Associate Professor Carmel Hawley

Academic Title-Associate Professor

Princess Alexandra Hospital Southside Clinical Unit
Faculty of Medicine
+61 7 3176 2625


Carmel Hawley MBBS, FRACP, M.Med.Sci, is a Senior Staff Specialist and Director of Haemodialysis Services at Princess Alexandra Hospital. In addition, she is an Associate Professor (A/P) of Medicine at the School of Medicine, University of Queensland and current (inaugural) Chair for the Australasian Kidney Trials network (AKTN) formed in 2005. Under A/P Hawley’s stewardship, AKTN’s research output is now recognised internationally for its quality and impact. This has driven major advances in the evidence base, that directly informs care and outcomes for people living with chronic kidney disease. A/P Hawley also holds a Master’s degree in Biostatistics, has expertise in trial management, methodology, design and conduct. She is currently involved in numerous industry-led and/or investigator initiated international and national clinical trials as either a Principal or Associate Investigator, providing leadership and direction to emerging early and mid-career researchers.

Research Interests

  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Kidney Dialysis
  • Kidney Clinical Trials


  • M.Med.Sci
  • F.R.A.C.P
  • MBBS, The University of Queensland


  • Htay, Htay, Cho, Yeoungjee, Pascoe, Elaine M, Hawley, Carmel M, Clayton, Philip A, Borlace, Monique, Badve, Sunil V, Sud, Kamal, Boudville, Neil C, McDonald, Stephen P and Johnson, David W (2018) OUTCOMES OFPERITONITIS IN PERITONEAL DIALYSIS PATIENTS: A MULTICENTER REGISTRY ANALYSIS. Peritoneal dialysis international : journal of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis, . doi:10.3747/pdi.2017.00199

  • Viecelli, Andrea K, Irish, Ashley B, Polkinghorne, Kevan R, Hawley, Carmel M, Johnson, David W, Mori, Trevor A, Pascoe, Elaine M, Strippoli, Giovanni F M, Lok, Charmaine E and Palmer, Suetonia C (2018) Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Supplementation to Prevent Arteriovenous Fistula and Graft Failure: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation, . doi:10.1053/j.ajkd.2017.11.017

  • Wong, Annette T Y, Mannix, Carly, Grantham, Jared J, Allman-Farinelli, Margaret, Badve, Sunil V, Boudville, Neil, Byth, Karen, Chan, Jessie, Coulshed, Susan, Edwards, Marie E, Erickson, Bradley J, Fernando, Mangalee, Foster, Sheryl, Haloob, Imad, Harris, David C H, Hawley, Carmel M, Hill, Julie, Howard, Kirsten, Howell, Martin, Jiang, Simon H, Johnson, David W, Kline, Timothy L, Kumar, Karthik, Lee, Vincent W, Lonergan, Maureen, Mai, Jun, McCloud, Philip, Peduto, Anthony, Rangan, Anna, Roger, Simon D, Sud, Kamal, Torres, Vincent, Vliayuri, Eswari and Rangan, Gopala K (2018) Randomised controlled trial to determine the efficacy and safety of prescribed water intake to prevent kidney failure due to autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (PREVENT-ADPKD). BMJ open, 8 1: e018794. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018794

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  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • (2016) Doctor Philosophy

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