Dr Kylie Gwynne

Director, Poche Centre for Indigenous Health
School of Public Health

Member of the Charles Perkins Centre

Telephone +61 2 9036 6494

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Biographical details

Kylie Gwynne has thirty years͛ of experience in the design, implementation and evaluation of
human services for vulnerable Australians. She has held senior leadership roles in service delivery, program development, system reform and public policy. Kylie is deeply committed to innovation in human services and measuring impact over time. Currently Director of Poche Centre for Indigenous Health, over the past four and a half years she has established a comprehensive program of research, service delivery, teaching, and service learning in rural and remote Aboriginal health.

Research interests

My research interests include: Aboriginal health Community development Place-based models Collective Impact Philanthropy Social finance Impact analysis

Teaching and supervision

My teaching interests include: Aboriginal health Community development Place-based models Collective Impact Philanthropy Social finance Impact analysis

Current research students

Project title Research student
Access barriers preventing Aboriginal People in Western Sydney Local Health District using local Sexual Health services. Ashley UBRIHIEN

Current projects

Principal Investigator Opportunistic screening to detect abnormal heart rhythm in Aboriginal adults in Australia Registered Clinical Trial (12616000459426); 2016 Heart Foundation Vanguard Grant (101059). Chief Investigator What primary, specialist and allied health services are being delivered to rural and remote communities in NSW, and to what extent are these services being accessed by Aboriginal people? Chief Investigator THE OPEN SURVEY: Outreach Program for ENT services in NSW Associate Investigator NHMRC GAICD Project: Implementing evidence into practice to improve chronic lung disease management in Indigenous Australians: the ͚Breathe Easy, Walk Easy—Lungs for Life͛ (BE WELL) Chief Investigator Program evaluation of the Poche healthy teeth and Dalang projects Investigator The lived experiences of Aboriginal allied health assistants working in rural and remote communities.

Selected grants

2017

  • Shaping policy to end tooth decay in Aboriginal children.; Spallek H, Dimitropoulos Y, Gwynne K, Irving M, Naoum S, Skinner J; DVC Research/Sydney Policy Lab.

2013

  • Using an innovative device to detect Atrial Fibrillation in Indigenous people; Gwynne K, Martin T, Dimitropoulos Y, Freedman B; National Heart Foundation of Australia/Vanguard Grant.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Dimitropoulos, Y., Gunasekera, H., Blinkhorn, A., Byun, R., Binge, N., Gwynne, K., Irving, M. (2018). A collaboration with local Aboriginal communities in rural New South Wales, Australia to determine the oral health needs of their children and develop a community owned oral health promotion program. Rural and Remote Health, 18(2).
  • Dimitropoulos, Y., Gunasekera, H., Blinkhorn, A., Byun, R., Binge, N., Gwynne, K., Irving, M. (2018). A collaboration with local Aboriginal communities in rural New South Wales, Australia to determine the oral health needs of their children and develop a community-owned oral health promotion program. Rural and Remote Health, 18(2), 4453. [More Information]
  • Irving, M., Short, S., Gwynne, K., Tennant, M., Blinkhorn, A. (2017). 'I miss my family, it's been a while..' A qualitative study of clinicians who live and work in rural/remote Australian Aboriginal communities. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 25(5), 260-267. [More Information]
  • Gwynne, K., McCowen, D., Cripps, S., Lincoln, M., Irving, M., Blinkhorn, A. (2017). A comparison of two models of dental care for Aboriginal communities in New South Wales. Australian Dental Journal, 62(2), 208-214. [More Information]
  • Gwynne, K., Cairnduff, A. (2017). Applying Collective Impact to Wicked Problems in Aboriginal Health. Metropolitan Universities: An International Forum, 28(4), 115-130. [More Information]
  • Irving, M., Gwynne, K., Angell, B., Tennant, M., Blinkhorn, A. (2017). Client perspectives on an Aboriginal community led oral health service in rural Australia. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 25(3), 163-168. [More Information]
  • Gwynne, K., Lincoln, M. (2017). Developing the rural health workforce to improve Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes: a systematic review. Australian Health Review, 41(2), 234-238. [More Information]
  • Freedman, B., Camm, J., Calkins, H., Healey, J., Rosenqvist, M., Wang, J., Albert, C., Anderson, C., Antoniou, S., Benjamin, E., Gwynne, K., Lowres, N., Neubeck, L., Orchard, J., et al (2017). Screening for atrial fibrillation. Circulation, 135(19), 1851-1867. [More Information]
  • Gwynne, K., Irving, M., McCowen, D., Rambaldini, B., Skinner, J., Naoum, S., Blinkhorn, A. (2016). Developing a sustainable model of oral health care for disadvantaged aboriginal people living in rural and remote communities in NSW, using collective impact methodology. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 27(1), 46-53. [More Information]
  • Gwynne, K., Dimitropoulos, Y., O'Brien, C., Jeffries, L., McCowen, D., Finlayson, H., Martin, T., Neubeck, A., Freedman, B. (2016). Opportunistic screening to detect atrial fibrillation in Aboriginal adults in Australia. BMJ Open, 6(11), 1-6. [More Information]

