Dr Catherine   Hunter
Conjoint Senior Lecturer

Dr Catherine Hunter

PhD, MPH, Grad Dip Ed (Nursing), BAppSc (Advanced Nursing)

Medicine & Health
School of Medical Sciences

Dr Kate Hunter is a NSW Health Early Mid Career Research Fellow with expertise cutting across process and outcome evaluation of community based trials.   Her research focus lies in the evaluation of complex pragmatic trials, translational research, developing capacity within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research and addressing inequities in access to health services and practices.

Kate is chief investigator examining the implementation of state-wide programs both in child road safety and in injury management processes for medically discharged police officers. Committed to seeing research translated into practice, Kate has convened and participated in roundtable discussions in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child safety and injury prevention, Aboriginal road safety and burn care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and was an invited speaker at the Australasian Trauma Society’s conference.

Phone
80524411
Location
Level 5, 1 King St, Newtown, 2042, NSW

Publications

  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Ryder C; Mackean T; Hunter K; Coombes J; Holland AJA; Ivers R, 2021, 'Yarning up about out-of-pocket healthcare expenditure in burns with Aboriginal families', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 45, pp. 138 - 142, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.13083
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Coombes J; Fraser S; Hunter K; Ivers R; Holland A; Grant J; Mackean T, 2021, '“They Are Worth Their Weight in Gold”: Families and Clinicians’ Perspectives on the Role of First Nations Health Workers in Paediatric Burn Care in Australia', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 18, pp. 1 - 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18052297
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Fraser S; Grant J; Mackean T; Hunter K; Keeler N; Clapham K; Edgar DW; Towers K; Teague WJ; Ivers R, 2021, 'Considering difference: clinician insights into providing equal and equitable burns care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.13110
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Nolan-Isles D; Macniven R; Hunter K; Gwynn J; Lincoln M; Moir R; Dimitropoulos Y; Taylor D; Agius T; Finlayson H; Martin R; Ward K; Tobin S; Gwynne K, 2021, 'Enablers and barriers to accessing healthcare services for aboriginal people in new south wales, australia', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 18, pp. 1 - 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18063014
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    MacNiven R; Coombes J; Wilson R; Simon A; MacKean T; Hunter K; Ma T; Gwynn J; Sherrington C; Tiedemann A; Hill AM; Delbaere K; Lewis C; Bennett-Brook K; Howie A; Stewart G; Shakespeare M; Rogers K; Ivers RQ; Clapham K, 2021, 'Understanding implementation factors and participant experiences of a cluster randomised controlled trial to prevent falls among older Aboriginal people: A process evaluation protocol', Injury Prevention, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2020-043980
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Williams HM; Hunter K; Griffin B; Kimble R; Clapham K, 2021, 'Fire and Smoke: Using Indigenous Research Methodologies to Explore the Psychosocial Impact of Pediatric Burns on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Families', International Journal of Qualitative Methods, vol. 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1609406921990486
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Hall AB; Ho C; Albanese B; Keay L; Hunter K; Charlton J; Hayen A; Bilston LE; Brown J, 2020, 'User-driven design of child restraint information to reduce errors in use: A pilot randomised controlled trial', Injury Prevention, vol. 26, pp. 432 - 438, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2019-043380
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Coxon K; Hunter K; Chevalier A; Brown J; Clarke E; Rogers K; Boufous S; Ivers R; Keay L, 2020, 'Behind the Wheel: Process Evaluation of a Safe-Transport Program for Older Drivers Delivered in a Randomized Controlled Trial', Journal of Applied Gerontology, vol. 39, pp. 954 - 965, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0733464818811015
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Ryder C; MacKean T; Hunter K; Towers K; Rogers K; Holland AJA; Ivers R, 2020, 'Factors contributing to longer length of stay in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children hospitalised for burn injury', Injury Epidemiology, vol. 7, pp. 52, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40621-020-00278-7
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Ryder C; Mackean T; Hunter K; Williams H; Clapham K; Holland AJA; Ivers R, 2020, 'Equity in functional and health related quality of life outcomes following injury in children - a systematic review', Critical Public Health, vol. 30, pp. 352 - 366, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09581596.2019.1581918
