence scale for dementia (GPACS-D): confirmatory factor analysis and comparative subscale scores among GPs and supervisors', BMC Family Practice, 20 Article 6. ISSN 1471-2296 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1186/s12875-018-0896-1 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 2

Co-authors: Mason R; Eccleston C; Lo A; Tierney L; McInerney F; Robinson A

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2019Tierney L, Mason R, Doherty K, Winbolt M, Long M, et al., 'Workshops on diagnosis and management of dementia for general practitioners: a pre-post intervention study of dementia knowledge', BMJ Open, 9, (4) Article e027804. ISSN 2044-6055 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-027804 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 3

Co-authors: Tierney L; Mason R; Long M; Robinson A

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2018Courtney-Pratt H, Mathison K, Doherty K, 'Distilling authentic community-led strategies to support people with dementia to live well', Community Development, 49, (4) pp. 432-449. ISSN 1557-5330 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/15575330.2018.1481443 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6

Co-authors: Courtney-Pratt H; Mathison K

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2018Heatley SL, Mullighan CG, Doherty K, Danner S, O'Connor GM, et al., 'Activating killer‐cell immunoglobulin‐like receptor haplotype influences clinical outcome following HLA‐matched sibling haematopoietic stem cell transplantation', HLA, 92, (2) pp. 74-82. ISSN 2059-2302 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/tan.13327 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 4

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2018Hilder B, VanDam P, Doherty K, 'Advanced practice radiation therapists: an Australian context', Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences, 65, (2) pp. 137-147. ISSN 2051-3909 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/jmrs.280 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 12Web of Science - 4

Co-authors: VanDam P

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2018McInerney F, Doherty K, Bindoff A, Robinson A, Vickers J, 'How is palliative care understood in the context of dementia? Results from a massive open online course', Palliative medicine, 32, (3) pp. 594-602. ISSN 0269-2163 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1177/0269216317743433 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 10Web of Science - 10

Co-authors: McInerney F; Bindoff A; Robinson A; Vickers J

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2018Walsh K, Doherty K, Andersen L, Bingham S, Crookes P, et al., ''Just Imagine That ': A solution focused approach to doctoral research supervision in health and social care', International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 30, (1) pp. 161-171. ISSN 1812-9129 (2018) [Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Walsh K; Bingham S

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2014King C, Doherty K, Kelder J-A, McInerney F, Walls J, et al., ''Fit for Purpose': A cohort-centric approach to MOOC design', RUSC Universities and Knowledge Society Journal, 11, (3) pp. 108-121. ISSN 1698-580X (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.7238/rusc.v11i3.2090 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 12

Co-authors: King C; Kelder J-A; McInerney F; Walls J; Robinson A; Vickers J

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2014King C, Kelder J-A, Doherty K, Phillips R, McInerney F, et al., 'Designing for quality: The understanding dementia MOOC', Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 12, (2) pp. 161-171. ISSN 1479-4403 (2014) [Refereed Article]

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Citations: Scopus - 13

Co-authors: King C; Kelder J-A; McInerney F; Walls J; Robinson A; Vickers J

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2012Hillgrove TL, Doherty KV, Moore VM, 'Understanding non-return after a temporary deferral from giving blood: A qualitative study', BMC Public Health, 12 Article 1063. ISSN 1471-2458 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-12-1063 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 13Web of Science - 11

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2011Bell E, Harpur S, Doherty K, Struber J, Davies L, 'What is translational research? Background, concepts and a definition', International Public Health Journal, 3, (2) pp. 133-143. ISSN 1947-4989 (2011) [Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Bell E; Davies L

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2011Hillgrove T, Moore V, Doherty K, Ryan P, 'The impact of temporary deferral due to low hemoglobin: future return, time to return, and frequency of subsequent donation', Transfusion, 51, (3) pp. 539-547. ISSN 0041-1132 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2010.02881.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 37Web of Science - 38

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2010Leggett SM, Churchill B, Doherty KV, Robinson AL, Stirling CM, 'Countering stagnation in a complex environment: Shoring up professional identity among aged care assessors', Australasian Journal on Ageing, 29, (S2) pp. 21. ISSN 1440-6381 (2010) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Leggett SM; Churchill B; Robinson AL; Stirling CM

