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Senior Research Officer

Ms Kirsty Smith

RN, MPH, PhD

Phone
+61 (0)421 593 015
E-mail
ksmith@kirby.unsw.edu.au
Location
Wallace Wurth Building, Level 6
Causer LM; Ward J; Smith K; Saha A; Andrewartha K; Wand H; Hengel B; Badman SG; Tangey A; Matthews S; Mak D; Gunathilake M; Moore E; Speers D; Persing D; Anderson D; Whiley D; Maher L; Regan D; Donovan B; Fairley C; Kaldor J; Shephard M; Guy R, 2024, 'Clinical effectiveness and analytical quality of a national point-of-care testing network for sexually transmitted infections integrated into rural and remote primary care clinics in Australia, 2016–2022: an observational program evaluation', The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific, 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lanwpc.2024.101110
2024
Matthews SJ; Miller K; Andrewartha K; Milic M; Byers D; Santosa P; Kaufer A; Smith K; Causer LM; Hengel B; Gow I; Applegate T; Rawlinson WD; Guy R; Shephard M, 2024, 'External Quality Assessment (EQA) for SARS-CoV-2 RNA Point-of-Care Testing in Primary Healthcare Services: Analytical Performance over Seven EQA Cycles', Diagnostics, 14, pp. 1106 - 1106, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/diagnostics14111106
2024
Saha A; Andrewartha K; Badman SG; Tangey A; Smith KS; Sandler S; Ramsay S; Braund W; Manoj-Margison S; Matthews S; Shephard MDS; Guy R; Causer L, 2023, 'Flexible and Innovative Connectivity Solution to Support National Decentralized Infectious Diseases Point-of-Care Testing Programs in Primary Health Services: Descriptive Evaluation Study', Journal of Medical Internet Research, 25, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/46701
2023
Lee DYL; Ong JJ; Smith K; Jamil MS; McIver R; Wigan R; Maddaford K; McNulty A; Kaldor JM; Fairley CK; Bavinton B; Chen M; Chow EPF; Grulich AE; Holt M; Conway DP; Stoove M; Wand H; Guy RJ, 2022, 'The acceptability and usability of two HIV self‐test kits among men who have sex with men: a randomised crossover trial', Medical Journal of Australia, 217, pp. 149 - 154, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.51641
2022
Zhang Y; Wiseman V; Applegate TL; De Abreu Lourenco R; Street DJ; Smith K; Jamil MS; Terris-Prestholt F; Fairley C; McNulty A; Hynes A; Johnson K; Chow E; Bavinton BR; Grulich AE; Stoove M; Holt M; Kaldor JM; Guy RJ; Ong J, 2022, 'Preferences for HIV testing services and HIV self-testing distribution among migrant gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men in Australia', Frontiers in Medicine, 9, pp. 839479 - 839479, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmed.2022.839479
2022
Lafferty L; Smith K; Causer L; Andrewartha K; Whiley D; Badman SG; Donovan B; Anderson L; Tangey A; Mak D; Maher L; Shephard M; Guy R; Bastian L; Ward J; Kaldor J; Comerford C; Bushby T; Moore L; Gunathilake M; Johnson D; Gallant D, 2021, 'Scaling up sexually transmissible infections point-of-care testing in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities: healthcare workers’ perceptions of the barriers and facilitators', Implementation Science Communications, 2, pp. 127, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s43058-021-00232-8
2021
Zhang Y; Guy RJ; Smith KS; Jamil MS; Prestage G; Applegate TL; Conway DP; Holt M; Keen P; Bavinton B; McNulty AM; Batrouney C; Russell D; Vaughan M; Chen M; Fairley CK; Grulich AE; Kaldor JM; Callander D, 2021, 'Sustaining success: a qualitative study of gay and bisexual men’s experiences and perceptions of HIV self-testing in a randomized controlled trial', BMC Public Health, 21, pp. 2048, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-12011-0
2021
Zhang Y; Jamil MS; Smith KS; Applegate TL; Prestage G; Holt M; Keen P; Bavinton BR; Chen M; Conway DP; Wand H; McNulty AM; Russell D; Vaughan M; Batrouney C; Wiseman V; Fairley CK; Grulich AE; Law M; Kaldor JM; Guy RJ; Law M, 2021, 'The longer-term effects of access to HIV self-tests on HIV testing frequency in high-risk gay and bisexual men: follow-up data from a randomised controlled trial', The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific, 14, pp. 100214 - 100214, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lanwpc.2021.100214
