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Dr Kym Rae

Research Academic

School of Medicine and Public Health (Indigenous Health)

Career Summary

Biography

Dr Kym Rae is an Early Career Researcher who completed her PhD studies at the University of New England in early 2007. Her PhD work looking at predicting the onset of labour in women provided a natural progression into her post-doctoral work aimed at reducing premature and low birth weight deliveries in Aboriginal communities. Dr Rae is committed to developing research in partnership with Aboriginal people and providing ongoing capacity building opportunities for early Aboriginal researchers.

Dr Kym Rae has been the Program Coordinator of the Gomeroi gaaynggal research program (NHMRC 569239) since the early phases of consultation with the Aboriginal communities of the Hunter New England Area Health Service. She has been heavily involved in community consultation and developed community connections in each of the project locations. Dr Rae continues to be in close communication with the Aboriginal communities of Tamworth and Walgett particularly. She has spent four years in community consultation with Aboriginal communities in the local and national arena.

Dr Rae is the program coordinator for both the Scientific research and ArtsHealth Gomeroi gaaynggal program. She has a personal interest in the capacity building of local Aboriginal people and has mentored the Aboriginal staff involved in the Gomeroi gaaynggal project to continue to build their research skills and return research capacity to local communities. She has personally mentored two Aboriginal women through to the successful completion of the Indigenous Research Capacity Building Cert IV.

Currently she is mentoring a beginning Indigenous Researcher from the University of Newcastle through the early stages of her project design and ethics applications. Despite the short time frame, she has published a number of conference and journal papers, and continues to increase her publication output. She continues to build her publications in Indigenous maternal and infant health, ArtsHealth and coordinate art exhibitions for the Gomeroi gaaynggal mothers.

Research Expertise
Dr Kym Rae completed her PhD studies at the University of New England in early 2007. Her PhD work looking at predicting the onset of labour in women provided a natural progression into her post-doctoral work aimed at reducing premature and low birth weight deliveries in Aboriginal communities. Dr Rae is committed to developing research in partnership with Aboriginal people and providing ongoing capacity building opportunities for early Aboriginal researchers. Dr Kym Rae has been the Program Coordinator of the Gomeroi gaaynggal research program since the early phases of consultation with the Aboriginal communities of the Hunter New England Area Health Service and has been instrumental in obtaining research funds of over $3.5million for the Gomeroi gaaynggal program. She has been heavily involved in community consultation and developed community connections in each of the project locations.

Dr Rae continues to be in close communication with the Aboriginal communities of Tamworth and Walgett particularly. Dr Rae is the program coordinator for both the Scientific research and ArtsHealth Gomeroi gaaynggal program. She has a personal interest in the capacity building of local Aboriginal people and has mentored the Aboriginal staff involved in the Gomeroi gaaynggal project to continue to build their research skills and return research capacity to local communities. She has published a number of conference and journal papers, and continues to increase her publication output. She continues to build her publications in Indigenous maternal and infant health, ArtsHealth and coordinate art exhibitions for the Gomeroi gaaynggal mothers. Despite a scientific background her commitment to ArtsHealth have lead to the Gomeroi gaaynggal program being awarded the Patronage of the Governor of NSW and the National Excellence award for an Indigenous ArtsHealth program. - 39 conference publications of which she is lead author on 24 - 8 journal publications of which she is lead author on 5 Dr Rae has received three recent awards - Vice Chancellors Award for Research at a Regional Centre (2012) - Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle Indigenous Research Collaboration Award (2012) - National Excellence award for an Indigenous ArtsHealth program (2011)

Administrative Expertise
Program Coordinator NHMRC funded Gomeroi gaaynggal program Manager of the Gomeroi gaaynggal Centre, Tamworth Member of Hunter New England Human Research Ethics Committee (2010-2013)


Qualifications

  • PhD, University of New England
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), University of New England
  • Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Teaching, University of New England

Keywords

  • Aboriginal Health
  • Endocrinology
  • Parturition
  • Reproduction

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
110399Clinical Sciences not elsewhere classified25
111799Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified50
190499Performing Arts and Creative Writing not elsewhere classified25

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
30/01/2015 - 30/06/2015Research AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
School of Medicine and Public Health
Australia

