Dr Brett   Biles
Director

Dr Brett Biles

PhD, Charles Sturt University

Master of Indigenous Health (with distinction), University of Wollongong

BAppSc (Physiotherapy), University of Sydney

medicine-health
Office of Medical Education

Brett is a Murrawarri man from Brewarrina. He has been living on Wiradjuri country for the last 17 years. He holds a Bachelor of Physiotherapy, a Masters in Indigenous Health and a PhD. He is currently the Director of Indigenous Health Education in the Office of Medical Education, UNSW Medicine. Prior to this he was a lecturer in Indigenous Health at the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health at Charles Sturt University. With a passion for education and health equality, Brett is an early career researcher with a keen interest in Aboriginal men's health and cardiovascular disease.

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2019
    Dr Brett Biles
    Biles B; Smith M; Hohol A; Wighton D, 2019, 'Indigenous Australian peoples cardiovascular health and wellness', in Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ Health and Wellbeing, Oxford University Press Australia and New Zealand, Melbourne
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Dr Brett Biles
    Biles J; Biles B, 2019, 'The Older Person', in Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ Health and Wellbeing, Oxford University Press Australia and New Zealand, Melbourne
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Dr Brett Biles
    Biles J; Biles B, 2019, 'Indigenous Australian cultural competence', in Biles B; Biles J (ed.), Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ Health and Wellbeing, Melbourne
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Dr Brett Biles
    Biles B; Gray S; Biles J, 2019, 'Exploration of history, culture, cultural bias, race and racism', in Biles B; Biles J (ed.), Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ Health and Wellbeing, Oxford University Press Australia and New Zealand, Melbourne
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Dr Brett Biles
    Biles B; Charles J; Biles J, 2019, 'Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research champions: A snapshot', in Biles B; Biles J (ed.), Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ Health and Wellbeing, Oxford University Press Australia and New Zealand, Melbourne
    Edited Books | 2019
    Dr Brett Biles
    Biles B; Biles J, (ed.), 2019, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples' Health & Wellbeing, Oxford University Press Australia and New Zealand, Melbourne
  • Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Brett Biles
    Yashadhana A; Pollard-Wharton N; Zwi AB; Biles B, 2020, 'Indigenous Australians at increased risk of COVID-19 due to existing health and socioeconomic inequities', The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific, vol. 1, pp. 100007 - 100007, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lanwpc.2020.100007
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Brett Biles
    Biles J; Biles B; McMillan F, 2015, 'Interdisciplinary approach to clinical placements within Charles Sturt University School of Nursing Midwifery and Indigenous Health. A Practice Report', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THE FIRST YEAR IN HIGHER EDUCATION, vol. 6, pp. 155 - 161, http://dx.doi.org/10.5204/intjfyhe.v6i1.221
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Brett Biles
    Maree Biles J; James Biles B, 2011, 'Indigenous community participation: How does it relate to student centered learning and embrace primary health care philosophies?', Contemporary Nurse, vol. 37, pp. 92 - 95, http://dx.doi.org/10.5172/conu.2011.37.1.092
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Brett Biles
    Biles JM; Biles BJ, 2010, 'Indigenous community participation: how does it relate to student centered learning and embrace primary health care philosophies?', Contemporary nurse : a journal for the Australian nursing profession, vol. 37, pp. 92 - 95, http://dx.doi.org/10.5172/conu.2010.37.1.092
  • Conference Presentations | 2021
    Dr Brett Biles
    Biles B; Charles J; Ihaka B, 2021, 'Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Maori Research Ethical Principles', presented at “Innovation through Collaboration”, Australian Podiatry Conference 2021, virtual online event, 03 July 2021 - 17 July 2021, https://podiatry.eventsair.com/cmspreview/apodconf21/program3
    Conference Presentations | 2021
    Dr Brett Biles
    Biles B, 2021, '‘Strong Men’: Aboriginal community development of a cardiovascular exercise and health education program.', presented at “Innovation through Collaboration”, Australian Podiatry Conference 2021, Virtual Online Event, 03 July 2021 - 17 July 2021, https://podiatry.eventsair.com/cmspreview/apodconf21/program3
    Theses / Dissertations | 2020
    Dr Brett Biles
    Biles B, 2020, ‘Strong Men’: Aboriginal community development of a cardiovascular exercise and health education program, Charles Sturt University
    Conference Presentations | 2019
    Dr Brett Biles
    Robinson C; Biles B; Skinner K; Melinda L, 2019, 'More than good will: A review of governance and authentic engagement in embedding Indigenous cultural competence into allied health curricula', presented at LIME Connection 2019, Christchurch New Zealand, 05 November 2019 - 08 November 2019, https://www.limenetwork.net.au/conferences/lime-connection-viii/
    Conference Presentations | 2017
    Dr Brett Biles
    Robinson C; Hill B; Biles B; Hamam N, 2017, 'Reflecting on our First Steps: Indigenisation of the Curriculum in Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy', presented at CSUEd 2017: Quality Learning and Teaching: Transforming our teaching both on campus and online, Orange, Australia, 20 June 2017 - 22 June 2017, https://www.csu.edu.au/csued/about-csued2017%20(Conference%20website)
    Conference Presentations | 2017
    Dr Brett Biles
    Robinson C; Chontel G; Barbara H; Biles B, 2017, 'Reflecting on our first steps: Indigenisation of the curriculum in occupational therapy and physiotherapy', presented at LIME Connection VII, Melbourne, 04 April 2017 - 07 April 2017, http://www.limenetwork.net.au/conferences/lime-connection-vii/
    Conference Presentations | 2015
    Dr Brett Biles
    Gottschall K; Biles B; Ghys L; Locke K; Gray S; Quin A, 2015, 'Teaching and learning Indigenous Australian Studies online: 'The subject being held online was destructive to my learning'', presented at Indigenous Content in Education Symposium: Engaging Indigenous Knowledges, Pedagogies and Curriculum, Adelaide - Australia, 21 September 2015 - 22 September 2015, http://unisa.edu.au/ICES
    Conference Presentations | 2015
    Dr Brett Biles
    Biles B; Hill B; Mlcek S, 2015, 'An institutional approach to incorporating Indigenous Australian content into Undergraduate Programs', presented at Indigenous Content in Education Symposium: Engaging Indigenous Knowledges, Pedagogies and Curriculum, Adelaide, Australia, 21 September 2015 - 22 September 2015, http://unisa.edu.au/ICES

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