Dr Amy Gray is a General Paediatrician, Medical Educator and mixed-methods researcher with over 10 years experience in global health focused in South East Asia, particularly Lao PDR and Vietnam. Dr Gray undertook a PhD which evaluated the impact of implementing the WHO Pocketbook of Hospital Care for Children on the quality of care in in Lao PDR, and the factors that influenced changes in practice.
Following this she developed and continues to lead a program of collaboration with Lao Paediatricians and the University of Health sciences Lao PDR. This work is funded by the Planet Wheeler Foundation to improve quality of paediatric care and medical education capacity in Lao PDR. The collaboration has led to work implementing and evaluating oxygen systems in district hospitals, implementing and evaluating Early Essential Newborn Care, redesigning educational approaches to the the WHO Pockeboook and IMNCI (Integrated Management of Newborn and Childhood Illnesses) and understanding learning and teaching needs in low income settings. Dr Gray and her team have worked with the World Health Organisation, Save the Children, UNICEF and the Lao Ministry of Health.
Her research interests include work-place learning, ward round education and the use of educational strategies to change clinical practice and improve quality of care.
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Multidisciplinary Communication Skills Workshop Focusing On Building Positive, Respectful ..
Diagnosis of pneumonia and malaria in Nigerian hospitals: A prospective cohort study
Fourth Phase- Integrated Approach To Improving Clinical Care Of Sick Children, Luang Praba..
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Implementation Lessons from a Multifaceted National Newborn Program in Solomon Islands: A Mixed-Methods Study
Shidan Tosif, Anna Jatobatu, Anita Maepioh, Amy Gray, Katherine Gilbert, Jan Hodgson, Trevor Duke
Journal article | 2020 | The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Multifaceted interventions are important in improving neonatal quality of care and health outcomes. This study describes the imple..
Healthcare worker knowledge and skills following coaching in WHO early essential newborn care program in the Solomon Islands: a prospective multi-site cohort study
Shidan Tosif, Anna Jatobatu, Anita Maepioh, Amy Gray, Howard Sobel, Priya Mannava, Trevor Duke
Journal article | 2020 | BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
Hypoxaemia in hospitalised children and neonates: A prospective cohort study in Nigerian secondary-level hospitals.
Hamish Graham, Ayobami A Bakare, Adejumoke I Ayede, Oladapo B Oyewole, Amy Gray, David Peel, Barbara McPake, Eleanor Neal, Shamim A Qazi, Rasa Izadnegahdar, Trevor Duke, Adegoke G Falade
Journal article | 2019 | EClinicalMedicine
Background: Hypoxaemia is a common complication of pneumonia and a major risk factor for death, but less is known about hypoxaemia..
Oxygen systems to improve clinical care and outcomes for children and neonates: A stepped-wedge cluster-randomised trial in Nigeria
Hamish R Graham, Ayobami A Bakare, Adejumoke Ayede, Amy Z Gray, Barbara McPake, David Peel, Olatayo Olatinwo, Oladapo B Oyewole, Eleanor FG Neal, Cattram D Nguyen, Shamim A Qazi, Rasa Izadnegahdar, John B Carlin, Adegoke G Falade, Trevor Duke
Journal article | 2019 | PLOS Medicine
BACKGROUND: Improving oxygen systems may improve clinical outcomes for hospitalised children with acute lower respiratory infectio..
Adoption of paediatric and neonatal pulse oximetry by 12 hospitals in Nigeria: a mixed-methods realist evaluation
Hamish R Graham, Ayobami A Bakare, Amy Gray, Adejumoke Idowu Ayede, Shamim Qazi, Barbara McPake, Rasa Izadnegahdar, Trevor Duke, Adegoke G Falade
Journal article | 2018 | BMJ Global Health
Improving oxygen therapy for children and neonates in secondary hospitals in Nigeria: study protocol for a stepped-wedge cluster randomised trial
Hamish R Graham, Adejumoke I Ayede, Ayobami A Bakare, Oladapo B Oyewole, David Peel, Amy Gray, Barbara McPake, Eleanor Neal, Shamim Qazi, Rasa Izadnegahdar, Adegoke G Falade, Trevor Duke
Journal article | 2017 | TRIALS
Some sustained improvements in pneumonia case management four and five years following implementation of paediatric hospital guidelines in Lao PDR
Amy Gray, Louis Chhor, Saysanasongkham Sanyalack, Ruth Lim, Jana Lai, Keo Vilivong, Melinda Morpeth, Douangdao Soukaloun, Fiona Russell
Journal article | 2017 | SCIENTIFIC REPORTS
Improved oxygen systems in district hospitals in Lao PDR: a prospective field trial of the impact on outcomes for childhood pneumonia and equipment sustainability.
Amy Zigrida Gray, Melinda Morpeth, Trevor Duke, David Peel, Christian Winter, Manivanh Satvady, Kongkham Sisouk, Bouasengnignom Prasithideth, Khamsay Detleuxay
Journal article | 2017 | BMJ Paediatr Open
Background: Hypoxaemia is a common and potentially fatal complication of many childhood, newborn and maternal conditions but often..
Honours, Awards and Fellowships
FRACP - Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians
Associate Professor - Cah Co-Ordinator
Paediatrics Royal Children'S Hospital
ANZAHPE (Australian and New Zealand Association of Health Professional Education)
AMEE (European Association of Medical Education)
Doctor of Philosophy
University of Melbourne
Graduate Diploma of Clinical Education
Flinders University of South Australia
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery
University of Melbourne
Bachelor of Medical Science
University of Melbourne