Angela Durey

Dr, BA (Hons) W.Aust., MAA C.Darwin, PhD E.Cowan

  • The University of Western Australia (M431), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 442 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
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Personal profile


Dr Angela Durey is a Senior Research Fellow in the School of Population and Global Health in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Science at the University of Western Australia. She is an anthropologist and qualitative researcher interested in inequities in health and service delivery to minority populations. She has researched and published in oral health, Aboriginal health, rural health, mental health and aged care.

Funding overview

Slack-Smith L, Macdonald ME & Durey A. (2019) Building an international community of practice through IADR to nurture and translate Indigenous oral health research.  IADR Regional Development Program.

Slack-Smith L & Durey A.(2019) Proposal for SPGH Research Incentive – Oral Health in Aged Care – New Approach for an Intractable Problem. SPGH UWA

Slack-Smith L, Durey A, Saunders J. (2018) Community-centred dental care for homeless adults – an evaluation. St Patrick’s Community Support Centre, Fremantle WA.

Durey Angela, Naylor Nola and Slack-Smith Linda. (2017) Gary Goanna and the Fairy Croc Father: Improving oral health for Aboriginal pre-school children. Healthway   

Slack-Smith, Linda; Durey, Angela. (2016) 'How to Support Community-Based Organisations to Build Oral Health Capacity: An Action Research Approach', Women’s Health & Family Services.

Durey A, Naylor N, Fatnowna M, Slack-Smith L. (2016) Culturally appropriate education resources to improve oral health outcomes for Aboriginal people. Healthway

Durey, A and Kickett, M (2014) Working together to improve healthcare for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. Two workshops delivered to radiation therapists and other health professionals in Perth Western Australia. Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, under the Better Access to Radiation Oncology Program.  

Jones, Sue; Kickett, Marion; Bessarab, Dawn; Hoffman, Julie; Thackrah, Rosalie; Walley, Clive; Durey, Angela, Reys, Karen, Taylor, Kate. (2013) Consultancy services to undertake the development of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Curriculum Framework. Health Workforce Australia.

Thompson, SC., Katzenellenbogen, JM., Hobbs, M., Sanfilippo, F., Geelhoed, E., Bessarab, D., Thompson, P and Durey, A. (2011) More Informed Action to Improve Aboriginal Heart Health in Western Australia. National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant
Scott, K., Bessarab, D., Kickett, M., Hoffman, J., Forrest, S., Durey, A., Jones, S., (2011)
Working together: Intercultural academic leadership for teaching and learning in Indigenous culture and health. Australian Learning and Teaching Council (now Office of Leaning & Teaching).
Wynaden, D., Durey, A ., Ali, M. (2011) Developing and promoting best practice in forensic mental health services to Aboriginal Australians. Nurses Memorial Trust Fund.
Bessarab, D., Christou, A., Durey, A., Goodrick, D., Greville, H., Katzenellenbogen, J., Kickett, M., Scott, K., Walker, R. (2011) Evaluation of engagement of the Aboriginal community in planning for the South Metropolitan Area Health Services. South Metropolitan Area Health Service
Bessarab, D., Christou, A., Durey, A., Goodrick, D., Greville, H., Katzenellenbogen, J., Kickett, M., Scott, K. (2011) Evaluation of the COAG Aboriginal Health Liaison Officer program in the in South Metropolitan Area Health Service. South Metropolitan Area Health Service


  • Anthropology
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
  • Rural health
  • Health services research
  • Racism in health care
  • Dental care disadvantaged populations
  • Cross-cultural care
  • Qualitative research

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Research Output 2004 2019

Western Australia
Oral Health
Mental Disorders
Mental Health

Building oral health capacity in a women's health service

Durey, A., Lee, S. K., Adebayo, B. & Slack-Smith, L., 17 Jul 2018, In : Australian Journal of Primary Health. 24, 5, p. 417-421

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Women's Health Services
Oral Health
Domestic Violence
Health Resources
1 Citation (Scopus)
Oral Health
Mental Health
Mental Disorders
Delivery of Health Care
Western Australia
4 Citations (Scopus)

Barriers and enablers for oral health care for people affected by mental health disorders

Slack-Smith, L., Hearn, L., Scrine, C. & Durey, A., Mar 2017, In : Australian Dental Journal. 62, 1, p. 6-13

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Oral Health
Mental Disorders
Mental Health
Delivery of Health Care
4 Citations (Scopus)
Western Australia
Oral Health
Mouth Diseases

Projects 2012 2020


Dental Research
Behavioral Sciences
Translational Medical Research
Qualitative Research
Oral Health