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Kylie Gwynne has thirty years’ 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, research and public policy. Kylie's focus is on the co-design of health care and human services to improve effectiveness, efficiency and outcomes. Her goal is to improve outcomes of Australians through co-design and delivery of culturally safe, timely and relevant services. Since 2012 she has secured $9.5m in funding to co-design, deliver and evaluate services with Aboriginal people including new approaches to oral health, allied health and cardiovascular disease. In 2018 she secured $23.5m for paediatric precision medicine. Kylie holds a Master of Human Services from Griffith University and a PhD in Health Sciences from the University of Sydney. She is currently an independent consultant, an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Poche Centre for Indigenous Health and a Senior Lecturer in Health Leadership at Macquarie University.

Education/Academic qualification

Health Sciences, PhD, University of Sydney

Human Services, Masters, Griffith University

External positions

Adjunct Associate Professor, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia.

2 Feb 20182 Feb 2023

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MRFF - IHRF 2019: Improving care pathways for Otitis Media in Aboriginal children (0-12): A case study approach

McMahon, C., Pellicano, L., Rambaldini, B., Gwynne, K., Harkus, S., Holt, L., Coates, H., Orr, N., Smith, A., Clague, L., Ganasekera, H. & Kong, K.


Project: Research

Safe water must be free for every Australian child.

Gwynne, K., Skinner, J., Dimitropoulos, Y. & Rambaldini, B.


Project: Research

Research Outputs

A school fluoride varnish program for Aboriginal children in rural New South Wales, Australia

Dimitropoulos, Y., Gwynne, K., Blinkhorn, A. & Holden, A., Apr 2020, In : Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 31, 2, p. 172-176 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Community based programs to improve the oral health of Australian Indigenous adolescents: a systematic review and recommendations to guide future strategies

    Gwynn, J., Skinner, J., Dimitropoulos, Y., Masoe, A., Rambaldini, B., Christie, V., Sohn, W. & Gwynne, K., 6 May 2020, In : BMC Health Services Research. 20, 1, p. 1-14 14 p., 384.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Customised approaches to vocational education can dramatically improve completion rates of Australian Aboriginal students

    Gwynne, K., Rojas, J., Hines, M., Bulkeley, K., Irving, M., McCowen, D. & Lincoln, M., Feb 2020, In : Australian health review : a publication of the Australian Hospital Association. 44, 1, p. 7-14 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    The oral health of Indigenous pregnant women: a mixed-methods systematic review

    Kong, A. C., Ramjan, L., Sousa, M. S., Gwynne, K., Goulding, J., Jones, N., Srinivas, R., Rambaldini, B., Moir, R. & George, A., Jul 2020, In : Women and Birth. 33, 4, p. 311-322 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Accessibility of primary, specialist, and allied health services for Aboriginal people living in rural and remote communities: protocol for a mixed-methods study

    Macniven, R., Hunter, K., Lincoln, M., O'Brien, C., Jeffries, T. L., Shein, G., Saxby, A., Taylor, D., Agius, T., Finlayson, H., Martin, R., Kong, K., Nolan-Isles, D., Tobin, S. & Gwynne, K., 28 Feb 2019, In : JMIR research protocols. 8, 2, p. 1-7 7 p., e11471.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    Australian Financial Review Inaugural Higher Education Award

    Kylie Gwynne (Recipient), Kim Szerdahelyi (Recipient) & Boe Rambaldini (Recipient), 2015


  • Sax Institute Research Action Award/Prize

    Kylie Gwynne (Recipient), 26 Nov 2019

    Prize: Other distinction

  • The University of Sydney Vice Chancellor’s Award for Excellence

    Kylie Gwynne (Recipient), Yvonne Dimitropoulos (Recipient), Vita Christie (Recipient) & Jemma Chao (Recipient), 2017


  • The University of Sydney Vice Chancellor’s Award for Excellence

    Kylie Gwynne (Recipient), Boe Rambaldini (Recipient), Vita Christie (Recipient), Jemma Chao (Recipient) & Yvonne Dimitropoulos (Recipient), 2019


  • Press / Media

    Vocational Education

    Kylie Gwynne


    1 item of Media coverage

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