2008Mullighan CG, Heatley SL, Dean MM, Doherty KV, 'Mannose-binding lectin status is associated with risk of major infection following myeloablative sibling allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation', Blood, 112, (5) pp. 2120-2128. ISSN 0006-4971 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1182/blood-2007-07-100222 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 36Web of Science - 36

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2003Bellette BM, Woods GM, Wozniak TM, Doherty KV, Muller HK, 'DEC-205lo Langerinlo neonatal Langerhans' cells preferentially utilize a wortmannin-sensitive, fluid-phase pathway to internalize exogenous antigen', Immunology, 110, (4) pp. 466-473. ISSN 0019-2805 (2003) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2567.2003.01759.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 15Web of Science - 14

Co-authors: Bellette BM; Woods GM; Wozniak TM; Muller HK

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2003Dewar AL, Domaschenz RM, Doherty KV, Hughes TP, Lyons AB, 'Imatinib inhibits the in vitro development of the monocyte/macrophage lineage from normal human bone marrow progenitors', Leukemia, 17, (9) pp. 1713-1721. ISSN 0887-6924 (2003) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1038/sj.leu.2403071 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 52Web of Science - 49

Co-authors: Lyons AB

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2001Dewar AL, Doherty KV, Woods GM, Lyons AB, Muller HK, 'Acquisition of immune function during the development of the Langerhans cell network in neonatal mice', Immunology, 103, (1) pp. 61-69. ISSN 0019-2805 (2001) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2567.2001.01221.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 34Web of Science - 34

Co-authors: Woods GM; Lyons AB; Muller HK

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2001Woods GM, Chen YP, Dewar AL, Doherty KV, Toh BH, et al., 'Prevention of Autoimmunity by Induction of Cutaneous Tolerance', Cellular Immunology, 207, (1) pp. 1-5. ISSN 0008-8749 (2001) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1006/cimm.2000.1733 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4Web of Science - 4

Co-authors: Woods GM; Muller HK

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2000Woods GM, Doherty KV, Malley RC, Rist MJ, Muller HK, 'Carcinogen-modified dendritic cells induce immunosuppression by incomplete T-cell activation resulting from impaired antigen uptake and reduced CD86 expression', Immunology, 99, (1) pp. 16-22. ISSN 0019-2805 (2000) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2567.2000.00928.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 15Web of Science - 17

Co-authors: Woods GM; Malley RC; Muller HK

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Chapter in Book

(4 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2015King Carolyn, Kelder JC, Doherty KV, Phillips R, McInerney F, et al., 'Designing for quality: The understanding dementia MOOC', Leading Issues in e-Learning Research MOOCs and Flip: What's Really Changing? Volume 2, Academic Conferences and Publishing International Ltd., M Ciussi (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 1-22. ISBN 978-1-910309-89-6 (2015) [Research Book Chapter]

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Co-authors: King Carolyn; Kelder JC; McInerney F; Robinson AL; Vickers JC

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2013Lyons AB, Blake SJ, Doherty KV, 'Flow cytometric analysis of cell division by dilution of CFSE and related dyes', Current Protocols in Cytometry, John Wiley & Sons, JP Robinson et al (ed), Hoboken, NJ, pp. 9.11.1-9.11.12. ISBN 9780471142959 (2013) [Research Book Chapter]

DOI: 10.1002/0471142956.cy0911s64 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 47

Co-authors: Lyons AB

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2012Bell E, Harpur S, Doherty KV, Struber J, Davies LM, 'What is translational research?', Translational Research for Primary Healthcare, Nova Science Publishers, E Bell, GP Westert, J Merrick (ed), USA, pp. 5-18. ISBN 978-162417409-4 (2012) [Research Book Chapter]

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Co-authors: Bell E; Davies LM

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1998Lyons AB, Doherty KV, 'Flow cytometric analysis of cell division by dye dilution', Current Protocols in Cytometry, John Wiley and Sons, New York, J. Paul Robinson (ed), New York, pp. 9.11.1-9.11.9. ISBN 0-471-16131-4 (1998) [Research Book Chapter]