2021
Hengel B; Causer L; Matthews S; Smith K; Andrewartha K; Badman S; Spaeth B; Tangey A; Cunningham P; Saha A; Phillips E; Ward J; Watts C; King J; Applegate T; Shephard M; Guy R, 2021, 'A decentralised point-of-care testing model to address inequities in the COVID-19 response', The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 21, pp. e183 - e190, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30859-8
2021
Watson C; Smith K; Latif A; Armstrong W; Ward J; Guy R; Senior K, 2020, 'Contextual and behavioural risk factors for sexually transmissible infections in young Aboriginal people in central Australia: A qualitative study', Sexual Health, 17, pp. 198 - 199, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH19181
2020
Ong JJ; De Abreu Lourenco R; Street D; Smith K; Jamil MS; Terris-Prestholt F; Fairley CK; McNulty A; Hynes A; Johnson K; Chow EPF; Bavinton B; Grulich A; Stoove M; Holt M; Kaldor J; Guy R, 2020, 'The Preferred Qualities of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Testing and Self-Testing Among Men Who Have Sex With Men: A Discrete Choice Experiment', Value in Health, 23, pp. 870 - 879, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jval.2020.04.1826
2020
Yeung A; Hocking J; Guy R; Fairley CK; Smith K; Vaisey A; Donovan B; Imrie J; Gunn J; Temple-Smith M; Regan D, 2018, '‘It Opened My Eyes’—examining the impact of a multifaceted chlamydia testing intervention on general practitioners using Normalization Process Theory', Family Practice, 35, pp. 626 - 632, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/fampra/cmy011
2018
Smith KS; Guy R; Danielewski J; Tabrizi SN; Fairley CK; McNulty AM; Rawlinson W; Saville M; Garland SM; Donovan B; Kaldor JM; Hocking JS, 2017, 'Biological and behavioral factors associated with positive chlamydia retests', Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 44, pp. 417 - 422, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000616
2017
Jamil MS; Prestage G; Fairley CK; Grulich AE; Smith KS; Chen M; Holt M; McNulty AM; Bavinton BR; Conway DP; Wand H; Keen P; Bradley J; Kolstee J; Batrouney C; Russell D; Law M; Kaldor JM; Guy RJ; Han A, 2017, 'Effect of availability of HIV self-testing on HIV testing frequency in gay and bisexual men at high risk of infection (FORTH): a waiting-list randomised controlled trial', The Lancet HIV, 4, pp. e241 - e250, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2352-3018(17)30023-1
2017
Danielewski JA; Phillips S; Kong FYS; Smith KS; Hocking JS; Guy R; Fairley CK; Garland SM; Tabrizi SN, 2017, 'A snapshot of Chlamydia trachomatis genetic diversity using multilocus sequence type analysis in an Australian metropolitan setting', European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 36, pp. 1297 - 1303, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10096-017-2935-6
2017
Silver B; Kaldor JM; Rumbold A; Ward J; Smith K; Dyda A; Ryder N; Yip TW; Su JY; Guy RJ, 2016, 'Community and clinic-based screening for curable sexually transmissible infections in a high prevalence setting in Australia: A retrospective longitudinal analysis of clinical service data from 2006 to 2009', Sexual Health, 13, pp. 140 - 147, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH15077
2016
Jamil MS; Guy RJ; Bavinton BR; Fairley CK; Grulich AE; Holt M; Smith KS; Chen M; McNulty AM; Conway DP; Keen P; Bradley J; Russell D; Kaldor JM; Prestage G, 2016, 'HIV testing self-efficacy is associated with higher HIV testing frequency and perceived likelihood to self-test among gay and bisexual men', Sexual Health, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH16100
2016
Smith KS; Kaldor JM; Hocking JS; Jamil MS; McNulty AM; Read P; Bradshaw CS; Chen MY; Fairley CK; Wand H; Worthington K; Blake S; Knight V; Rawlinson W; Saville M; Tabrizi SN; Garland SM; Donovan B; Guy R, 2016, 'The acceptability and cost of a home-based chlamydia retesting strategy: Findings from the REACT randomised controlled trial', BMC Public Health, 16, pp. 83, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-2727-4
2016