Academic appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/01/2009 - Membership - Hunter New England Human Research Ethics CommitteeHunter New England Human Research Ethics Committee
Australia
1/01/2000 - Membership - Endocrine Society of AustraliaEndocrine Society of Australia
Australia
1/01/2000 - Membership - Society for Reproductive BiologySociety for Reproductive Biology
Australia
1/01/1999 - 1/12/2005Senior Chemistry Teacher - High SchoolCalrossy School, Brisbane Street, Tamworth
Calrossy School - Association of Independant Schools
Australia
1/01/1999 - 1/12/2003Careers Adviser - High School Calrossy School, Brisbane Street, Tamworth
Calrossy School - Association of Independant Schools
Australia
1/01/1994 - 1/01/1999Technical Officer IHunter New Engalnd Pathology
Australia

Awards

Recognition

YearAward
2012Indigenous Research Collaboration Award
Unknown
2011National Excellence Award for Indigenous ArtsHealth program
Unknown

Research Award

YearAward
2012Vice Chancellors Research Award
University of Newcastle
2005Keith and Dorothy Mackay Fellowship
University of New England

Invitations

Speaker

YearTitle / Rationale
2009ArtsHealth Conference #2
Organisation: University of Newcastle Description: Gomeroi gaaynggal (Gomeroi Babies) is a unique ArtsHealth collaboration.
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Chapter (2 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Rae KM, Weatherall L, 'Relationships in Indigenous Health Practice: Long conversations and embraced vulnerabilities within the Gomeroi gaaynggal Centre', Health Practice Relationships, Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, The Netherlands 153-160 (2014) [B1]
2014Rae KM, Weatherall L, 'Relationships in Indigenous Health Practice: Long conversations and embraced vulnerabilities within the Gomeroi gaaynggal Centre', Health Practice Relationships, Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, The Netherlands 153-160 (2014) [B1]

Journal article (10 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Rae KM, Weatherall L, Blackwell CC, Pringle K, Smith R, Lumbers E, 'Long conversations: Gomeroi gaaynggal tackles renal disease in the Indigenous community', Australasian Epidemiologist, 21 44-48 (2014) [C2]
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Co-authorsCaroline Blackwell, Roger Smith, Kirsty Pringle
2013Rae K, Weatherall L, Hollebone K, Apen K, McLean M, Blackwell C, et al., 'Developing research in partnership with Aboriginal communities - strategies for improving recruitment and retention', RURAL AND REMOTE HEALTH, 13 (2013) [C2]
Author URL
CitationsScopus - 1Web of Science - 1
Co-authorsRoger Smith, Caroline Blackwell
2011Rees M, May JA, Rae KM, 'Is it me? Or is there something in the water? Client decision making in nursing', Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 28 67-73 (2011) [C1]
Co-authorsJenny May
2011Rees M, May JA, Rae KM, 'Is it me? Or is there something in the water? Client decision making in nursing', Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 28 67-73 (2011) [C1]
Co-authorsJenny May
2011Rae KM, Weatherall LJ, Naden ML, Slater PE, Smith R, 'Gomeroi Gaaynggal - Moving forward', Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, 35 28-29 (2011) [C3]
Co-authorsRoger Smith
2010Wakely LT, Rae KM, Cooper R, 'Stoic survival: The journey of parenting a premature infant in the bush', Rural and Remote Health, 10 1475 (2010) [C1]
CitationsScopus - 1
Co-authorsLuke Wakely
2010Rae KM, 'Wearing someone else's shoes', Medical Humanities, 36 40-42 (2010) [C2]
DOI10.1136/jmh.2009.003459
CitationsScopus - 2
2009Fuery PJ, Smith R, Rae KM, Burgess R, Fuery KL, 'Morality, duty, and the arts in health: A project on Aboriginal underage pregnancy', Arts & Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice, 1 36-47 (2009) [C1]
DOI10.1080/17533010802528025
Co-authorsRoger Smith
2009Rae KM, Weatherall LJ, Smith R, Mackay PJ, 'The birth of Gomeroi Gaaynggal', Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, 33 9-11 (2009) [C1]
Co-authorsRoger Smith
2007Rae KM, Hollebone K, Clausen D, Chetty V, McFarlane J, 'Follistatin serum concentrations during full-term labour in women- significant differences between spontaneous and induced labours', Reproduction, 134 705-711 (2007) [C1]
DOI10.1530/REP-07-0208
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Review (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Rae KM, 'Breathing Deeply: Culture of Health and Well-being Conference, Bristol, 24-27 June 2013', Journal of Applied Arts and Health (2014) [O1]