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Ryder C; Mackean T; Coombs J; Williams H; Hunter K; Holland AJA; Ivers RQ, 2020, 'Indigenous research methodology–weaving a research interface', International Journal of Social Research Methodology, vol. 23, pp. 255 - 267, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13645579.2019.1669923
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Fraser S; Grant J; Mackean T; Hunter K; Keeler N; Clapham K; Teague WJ; Potokar T; Ivers RQ, 2020, 'What informs care? Descriptions by multidisciplinary teams about burns care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children', Burns, vol. 46, pp. 430 - 440, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.burns.2019.07.039
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Hunter K; Bestman A; Dodd M; Prinsloo M; Mtambeka P; van As S; Peden MM, 2020, 'Overloaded and unrestrained: A qualitative study with local experts exploring factors affecting child car restraint use in Cape Town, South Africa', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 17, pp. 1 - 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17144974
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Coombes J; Hunter K; Mackean T; Ivers R, 2020, 'The journey of aftercare for Australia's First Nations families whose child had sustained a burn injury: A qualitative study', BMC Health Services Research, vol. 20, pp. 536, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-020-05404-1
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Cullen P; Hunter K; Clapham K; Senserrick T; Rogers K; Harrison JE; Ivers RQ, 2020, 'Road user behaviour, attitudes and crashes: a survey of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia', Injury Prevention, vol. 26, pp. 123 - 128, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2018-043011
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Brown J; Elkington J; Hunter K; Charlton JL; Bilston LE; Hayen A; Keay L, 2020, 'A process evaluation protocol for examining the impact of instructions for correct use of child car seats designed through a consumer-driven process and evaluated in a field-based randomised controlled trial', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 17, pp. 1 - 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17124508
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Williams HM; Hunter K; Clapham K; Ryder C; Kimble R; Griffin B, 2020, 'Efficacy and cultural appropriateness of psychosocial interventions for paediatric burn patients and caregivers: A systematic review', BMC Public Health, vol. 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-8366-9
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Bhaumik S; Hunter K; Matzopoulos R; Prinsloo M; Ivers RQ; Peden M, 2020, 'Facilitators and barriers to child restraint use in motor vehicles: A qualitative evidence synthesis', Injury Prevention, vol. 26, pp. 478 - 493, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2020-043655
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Comella A; Hassett L; Hunter K; Cole J; Sherrington C, 2019, 'Sporting opportunities for people with physical disabilities: Mixed methods study of web-based searches and sport provider interviews', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, vol. 30, pp. 180 - 188, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hpja.31
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Macniven R; Hunter K; Lincoln M; O’Brien C; Jeffries TL; Shein G; Saxby A; Taylor D; Agius T; Finlayson H; Martin R; Kong K; Nolan-Isles D; Tobin S; Gwynne K, 2019, 'Accessibility of primary, specialist, and allied health services for Aboriginal people living in rural and remote communities: Protocol for a mixed-methods study', JMIR Research Protocols, vol. 8, pp. e11471, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/11471
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Brown J; Elkington J; Hall A; Keay L; Charlton JL; Hunter K; Koppel S; Hayen A; Bilston LE, 2019, 'Can child restraint product information developed using consumer testing sustain correct use 6 months after child restraint purchase? Study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial', Injury Prevention, vol. 25, pp. 175 - 179, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2017-042571
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Clay C; Sebastian Van As AB; Hunter K; Peden M, 2019, 'Latest results show urgent need to address child restraint use', South African Medical Journal, vol. 109, pp. 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2019.v109i2.13831
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Hall A; Ho C; Keay L; McCaffery K; Hunter K; Charlton JL; Hayen A; Bilston L; Brown J, 2018, 'Barriers to correct child restraint use: A qualitative study of child restraint users and their needs', Safety Science, vol. 109, pp. 186 - 194, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2018.05.017
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Coombes J; Hunter K; Mackean T; Holland AJA; Sullivan E; Ivers R, 2018, 'Factors that impact access to ongoing health care for First Nation children with a chronic condition', BMC Health Services Research, vol. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-3263-y
