• 525 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
20082020

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Biography

Dr Rona Macniven specialises in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research with specific interests in physical activity and sport. Her research involves the co-design, delivery and evaluation of projects addressing complex health priorities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, including ear health, fall prevention and dementia prevention. She is commited to improving physical health and social and emotional wellbeing across the lifespan. Rona leads epidemiological and community evaluation research studies in collaboration with multiple academic institutions and community groups, including Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services. She has undertaken consultancy work and secondment placements within large Australian NGOs to translate research into practice. 

Education/Academic qualification

Public Health, PhD, Prevention Research Collaboration, Charles Perkins Centre, Sydney School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW 2006, Australia.

External positions

Honorary Research Fellow, Poche Centre for Indigenous Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

Research Fellow, The University of New South Wales

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Research Outputs

  • 525 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 29 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Letter
  • 1 Review article

Atrial fibrillation in Indigenous Australians: a multisite screening study using a single-lead ECG device in Aboriginal primary health settings

Gwynn, J., Gwynne, K., Rodrigues, R., Thompson, S., Bolton, G., Dimitropoulos, Y., Dulvari, N., Finlayson, H., Hamilton, S., Lawrence, M., MacNiven, R., Neubeck, L., Rambaldini, B., Taylor, K., Wright, D. & Freedman, B., 19 Jul 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Heart Lung and Circulation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Exercise motivators, barriers, habits and environment at an Indigenous community facility

    Macniven, R. & Esgin, T., 24 Aug 2020, In : Managing Sport and Leisure. 12 p.

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  • Physical activity and sport participation characteristics of Indigenous children registered in the Active Kids voucher program in New South Wales

    Macniven, R., Foley, B. C., Owen, K. B., Evans, J. R., Bauman, A. E. & Reece, L. J., 3 Jul 2020, In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Physical activity interventions to prevent and manage type 2 diabetes among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples: a systematic review protocol

    Evans, J., Canuto, K., Kelly, R., Caperchione, C. & Macniven, R., 31 Aug 2020, In : JBI evidence synthesis.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 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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