Conference (36 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2015Rae KM, Pringle K, Sykes S, Weatherall L, Clausen D, Smith R, et al., 'Factors affecting blood pressure and renal health in Australian Indigenous Women', Reproductive Sciences, San Fransico, California (2015)
Co-authorsKirsty Pringle
2015Pringle K, Sykes S, Weatherall L, Clausen D, Smith R, Rae KM, Lumbers E, 'Interrelationships between circulating and urinary components of the renin-angiotensin system in Indigenous pregnant women', Reproductive Sciences, San Fransisco, California (2015)
Co-authorsKirsty Pringle
2015Pringle K, Grimson S, Wang Y, Weatherall L, Smith R, Rae KM, et al., 'Cytokine Gene Polymorphisms in an Indigenous Australian Pregnancy Population', Reproductive Sciences, San Francisco, California (2015)
Co-authorsKirsty Pringle
2014Logue J, Wakely LT, Rae K, Shipley L, Weatherall L, Van der Laan D, 'Beyond the booklet: Collaborative community consultation to develop a child development booklet', Proceeding of 2014 NSW Rural Health and Research Congress, Dubbo (2014) [E3]
Co-authorsLuke Wakely
2014Rae KM, 'Artshealth: translating research for Indigenous communities', Proceedings of the 3rd Annual NHMRC Symposium on Research Translation, Melbourne (2014) [E3]
2014Pringle K, Rae KM, Weatherall L, Hall S, Burns C, Smith R, et al., 'Effects of cigarette smoke and maternal inflammation in pregnancy on birth weight and gestational age at delivery in an Indigenous Australian population', Proceedings of the 57th ESA and 45th SRB Annual Conference, Melbourne (2014) [E3]
Co-authorsKirsty Pringle, Sharron Hall, Caroline Blackwell, Roger Smith
2014Lumbers ER, Sykes SD, Weatherall L, Clausen D, Smith R, Rae KM, Pringle KG, 'Interrelationships between circulating and urinary components of the Renin-Angiotensin System in Indigenous pregnant women', Proceedings of the State of the Heart 2014 Congress, Adelaide (2014) [E3]
Co-authorsKirsty Pringle, Roger Smith
2014Rae KM, Weatherall, 'From the Coast to the Australian Outback: Arts, Health and Science connecting in the Gomeroi gaaynggal program', Published proceedings of the Culture Health and Wellbeing conference, Bristol (2014) [E3]
2014Rae KM, Pringle KG, Sykes SD, Weatherall L, Clausen D, Smith R, et al., 'Factors affecting blood pressure and renal health in young Indigenous pregnant women', State of the Heart 2014 Congress, Adelaide (2014) [E3]
Co-authorsCaroline Blackwell, Roger Smith, Kirsty Pringle
2014Wakely LT, Shipley L, Rae K, Weatherall L, Naden M, Logue J, van der Laan D, 'Beyond the booklet: Collaborative community consultation to develop a child development resource', Surf's Up: Ride the Wave's SARRAH National Conference for Rural and Remote Allied Health Professionals, Kingscliff NSW (2014) [E3]
Co-authorsLuke Wakely
2014Pringle KG, Sykes S, Diehm C, Weatherall L, Galal M, Clausen D, et al., 'The intrarenal renin angiotensin system in pregnancy and its potential in predicting renal dysfunction and fetal kidney development in Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian women', Abstracts of the 18th Congress of the Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand (PSANZ), Perth (2014) [E3]
DOI10.1111/jpc.12528/abstract
Co-authorsRoger Smith, Kirsty Pringle
2014Lumbers ER, Pringle KG, Sykes SD, Weatherall L, Clausen DC, Rae K, Smith R, 'THE INTRARENAL RENIN-ANGIOTENSIN SYSTEM (RAS) IN HUMAN PREGNANCY', HYPERTENSION, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA (2014) [E3]
