Professor Carmel Hawley

ATH - 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


  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • Masters (Coursework)
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery and Medical Science, The University of Queensland


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Book Chapter

  • Smyth, Brendan, Hawley, Carmel M. and Jardine, Meg (2022). Dialysis dose and adequacy for hemodialysis. Evidence-based nephrology. (pp. 20-33) edited by Jonathan C. Craig, Donald A. Molony and Giovanni F. M. Strippoli. Hoboken, NJ USA: John Wiley & Sons. doi: 10.1002/9781119105954.ch41

  • Kennard, Alice, Johnson, David W. and Hawley, Carmel M. (2016). Complications of peritoneal dialysis. Core concepts in dialysis and continuous therapies. (pp. 121-133) edited by Colm C. Magee, J. Kevin Tucker and Ajay K. Singh. Boston, MA, United States: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4899-7657-4_10

  • Zirapury, Tasnim, van Eps, Carolyn, Hawley, Carmel M., Badve, Sunil V. and Johnson, David W. (2013). An overview of erythropoietin therapy. Erythropoietin: human production, potential uses and adverse effects. (pp. 31-53) New York, NY, United States: Nova Science Publishers.

  • Fahim, M. A. and Hawley, C. M. (2013). Cardiovascular disease in the chronic kidney disease population - burden, pathophysiology and end-organ manifestations. Renal failure: prevention, causes and treatment. (pp. 17-35) edited by Colin Andrew Hutchison. New York, United States: Nova Science Publishers.

  • Polkinghorne, K. R., Fahim, M. A., Gunatillake, N. and Hawley, C. M. (2013). Planning and maintaining functional vascular access in a haemodialysis population. Renal failure: prevention, causes and treatment. (pp. 89-115) edited by Colin Andrew Hutchison. New York, NY United States: Nova Science Publishers, Inc..

  • Badve, Sunil V., Hawley, Carmel M. and Johnson, David W. (2012). How do Clinical Outcomes of Automated Peritoneal Dialysis Compare with those of Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis?. Issues in Dialysis. (pp. xx-xx) edited by Stephen Z. Fadem. New York, NY, U.S.A.: Nova Science Publishers.

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