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Associate Professor Dan McAullay

Director, Aboriginal Research

Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5479
Email: d.mcaullay@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML15.215  
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0651-899X

Associate Professor Dan McAullay is the Director, Aboriginal Research at Kurongkurl Katitjin.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The Australian National University, 2010.

Research Outputs

Journal Articles

  • Blekkenhorst, L., Ride, K., Wallace, R., Eades, S., McAullay, D., Godrich, S. (2022). Healthy lifestyle initiatives for increasing fruit and vegetable intake among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples: a rapid review. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, 47(2), 115-123. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2021-0076.

Books

  • Robertson, F., Nannup, N., Coall, D., McAullay, D., Nannup, A. (2021). Moort: A Celebration of a Traditional and Contemporary Aboriginal Family System. Batchelor Press.

Journal Articles

  • McNamara, B., Jones, J., Shepherd, C., Gubhaju, L., Joshy, G., McAullay, D., Preen, D., Jorm, L., Eades, S. (2020). Identifying young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in linked administrative data: A comparison of methods. International Journal of Population Data Science, 5(1), article number 11. https://doi.org/10.23889/ijpds.v5i1.1100.
  • Gubhaju, L., Williams, R., Jones, J., Hamer, D., Shepherd, C., McAullay, D., Eades, S., McNamara, B. (2020). “Cultural Security Is an On-Going Journey … ” Exploring Views from Staff Members on the Quality and Cultural Security of Services for Aboriginal Families in Western Australia. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(22), Article number 8480. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17228480.

Journal Articles

  • Mitchinson, C., Strobel, N., McAullay, D., McAuley, K., Bailie, R., Edmond, K. (2019). Anemia in disadvantaged children aged under five years; Quality of care in primary practice. BMC Pediatrics, 19(1), Article number 178. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12887-019-1543-2.
  • Edmond, K., Strobel, N., Adams, C., McAullay, D. (2019). Effect of early childhood development interventions implemented by primary care providers commencing in the neonatal period to improve cognitive outcomes in children aged 0-23 months: Protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. Systematic Reviews, 8(1), Article number 224. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-019-1142-1.
  • Strobel, N., Bourke, J., Leonard, H., Richardson, A., Edmond, K., McAullay, D. (2019). Assessing the quality, efficiency and usefulness of the Western Australian population-based Intellectual Disability Exploring Answers (IDEA) surveillance system: A surveillance system evaluation. BMJ Open, 9(10), Article number e026003. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026003.
  • Robertson, F., Coall, D., McAullay, D., Nannup, A. (2019). Intergenerational influences of hunger and community violence on the Aboriginal people of Western Australia: A review. International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies, 12(2), 1-13.
  • Edmond, K., Tung, S., McAuley, K., Strobel, N., McAullay, D. (2019). Improving developmental care in primary practice for disadvantaged children. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 104(4), 372-380. https://doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2018-315164.

Journal Articles

  • McNamara, B., Gubhaju, L., Jorm, L., Preen, D., Jones, J., Joshy, G., Shepherd, C., McAullay, D., Eades, S. (2018). Exploring factors impacting early childhood health among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and communities: protocol for a population-based cohort study using data linkage (the 'Defying the Odds' study). BMJ Open, 8(3), Article number e021236. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-021236.
  • Edmond, K., McAuley, K., McAullay, D., Matthews, V., Strobel, N., Marriott, R., Bailie, R. (2018). Quality of social and emotional wellbeing services for families of young Indigenous children attending primary care centers; A cross sectional analysis. BMC Health Services Research, 18(1), Article No. 100. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-2883-6.
  • Gardner, K., Sibthorpe, B., Chan, M., Sargent, G., Dowden, M., McAullay, D. (2018). Implementation of continuous quality improvement in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care in Australia: A scoping systematic review. BMC Health Services Research, 18(1), Article no. 541. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-3308-2.
  • McAullay, D., McAuley, K., Bailie, R., Mathews, V., Jacoby, P., Gardner, K., Sibthorpe, B., Strobel, N., Edmond, K. (2018). Sustained participation in annual continuous quality improvement activities improves quality of care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 54(2), 132-140. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpc.13673.
  • Strobel, N., McAuley, K., Matthews, V., Richardson, A., Agostino, J., Bailie, R., Edmond, K., McAullay, D. (2018). Understanding the structure and processes of primary health care for young indigenous children. Journal of Primary Health Care, 10(3), 267-278. https://doi.org/10.1071/HC18006.
  • Sibthorpe, B., Gardner, K., Chan, M., Dowden, M., Sargent, G., McAullay, D. (2018). Impacts of continuous quality improvement in Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander primary health care in Australia: A scoping systematic review. Journal of Health, Organization and Management, 32(4), 545-571. https://doi.org/10.1108/JHOM-02-2018-0056.

Journal Articles

  • Sibthorpe, B., Agostino, J., Coates , H., Weeks, S., Lehmann, D., Wood, M., Lannigan, F., McAullay, D. (2017). Indicators for continuous quality improvement for otitis media in primary health care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 23(1), 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1071/PY16096.
  • Strobel, N., Peter, S., McAuley, K., McAullay, D., Marriott, R., Edmond, K. (2017). Effect of socioeconomic disadvantage, remoteness and Indigenous status on hospital usage for Western Australian preterm infants under 12 months of age: a population-based data linkage study. BMJ Open, 7(1), article no. e013492. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013492.

Journal Articles

  • Sibthorpe, B., Gardner, K., McAullay, D. (2016). Furthering the quality agenda in Aboriginal community controlled health services: understanding the relationship between accreditation, continuous quality improvement and national key performance indicator reporting. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 22(4), 270-275. https://doi.org/10.1071/PY15139.
  • McAuley, K., McAullay, D., Strobel, N., Marriot, R., Atkinson, D., Marley, J., Stanley, F., Edmond, K. (2016). Hospital utilisation in Indigenous and non-Indigenous infants under 12 months of age in Western Australia, prospective population based data linkage study. PLoS One, 11(4), e0154171. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0154171.
  • Cresp, R., Clarke, K., McAuley, K., McAullay, D., Moylan, C., Sue, P., Gervase, C., Cook, A., Edmond, KM. (2016). Effectiveness of the Koorliny Moort out-of-hospital health care program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in Western Australia. Medical Journal of Australia, 204(5), 197e1-197e7. https://doi.org/10.5694/mja15.00827.
  • McAullay, D., McAuley, K., Marriott, R., Pearson, G., Jacoby, P., Ferguson, C., Geelhoed, E., Coffin, J., Green, C., Sibosado, S., Henry, B., Doherty, D., Edmond, K. (2016). Improving access to primary care for Aboriginal babies in Western Australia: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 17(1), Article Number 82. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-016-1206-7.
  • Durey, A., McAullay, D., Gibson, B., Slack-Smith, L. (2016). Aboriginal Health Worker perceptions of oral health: A qualitative study in Perth, Western Australia. International Journal for Equity in Health, 15(1), Article No. 4. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12939-016-0299-7.
  • Durey, A., McAullay, D., Gibson, B., Slack-Smith, L. (2016). Oral Health in Young Australian Aboriginal Children: Qualitative Research on Parents’ Perspectives. JDR Clinical & Translational Research, 2(1), 38-47. https://doi.org/10.1177/2380084416667244.

Journal Articles

  • Davis, TM., Hunt, K., Bruce, DG., Starkstein, S., Skinner, T., McAullay, D., Davis, WA. (2015). Prevalence of depression and its associations with cardio-metabolic control in Aboriginal and Anglo-Celt patients with type 2 diabetes: The Fremantle Diabetes Study Phase II. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 107(3), 384-391. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2014.12.014.

Journal Articles

  • Brusse, C., Gardner, K., McAullay, D., Dowden, M. (2014). Social media and mobile apps for health promotion in Australian Indigenous populations: Scoping review. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 16(12), Article no. e280. https://doi.org/10.2196/jmir.3614.
  • Christensen, D., Davis, G., Draper, G., Mitrou, F., McKeown, S., Lawrence, D., McAullay, D., Pearson, G., Rikkers, W., Zubrick, SR. (2014). Evidence for the use of an algorithm in resolving inconsistent and missing Indigenous status in administrative data collections. Australian Journal of Social Issues, 49(4), 423-443.

Journal Articles

  • Davis, TM., Hunt, K., McAullay, D., Chubb, SA., Sillars, B., Bruce, DG., Davis, WA. (2012). Continuing disparities in cardiovascular risk factors and complications between Aboriginal and Anglo-Celt Australians with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care, 35(10), 2005-2011. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc12-0225.
  • Lawrence, D., Christensen, D., Mitrou, F., Draper, G., Davis, G., McKeown, S., McAullay, D., Pearson, G., Zubrick, SR. (2012). Adjusting for under-identification of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander births in time series produced from birth records: Using record linkage of survey data and administrative data sources. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 12(2012), Article Number 90. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2288-12-90.

Journal Articles

  • Slack-Smith, LM., Read, AW., Colvin, LJ., Leonard, H., Kilpatrick, N., McAullay, D., Messer, LB. (2011). Total population investigation of dental hospitalizations in Indigenous children under five years in Western Australia using linked data. Australian Dental Journal, 56(4), 358-364. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1834-7819.2011.01366.x.

Journal Articles

  • Eades, SJ., Read, AW., McAullay, D., McNamara, B., O'Dea, K., Stanley, F. (2010). Modern and traditional diets for Noongar infants. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 46(7-8), 398-403. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1754.2010.01752.x.
  • Boyle, T., Shepherd, CC., Pearson, G., Monterio, H., McAullay, D., Economo, K., Stewart, S. (2010). Awareness and impact of the ‘Bubblewrap’ advertising campaign among Aboriginal smokers in Western Australia. Tobacco Control, 19(1), 83-86. https://doi.org/10.1136/tc.2009.031856.

Journal Articles

  • Lehmann, D., Arumugaswamy, A., Elsbury, D., Finucane, J., Stokes, A., Monck, R., Jeffries-Stokes, C., McAullay, D., Coates, H., Stanley, FJ. (2008). The Kalgoorlie Otitis Media Research Project: rationale, methods, populations characteristics and ethical considerations. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, 22(1), 60-71. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3016.2007.00891.x.
  • Eades, S., Read, AW., Stanley, FJ., Eades, F., McAullay, D., Williamson, A. (2008). Bibbulung Gnarneep (‘solid kid’): Causal pathways to poor birth outcomes in an urban Aboriginal birth cohort. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 44(6), 342-346. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1754.2008.01306.x.

Journal Articles

  • Davis, T., McAullay, D., Davis, W., Bruce, D. (2007). Characteristics and outcome of type 2 diabetes in urban Aboriginal people: The Fremantle Diabetes Study. Internal Medicine Journal, 37(1), 59-63. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1445-5994.2006.01247.x.

Journal Articles

  • Freemantle, CJ., Read, A., Deklerk, N., McAullay, D. (2006). Constructing a Mortality Profile of Western Australian Born Aboriginal Infants, Children and Young People Using Total Population Linked Data. Australasian Epidemiologist, 13(1), 1-6.
  • Freemantle, CJ., Read, AW., Deklerk, N., McAullay, D., Anderson, I., Stanley, FJ. (2006). Patterns, trends, and increasing disparities in mortality for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal infants born in Western Australia, 1980-2001: population database study. The Lancet, 367(9524), 1758-1766. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(06)68771-0.

Journal Articles

  • Freemantle, CJ., Read, AW., Deklerk, N., Charles, AK., McAullay, D., Stanley, FJ. (2005). Interpretation of recent sudden infant death syndrome rates in Western Australia. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 41(12), 669-670. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1754.2005.00756.x.

Journal Articles

  • McAullay, D., Sibthorpe, B., Knuiman, M. (2004). Evaluation of a new diabetes screening method at Derbarl Yerrigan Health Services. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 28(1), 43-46. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-842X.2004.tb00631.x.

