Jaquelyne Hughes

Nephrologist at Royal Darwin Hospital and Principal Research Fellow at Menzies School of Health Research in Darwin

Associate Professor Jaquelyne Hughes is a Torres Strait Islander woman, a nephrologist at Royal Darwin Hospital and Principal Research Fellow at Menzies School of Health Research in Darwin.  A/Professor Hughes was the convenor of ANZDATA Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health working group (2015-2020), and research leader of the eGFR3 Study (cohort study), involving QLD, WA and NT. She leads the multidisciplinary Top End Health Service New Start Dialysis Transition Program, which support adults to Live Strong with renal replacement. This program supports clients with frailty and medical optimisation to achieve Care Close to Home with dialysis and transplantation. Hughes is the Deputy Chair National Indigenous Kidney Transplantation Taskforce..