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Kelsey Hegarty

Chair Of Family Violence Prevention
General Practice
science & technology
humans
life sciences & biomedicine
female
domestic violence
adult
intimate partner violence
general & internal medicine
australia
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Prof

Kelsey Hegarty

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Domestic violence and family violence
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Prof

Kelsey Hegarty

 

Kelsey Hegarty is an academic general practitioner who holds the joint Chair in Family Violence Prevention at the University of Melbourne and the Royal Women's Hospital. She co chairs the Melbourne Research Alliance to End Violence against Women (MAEVe).

Her research includes the evidence base for interventions to prevent violence against women; educational and complex interventions around identification of domestic and family violence in primary care settings and early intervention with men, women and children exposed to abuse. Interventions are delivered through health care and through the use of new technologies.She has developed a measure of domestic violence the Composite Abuse Scale, validated multidimensional measure of partner abuse. It has been used extensively globally and is available in 10 languages. She has co-edited a book on Intimate partner abuse for health professionals and is on two Cochrane systematic reviews of screening and advocacy interventions for domestic violence. She led the development of Royal Australian College of General Practice White Book on Abuse and Violence and a GP learning module. She has developed an innovative domestic violence curriculum for health practitioners and she regularly teaches domestic violence and mental health issues to undergraduates and postgraduate medical and nursing practitioners. She provides regular expert advice to the World Health Organsiation. She is also Director of the Postgraduate Primary Care Nursing Course in the Department. She works in general practice 1 session per week.

Projects

Displaying the 58 most recent projects by Kelsey Hegarty.

58

Projects

Project Types


37

Research Grant


21

Research Contracts


Scholarly Works

Displaying the 204 most recent scholarly works by Kelsey Hegarty.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2015

Research Excellence Community Impact Award

The University of Melbourne

2012

Distinguished Paper

North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Meeting, New Orleans

2012

Distinguished Paper

Primary Health Care and General Practice Conference

2011

Sir Benjamin F. Meaker Visiting Professorship

University of Bristol England

2004

Norman Curry Award for Innovation and Excellence in Support of and Service to Teaching and Learning

University of Melbourne

1983

Elsie Butler Wilkinson Prize in Child Health, and Carnation Company Prize in Child Health

University of Queensland

2004

FRACGP - Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners


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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Chair Of Family Violence Prevention

General Practice

Racgp Abuse And Violence Special Interest Group

WONCA Steering Committee Special Interest Group on Family Violence

Member

AAAPC

Member

Systemic Review of Family Violence Deaths, Dept. of Justice, Vic

Chair

Domestic Violence Resource Centre

Member

RACGP National Standing Committee on Research

Member

Domestic Violence Resource Centre management committee, Melbourne

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

The University of Queensland

Fellowship of RACGP

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery

The University of Queensland