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Adjunct Professor Michael Kimlin

Faculty of Health,
School - Public Health and Social Work,
Research - Public Health

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Name
Adjunct Professor Michael Kimlin
Position(s)
Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Health,
School - Public Health and Social Work,
Research - Public Health
IHBI Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Public Health and Social Work - HDHS
Discipline *
Public Health and Health Services
Phone
+61 7 3138 5802
Fax
+61 7 3138 3369
Email
Location
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Qualifications

PhD (University of Southern Qld)

Keywords

Skin cancer, ozone, shade, ultraviolet, uv, uv index, uv measurement, UV dosimetry, vitamin D

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Centre for Research Excellence in Sun and Health (CRESH)

In October 2010, QUT received an NHRMC funding grant to establish a Centre for Research Excellence in Sun and Health (CRESH) within IHBI. Professor Michael Kimlin will lead the centre, which will focus on the interrelationships of:

  • skin cancer
  • sun exposure
  • Vitamin D in Australia.

Read more about CRESH.

AusSun Research Lab

AusSun Research Lab conducts research in untraviolet (UV) radiation and its subsequent health effects on Australians.

Some common negative health effects are:

  • skin cancer
  • sunburn
  • eye damage.

However UV radiation can also have a positive effect on the body through vitamin D synthesis. AusSun is involved in research in both of these areas.

This information has been contributed by Adjunct Professor Michael Kimlin.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Advisor/Consultant for Industry
Reference year
2005
Details
Consulatant for the United States Institutes of Health (National Cancer Insitute) in sun exposure assessment of individuals using UV badge technology.
Type
Appointment to State/National/International Reference Group or Government Committees
Reference year
2007
Details
Elected Chair of the Queensland Public Health Forum (QPHF) Skin Cancer Prevention Working Group.

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
Sun Exposure, Vitamin D and the Outcome of Prostate Cancer
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
464850
Start year
2007
Keywords
Prostate Cancer, Sun Exposure, Ultraviolet B, Vitamin D, VDR Polymorphisms
Title
Quantitative Assessment of Solar UV Exposure for Vitamin D Synthesis in Australian Adults
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
497220
Start year
2008
Keywords
Vitamin D, UV Radiation, Sun Exposure
Title
Response of Melanocytes to Sunlight
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
553068
Start year
2009
Keywords
Melanoma, Melanocyte Preventative Medicine, Ultraviolet Radiation
Title
Centre for Research Excellence in Sun and Health (CRESH)
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
1001456
Start year
2010
Keywords
Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation, Skin Cancer, Vitamin D, Health Behaviours, Melanoma
Title
Does vitamin D supplementation reduce mortality for older adults : a pilot trial
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
613655
Start year
2010
Keywords
Title
Does adherence to current guidelines relating to UV exposure effectively maintain adequate vitamin D levels in the Victorian population
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
17386
Start year
2012
Keywords
Population Health, Skin Cancer, Uv Exposure, Vitamin D
Title
Understanding seasonal variation in Vitamin D
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
1023987
Start year
2012
Keywords

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