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Fildes, Karen J. Dr

Lecturer

  • Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health
  • School of Medicine
  • Medical Science Lecturer - Graduate Medicine 2013 -

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Karen comes from a research background in ecotoxicology where she has utilised metabolic and biochemical biomarkers to investigate physiological impacts of agricultural pesticides. Karen’s research interests have now broadened to include the promotion of research, education and quality improvement in primary health care; community oriented research and medical education.

Available as Research Supervisor

Selected Publications


Presentations


Education And Training


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Science, School of Biological Science

Awards And Honors


Teaching Overview


  • Dr Karen Fildes was appointed as Lecturer in Medical Science in the Graduate School of Medicine (GSM) in 2013.  Prior to this, Karen worked as a lecturer from 2009 in the School of Biological Science, UOW, teaching undergraduate physiology, biochemistry and cell biology. She has a keen interest in medical education research and together with Scott Winch, in Indigenous health curriculum development. 

    Karen is a member of the Medical Science team and is located at both the Shoalhaven Campus and the Wollongong Campus. She lectures in metabolic biochemistry, cell biology and is the block co-ordinator for the Introduction to Medicine block in Phase 1 of the medical course. Since joining Graduate Medicine, together with Dr Michelle Moscova and Dr Teresa Treweek, Karen has made substantial contributions to blended learning in the school through the design and development of interactive online learning modules to accompany active learning in lectures.

Full Name


  • Dr Karen Josephine Fildes

Mailing Address


  • School of Medicine

    Northfields Ave

    Wollongong

    NSW

    2252

    Australia

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Karen comes from a research background in ecotoxicology where she has utilised metabolic and biochemical biomarkers to investigate physiological impacts of agricultural pesticides. Karen’s research interests have now broadened to include the promotion of research, education and quality improvement in primary health care; community oriented research and medical education.

Selected Publications


Presentations


Education And Training


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Science, School of Biological Science

Awards And Honors


Teaching Overview


  • Dr Karen Fildes was appointed as Lecturer in Medical Science in the Graduate School of Medicine (GSM) in 2013.  Prior to this, Karen worked as a lecturer from 2009 in the School of Biological Science, UOW, teaching undergraduate physiology, biochemistry and cell biology. She has a keen interest in medical education research and together with Scott Winch, in Indigenous health curriculum development. 

    Karen is a member of the Medical Science team and is located at both the Shoalhaven Campus and the Wollongong Campus. She lectures in metabolic biochemistry, cell biology and is the block co-ordinator for the Introduction to Medicine block in Phase 1 of the medical course. Since joining Graduate Medicine, together with Dr Michelle Moscova and Dr Teresa Treweek, Karen has made substantial contributions to blended learning in the school through the design and development of interactive online learning modules to accompany active learning in lectures.

Full Name


  • Dr Karen Josephine Fildes

Mailing Address


  • School of Medicine

    Northfields Ave

    Wollongong

    NSW

    2252

    Australia