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 Senior Lecturer, Undergraduate Programme Leader & 4th Year Module Convenor 

Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice

Background and Interests

Profile_Jonathan_Kennedy

Dr Jonathan Kennedy is a general practitioner in Newtown, Wellington, and an academic lecturer in the Department of Primary Health Care & General Practice. 

He has a special interest in the primary health care needs of refugee and migrant arrivals to New Zealand. This dates back to field experience with the medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières, in South Sudan and Sri Lanka and to previous medical experience in Solomon Islands.He graduated with an MBChB (Otago) in 1997 and subsequently completed postgraduate diplomas in Obstetrics, Paediatrics and Public Health. He has been a fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners since 2007. Jonathan is also the Undergraduate Programme Leader within the Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice.

Teaching Activities

Jonathan has enjoyed clinical teaching for University of Otago students through his working career and has been tutoring medical students at the University of Otago Wellington since 2008. He convenes the MBChB 4th year general practice module and teaches across the undergraduate curriculum. He is co-convenor of the biennial distance-taught postgraduate paper: GENA720 Refugee and Migrant Health. 

Research Activities

Jonathan is developing his research interests at the interface between primary health care and public health, and is involved in research projects based in the Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice.

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Publications

Imlach, F., McKinlay, E., Kennedy, J., Pledger, M., Middleton, L., Cumming, J., & McBride-Henry, K. (2021). Seeking healthcare during lockdown: Challenges, opportunities and lessons for the future. International Journal of Health Policy & Management. Advance online publication. doi: 10.34172/ijhpm.2021.26

Imlach, F., McKinlay, E., Middleton, L., Kennedy, J., Pledger, M., Russell, L., … McBride-Henry, K. (2020). Telehealth consultations in general practice during a pandemic lockdown: Survey and interviews on patient experiences and preferences. BMC Family Practice, 21(1), 269. doi: 10.1186/s12875-020-01336-1

Morgan, S., Pullon, S., McKinlay, E., Garrett, S., Kennedy, J., & Watson, B. (2020). Collaborative care in primary care: The influence of practice interior architecture on informal face-to-face communication: An observational study. HERD: Health Environments Research & Design Journal. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/1937586720939665

Kennedy, J. D., Moran, S., Garrett, S., Stanley, J., Visser, J., & McKinlay, E. (2020). Refugee-like migrants have similar health needs to refugees: A New Zealand post-settlement cohort study. BJGP Open, 4(1), bjgpopen20X101013. doi: 10.3399/bjgpopen20X101013

McKinlay, E., Morgan, S., Garrett, S., Kennedy, J., Watson, B., & Pullon, S. (2019). Space and time: The influence of the built environment on collaborative practice in primary care health facilities. Proceedings of the 4th International Professional Practice, Education and Learning (ProPEL) Conference. (pp. 45-46). Retrieved from https://www.uts.edu.au/about/faculty-arts-and-social-sciences/international-studies-education/4th-international-propel-conference-2019/welcome-propel-2019-conference

Kennedy, J., & Le Grange, M. (2009). Refugee health. In K. James (Ed.), Health for the people: Newtown Union Health Service 20 years on. (pp. 84-95). Wellington, New Zealand: Steele Roberts.

Chapter in Book - Other

Imlach, F., McKinlay, E., Kennedy, J., Pledger, M., Middleton, L., Cumming, J., & McBride-Henry, K. (2021). Seeking healthcare during lockdown: Challenges, opportunities and lessons for the future. International Journal of Health Policy & Management. Advance online publication. doi: 10.34172/ijhpm.2021.26

Journal - Research Article

Imlach, F., McKinlay, E., Middleton, L., Kennedy, J., Pledger, M., Russell, L., … McBride-Henry, K. (2020). Telehealth consultations in general practice during a pandemic lockdown: Survey and interviews on patient experiences and preferences. BMC Family Practice, 21(1), 269. doi: 10.1186/s12875-020-01336-1

Journal - Research Article

Kennedy, J. D., Moran, S., Garrett, S., Stanley, J., Visser, J., & McKinlay, E. (2020). Refugee-like migrants have similar health needs to refugees: A New Zealand post-settlement cohort study. BJGP Open, 4(1), bjgpopen20X101013. doi: 10.3399/bjgpopen20X101013