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Co-authorsKirsty Pringle, Roger Smith
2014Pringle KG, Sykes S, Diehm C, Weatherall L, Galal M, Clausen D, et al., 'The intrarenal renin angiotensin system in pregnancy and its potential in predicting renal dysfunction and fetal kidney development in Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian women', Abstracts of the 18th Congress of the Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand (PSANZ), Perth (2014)
DOI10.1111/jpc.12528/abstract
Co-authorsKirsty Pringle, Roger Smith
2014Ashman A, Weatherall L, Brown LJ, Collins C, Naden M, Rae K, et al., 'Infant feeding practices in an Aboriginal cohort of pregnancy and infancy - the Gomeroi gaaynggal study', Aboriginal Health Conference 2014, Perth (2014) [E3]
Co-authorsLeanne Brown, Clare Collins, Megan Rollo, Roger Smith
2014Wakely LT, Rae K, Keatinge D, 'Touching the fragile connections: Parenting a premature infant in a rural area. A thematic review of the literature', Compassion and Care in a Changing World The 3rd Asia-Pacific International Conference on Qualitative Research in Nursing, Midwifery and Health, Newcastle (2014) [E3]
Co-authorsLuke Wakely
2013Pringle KG, Sykes SD, Weatherall L, Clausen D, Smith R, Rae KM, Lumbers ER, 'Novel Urinary Biomarkers for Predicting Pregnancy Outcome in Indigenous and Non- Indigenous Australian Women', Published proceedings of the Fetal and Neonatal Workshop, Adelaide, Australia (2013) [E3]
Co-authorsRoger Smith, Kirsty Pringle
2013Pringle KG, Sykes SD, Weatherall L, Galal, Clausen D, Smith R, et al., 'The intrarenal renin angiotensin system in pregnancy and its potential in predicting pregnancy outcome and renal dysfunction in Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian women', Published proceedings of the Society for Reproductive Biology, Sydney (2013) [E3]
Author URL
Co-authorsRoger Smith
2013Pringle K, Sykes SD, Weatherall L, Clausen D, Smith R, Rae KM, Lumbers ER, 'Novel renal biomarkers for predicting pregnancy outcome', Published proceedings of the Symposium on Vasoactive Peptides, Belo Horizonte, Brazil (2013) [E3]
Co-authorsRoger Smith, Kirsty Pringle
2013Rae KM, Weatherall L, Clausen D, Maxwell C, Bowman M, Milgate P, et al., 'Gomeroi gaaynggal: Empowerment of Aboriginal communities to understand health implications of research in pregnancy', Proceedings of th 12th National Rural Health Conference, Adelaide (2013) [E1]
Co-authorsMaria Bowman, Sharron Hall, Roger Smith
2013Pringle, Lumbers, Sykes, Weatherall, Clausen D, Rae KM, Smith, 'The intrarenal renin angiotensin system and pregnancy outcome.', Pregnancy Hypertension: an International Journal of Women's Cardiovascular Health, Tromso, Norway (2013) [E3]
DOI10.1016/j.preghy.2013.04.063
Co-authorsKirsty Pringle, Roger Smith
2013Lumbers, Pringle, Sykes, Weatherall, Clausen D, Rae KM, Smith, 'Measurement of the activity of the circulating and intrarenal renin-angiotensin system (iRAS) in pregnant and non-pregnant subjects.', Pregnancy Hypertension: an International Journal of Women¿s Cardiovascular Health., Tromso, Norway (2013) [E3]
DOI10.1016/j.preghy.2013.04.053
Co-authorsKirsty Pringle, Roger Smith