DOI: 10.1002/0471142956.cy0911s27 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 26

Co-authors: Lyons AB

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Conference Publication

(37 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2020Bartlett L, Doherty K, Farrow M, Bindoff A, Kim S, et al., 'Poster - The island study linking ageing and neurodegenerative disease (ISLAND): a longitudinal public health research program targeting dementia risk reduction', 2020 Alzheimer's Association International Conference, 26-30 July 2020, Online (2020) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Bartlett L; Farrow M; Bindoff A; Kim S; Eccleston C; Hill E; Alty J; King E; Vickers JC

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2020Doherty K, Bindoff A, Farrow M, McInerney F, Vickers J, 'ID: 594 / OS18 - Building knowledge and understanding of dementia in aged care personnel: the understanding dementia massive open online course', 34th Virtual International Conference of Alzheimer's Disease International - Hope in the age of dementia - New science. New knowledge. New solutions, 10-12 December, Online, pp. 129-129. (2020) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Bindoff A; Farrow M; McInerney F; Vickers J

2020Kim S, Farrow M, Bindoff A, Borchard J, Doherty K, 'ID: 434 - Is a massive open online course accessible and effective for everyone? Native vs non-native English speakers', 34th Virtual International Conference of Alzheimer's Disease International - Hope in the age of dementia - New science. New knowledge. New solutions, 10-12 December, Online, pp. 387-387. (2020) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Kim S; Farrow M; Bindoff A; Borchard J

2020Lea E, Goldberg L, Price A, McInerney F, Doherty K, et al., 'ID: 364 - Meaningful engagement in nutritional understanding (menu) project: developing effective nutrition and hydration action plans for people with dementia in residential aged care', 34th Virtual International Conference of Alzheimer's Disease International - Hope in the age of dementia - New science. New knowledge. New solutions, 10-12 December, Online, pp. 341-341. (2020) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Lea E; Goldberg L; Price A; McInerney F; McDougall Jane

2020Lea EJ, Robinson AL, Doherty KV, 'ID: 356 - A new role in aged care: the dementia care support worker', 34th Virtual International Conference of Alzheimer's Disease International - Hope in the age of dementia - New science. New knowledge. New solutions, 10-12 December, Online, pp. 339-339. (2020) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Lea EJ; Robinson AL

2019Doherty K, Lea E, Robinson A, 'Educating the aged care workforce about dementia', 32nd ACSA National Summit, 8-10 October 2019, Mebourne, Australia (2019) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Lea E; Robinson A

2019Lea E, Goldberg L, Price A, McInerney F, Doherty K, et al., 'Providing optimal nutrition in residential aged care: The role of staff and family knowledge', Australian Dementia Forum, 13-14 June, Hobart, Tasmania (2019) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Lea E; Goldberg L; Price A; McInerney F; Johnstone A; Gray D

2019Lea E, Page K, Neville L, Robinson A, Doherty K, 'Link between aged care home staff dementia knowledge and experiences caring for people with dementia', 4th Annual NHMRC National Institute for Dementia Research (NNIDR) Australian Dementia Forum, 13-14 June, Hobart, Tasmania (2019) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Lea E; Robinson A

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2019Lea E, Robinson A, Doherty K, Hill J, 'The Dementia Care Support Worker: enhancing care for people living with dementia in residential aged care', 2019 Tasmanian Palliative Care Conference, 14-15 November, Hobart, Tasmania (2019) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Lea E; Robinson A

2018Courtney-Pratt H, McInerney F, Eccleston C, Doherty K, Johnstone A, 'Enhancing Dementia Knowledge: community insights related to the role of experience informing understanding', 4 - 5 June 2018, Sydney (2018) [Conference Edited]

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Co-authors: Courtney-Pratt H; McInerney F; Eccleston C; Johnstone A

2018Eccleston CEA, Doherty KV, Bindoff AD, Robinson AL, Vickers JC, et al., 'Transforming Knowledge of Dementia through the Understanding Dementia Massive Open Online Course (UDMOOC)', Alzheimer's Association International Conference, 22- 26 July 2018, Chicago, USA (2018) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Eccleston CEA; Bindoff AD; Robinson AL; Vickers JC; McInerney F

