Dr 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 practised 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 program leader for the Bachelor of Midwifery and Bachelor of Nursing Science/Bachelor of Midwifery. She is also a Visiting Research Fellow (Maternal and Child Health) at the Sunshine Coast Hospital Health Service. Kendall's PhD study was 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.
|Project name||Investigators||Funding body||Year|
|Learning together to work together: Developing best practice and credentialing frameworks for interprofessional education for health disciplines at USC||Bogossian, F., Barr, N., Carter, R., Craven, D., George, K., Hamilton, A., Henderson, A., Katsikitis, M., Masters, N., Nash, G., Pelly, F., Taylor, J.||USC Commissioned Learning & Teaching Program Grant A$30,000||
|Promoting and facilitating spontaneous vaginal birth in nulliparous women at full term: systematic review, predictive cohort study and development of an evidence-based bundle of care||Kearney, L., Bogossian, F., George, K., Reed, R., Reeves, J., Triggs, T.||Wishlist-SERTF Collaborative Research Grant A$49,881||
|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||
|Yes-Yoga especially for mums by midwives: a pilot research study incorporating pregnancy yoga and childbirth education||Kearney, L., Elcheimer, S., Hartley, B., George, K.||Wishlist Sunshine Coast Health Foundation||2016|
|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||
|The Staying Connected Project||Barnes, M., Rowe, J., George, K.||Wishlist Sunshine Coast Health Foundation Research Grant Scheme||2012|
|Making Baby's Bed: Historical and contemporary images of mother infant interaction||Barnes, M., George, K., Rowe, J.||
USC Equity Grant
|Supporting and mentoring young mothers at university||Rowe, J., Barnes, M., Reed, R., Allan, J., George, K.||USC Equity Grant||2009|