Dr Kim Jackson joined the Primary Care Clinical Unit at The University of Queensland in March 2020. She is the Coordinator for the UQGP Research network and provides post-doc qualitative research support for the Multimorbidity Toolkit project. Kim completed a PhD in a public health project related to childhood obesity at Queensland University of Technology in 2018 and has been working for the University of Queensland since 2019. Prior to this, she had a long career in public health and health services planning within the UK, Queensland and NSW Health Departments. She also managed her own consultancy business, completing numerous projects to assess health care needs, evaluate services and recommend health service improvements across the range of hospital and community health services. In addition, Kim has prior clinical experience as a nurse within community and primary care settings. Her main research interests are in the development of opportunities to enhance the provision of care in primary and community-based settings, as well as health systems policy and planning. Kim has skills in qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods research. 


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Queensland University of Technology  

  • MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing, London School of Economics & London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine  

  • Postgraduate Degree in Health Visiting, London South Bank University  

  • Bachelor of Nursing, Welsh National School of Medicine, University of Wales