2018Farrow M, Doherty KV, McInerney F, Klekociuk SZ, Bindoff A, et al., 'Improving Knowledge and Practice through Massive Open Online Dementia Education: The Understanding Dementia and Preventing Dementia MOOCs', Alzheimer's Association International Conference, 22-26 July 2018, Chicago, USA (2018) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Farrow M; McInerney F; Klekociuk SZ; Bindoff A; Vickers JC

2018Hilder B, Doherty K, Van Dam P, 'Advanced Practice Radiation Therapists: an Australian Context', ASMIRT2018, 15-18 March 2018, Canberra (2018) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Van Dam P

2018Lea EJ, Doherty KV, Page K, Hill J, Robinson AL, 'The Dementia Care Support Worker: A New Role for Care Worker Graduates of the Bachelor of Dementia Care', Alzheimer's Association International Conference, 22-26 July 2018, Chicago, USA (2018) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Lea EJ; Robinson AL

2018Lea EJ, Goldberg LR, Price AD, McInerney F, Doherty KV, et al., 'Barriers to optimising nutritional status in residents living with Dementia: rationale for development of meaningful engagement in nutritional understanding (MENU) project', 33rd International Conference of Alzheimer's Disease International, 26-29 July 2018, Chicago, USA (2018) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Lea EJ; Goldberg LR; Price AD; McInerney F

2017Altmann E, Travers MH, Doherty KV, Robinson AL, 'Strata managers, cognitive gymnastics and aging in place policies', International Research Forum on Multi-owned Properties, 9-10 February, 2017, Melbourne, Australia (2017) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Altmann E; Travers MH; Robinson AL

2017Doherty K, Courtney-Pratt H, Becker S, Eccleston C, 'Building a community strengths: facilitating dementia', 17-20 October 2017, Melbourne (2017) [Conference Edited]

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Co-authors: Courtney-Pratt H; Becker S; Eccleston C

2017McInerney F, Robinson A, Toye C, Courtney-Pratt H, Stratton BM, et al., 'Entering aged care for those living with dementia: Families' experiences', 8-10 November 2017, Perth (2017) [Conference Edited]

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Co-authors: McInerney F; Robinson A; Courtney-Pratt H; Stratton BM

2017Robinson AL, Lea EJ, Elliott Kate-Ellen, Annear MJ, Eccleston CEA, et al., 'Interdisciplinary innovation in aged care: the Wicking Teaching Aged Care Facility program', IAGG 2017, 23-27 July 2017, San Francisco, California, USA (2017) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Robinson AL; Lea EJ; Elliott Kate-Ellen; Annear MJ; Eccleston CEA

2016Courtney-Pratt HM, Doherty KV, Mathison K, 'Identifying dementia friendly community strengths through authentic engagement', 49th AAG Conference, 2-4 November 2016, Canberra (2016) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Courtney-Pratt HM; Mathison K

2013King C, Kelder J, Phillips R, McInerney F, Doherty K, et al., 'Something for Everyone: MOOC Design for Informing Dementia Education and Research', Proceedings of the European Conference on E-Learning (ECEL) 2013, 30-31 October 2013, Sophia Antipolis, France, pp. 191-198. ISBN 978-1-909507-82-1 (2013) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: King C; Kelder J; Phillips R; McInerney F; Walls J; Robinson A; Vickers J

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2001Muller HK, Doherty KV, Dewar AL, Chen YP, Toh BH, et al., 'Immature Langerhans cells: Central role in tolerance induction in carcinogen-treated and neonatal skin', Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 7-9 September, Stresa, Italy, pp. 1010. ISSN 0022-202X (2001) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Muller HK; Woods GM

2001Ng W, Doherty KV, Muller HK, Woods GM, 'Antigen induced maturation of neonatal Langerhans cells', Scandinavian Journal of Immunology, 22-27 July, Stockholm, Sweden, pp. Thu - 30. ISSN 0301-6323 (2001) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Muller HK; Woods GM

