Wendy Keech

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Wendy commenced as CEO at SA Academic Health Science and Translation Centre in February 2018.  Prior to this she spent 4 years in the Aboriginal Research Unit at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) where she was the Executive Officer of the SA Aboriginal Chronic Disease Consortium and Senior Research Translation Manager working on a range of state and national research projects. In 2014 she moved to SAHMRI from the Heart Foundation where she had been Director of Cardiovascular Health for 11 years.  Through her career she has had significant experience in developing, implementing and evaluating evidence based programs and working between research, policy and program delivery.  She has a strong background in strategic planning, prevention, public health, heart disease, physical activity, tobacco control and nutrition.

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Research Output 2014 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

The Impact of Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Programs on 12-Month Clinical Outcomes: A Linked Data Analysis

Astley, C. M., Chew, D., Keech, W., Nicholls, S., Beltrame, J., Horsfall, M., Tavella, R., Tirimacco, R. & Clark, R. A., 1 Jan 2019, In : Heart Lung and Circulation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

'We get so task orientated at times that we forget the people': Staff communication experiences when caring for Aboriginal cardiac patients

Kelly, J., Dowling, A., McBride, K., Keech, W. & Brown, A., 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Australian Health Review.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

South Australian Aboriginal Health Needs and Gaps Report: Central Adelaide Local Health Network, 2017

Pearson, O., Peterson, K., McBride, K., Shtangey, V., Xiang, J., Eltridge, F. & Keech, W., 2017

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report