Karla Canuto


  • 62 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
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Karla is a Torres Strait Islander, experienced health promotion professional and health researcher. Karla's qualifications include a Bachelor of Sports Science (JCU), a Graduate Diploma in Indigenous Health Promotion (Uni Sydney) and a PhD (UniSA).


Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of South Australia

Graduate Diploma, University of Sydney

… → 30 Jun 2007

Bachelor's Degree, James Cook University

… → 30 Jun 2000

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Research Output 2011 2019

  • 62 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 9 Article
  • 3 Review article
  • 1 Chapter

Action area 8–Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

Macniven, R., Canuto, K. & Page, K., 2019, Blueprint for an active Australia: 3rd Edition. 3 ed. National Heart Foundation of Australia, p. 60-63 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access

Disparities in breast screening, stage at diagnosis, cancer treatment and the subsequent risk of cancer death: A retrospective, matched cohort of aboriginal and non-aboriginal women with breast cancer

CanDAD Aboriginal Community Reference Group and other CanDAD investigators, 14 Jun 2019, In : BMC Health Services Research. 19, 1, 387.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Healthy Choice Rewards: A Feasibility Trial of Incentives to Influence Consumer Food Choices in a Remote Australian Aboriginal Community

Brown, C., Laws, C., Leonard, D., Campbell, S., Merone, L., Hammond, M., Thompson, K., Canuto, K. & Brimblecombe, J., 3 Jan 2019, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The impact of physical activity and sport on social outcomes among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: A systematic scoping review

Macniven, R., Canuto, K., Wilson, R., Bauman, A. & Evans, J., 1 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 22, 11, p. 1232-1242 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Implementing the Baby One Program: A qualitative evaluation of family-centred child health promotion in remote Australian Aboriginal communities

Campbell, S., McCalman, J., Redman-MacLaren, M., Canuto, K., Vine, K., Sewter, J. & McDonald, M., 24 Mar 2018, In : BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 18, 1, 73.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Cancer Council SA Beat Cancer Project Travel Grant

Karla Canuto (Recipient), 14 Jun 2019

Prize: Other distinction