2000Doherty KV, Dewar AL, Woods GM, Muller HK, 'Are Recent Cell Immigrants to Adult Skin the Functional Correlate of Neonatal Cells?', 6th International Symposium on Dendritic Cells, 26 May - 1 June, Port Douglas, pp. 126. (2000) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Woods GM; Muller HK

2000Woods GM, Chen YP, Doherty KV, Toh BH, Muller HK, 'Protection Against Autoimmune Disease by Immunisation Through Skin Containing Immature Langerhans Cells', 6th International Symposium on Dendritic Cells, 26 May - 1 June, Port Douglas, pp. 127. (2000) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Woods GM; Muller HK

1999Bellette BM, Doherty KV, Woods GM, Muller HK, 'Modulation of Langerhans cell function: A role for antigen dose', 38th National Scientific Conference of the Australian Society for Medical Research, 27-29/11/1999, Leura, NSW, pp. oral 6-1. (1999) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Bellette BM; Woods GM; Muller HK

1999Dewar AL, Doherty KV, Woods GM, Muller HK, 'Neonatal Langerhans cells and maturation of antigen presenting cells', 6th International Workshop on Langerhans cells, 8-10/10/1999, New York, USA, pp. 45. (1999) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Woods GM; Muller HK

1999Dewar AL, Doherty KV, Woods GM, Muller HK, 'Maturation of antigen presenting cell function in neonatal Langerhans cells', 1st Annual Meeting of the Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand, 17-10/10/1999, Hobart, Tasmania, pp. 182. (1999) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Woods GM; Muller HK

1999Doherty KV, Becker HE, Trambas CM, Woods GM, Muller HK, 'Fluorescent probes lack specificity for functional P-glycoprotein detection', 38th National Scientific Conference of the Australian Society for Medical Research, 27-29/11/1999, Leura, NSW, pp. poster 1-9. (1999) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Trambas CM; Woods GM; Muller HK

1999Doherty KV, Dewar AL, Woods GM, Muller HK, 'Carcinogen induced Langerhans cells: the functional correlate of neonatal Langerhans cells?', 38th National Scientific Conference of the Australian Society for Medical Research, 27-29/11/1999, Leura, NSW, pp. poster 1-8. (1999) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Woods GM; Muller HK

1999Woods GM, Chen YP, Doherty KV, Dewar AL, Toh BH, et al., 'Modification of dendritic cell function -Implications for autoimmunity', 1st Annual Meeting of the Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand, 17-10/10/1999, Hobart, Tasmania, pp. 169. (1999) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Woods GM; Muller HK

1998Dewar AL, Doherty KV, Woods GM, Muller HK, 'Neonatal Langerhans cells are defective in uptake and presentation of antigen and induce immunosuppression', 37th Annual Meeting of the Australian Society for Medical Research, 22-25 November, Hobart, Tasmania, pp. 70. (1998) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Woods GM; Muller HK

1998Dewar AL, Doherty KV, Woods GM, Muller HK, 'Neonatal Langerhans cells induce antigen specific suppression', 28th Annual meeting of the Australasian Society for Immunology, 29 November - 4 December, Melbourne, Victoria, pp. poster 5-10. (1998) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Woods GM; Muller HK

1998Doherty KV, Woods GM, Muller HK, 'Presentation by antigen following topical DMBA treatment is mediated by newly arrived Langerhans cells', 28th Annual meeting of the Australasian Society for Immunology, 29 November - 4 December, Melbourne, Victoria, pp. poster 5-1. (1998) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Woods GM; Muller HK

1998Doherty KV, Woods GM, Muller HK, 'Recent immigrants to the skin present antigen following carcinogen treatment', 37th Annual Meeting of the Australian Society for Medical Research, 22-25 November, Hobart, Tasmania, pp. 56. (1998) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Woods GM; Muller HK

1998Doherty KV, Woods GM, Muller HK, 'After cutaneous DMBA treatment, newly arrived Langerhans cells induce antigen specific immunosuppression', Journal of Leukocyte Biology, September 23-28, Pittsburgh, USA, pp. 90. (1998) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Woods GM; Muller HK

