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  • Bond University, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine

    4229 Gold Coast


Accepting PhD Students

  • 71 Citations
  • 4 h-Index

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Research interests

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. 

External positions

Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Poche Centre for Indigenous Studies, University of Queensland

Aug 2017Jul 2019

Clinic Lead, Nutrition & Dietetics, Institute for Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH)

Jul 2017May 2018

Student Placement Coordinator, Institute for Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH)

Mar 2017Jul 2019

Assistant Domain Lead, Community and Public Health Nutrition (CPHN), Griffith University Queensland

Apr 2016Jul 2016

Senior Dietitian, Metro South Hospital and Health Service

May 2015Nov 2015

Lecturer, Nutrition & Dietetics , Griffith University Queensland

Apr 2015Nov 2015

Clinical Dietitian, Gold Coast Hospital & Health Service

Sep 2008Oct 2009

Lecturer, Tutor, and Research Assistant, Griffith University Queensland

Dec 2006Dec 2015

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Research Output

  • 71 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 6 Article
  • 1 Review article

Replicating group-based education interventions for the management of type 2 diabetes: a review of intervention reporting

Odgers-Jewell, K., Ball, L., Reidlinger, D. P., Isenring, E., Thomas, R. L. & Kelly, J. T., 23 Oct 2019, In : Diabetic Medicine.

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  • Effectiveness of group-based self-management education for individuals with Type 2 diabetes: A systematic review with meta-analyses and meta-regression

    Odgers-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 journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
  • 48 Citations (Scopus)
    304 Downloads (Pure)

    Group-based education for patients with type 2 diabetes: A survey of Australian dietitians

    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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

  • Open Access
  • 7 Citations (Scopus)
    145 Downloads (Pure)
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)


    • 1 Professional Memberships

    Dietitians Association of Australia (External organisation)

    Kate Odgers-Jewell (Member)
    1 Jan 200931 Dec 2020

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