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CKD.QLD is an initiative of the University of Queensland’s Centre for Chronic Disease, in partnership with Queensland Health and Queensland University of Technology.

CKD.QLD is a collaborative, multidisciplinary practice program, established in July 2009. CKD.QLD encompasses a CKD Registry, database and practice network, with the purpose of improving patient outcomes & building capacity in CKD  research.

In 2015, the collaborative was successful in receiving funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to establish Australia’s first chronic kidney disease Centre of Research Excellence. The NHMRC CKD.CRE ethos is to advance Australia’s knowledge of chronic kidney disease. Please visit:

The objectives of CKD.QLD are:

CKD.QLD operates under the guidance of an Advisory & Management Committee which is co-chaired by Professor Wendy Hoy (Centre for Chronic Disease) and A/Professor Helen Healy (RBWH). There is no fixed membership of the Advisory Committee, with all interested parties invited to participate, sponsoring a multidisciplinary & collegiate framework. The  Committee meets fortnightly, on the first and third Monday of each month.


The purpose of the CKD.QLD Advisory Committee is to support and guide CKD.QLD to achieve it ‘s objectives.

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