1998Woods GM, Chen YP, Doherty KV, Toh BH, Muller HK, 'Modifying skin immunity', 37th Annual Meeting of the Australian Society for Medical Research, 22-25 November, Hobart, Tasmania, pp. 34. (1998) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Woods GM; Muller HK

Contract Report, Consultant's Report

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YearCitationAltmetrics
2009Robinson AL, Stirling CM, Leggett SM, Doherty KV, Churchill B, 'Review of the Tasmanian Aged Care Assessment Program: Report to the Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services', DHHS (2009) [Consultants Report]

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Co-authors: Robinson AL; Stirling CM; Leggett SM; Churchill B

Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants

20

Total funding

$29,780,752

Projects

Conversation Cards (2018)$15,000
Description
We aim to work with people living with dementia to produce conversation cards specifically about dementia with images and words reflective of personal experiences of dementia, supplemented with information, helpline contacts and links to education resources. Typically the cards will include a short statement about an experience of living with dementia, complemented by an image. The card content will be created by people living with the impact of dementia and the image will be chosen by that person. We will pilot the effectiveness of these cards on consumer groups.
Funding
Dementia Australia Research Foundation Ltd ($15,000)
Scheme
Grant-DFC Community Engagement Program
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Doherty KV; Courtney-Pratt HM
Year
2018
Meaningful Engagement in Nutritional Understanding: Best choices for aged care (2018 - 2019)$90,000
Description
The MENU project will implement best practice care changes to improve nutrition care and reduce malnutrition risk for people with dementia in residential aged care.
Funding
Tasmanian Community Fund ($90,000)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Lea EJ; Goldberg LR; Price AD; McInerney F; Doherty KV; Beattie E; Isenring L
Period
2018 - 2019
What do they know about dementia? Determining community knowledge about dementia. (2017)$50,000
Description
The aims of the project are to:1. Determine the level of dementia knowledge in a cross section of community groups2. Model the relationship between dementia knowledge and demographic variables to determine key demographic correlates3. Explore findings arising from the survey of dementia knowledge in partnership with communities to identify appropriate educationapproaches.
Funding
Dementia Australia Research Foundation Ltd ($50,000)
Scheme
Grant-Dementia Grants Program
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Eccleston CEA; Courtney-Pratt HM; McInerney F; Doherty KV
Year
2017
To develop a model to measure consumer dementia knowledge and literacy utilising a large Australian community sample enrolled in the University of Tasmania Wicking Understanding Dementia MOOC (2017 - 2019)$349,200
Funding
Department of Health (Cth) ($349,200)
Scheme
Grant-Dementia and Aged Care Services
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
McInerney F; Doherty KV; Eccleston CEA; Vickers JC; Robinson AL
Period
2017 - 2019
Provision of on-line dementia training module to GPTAS (2016 - 2017)$256,355
Description
The Wicking Centre will develop and provide on-line dementia training module to GPTAS.
Funding
General Practice Training Tasmania ($216,355); La Trobe University ($40,000)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Doherty KV; McInerney F; Robinson AL
Period
2016 - 2017
Developing Dementia Friendly Community Initiatives in Tasmania (2016)$48,299
Description
The project will engage UTAS and community representatives in workshops for mutual exchange of ideas related to the development of dementia friendly communities in Tasmania.
Funding
Tasmanian Community Fund ($48,299)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Courtney-Pratt HM; Doherty KV
Year
2016
Optimising Respiratory Care in Dementia (ORCID): an educational program for carers (2016 - 2017)$45,799
Description
Managing chronic respiratory conditions in residential aged care is challenging, particularly for residents with dementia. In pilot studies, we have shown that respiratory conditions are often underdiagnosed and undertreated. Carers are well placed to observe and respond to changes in respiratory health but their knowledge of respiratory care is limited and the recognition, treatment and management of respiratory conditions is not well understood. In collaboration with Aged Care staff and respiratory experts, we will develop an educational module: Optimising Respiratory Care in Dementia (ORCID), to address this deficit in knowledge. Once developed, we will examine the impact this has on the dementia and respiratory knowledge of a group of carers and nurses in a pilot trial. A better approach to respiratory care in dementia will ultimately improve the quality of life of residents and allow the development of a systematic approach to observation, review and referral for residents with respiratory needs.
Funding
Dementia Collaborative Research Centre ($45,799)
Scheme
Grant-Project
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Doherty KV; Robinson AL; Walters EH; Elliott KJ
Period
2016 - 2017
National provider for the Dementia Training Programme (2016 - 2018)$27,900,000
Description
To develop and evaluate online dementia training and education resources on behalf of Dementia Training Australia.
Funding
Department of Health (Cth) ($27,900,000)
Scheme
Grant-Dementia and Aged Care Services
Administered By
University of Wollongong
Research Team
Robinson AL; Vickers JC; Doherty KV; Price AD
Period
2016 - 2018
Critical issues in the creation of dementia friendly communities: Maintaining housing for early and mid stage clients and their carers (2016)$6,990
Description