2018

  • Dimitropoulos, Y., Gunasekera, H., Blinkhorn, A., Byun, R., Binge, N., Gwynne, K., Irving, M. (2018). A collaboration with local Aboriginal communities in rural New South Wales, Australia to determine the oral health needs of their children and develop a community owned oral health promotion program. Rural and Remote Health, 18(2).
  • Dimitropoulos, Y., Gunasekera, H., Blinkhorn, A., Byun, R., Binge, N., Gwynne, K., Irving, M. (2018). A collaboration with local Aboriginal communities in rural New South Wales, Australia to determine the oral health needs of their children and develop a community-owned oral health promotion program. Rural and Remote Health, 18(2), 4453. [More Information]

2017

  • Irving, M., Short, S., Gwynne, K., Tennant, M., Blinkhorn, A. (2017). 'I miss my family, it's been a while..' A qualitative study of clinicians who live and work in rural/remote Australian Aboriginal communities. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 25(5), 260-267. [More Information]
  • Gwynne, K., McCowen, D., Cripps, S., Lincoln, M., Irving, M., Blinkhorn, A. (2017). A comparison of two models of dental care for Aboriginal communities in New South Wales. Australian Dental Journal, 62(2), 208-214. [More Information]
  • Gwynne, K., Cairnduff, A. (2017). Applying Collective Impact to Wicked Problems in Aboriginal Health. Metropolitan Universities: An International Forum, 28(4), 115-130. [More Information]
  • Irving, M., Gwynne, K., Angell, B., Tennant, M., Blinkhorn, A. (2017). Client perspectives on an Aboriginal community led oral health service in rural Australia. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 25(3), 163-168. [More Information]
  • Gwynne, K., Lincoln, M. (2017). Developing the rural health workforce to improve Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes: a systematic review. Australian Health Review, 41(2), 234-238. [More Information]
  • Freedman, B., Camm, J., Calkins, H., Healey, J., Rosenqvist, M., Wang, J., Albert, C., Anderson, C., Antoniou, S., Benjamin, E., Gwynne, K., Lowres, N., Neubeck, L., Orchard, J., et al (2017). Screening for atrial fibrillation. Circulation, 135(19), 1851-1867. [More Information]

2016

  • Gwynne, K., Irving, M., McCowen, D., Rambaldini, B., Skinner, J., Naoum, S., Blinkhorn, A. (2016). Developing a sustainable model of oral health care for disadvantaged aboriginal people living in rural and remote communities in NSW, using collective impact methodology. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 27(1), 46-53. [More Information]
  • Gwynne, K., Dimitropoulos, Y., O'Brien, C., Jeffries, L., McCowen, D., Finlayson, H., Martin, T., Neubeck, A., Freedman, B. (2016). Opportunistic screening to detect atrial fibrillation in Aboriginal adults in Australia. BMJ Open, 6(11), 1-6. [More Information]

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