Dr Kate Hunter is a Senior Research Fellow in the Injury Division at The George Institute and holds a NSW Health Early Mid Career post-doctoral research fellowship.
Kate is currently working across several research projects addressing injury among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Among those research projects and building on work conducted during her PhD, Kate is evaluating a child car restraint program delivered by Aboriginal community workers across 12 sites in New South Wales and is managing an NHMRC funded project focused on better understanding burn injury in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.
Kate sits on the Institute’s Research Committee for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and has done so since its inception in 2009. Kate was an invited participant of the Lowitja Institute’s roundtable discussion to identify research priorities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child health and family well-being in November 2014. She is a sitting Council member for Kidsafe NSW.