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Dr Kelly Jones

Biography/ Background

Kelly is a Research Fellow at ARCPOH. Her research interests include Health Services research, child oral health, oral health in the media and social constructions of oral health.

Kelly has worked at ARCPOH since 1998 and has published in international peer review journals. She teaches several courses and is stream co-ordinator for Community Dentistry V and is course co-ordinator for Social Context of Dentistry. She reviews for several international journals. Kelly has recieved several degrees from both Flinders University and The University of Adelaide.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts (Political Science), Flinders University

Bachelor of Arts (Political Science) Honours, Flinders University

Master of Public Health, The University of Adelaide

Doctor of Philosophy (Dentistry), The University of Adelaide

Teaching at University course, The University of Adelaide

Awards & Achievements

Colgate International Association for Dental Research (IADR) ANZ Division Travel Award (pre- doctoral)

Deans Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence - 2013

Premiers Award for Health Services (in collaboration with SA Dental Service)

Teaching Interests

Stream co-ordinator - Community Dentistry V

Course co-ordinator  - Social Context of Dentistry

Research Interests

Health services research

Child oral health

Indigenous oral health

Oral epidemiology

Social construction of oral health

Oral health in media

 

Publications

 Journals

Invited publications
  

2013      Success for a novel approach to priority setting in South Australian public dental clinics.

K Jones

Australian Dental Journal 58(3):378-83

Refereed publications

 

2014     Development and psychometric validation of a Health Literacy in Dentistry scale (HeLD)

K. Jones, E. Parker, H. Mills, A. Horowitz, D. Brennan and L.M. Jamieson

Community Dental Health; 31 (1) pp37-43.

 

 

2014     Access, literacy and behavioural correlates of poor self-rated oral health amongst an Indigenous South Australian population

K.Jones, E.Parker, LM Jamieson

Community Dental Health 31(2) :167–171

 

2013      An evaluation of the discriminant and predictive validity of relative social disadvantage as screening criteria for priority access to public general dental care, in Australia.

K Jones

BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14:106. 

 2009 Luzzi L, Spencer AJ, Jones K, K. Roberts-Thomson

2009      Luzzi L, Spencer AJ, Jones K, K. Roberts-Thomson

Predicting relative need for urgent dental care

               Community Dental Health. 26(3):162-169

 

2009      Luzzi L, Jones K, Spencer AJ, K. Roberts-Thomson

Association of urgent dental care with subjective oral health indicators and psychosocial impacts

Community Dental Health ;26(2):77-83.

 

2005      Luzzi L, Spencer AJ, Jones K, Teusner D.

               Australian Dental Journal Sep;50(3):179-85.

               Job Satisfaction of Registered Dental Practitioners.

 

1999      K Jones, D Turnbull and M Wakefield

Tobacco Control Spring;8(1):62-6.

Attitudes and Experiences of Restaurateurs Regarding Smoking Bans in Adelaide, South Australia.

                  

Research reports

2012 K Jones
Lift the Lip evaluation
SA Dental Service


2009 K,Jones , G, Sleeman
Findings from the Better Oral Health in Residential Care Project
SA Dental Service and Australian department of Health and Ageing

2009 K,Jones
Qualitative findings from the Northern Aged care Project of the South Australian Dental Service
Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health

2002 K. Jones, K. Roberts-Thomson, AJ Spencer, L. Luzzi
Evaluation of the NSW Priority Oral Health Program. Adelaide.
Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, The University of Adelaide.

2002 AJ Spencer, K Roberts-Thomson, L. Luzzi, K. Jones
The Relative Needs Index Study, South Australia and New South Wales. Adelaide.
Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, The University of Adelaide.


2002 AJ Spencer, K Carter, K Jones, D Brennan, D Teusner
2001 New South Wales Oral Health Workforce Project. Adelaide.
Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, The University of Adelaide.

2000 AJ Spencer, K Carter, D Brennan, K Jones, D Teusner
1999 Victorian Oral Health Labour force Planning Project. Adelaide.
Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, The University of Adelaide.

1997 K Jones, D Turnbull
Prevalence and predictors of no-smoking policies in South Australian public places. Adelaide.
The University of Adelaide.

1994 K Jones
The status of Non English Speaking Background (NESB) Sex Workers in Queensland. Brisbane.
Queensland Health

Conference Presentations

2012 Lift the Lip. Integrating an oral health screening into a pre-school health promotion program
K Jones, C Morris
Population Health Congress, Adelaide, AUST

2010 Impact of a triage system for prioritising urgent dental care
K Jones, GD Slade, AJ Spencer
International Association for Dental Research, Barcelona, SPAIN

2006 Evaluation of a Priority Setting Questionnaire for Dental Care.
K Jones*, G Slade, AJ Spencer
International Association for Dental Research, (ANZ Division) Brisbane, AUST

2004 Oral surgery in Public Dental Services: patient or provider driven?
K Jones*, AJ Spencer
International Association for Dental Research, (ANZ Division), FIJI

2003 Priority Setting in Emergency Public Dental Care in NSW, Australia.
K Jones*, A Patterson, L Luzzi, K Roberts-Thomson, AJ Spencer
International Association for Dental Research (ANZ Division), Melbourne, AUST

2003 Understanding Public Dental Service Utilisation in South Australia.
L Luzzi*, AJ Spencer, K Roberts-Thomson, K Jones
International Association for Dental Research (ANZ Division), Melbourne, AUST

2003 Using Indicators of Social Disadvantage in a Screening Tool to Prioritise Access to General Dental Care
K Jones*, A Patterson, L Luzzi, K Roberts-Thomson, AJ Spencer
International Association for Dental Research, Goteburg, SWEDEN

2002 A Relative Needs Index for Emergency Dental Care.
K Roberts-Thomson*, L Luzzi, K Jones, AJ Spencer.
International Association of Dental Research, San Diego, USA

2002 Educational Integration: A Foundation Strategy For Increasing Job Satisfaction Within the Oral Health Team.
K Jones* and D Teusner
Public Health Association of Australia, Adelaide, AUST

2001 A Multi-Method Model for Evaluating an Innovative NSW Priority Oral Health Program -A Case Study.
K Jones* and A Patterson
International Conference of the Australasian Evaluation Society, Canberra, AUST

2001 Insights Into Factors Affecting Recruitment and Retention of Victorian Dentists.
K Jones*, and D Teusner
Public Health Association of Australia, Sydney, AUST

2001 Job Satisfaction of Registered Victorian Dental Practitioners in 1999.
L Luzzi*, AJ Spencer, K Jones and D Teusner
Public Health Association of Australia, Sydney, AUST

1997 Attitudes and Experiences of Restaurant Owners Regarding Smoking Bans in Adelaide, South Australia.
M Wakefield*, K Jones and D Turnbull
10th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, Beijing, CHINA

1997 Smoking Bans in Adelaide Restaurants.
D Turnbull*, K Jones and M Wakefield
Public Health Association of Australia, Sydney, AUST

1994 NESB Sex Worker Health Education: The Peer Model in Review.
K Jones*
Australasian Sexual Health Conference, Gold Coast, AUST

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professional Associations

Public Health Association of Australia and New Zealand

International Association of Dental Research

 

Community Engagement

Co-Founder of Jupiter Creek Farm,  a community supported agriculture initiative

Past Director of Food Connect Adelaide

Steering Comittee Member of The University of Adelaide Office of Sustainability Fair Trade Comittee

Guest lecturer in Food Security School of Nutrition Flinders University

Entry last updated: Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014

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