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Kate Odgers-Jewell is an experienced dietitian, lecturer and clinical educator with expertise in a range of clinical, research and teaching areas. Kate's qualifications include a PhD from Bond University (2016), a Master of Nutrition and Dietetics (2007) with Honours (2008), and a Bachelor of Biomedical Science (2006). Kate commenced as the Assistant Professor of Healthcare Innovations at Bond University in 2019. She joined the Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine at Bond University from the Institute for Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH), where she worked as the Student Placement Coordinator for two and a half years. Additionally, during her time at IUIH, Kate also worked as the Dietitian Clinic Lead for a twelve month period. Prior to that, Kate worked at Bond University as a Sessional Teaching Fellow for over four years.
Kate's PhD research was in the area of group-based education for the management of chronic diseases, focusing on type 2 diabetes mellitus. Her current research interests are focused on dietary interventions to support the prevention and management of chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes; intervention reporting for group-based education interventions in the management of chronic diseases, and health students' experiences of clinical placements in urban Indigenous contexts. She is experienced in a range of research methodologies including systematic literature reviews, qualitative studies, survey studies, and process evaluation.
Statement for HDR students
I supervise HDR students in research projects primarily focused on chronic disease management, however I welcome HDR students with various research interests including interprofessional practice, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, healthcare innovations, student learning in the clinical placement environment, chronic disease management, group-based education, eating disorder prevention, and recruitment and retention factors affecting health professionals.
Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Poche Centre for Indigenous Studies, University of QueenslandAug 2017 → Jul 2019
Clinic Lead, Nutrition & Dietetics, Institute for Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH)Jul 2017 → May 2018
Student Placement Coordinator, Institute for Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH)Mar 2017 → Jul 2019
Assistant Domain Lead, Community and Public Health Nutrition (CPHN), Griffith University QueenslandApr 2016 → Jul 2016
Senior Dietitian, Metro South Hospital and Health ServiceMay 2015 → Nov 2015
Lecturer, Nutrition & Dietetics , Griffith University QueenslandApr 2015 → Nov 2015
Clinical Dietitian, Gold Coast Hospital and Health ServiceSep 2008 → Oct 2009
Lecturer, Tutor, and Research Assistant, Griffith University QueenslandDec 2006 → Dec 2015
Nutrition for Chronic Disease and Disability: Research to improve health related quality of life and bring forward the under-represented voice
1/01/14 → 31/08/30
Replicating group-based education interventions for the management of type 2 diabetes: a review of intervention reportingOdgers-Jewell, K., Ball, L., Reidlinger, D. P., Isenring, E., Thomas, R. L. & Kelly, J. T., 23 Oct 2019, In : Diabetic Medicine. 37, 5, p. 768-778 11 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile17 Downloads (Pure)
Effectiveness of group-based self-management education for individuals with Type 2 diabetes: A systematic review with meta-analyses and meta-regressionOdgers-Jewell, K., Ball, L. E., Kelly, J. T., Isenring, E. A., Reidlinger, D. P. & Thomas, R., Aug 2017, In : Diabetic Medicine. 34, 8, p. 1027-1039 13 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review article › Research › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile56 Citations (Scopus)445 Downloads (Pure)
Odgers-Jewell, K., Isenring, E. A., Thomas, R. & Reidlinger, D. P., 2017, In : Australian Journal of Primary Health. 23, 4, p. 364-372 9 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-review
Group participants' experiences of a patient-directed group-based education program for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitusOdgers-Jewell, K., Isenring, E. A., Thomas, R. & Reidlinger, D. P., 16 May 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 5, e0177688.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile7 Citations (Scopus)191 Downloads (Pure)
Process evaluation of a patient-centred, patient-directed, group-based education program for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitusOdgers-Jewell, K., Isenring, E., Thomas, R. & Reidlinger, D. P., Jul 2017, In : Nutrition and Dietetics. 74, 3, p. 243-252 10 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile3 Citations (Scopus)48 Downloads (Pure)
Exploring the attributes of group-based education for the management of chronic diseases, focusing on type 2 diabetes mellitusAuthor: Odgers-Jewell, K., 11 Feb 2017
Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisFile