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Dr Kylie McCullough


Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 3486, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO21.424
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 3486
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO21.424  


Kylie is a lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery. In addition to teaching responsibilities, Kylie is currently completing her PhD using grounded Theory methodology and exploring the role of nurses in providing Primary Health Care to remote communities.


Kylie has worked as a Registered Nurse for over 20 years. She has experience in acute hospital care as well as community health and Remote Aboriginal Primary Health clinics.

Professional Associations

  • CRANA plus member
  • Australian Council of Nurses member.

Research Areas and Interests

  • Grounded Theory
  • Primary health Care
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
  • Nurse Practitioner and advanced nursing practice.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2018.
  • Bachelor of Science (Nursing) With First Class Honours, Edith Cowan University, 2011.
  • Bachelor of Nursing, New Zealand, 1998.


Recent Research Grants

  • Primary Health Care in practice: Validation of a Grounded Theory through observations of Remote Area Nursing practice,  Edith Cowan University,  Early Career Researcher Grant – 2020,  2020 - 2021,  $28,497.
  • International Orientation Resource,  Edith Cowan University,  School of Nursing and Midwifery Strategic Initiative Fund,  2016 - 2019,  $8,000.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • McCullough, K., Whitehead, L., Bayes, S., Williams, A., Cope, V., (2020), The delivery of Primary Health Care in remote communities: A Grounded Theory study of the perspective of nurses. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 102, , 103474, United Kingdom, Pergamon, DOI:
  • Byers, L., Michell, K., McCullough, K., (2018), Awareness, acceptability and access to screening mammography for remote Aboriginal women. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 29(3), 366-367, DOI: 10.1002/hpja.40.
  • Allen, E., Williams, A., Jennings, D., Stomksi, N., Gouke, R., Toye, C., Slatyer, S., Clarke, T., McCullough, K., (2018), Revisiting the Pain Resource Nurse Role in Sustaining Evidenceā€Based Practice Changes for Pain Assessment and Management. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 15(5), 368-376, DOI: 10.1111/wvn.12318.
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