2012Weatherall LJ, Rae KM, Naden ML, Smith R, 'Research skills build healthy Aboriginal communities', International Indigenous Development Research Conference. Keynote Speakers: Biographies and Abstracts, Auckland, NZ (2012) [E3]
Co-authorsRoger Smith
2011Weatherall LJ, Rae KM, Milgate P, Hall ST, Carlin A, Boyd J, et al., 'A place of connections: The Gomeroi Gaaynggal Centre', Proceedings of the 3rd Coalition for Research to Improve Aboriginal Health (CRIAH) Aboriginal Health Research Conference, Sydney, NSW (2011) [E3]
Co-authorsRoger Smith, Sharron Hall, Maria Bowman
2010Rae KM, Weatherall LJ, 'Research that gives back, working with community', 2010 Primary Health Care Research Conference: Program & Abstracts, Darwin, NT (2010) [E3]
2010Rae KM, Weatherall LJ, Malin M, 'Gomeroi Gaaynggal - research skill building and empowerment of Aboriginal staff', 2010 Primary Health Care Research Conference: Program & Abstracts, Darwin, NT (2010) [E3]
2010Rees M, May JA, Rae KM, 'Storming the barricades. Improving rural client outcomes by addressing client decision making barriers', 2010 Primary Health Care Research Conference: Program & Abstracts, Darwin, NT (2010) [E3]
Co-authorsJenny May
2010Rae KM, 'Gomeroi gaaynggal in Tamworth', ArtsHealth Symposium - Space and Wellbeing, Newcastle, NSW (2010) [E3]
2009Lusumbami P, Rae KM, May JA, 'Smoking in pregnant indigenous women and smoking cessation interventions: A literature review', 2009 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference: Abstracts and Presentations, Adelaide, SA (2009) [E3]
Co-authorsJenny May
2009Rae KM, 'Gomeroi gaaynggal (Gomeroi babies): Tamworth', The 2nd ArtsHealth Conference Proceedings, Newcastle, NSW (2009) [E3]
2008Blake J, Rae KM, Green G, Draws R, 'Action time: Research to guide appropriate Aboriginal antenatal services', 2008 General Practice & Primary Health Care Research Conference: Program & Abstracts, Hobart, TAS (2008) [E3]
2008Wakely LT, Rae KM, Cooper RJ, 'Experience of parenting a premature infant: A literature review', 2008 General Practice & Primary Health Care Research Conference: Program & Abstracts, Hobart, TAS (2008) [E3]
Co-authorsLuke Wakely
2008Rae KM, Hollebone K, Apen K, Martin T, Smith R, 'Investigating life event stress could help reduce the incidence of preterm birth in Aboriginal Australians', Aboriginal Health Research Conference 2008: Conference Program and Abstract Book, Sydney, NSW (2008) [E3]
Co-authorsRoger Smith
2008Blake J, Green G, Draws R, Rae KM, 'Are there barriers to accessing antenatal, child and family health services for Aboriginal families in the Tamworth area?', Aboriginal Health Research Conference 2008: Conference Program and Abstract Book, Sydney, NSW (2008) [E3]
2008Wakely LT, Cooper RJ, Rae KM, 'Experience of parenting a premature ilnfant in a rural area', NSW Rural and Remote Health Conference 2008: Conference Program, Coffs Harbour, NSW (2008) [E3]
Co-authorsLuke Wakely
2007Rae KM, Hollebone K, Clausen DC, O'Connor AE, Phillips DJ, Macfarlane JR, 'Follistatin activin A and other inflammatory proteins through parturition', Endocrine Journal, Christchurch, New Zealand (2007) [E3]
2007Kreamer R, Rae KM, Cooper RJ, 'Out of the NICU but not home yet - The postcode lottery of birth', 4th Biennial NSW Primary Health Care Research & Evaluation Conference. Programme and Abstract Book, Bondi Beach (2007) [E3]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants11
Total funding$2,503,468

