Adjunct Professor Kaye Roberts-Thomson

Adjunct Professor Kaye Roberts-Thomson
 Position Adjunct Professor
 Org Unit ARCPOH
 Email kaye.robertsthomson@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 4454
 Location Floor/Room WS9099.06 ,  Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences ,   North Terrace
  • Research Funding

    1.  NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence 1031310 2011-2014 ($2,464,677) Dental health services research for improved oral health outcomes. Brennan DS, Do LG, Roberts-Thomson KF, Spencer AJ.
    2.  NHMRC Partnership Project Grant 1016326 2011–2014 ($1,259,000) Impact of health policy on the delivery of dental services and child oral health outcomes” Spencer AJ, Do LG, Roberts-Thomson KF, Brennan DS and Mejia G.
    3.  NHMRC Project Grant 1010758  2011–2014 ($662,065) Randomised control trial of effectiveness of silver fluoride in managing deciduous dental caries in remote Aboriginal communities. Roberts-Thomson KF, Do LG
    4.  NHMRC Project Grant 1011589  2011–2014 ($543,977) Intergenerational change in oral health in Australia. Harford J, Luzzi L, Tan H, Mejia G, Roberts-Thomson KF, Spencer AJ.
    5.  Children’s Research Foundation (Channel 7) 2011 ($40,000). Study of microbiology linked to evaluation of strong teeth for little kids (Y2).  Leach AJ, Smith-Vaughan HC, Morris PS, Slade GD, Roberts-Thomson KF, Bailie RS.
    6.  NHMRC ICIHRP Grant 627350 2010–2014 ($1,390,040) (Australian component of ICIHRP grant)    Reducing disease burden and health inequalities arising from chronic dental disease among Indigenous children: an early childhood caries intervention. Jamieson LM, Nasir R, Chong A, Parker E, Roberts-Thomson KF, Misan G, Spencer AJ.
    7.  Children’s Research Foundation (Channel 7) 2009 ($40,000). Study of microbiology linked to evaluation of strong teeth for little kids.  Leach AJ, Smith-Vaughan HC, Morris PS, Slade GD, Roberts-Thomson KF, Bailie RS.
    8.  NHMRC CCRE Grant 565520 2009-2013 ($2,440,625). Centre for Oral Health. Bartold PM, Spencer AJ, Townsend GC, Keefe DMK, Roberts-Thomson KF.
    9.  ADRF Grant 19-2007 ($7000) Social gradient, oral health status and access to services. Miller JL, Spencer AJ, Roberts-Thomson KF
    10. NHMRC Project Grant 519246  2008–2010 ($326,363) Risk indicators for periodontal disease in an urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population. Roberts-Thomson KF, Bartold PM, Daniels J, Magarey A, Meihubers S
    11. NHMRC Project Grant 320858  2005–08 ($1,465,750) Improved dental health for remote Aboriginal children: a cluster randomised controlled trial. Morris P, Slade GD, Roberts-Thomson K, Leach A, Bailie R.
    12. NHMRC Population Capacity Building Grant 349537, 2005–09 ($2,493,750): Oral health research for the Australian population Slade GD, Spencer AJ, Hiller J, Roberts-Thomson KF.

  • Publications

    PUBLICATIONS 2013

    •Jamieson LM, Sayers SM, Roberts-Thomson KF. Associations between oral health and height in an indigenous Australian birth cohort. Community Dent Health. 2013 Mar;30(1):58-64.
    •Slade G, Sanders A, Do LG, Roberts-Thomson KF, Spencer AJ. Effects of fluoridated drinking water on dental caries in Australian adults. J Dent Res published online 1 March 2013
    •Armfield JM, Spencer AJ, Roberts-Thomson KF, Plastow K. Water Fluoridation and the Association of Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption and Dental Caries in Australian Children. Am J Public Health. 2013 Jan 17

     
     