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Fraser S; Grant J; Mackean T; Hunter K; Holland AJA; Clapham K; Teague WJ; Ivers RQ, 2018, 'Burn injury models of care: A review of quality and cultural safety for care of Indigenous children', Burns, vol. 44, pp. 665 - 677, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.burns.2017.10.013
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Cullen P; Clapham K; Lo S; Rogers K; Hunter K; Treacy R; Porykali B; Keay L; Senserrick T; Ivers R, 2018, 'Communities driving change: Evaluation of an aboriginal driver licensing programme in Australia', Health Promotion International, vol. 33, pp. 925 - 937, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapro/dax036
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Clapham K; Bennett-Brook K; Hunter K, 2018, 'The role of Aboriginal family workers in delivering a child safety-focused home visiting program for Aboriginal families in an urban region of New South Wales', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, vol. 29, pp. 173 - 182, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hpja.174
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Cullen P; Clapham K; Hunter K; Porykali B; Ivers R, 2017, 'Driver licensing and health: A social ecological exploration of the impact of licence participation in Australian Aboriginal communities', Journal of Transport and Health, vol. 6, pp. 228 - 236, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2017.07.001
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Cullen P; Chevalier A; Hunter K; Gadsden T; Ivers R, 2017, '‘The program was the solution to the problem’: Process evaluation of a multi-site driver licensing program in remote communities', Journal of Transport and Health, vol. 4, pp. 81 - 89, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2016.07.004
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Clapham K; Hunter K; Cullen P; Helps Y; Senserrick T; Byrne J; Harrison JE; Ivers RQ, 2017, 'Addressing the barriers to driver licensing for Aboriginal people in New South Wales and South Australia', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 41, pp. 280 - 286, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12654
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Hunter K; Keay L; Clapham K; Brown J; Bilston LE; Lyford M; Gilbert C; Ivers RQ, 2017, '“He’s the number one thing in my world”: Application of the precede-proceed model to explore child car seat use in a regional community in new South Wales', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph14101206
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Fraser S; Mackean T; Grant J; Hunter K; Towers K; Ivers R, 2017, 'Use of telehealth for health care of Indigenous peoples with chronic conditions: A systematic review', Rural and Remote Health, vol. 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.22605/RRH4205
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Ivers RQ; Hunter K; Clapham K; Helps Y; Senserrick T; Byrne J; Martiniuk A; Daniels J; Harrison JE, 2016, 'Driver licensing: descriptive epidemiology of a social determinant of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 40, pp. 377 - 382, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12535
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Cullen P; Clapham K; Byrne J; Hunter K; Rogers K; Senserrick T; Keay L; Ivers R, 2016, 'Implementation of a driver licensing support program in three Aboriginal communities: A brief report from a pilot program', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, vol. 27, pp. 167 - 169, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/HE15089
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Cullen P; Clapham K; Byrne J; Hunter K; Senserrick T; Keay L; Ivers R, 2016, 'The importance of context in logic model construction for a multi-site community-based Aboriginal driver licensing program', Evaluation and Program Planning, vol. 57, pp. 8 - 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2016.03.011
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Cullen P; Clapham K; Hunter K; Treacy R; Ivers R, 2016, 'Challenges to driver licensing participation for Aboriginal people in Australia: A systematic review of the literature', International Journal for Equity in Health, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12939-016-0422-9
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Ivers RQ; Hunter K; Clapham K; Coombes J; Fraser S; Lo S; Gabbe B; Hendrie D; Read D; Kimble R; Sparnon A; Stockton K; Simpson R; Quinn L; Towers K; Potokar T; MacKean T; Grant J; Lyons RA; Jones L; Eades S; Daniels J; Holland AJA, 2015, 'Understanding burn injuries in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children: Protocol for a prospective cohort study', BMJ Open, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009826
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Hunter K; Keay L; Simpson JM; Brown J; Bilston LE; Fegan M; Cosgrove L; Stevenson M; Ivers RQ, 2015, 'Program fidelity measures associated with an effective child restraint program: Buckle-up safely', American Journal of Public Health, vol. 105, pp. 584 - 590, http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2014.302308