Journal Articles

  • Lehmann, D., Tennant, MT., Silva, DT., McAullay, D., Lannigan, F., Coates, H., Stanley, FJ. (2003). Benefits of swimming pools in two remote Aboriginal communities in Western Australia: intervention study. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 327(Issue 7412), 415-419. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7412.415.

Research Projects

  • A primary care provider intervention to improve early child neurodevelopment in Urban Aboriginal children, National Health and Medical Research Council, Clinical trials and cohort studies, 2022 ‑ 2027, $3,516,653.
  • Aboriginal child and adolescent improvement through Aboriginal leadership and collaborative research teams, National Health and Medical Research Council, Centres of Research Excellence, 2018 ‑ 2024, $143,742.
  • Bringing family, community, culture and country to the centre of health care: culturally appropriate models for improving mental health and wellbeing in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people, National Health and Medical Research Council, MRFF Million Minds Mission, 2019 ‑ 2024.
  • Restoring on-Country performance: song, language and south coast landscapes, Australian Research Council, Grant - Discovery Indigenous, 2020 ‑ 2024, $1,106,370.
  • Aboriginal Health, Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation, Covid-19 Research Fund, 2020 ‑ 2023, $200,000.
  • Multifactorial, multidisciplinary nurse led Aboriginal dementia prevention through cardio-metabolic risk reduction, behaviour change and other strategies: a pragmatic RCT, National Health and Medical Research Council, Targeted Research Grant, 2018 ‑ 2023.
  • Social practices of oral health in Australian preschool children, Australian Research Council, Grant - Discovery Projects, 2021 ‑ 2023, $86,556.
  • Birthing on Country - Connected to Country, Birthing on Country, On Country we Grow, Department of Health WA, Grant, 2022 ‑ 2023, $97,221.
  • Interventions to treat chronic suppurative otitis media: a network meta-analysis, Telethon Kids Institute, Wesfarmers Centre of Vaccines & Infectious Diseases - 2020 Round 1 - Seed Funding & Scientist - Clinician Partnership Grant, 2021 ‑ 2022, $13,812.
  • Improving access to primary care for Aboriginal babies in Western Australia. The 'Stork' population based cluster randomised trial, National Health and Medical Research Council, Project Grants, 2020 ‑ 2022, $294,171.
  • Medical and Health Research Infrastructure Fund (MHRIF) 2021, Department of Health WA, Medical and Health Research Infrastructure, 2021 ‑ 2022, $14,849.
  • Medical and Health Research Infrastructure Fund 2019 (Round 23), Department of Health WA, Medical and Health Research Infrastructure, 2020 ‑ 2021, $23,581.
  • Improving hospital-based care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander preterm infants and their families, Women and Infants Research Foundation, Grant, 2021, $59,336.
  • Investigating the experience of families using the Family Integrated Care Program for preterm infants in the NICU, Women and Infants Research Foundation, Grant, 2021, $40,365.
  • National Network - Indigenous communities, Australian Universities Closing the Gap, National Health and Medical Research Council, Targeted Research Grant Seed Funding, 2020, $12,000.
  • Medical and Health Research Infrastructure Fund 2018 (Round 22), Department of Health WA, Medical and Health Research Infrastructure, 2019 ‑ 2020, $11,590.
  • Yinhawangka Community Survey, Yinhawangka Aboriginal Corporation, Tender, 2016 ‑ 2018, $311,614.
  • Moort Project Phase 2: Windo ngop yinyoong bidi (Old blood, new veins), University of Western Australia, NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence: Improving Health Services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children, 2018, $17,500.
  • Wyalkatchem - the Nyoongar story, Edith Cowan University, ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2016, 2016 ‑ 2017, $30,000.
  • Reform Rationalisation Reinvestment Project, Department of Aboriginal Affairs WA, Grant, 2015 ‑ 2016, $120,000.
  • Proposed Bellberry Research Fellowship Funding, Bellberry Limited, Scholarship, 2011 ‑ 2013, $100,000.
  • Evaluation of the Performance of the Indigenous Hip Hop Program, beyondblue, Grant, 2009 ‑ 2010, $44,871.

Research Student Supervision

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Evolution of the Human Family
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