Click on a grant title below to expand the full details for that specific grant.


20151 grants / $2,000

Society for Reproductive Investigation 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting, San Fransisco USA, 24-28 March 2015$2,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine
Project TeamDoctor Kym Rae
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2015
Funding Finish2015
GNoG1500306
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20144 grants / $713,625

An early indicator of renal dysfunction in Indigenous women at risk of pregnancy complications $624,583

Funding body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Funding bodyNHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)
Project TeamDoctor Kirsty Pringle, Professor Eugenie Lumbers, Doctor Kym Rae, Professor Fiona Broughton-Pipkin, Professor Roger Smith
SchemeProject Grant
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2014
Funding Finish2014
GNoG1300183
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

Using Art to improve the health of Aboriginal mothers and their babies$49,042

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding bodyHunter Medical Research Institute
Project TeamProfessor Roger Smith, Doctor Kym Rae
SchemeProject Grant
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2014
Funding Finish2014
GNoG1401528
Type Of FundingGrant - Aust Non Government
Category3AFG
UONY

Does a novel biomarker of renal function in pregnant Indigenous Australian women predict their future renal and cardiovascular health?$25,000

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding bodyHunter Medical Research Institute
Project TeamProfessor Eugenie Lumbers, Doctor Kirsty Pringle, Doctor Kym Rae, Professor Roger Smith
SchemeProject Grant
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2014
Funding Finish2014
GNoG1301370
Type Of FundingGrant - Aust Non Government
Category3AFG
UONY

Gomeroi gaaynggal Community ArtsHealth$15,000

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding bodyHunter Medical Research Institute
Project TeamDoctor Kym Rae
SchemeProject Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2014
Funding Finish2014
GNoG1401087
Type Of FundingGrant - Aust Non Government
Category3AFG
UONY

20131 grants / $2,000

Culture, Health and Wellbeing International Conference, Bristol United Kingdom, 24-26 June 2013$2,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine
Project TeamDoctor Kym Rae
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2013
Funding Finish2013
GNoG1300526
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20121 grants / $1,723,519

Understanding the Origins of Diabetes and Kidney Disease in Aboriginal Children and Their Mothers$1,723,519

Funding body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Funding bodyNHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)
Project TeamProfessor Roger Smith, Professor Mark McLean, Professor Eugenie Lumbers, Professor Sandra Eades, Emeritus Professor John Boulton, Doctor Kym Rae, Professor Clare Collins
SchemeProject Grant
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2012
Funding Finish2012
GNoG1100137
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

20102 grants / $11,100

Healthy Mums, Healthy Bubs, Healthy Communities 2011$10,000

Funding body: Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Funding bodyDepartment of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Project TeamDoctor Kym Rae
SchemeFamily relationship program
RoleLead
Funding Start2010
Funding Finish2010
GNoG1100673
Type Of FundingOther Public Sector - Commonwealth
Category2OPC
UONY

Indigenous Women and Wellness Conference, Darwin, 22 - 28 August 2010$1,100

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine
Project TeamDoctor Kym Rae
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2010
Funding Finish2010
GNoG1000733
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20091 grants / $27,040

Stress during pregnancy and the developmental origins of renal disease in Aboriginal Australians$27,040

Funding body: Kidney Health Australia

Funding bodyKidney Health Australia
Project TeamDoctor Kym Rae, Professor Roger Smith, Professor Eugenie Lumbers
SchemeMedical Research Project Grants
RoleLead
Funding Start2009
Funding Finish2009
GNoG0189886
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Non Commonwealth
Category1NS
UONY

20081 grants / $24,184

Linking Cigarette Smoking to Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes in Aboriginal Women$24,184

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding bodyHunter Medical Research Institute
Project TeamProfessor Roger Smith, Conjoint Professor Peter Jones, Doctor Kym Rae
SchemeProject Grant
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2008
Funding Finish2008
GNoG0188464
Type Of FundingContract - Aust Non Government
Category3AFC
UONY
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Research Supervision

Current Supervision

CommencedResearch Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2014Factors Influencing Renal Development and Function in Indigenous Australians; the Roles of Preterm Birth, Intrauterine Growth and Maternal Renal Health
General Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medicine
Principal Supervisor
2013Optimising Dietary Intake and Nutrition-Related Health Outcomes in Aboriginal Women and their Children
Nutrition & Dietetics, Faculty of Health and Medicine
Co-Supervisor
2012Experience of Parenting a Premature Infant in Rural Area
Public Health, Faculty of Health and Medicine
Principal Supervisor
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News

Operation Angel Award for UON academic

December 5, 2014

University of Newcastle research academic Dr Kym Rae is being honoured for her dedication to kidney health research in Indigenous Australians.

Dr Kym Rae

Position

Research Academic
Mothers and Babies Research Centre
School of Medicine and Public Health
Faculty of Health and Medicine

Focus area

Indigenous Health

Contact Details

Emailkym.rae@newcastle.edu.au
Phone02-67652698
Mobile0431379872
Fax02 6765 3743

Office

RoomGomeroi gaaynggal Centre 2/1 Hinkler Street
BuildingGomeroi gaaynggal Centre
LocationTamworth NSW 2340

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