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Kate Odgers-Jewell

Assistant Professor Conjoint

Level 4, Building 5, Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine, Bond University

Professional biography

Kate is the Conjoint Allied Health Academic Researcher with Bond University and the Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD). In this role, she works closely with allied health professionals within the NNSWLHD to build research capacity and contribute to the evidence base for the effective delivery of allied health services. Kate is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) and has worked in the Higher Education sector for over 14 years across various roles at Bond University and Griffith University, and as an adjunct at the University of Queensland (UQ). Kate was previously the Assistant Professor of Healthcare Innovations at Bond University. She returned to Bond University in 2019 from the Institute for Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH), a not-for-profit Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Health Organisation, where she worked as the Student Placement Coordinator and Dietitian Clinic Lead. Kate's research is across the broad theme of education and is underpinned by a person-centred approach. Her PhD research was in the area of group-based education for the management of chronic diseases, focussing on type 2 diabetes mellitus. Kate is passionate about providing rewarding learning experiences to current and future health professionals and supporting allied health professionals to develop their research capacity, navigate the research evidence, critically evaluate healthcare practices, and enhance the delivery of effective value-based healthcare. 

Professional admissions

  • Dietitians Australia
  • Indigenous Allied Health Australia


  • Doctor of Philosophy Bond University, Australia
  • Honours, Nutrition and Dietetics Griffith University, Australia
  • Master of Nutrition and Dietetics Griffith University, Australia
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science Griffith University, Australia