Smith KS; Hocking JS; Chen MY; Fairley CK; McNulty AM; Read P; Bradshaw CS; Tabrizi SN; Wand H; Saville M; Rawlinson W; Garland SM; Donovan B; Kaldor JM; Guy RJ, 2015, 'Dual Intervention to Increase Chlamydia Retesting: A Randomized Controlled Trial in Three Populations', American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 49, pp. 1 - 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2015.01.014
2015
Jamil MS; Prestage G; Fairley CK; Smith KS; Kaldor JM; Grulich AE; McNulty AM; Chen M; Holt M; Conway DP; Wand H; Keen P; Batrouney C; Bradley J; Bavinton BR; Ryan D; Russell D; Guy RJ, 2015, 'Rationale and design of FORTH: A randomised controlled trial assessing the effectiveness of HIV self-testing in increasing HIV testing frequency among gay and bisexual men', BMC Infectious Diseases, 15, pp. 561, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-015-1300-6
2015
Yeung A; Temple-Smith M; Spark S; Guy R; Fairley CK; Law M; Wood A; Smith K; Donovan B; Kaldor J; Gunn J; Pirotta M; Carter R; Hocking J; Chen M; Sanci L; Wilson D; Regan D; Tabrizi S; Ward J; Pitts M; Mitchell A; Saville M; Gertig D; Hellard M; Low N; Imrie J; Han A, 2014, 'Improving chlamydia knowledge should lead to increased chlamydia testing among Australian general practitioners: A cross-sectional study of chlamydia testing uptake in general practice', BMC Infectious Diseases, 14, pp. 584, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-014-0584-2
2014
Smith KS; Hocking JS; Chen M; Fairley CK; McNulty A; Read P; Bradshaw CS; Tabrizi SN; Wand H; Saville M; Rawlinson W; Garland SM; Donovan B; Kaldor JM; Guy R, 2014, 'Rationale and design of REACT: A randomised controlled trial assessing the effectiveness of home-collection to increase chlamydia retesting and detect repeat positive tests', BMC Infectious Diseases, 14, pp. 223, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-14-223
2014
Smith KS; Hocking JS; Wand H; Chen M; Fairley CK; Bradshaw CS; Read P; McNulty A; Saville M; Tabrizi N, 2013, 'HOME-BASED SAMPLE COLLECTION INCREASES CHLAMYDIA RETESTING AND DETECTS ADDITIONAL REPEAT POSITIVE TESTS: A RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL IN THREE RISK GROUPS', SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS, 89, pp. A70 - A71, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2013-051184.0215
2013
Jamil MS; Hocking JS; Bauer HM; Ali H; Wand HC; Smith K; Walker J; Donovan B; Kaldor JM; Guy R, 2013, 'Home-based chlamydia and gonorrhoea screening: A systematic review of strategies and outcomes', BMC Public Health, 13, pp. 189, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-13-189
2013
Guy R; Ward JW; Smith K; Su JH; Huang ; Tangey A; Skov S; Rumbold A; Silver B; Donovan B; Kaldor JM, 2012, 'The impact of sexually transmissible infection programs in remote Aboriginal communities in Australia: a systematic review.', Sexual Health, 9, pp. 205 - 212, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH11074
2012
Silver BJ; Knox J; Smith KS; Ward JW; Boyle J; Guy R; Kaldor JM; Rumbold A, 2012, 'Frequent occurrence of undiagnosed pelvic inflammatory disease in remote communities of central Australia', Medical Journal of Australia, 197, pp. 647 - 651, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja11.11450
2012
Silver B; Knox J; Smith K; Ward J; Boyle J; Guy R; Kaldor J; Rumbold A, 2011, 'P1-S2.70 The detection and management of pelvic inflammatory disease in aboriginal women in Central Australia: challenges of a remote high prevalence setting', Sexually Transmitted Infections, 87, pp. A152.3 - A153, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2011-050108.127
2011
Smith KS; Tabrizi SN; Fethers KA; Knox JB; Pearce C; Garland SM, 2005, 'Comparison of conventional testing to polymerase chain reaction in detection of Trichomonas vaginalis in indigenous women living in remote areas', International Journal of STD and AIDS, 16, pp. 811 - 815, http://dx.doi.org/10.1258/095646205774988019
2005
Saha A; Andrewartha K; Badman SG; Tangey A; Smith KS; Sandler S; Ramsay S; Braund W; Manoj-Margison S; Matthews S; Shephard MDS; Guy R; Causer L, 2023, Flexible and Innovative Connectivity Solution to Support National Decentralized Infectious Diseases Point-of-Care Testing Programs in Primary Health Services: Descriptive Evaluation Study (Preprint), , http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/preprints.46701
