Karla Canuto

Dr, BSpExSc, GradDipIndigHProm, GradCertResMeth, PhD

  • 71 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
20112020

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Public Profile

Karla is a Torres Strait Islander, an experienced health promotion professional and health researcher. Karla's qualifications include a Bachelor of Sports Science (JCU) and a Graduate Diploma in Indigenous Health Promotion (Uni Sydney). Karla’s PhD was awarded by the University of South Australia, conferred in 2013.

Karla currently leads the Capacity Development Platform within Wardliparingga Aboriginal Health Equity at SAHMRI. The Capacity Development Platform aims to strengthen the capacity of all researchers working in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research; support the next generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health researchers to increase Indigenous-led research; and ultimately improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities.

 

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of South Australia

Graduate Diploma, University of Sydney

1 Jul 200630 Jun 2007

Graduate Certificate, University of South Australia

1 Jul 200730 Nov 2007

Graduate Diploma, University of Sydney

… → 30 Jun 2007

Bachelor's Degree, James Cook University

… → 30 Jun 2000

External positions

Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, James Cook University

Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, University of Adelaide

Keywords

  • Indigenous Health
  • Health Promotion
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
  • Aboriginal Health
  • physical activity

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Research Output

  • 71 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 16 Article
  • 7 Review article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Abstract

Assessing the quality of health research from an Indigenous perspective: The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander quality appraisal tool

Harfield, S., Pearson, O., Morey, K., Kite, E., Canuto, K., Glover, K., Gomersall, J., Carter, D., Davy, C., Aromataris, E. & Braunack-Mayer, A., 10 Apr 2020, In : BMC medical research methodology. 20, 1, 79.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart disease, hospitalisation and referral: Coaching to Achieving Cardiovascular Health through cardiac rehabilitation in Queensland

Field, P., Franklin, R. C., Barker, R., Ring, I., Leggat, P. & Canuto, K., 1 Feb 2020, In : The Australian journal of rural health. 28, 1, p. 51-59 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart disease, hospitalisation and referral: Coaching to Achieving Cardiovascular Health through cardiac rehabilitation in Queensland

Field, P., Franklin, R. C., Barker, R., Ring, I., Leggat, P. & Canuto, K., Feb 2020, In : Australian Journal of Rural Health. 28, 1, p. 51-59 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prizes

Cancer Council SA Beat Cancer Project Travel Grant

Karla Canuto (Recipient), 14 Jun 2019

Prize: Other distinction

Activities

  • 3 Oral presentation

“Doing Aboriginal research the right way”: Reflections on leadership and governance within a cancer research project

Sandra Miller (Speaker), Karla Canuto (Author), Kim Morey (Author)
17 Sep 201919 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Cancer treatment and the risk of cancer death among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal South Australians: Analysis of a matched cohort study

David Banham (Author), David Roder (Author), Dorothy Keefe (Author), Gelareh Farshid (Author), Marion Eckert (Author), Karla Canuto (Speaker), Natasha Howard (Author), Alex Brown (Author)
17 Sep 201919 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

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

David Banham (Author), David Roder (Author), Marion Eckert (Author), Natasha Howard (Author), Karla Canuto (Author), Sandra Miller (Speaker), Alex brown Brown (Author)
17 Sep 201919 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation