Kendall George

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Kendall George


Teaching areas

  • Master of Midwifery
  • Bachelor of Nursing and Midwifery

Research areas

  • maternal and child health
  • infant mental health
  • parenting practices


Kendall George has an extensive background both as a registered nurse and midwife and has worked in many diverse clinical areas including; intensive care, rural and remote and emergency nursing. Kendall has practiced midwifery in a range of models including large tertiary health care settings, team midwifery and private practice.

Kendall commenced teaching at USC in 2008 and has worked in roles as a clinical facilitator, researcher, tutor, lecturer and course coordinator. Currently Kendall is working as a Lecturer in Nursing and Midwifery and is a Visiting Research Fellow (Maternal and Child Health) at the Sunshine Coast Hospital Health Service. Kendall has recently submitted her PhD Titled: The Parenting Premmies Support Program: developing and piloting a mobile health intervention for mothers of preterm infants. Kendall is passionate about maternal and child health, in particular the relationship between mother and child and normalising infant behaviour.

Research grants

Project name Investigators Funding body Year
Supporting and mentoring young mothers at university Rowe, J, Barnes, M, Reed, R, Allan, J and George, K USC Equity Grant 2009
Making Baby's Bed: Historical and contemporary images of mother infant interaction Barnes, M, George, K, and Rowe, J USC Equity Grant 2011
The Staying Connected Project Barnes, M, Rowe, J, and George, K Wishlist Sunshine Coast Health Foundation Research Grant Scheme 2012
The parenting premmie support program: designing and piloting an mHealth intervention designed to support mothers of preterm infants George, K, Rowe, J. Barnes, M & Kearney, L

USC Research Scholarship

Yes-Yoga especially for mums by midwives: a pilot research study incorporating pregnancy yoga and childbirth education Kearney, J, Elcheimer, S, Hartley, B & George, K Wishlist Sunshine Coast Health Foundation 2016

Escape trial-enabling safe and close care in postnatal environments a pilot study

Young, J, Kearney, L, Rutherford, C, Cowan, S, George, K, Hoey, J

Wishlist Sunshine Coast Health Foundation Research Grant Scheme 2017
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