Abraham Kuot is a Research Fellow at Flinders University Rural Health South Australia. He is a molecular biologist, geneticist and a public health researcher with 11 years of experience. He completed his PhD in Medical Research at the Department of Ophthalmology, Flinders University of South Australia in 2015. Currently, Kuot is the project manager for a National Research study, funded by the Australian Department of Health and Ageing, called the ‘Harmony in the Bush: Co-design of a personalised model of care for dementia in rural residential aged care’. This study is undertaken to identify key drivers of personalised care intervention, and use co-design principles to implement and evaluate a personalised model of care incorporating music, art and movement interventions for residents with dementia in 5 rural aged care homes in South Australia and Far North Queensland. Kuot’s research interests include healthy ageing and innovative care models for dementia in long-term residential aged care facilities, health services delivery, population health, and rural medical education.
Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Research (PhD(Med)), Flinders University (2015)
Bachelor of Science (Honours), Flinders University (2010)
Bachelor of Innovation & Enterprise in Science and Technology (BIEST), Flinders University (2008)
Bachelor of Medical Science (BMedSc), Flinders University (2007)
2018 – 2020 Research Fellowship, Dementia and Aged Care Services Fund (Australian Department of Health), Flinders University
2012 – 2014 Postgraduate Research Scholarship, Flinders University ($24,875 per annum)
2012 – 2014 Postgraduate Research Top-up Scholarship ($6,000 per annum), Faculty of Health Sciences, Flinders University
2013 Student Publication Award ($500), Flinders University
2012 Student Publication Award ($500), Flinders University
2011 Flinders Medical Centre Foundation Grant ($16,000), Flinders University
2010 Honours Scholarship ($2,500), Flinders University
2006 – 2007 Commonwealth Learning Scholarship ($2,100 per annum), Flinders University
2006 Golden Key International Honours Society membership certificate award (top 15% of the best performing first year University students in 2005)
2005 Flinders First Year Education Costs Bursary ($500), Flinders University
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