2023
Hengel B; Causer L; Matthews S; Applegate T; Anderson L; Patel P; Smith K; Andrewartha K; Guy R, 2022, 'Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander COVID-19 point-of-care testing program: Test positivity over time 2020-2022', Sydney, presented at 2nd Australasian COVID-19 Conference, Sydney, 21 July 2022 - 22 July 2022, https://az659834.vo.msecnd.net/eventsairaueprod/production-ashm-public/cf60e0bb3faf4c7dacc6b8b0dba1bbab
2022
Causer L; Watchirs-Smith L; Saha A; Wand H; Smith K; Badman S; Hengel B; Andrewartha K; Richards J; Tangey A; Hawkett K; Carroll C; O'Connor S; Marshal-Lang R; Moore E; Shephard M; Guy R, 2021, 'FROM TRIAL TO PROGRAM: TTANGO2 SCALE-UP AND IMPLEMENTATION SUSTAINS STI POINT-OF-CARE TESTING IN REGIONAL AND REMOTE AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINAL HEALTH SERVICES', in SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS, BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP, Vol. 97, pp. A102 - A103, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2021-sti.269
2021
Jamil MS; Prestage G; Fairley CK; Grulich AE; Smith KS; Chen M; Holt M; McNulty AM; Bavinton BR; Conway DP; Wand H; Keen P; Bradley J; Kolstee J; Batrouney C; Russell D; Law M; Kaldor JM; Guy RJ, 2016, 'Access to HIV self-testing doubles the frequency of HIV testing among gay and bisexual men at higher risk of infection: a randomized controlled trial', in JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL AIDS SOCIETY, JOHN WILEY & SONS LTD, Vol. 19, https://www.webofscience.com/api/gateway?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000395394300199&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2016
Guy R; Jamil MS; Fairley C; Smith K; Grulich A; Bradley J; Kaldor J; Chen M; McNulty A; Holt M; Ryan D; Batrouney C; Russell D; Bavinton B; Keen P; Conway DP; Wand H; Prestage G, 2015, 'SEXUAL RISK BEHAVIOUR PREDICTS MORE FREQUENT USE OF HIV SELF-TESTING: EARLY FINDINGS FROM THE FORTH TRIAL', in SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS, BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP, Vol. 91, pp. A225 - A226, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2015-052270.585
2015
Jamil MS; Bavinton B; Guy R; Fairley C; Grulich A; Holt M; Smith K; Chen M; McNulty A; Conway DP; Keen P; Bradley J; Russell D; Kaldor J; Prestage G, 2015, 'HIV TESTING SELF-EFFICACY IS ASSOCIATED WITH HIGHER HIV TESTING FREQUENCY AND PERCEIVED LIKELIHOOD TO SELF-TEST AMONG GAY AND BISEXUAL MEN', in SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS, BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP, Vol. 91, pp. A226 - A227, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2015-052270.588
2015
Causer L; Andrewartha K; Walley B; Smith K; Shephard M; Wand H; Richards J; Badman S; Tangey A; Marshall-Lang R; Guy R, 2018, 'Sustainability of point-of-care testing for sexually transmissible infections in remote communities in Australia - transition from trial to program', presented at IUSTI Asia Pacific Sexual Health COngress 2018, Aukland, New Zealand, 01 November 2018 - 03 November 2018
2018
Smith KS; Guy R; Danielewski JA; Tabrizi SN; Chen M; Kaldor JM; Hocking JS, 2015, 'HIGH CHLAMYDIA TREATMENT FAILURE RATES IN MEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH MEN', in SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS, BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP, pp. A58 - A59, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2015-052270.161
2015
Yeung A; Hocking J; Vaisey A; Lorch R; Guy R; Fairley C; Smith K; Imrie J; Donovan B; Gunn J; Temple-Smith M, 2015, '"IT OPENED MY EYES" - EXAMINING THE IMPACT OF THE AUSTRALIAN CHLAMYDIA CONTROL EFFECTIVENESS PILOT (ACCEPT) ON CHLAMYDIA TESTING PRACTICES OF GENERAL PRACTITIONERS', in SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS, BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP, pp. A101 - A102, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2015-052270.270
2015