    PUBLICATIONS 2012

    •ARCPOH, Roberts-Thomson KF, Luzzi L and Stewart JF (2012). Families and their use of dental services. Aust Dent J (Data Watch) 57(1):103–8
    •Brennan DS, Do L, Harford J, Luzzi L, Marveggio S, Roberts-Thomson KF and White A (2012). Preface. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 40(Suppl. 2):iv.
    •Brennan DS, Spencer AJ and Roberts-Thomson KF (2012). Change in self-reported oral health in relation to use of dental services over 2 yr. Eur J Oral Sci 120:422–8.
    •Mejia GC, Amarasena N, Ha DH, Roberts-Thomson KF and Ellershaw AC (2012). Child Dental Health Survey Australia 2007: 30-year trends in child oral health. Dental statistics and research series no. 60. Cat. no. DEN 217. Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (internet only).
    •Roberts-Thomson KF (2012). Targeting in a population health approach. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 40(Suppl. 2):22–27.

     
    PUBLICATIONS 2011

    •Ha D,Roberts-Thomson KF and Armfield JM (2011). The Child Dental Health Surveys Australia, 2005 and 2006. Cat. no. DEN 213. Dental Statistics and Research Series no. 54. Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.
    •National Oral Health Promotion Clearinghouse, Roberts-Thomson KF (2011). Oral health messages for the Australian public. Findings of a national consensus workshop. Aust Dent J 56(3):331–5.
    •Roberts-Thomson KF, Stewart JF and Do LG (2011). A longitudinal study of the relative importance of factors related to use of dental services among young adults. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 39(3):268–75.

     PRESENTATIONS 2012

    51st Australian / New Zealand Division Annual Meeting, International Association for Dental Research (IADR), 26–28 September 2011, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

    Periodontal health in an urban Indigenous population. Roberts-Thomson KF*, Amarasena N, Do L, Bartold PM.

     

    6th Asian Conference of Oral Health Promotion for School Children (ACOHPSC), 9–11 November 2011, Hanoi, Vietnam

    Population approaches to preventing caries in children. Roberts-Thomson K (Invited keynote speaker).

     

    90th General Session and Exhibition of the International Asso-ciation for Dental Research (IADR), 20–23 June 2012, Iguacu Falls, Brazil

    Oral session: Psychosocial Aspects of Oral Health: II (Chairs: J Armfield and K Roberts‑Thomson)

    Roberts-Thomson KF*, Do L and Bartold P. Severe periodontitis: prevalence, extent, severity in an urban Indigenous population.

    Armfield JA*, Roberts-Thomson KF, Spencer AJ.Source of drinking water and caries experience in Australian children.

     

     

    ARCPOH Workshop on Fluoride Guidelines in Australia, 14–15 August 2012, National Wine Centre of Australia, Adelaide, South Australia

    Session 3: Effectiveness of water fluoridation in caries prevention

    Roberts-Thomson K. Caries experience and exposure to fluoridated water among Australian adults.

     

    School of Dentistry Research Day, 17 August 2012, Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia

    Oral Presentation Session 3

    (Chair: Professor K Roberts-Thomson)

     

    51st Australian / New Zealand Division Annual Meeting, International Association for Dental Research (IADR), 26–28 September 2011, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

    Periodontal health in an urban Indigenous population. Roberts-Thomson KF*, Amarasena N, Do L, Bartold PM.

     

    6th Asian Conference of Oral Health Promotion for School Children (ACOHPSC), 9–11 November 2011, Hanoi, Vietnam

    Session 3: New technology in prevention and treatment for school children

    Population approaches to preventing caries in children. Roberts-Thomson K (Invited keynote speaker).

    POSITION:

    Professor Roberts-Thomson is the Director of the Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health (ARCPOH) at the University of Adelaide and Director of the Dental Practice Education Research Unit (DPERU). She also manages the National Oral Health Promotion Clearing House.

     

    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Her research interests are in epidemiology and dental public health, particularly in inequality in oral health and access to dental care. Her current work is in Indigenous health, oral health surveys and health promotion for oral health. She has been a leader in national oral health surveys in Vietnam, East Timor, and Australia and has trained and calibrated examiners for national surveys in New Zealand. She has authored over 60 scientific papers, several books, book chapters and reports.

     

  • Media Expertise

    CategoriesAboriginal & Indigenous Issues, Dentistry
    ExpertisePublic dental health (social inequality in access to care and in oral health); Indigenous oral health; dental auxiliaries

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