Project objectives:To better understand community attitudes to people with early and mid stage dementia living in community, with a view to developing policies to assist private housing providers in their provision of services to people with dementia living in the community. This paper grows out of Dr. Erika Altmanns publications on the housing industry at the University of Tasmania and supervised by Dr. Max Travers. It draws from and builds on the success of the Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre in the provision of outstanding on-line educational courses demonstrated through the MOOC to deliver better health outcomes and the experience Erika has gained through working on projects at Wicking with Dr Doherty and others. To develop the necessary evidence base upon which to mount higher level grant applications with a view to developing, where necessary, intervention practices that assist people with dementia to live in community for longer. The 2017 DCRC round is targeted.To develop cross disciplinary collaborations between academics within the ABL, Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre and Faculty of Health Sciences with a view to tackling a major cultural challenge facing local, national and international societies.To develop the research skills of early career researchers and provide sufficient mentoring to enable them to build their research careers and enhance UTAS capacity.
Funding
University of Tasmania ($6,990)
Scheme
Grant-Cross-Disciplinary Incentive
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Travers MH; Altmann E; Doherty KV
Year
2016
The Integrated Living Workshops and Consultancy (2015)$131,284
Description
To provide Dememtial Education Workshops and organisational assessment to IntegratedLiving.
Funding
Integrated Living Australia Ltd ($131,284)
Scheme
Consultancy
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Robinson AL; Doherty KV
Year
2015
Identifying and targeting risk related behaviours raised by Tasmanian youth attending an injury prevention P.A.R.T.Y. (Prevent Alcohol and Risk Related Trauma in Youth) Program (2015 - 2017)$66,384
Description
The proposal has two key elements: the expanded delivery of an education program designed to reduce trauma in youth and research into that program to understand risk related behaviour in Tasmanian youth, impact of the program on that behaviour and to identify the elements of the program which are critical to engagement of attendees which may subsequently benefit future iterations. The program seeks to give participants a snapshot of the possible traumatic and often preventable consequences of risk related behaviour. Program participants spend time in the Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit, Trauma wards and rehabilitation units of the hospital getting an upfront, true life experience of the impact of trauma on young lives. One of the unique parts of the program is that participants get to meet real hospital patients who are recovering from recent trauma and their families. Participants of the program are typically identified by their respective schools and are usually either s tudents considered to be at risk or school leaders who then support their peers.In addition to expanded implementation of the program, the project team are seeking funding to undertake further research int o the efficacy of this program. The specific research question is At what point in the P.A.R.T.Y. program do youths identify with the subject matter as relating directly to them and how does this moment influence risk related choices.The research aims are:-To evaluate the risk related behaviours of participants in relation to demographic discriminators-To identify the elements of the program which have the highest impact on participants-To understand the short term impact of the program on current and future risk taking behaviours in rural and urban settingsData is collected via questionnaire pre-program, on completion of the program and at three month follow up. Data analysis uses simple descriptive statistics and thematic analysis.This original research will be published in a recognised HERDC journal.
Funding
MAIB Injury Prevention & Management Foundation ($63,884)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Greenwood M; Course G; Doherty KV
Period
2015 - 2017
Fellowship - Faculty of Health Science (2014 - 2016)$277,397
Description
The aims of the project are to support research related to cancer control or cancer care.
Funding
Cancer Council of Tasmania ($277,397)
Scheme
Fellowship
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Frandsen M; Peterson GM; Doherty KV
Period
2014 - 2016
Mechanistic studies of Jack Jumper Venom desensitisation at the T cell level (2014)$5,000
Description
Allergy to Jack Jumper venom is an acute medical emergency which potentially affects >1% of Tasmanians. Desensitisation by venom immunisation therapy (VIT) protects against severe reactions, but the precise mechanism has not been elucidated. This project seeks to understand how immune cells are re-educated to prevent life-threatening allergy.
Funding
Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation ($5,000)
Scheme
Grant-Starter
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Lyons AB; Wanandy ST; Doherty KV; Brown SG; Wiese MD
Year
2014
Aged Care Assessment Program (ACAP) Review (2009 - 2010)$70,926
Funding
Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania ($70,926)
Scheme
Consultancy
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Robinson AL; Stirling CM; Doherty KV; Banks SM; Churchill B
Period
2009 - 2010
Characterising Carcinogen Induced Immunosuppression and Tumor Escape (2001)$31,530
Funding
Cancer Council of Tasmania ($31,530)
Scheme
Grant-Cancer Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Woods GM; Doherty KV; Muller HK
Year
2001
Tolerogenic dendritic cells as a potential therapy for autoimmune disease (combined with 106924: Immature cells induce suppressive immune responses) (2000 - 2002)$339,688
Funding
National Health & Medical Research Council ($339,688)
Scheme
Grant-Project Three Year
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Woods GM; Doherty KV; Muller HK; Toh BH
Period
2000 - 2002
Grant Reference
137
Carcinogen Induced Immunosuppression: A Critical Role for Immature Epidermal Langerhans Cells (1999)$29,000
Funding
Cancer Council of Tasmania ($29,000)
Scheme
Grant-Cancer Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Doherty KV; Woods GM; Muller HK
Year
1999
Role of P Glycoprotein in Protection Against Self Induced Lysis Following Perforin Release (1999)$14,400
Funding
Australian Research Council ($14,400)
Scheme
Grant-Small
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Doherty KV
Year
1999
Induction of immuno-suppression by functionality immature Langerhans cells (1999)$3,500
Funding
Clifford Craig Medical Research Trust/UTAS ($3,500)
Scheme
Grant-Collaborative
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Doherty KV; Muller HK; Woods GM
Year
1999
Funding for Small Equipment - Microradiance Laser Confocal Imaging System (1999)$50,000
Funding
Australian Cancer Research Foundation ($50,000)
Scheme
Grant-Tasmanian Small Equipment
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Woods GM; Doherty KV; Vickers JC; Muller HK
Year
1999