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Keay L; Brown J; Hunter K; Ivers R, 2015, 'Adopting child restraint laws to address child passenger injuries: Experience from high income countries and new initiatives in low and middle income countries', Injury, vol. 46, pp. 933 - 934, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2015.04.027
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Hunter K; Keay L; Clapham K; Lyford M; Brown J; Bilston L; Simpson JM; Stevenson M; Ivers RQ, 2014, 'Buckle Up Safely (Shoalhaven): A Process and Impact Evaluation of a Pragmatic, Multifaceted Preschool-Based Pilot Program to Increase Correct Use of Age-Appropriate Child Restraints', Traffic Injury Prevention, vol. 15, pp. 483 - 490, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15389588.2013.833328
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Brown J; Keay L; Hunter K; Bilston LE; Simpson JM; Ivers R, 2013, 'Increase in best practice child car restraint use for children aged 2-5 years in low socioeconomic areas after introduction of mandatory child restraint laws', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 37, pp. 272 - 277, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12070
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Keay L; Hunter K; Brown J; Bilston LE; Simpson JM; Stevenson M; Ivers R, 2013, 'Child restraint use in low socio-economic areas of urban Sydney during transition to new legislation', Accident Analysis and Prevention, vol. 50, pp. 984 - 991, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2012.08.002
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Keay L; Hunter K; Brown J; Simpson JM; Bilston LE; Elliott MJ; Stevenson M; Ivers R, 2012, 'Evaluation of an Education, Restraint Distribution, and Fitting Program to Promote Correct Use of Age-Appropriate Child Restraints for Children Aged 3 to 5 Years: A Cluster Randomized Trial.', American Journal of Public Health, vol. 102, pp. e96 - e102, http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2012.301030
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Brown J; Ivers R; Keay L; Bilston LE; Hunter K; Simpson JM; Stevenson M, 2011, 'Buckle Up Safely: A cluster randomised trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a pre-school based program to increase appropriate use of child restraints', BMC Public Health, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-11-16
    Journal articles | 2000
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Booth ML; Hunter C; Gore CJ; Bauman A; Owen N, 2000, 'The relationship between body mass index and waist circumference: Implications for estimates of the population prevalence of overweight', International Journal of Obesity, vol. 24, pp. 1058 - 1061, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ijo.0801359
  • Conference Papers | 2016
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Hall A; Ho C; Keay L; McCaffery K; Hunter C; Charlton J; Bilston LE; Hayen A; Brown J, 2016, 'Qualitative Consumer Input for Enhancing Child Restraint Product', in Qualitative Consumer Input for Enhancing Child Restraint Product, Australasian Road Safety Conference, Canberra, Australia, presented at Australasian Road Safety Conference, Canberra, Australia, 06 September 2016 - 08 September 2016, http://acrs.org.au/files/papers/arsc/2016/Hall%2000118%20PR.pdf
    Conference Papers | 2011
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Lo WW; Keay L; Hunter K; Lyford M; Clapham K; Ivers R, 2011, 'Overcoming barriers to use of child restraints in an urban Aboriginal community – a pilot program in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services', in Overcoming barriers to use of child restraints in an urban Aboriginal community – a pilot program in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services, Hobart, pp. 161, presented at GP11, Hobart, 06 October 2011 - 08 October 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40814-018-0351-z
    Conference Papers | 2011
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Hunter C; Keay L; Brown J; Bilston LE; Fegan M; Cosgrove L; Simpson JM; Elliott M; Thistlethwaite K; Ivers RQ, 2011, 'A multifaceted program to increase the appropriate use and decrease the misuse of child restraints.', in A multifaceted program to increase the appropriate use and decrease the misuse of child restraints., Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference, Perth, Australia, presented at Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference, Perth, Australia, 06 November 2011 - 09 November 2011, http://casr.adelaide.edu.au/rsr/RSR2011/1EPaper%20163%20Hunter.pdf
    Conference Papers | 2011
    Dr Catherine Hunter
    Keay L; Brown J; Hunter C; Bilston LE; Simpson JM; Elliott M; Thistlethwaite K; Ivers RQ, 2011, 'Direct observations of child restraint use to evaluate a preschool based education and restraint distribution program.', in Direct observations of child restraint use to evaluate a preschool based education and restraint distribution program., Australasian Road, Policing and Education Safety Conference, Perth, Australia, presented at Australasian Road, Policing and Education Safety Conference, Perth, Australia, 06 November 2011 - 09 November 2011, http://casr.adelaide.edu.au/rsr/RSR2011/3CPaper%20109%20Keay.pdf

Awards

NSW Health Early Mid Career Research Fellow

 

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