Journal - Research Article

Morgan, S., Pullon, S., McKinlay, E., Garrett, S., Kennedy, J., & Watson, B. (2020). Collaborative care in primary care: The influence of practice interior architecture on informal face-to-face communication: An observational study. HERD: Health Environments Research & Design Journal. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/1937586720939665

Journal - Research Article

Chan, M. Y. L., Kennedy, J., & Oakley, A. (2017). Erythema multiforme triggered by imiquimod 5% cream. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 58(4), e257-e258. doi: 10.1111/ajd.12578

Journal - Research Other

Mann, J., Te Morenga, L., McLean, R., Swinburn, B., Ni Mhurchu, C., Jackson, R., Kennedy, J., & Beaglehole, R. (2016). Dietary guidelines on trial: The charges are not evidence based. Lancet, 388(10047), 851-853. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31278-8

Journal - Research Other

Mann, J., Beaglehole, R., Kennedy, J., Swinburn, B., & Te Morenga, L. (2017). Dietary guidelines are not beyond criticism: Authors' reply. Lancet, 389(10069), 598-599. doi: 10.1016/s0140-6736(17)30279-9

Journal - Professional & Other Non-Research Articles

Döbl, S., Kennedy, J., & Moran, S. (2012). Refugee children: Part of Aotearoa New Zealand’s healthy future. Children, 82, 19-52.

Journal - Professional & Other Non-Research Articles

McKinlay, E., Morgan, S., Garrett, S., Kennedy, J., Watson, B., & Pullon, S. (2019). Space and time: The influence of the built environment on collaborative practice in primary care health facilities. Proceedings of the 4th International Professional Practice, Education and Learning (ProPEL) Conference. (pp. 45-46). Retrieved from https://www.uts.edu.au/about/faculty-arts-and-social-sciences/international-studies-education/4th-international-propel-conference-2019/welcome-propel-2019-conference

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Kennedy, J., Moran, S., McKinlay, E., Visser, J., Garrett, S., & Stanley, J. (2017). Post-settlement refugee-like migrants and refugees, a comparative primary care health analysis. Proceedings of the Primary Health Care and General Practice Research Weekend. Retrieved from http://www.otago.ac.nz/wellington/departments/primaryhealthcaregeneralpractice/research/

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Morris, C., McDonald, J., Cumming, J., Faasalele Tanuvasa, A., Russell, L., Smiler, K., Kennedy, J., & McKinlay, E. (2017). Exploring the development and impact of changes in community pharmacy services in New Zealand. Proceedings of the Health Services Research Association of Australia and New Zealand (HSRAANZ) 10th Health Services & Policy Research Conference: Shifting Priorities: Balancing Acute and Primary Care Services. (pp. 77). HSRAANZ. Retrieved from http://www.hsraanz.org/

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Moran, S., & Kennedy, J. (2015). Working with refugees: A model of primary health care. Proceedings of the 3rd Refugee Research Symposium: Refugees and Research for Healthy Outcomes. (pp. 15). Retrieved from https://niphmhr.aut.ac.nz/research-centres/centre-for-migrant-and-refugee-research/events

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Kennedy, J. (2018, February). What's in a name? Primary health care after settlement for refugees and refugee-like migrants. Verbal presentation at the Global Migrations Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Yui, M., Pullon, S., Morris, C., Rose, S., & Kennedy, J. (2018, November). Refugee women's health-seeking behavioural change upon resettlement to a developed country, New Zealand. Verbal presentation at the Refuge in the City Conference: Former Refugees in Urban New Zealand, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Kennedy, J. (2017, May). Connecting refugees to health services in the community. Panel discussion at the National Refugee Resettlement Forum, Wellington, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Bourne, J., Kennedy, J., & Watson, P. (2013, July). Regular practice review: A new tool for CPD planning. Verbal presentation at the General Practice Conference: Generalism: The Heart of Health Care, Wellington, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Kennedy, J., & Moran, S. (2013, July). Working with refugees. Verbal presentation at the General Practice Conference: Generalism: The Heart of Health Care, Wellington, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

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