Research Supervision

Kathleen has extensive experience of developing research capacity through effective supervision of Honours, Masters and PhD students. Areas of supervision have been diverse, ranging from immunology, bone marrow transplantation, blood donor behaviour, health services development, attitudes to education and community arts and dementia. She is currently seeking to expand her higher degree cohort in the area of  evaluation of the impact of educational interventions.

The impact  of the UD MOOC will be evaluated by exploring   knowledge, skills, attitudes, confidence, changes in behaviour and practices of MOOC participants who currently work with people with dementia or are family carers for people with dementia. Concepts such as quality of life, stress, social engagement, access to services and transition to care are of interest.  This work will involve the use of mixed methodologies, potentially including the selection and adaptation of survey instruments, interviews and qualitative data analysis.

Current

6

Current

DegreeTitleCommenced
PhDThe Role and Scope of Practice for Advanced Practice Radiation Therapists in Regional and Rural Tasmanian Radiation Oncology Departments2015
PhDConfidence and Attitudes of General Practitioners towards Dementia2015
PhDCommunity-based Arts for People Experiencing Dementia2017
PhDThe Effect of Dementia Risk Education Beyond Those Educated: Do improved knowledge, motivation, self-efficacy and behaviour spread throughout a community?2018
PhDExamining Health Services and Social Care for the Elderly with Dementia in Bangladesh2019
PhDA Clinical Support Tool to Aid Delivering a Diagnosis of Dementia Well. A mixed methods study2020