About the Asian section
|Asian Regional Editor|
Masatoshi Matsumoto is an associate professor of community medicine at Hiroshima University, Japan. He is a general practitioner who worked for some years in the least populated
mountain village in rural Japan. He has taught rural health at Jichi Medical University, the Japanese medical school founded solely for producing rural doctors, for more than ten years. His academic interests are rural health
policy, rural medical education, medical anthropology and rural community-based epidemiology.
Paul Worley, Dean of the
School of Medicine at Flinders University, based in Adelaide, Australia is the
Editor-in-Chief of Rural and Remote Health. Paul is a rural doctor and,
as Editor, shapes and guides the journal, oversees the review process and
supports and advises authors, taking an active interest in the progress of each
article in production.
Melbourne-based Jennifer Richmond
offers expert editorial assistance to authors at each stage in the publication
process. Jen works with some authors on English-language improvement or assists
with re-writing before the submitted paper goes for review. After review, she
offers help to authors to make the changes required by reviewers, then copyedits
accepted papers to journal style. Jen is responsible for editorial development
and generates information for authors.
Jenny Bigelow has been with the journal for 3 years. She works from Geelong,
Victoria, and deals with the day-to-day running of the journal. She manages the
smooth flow of articles through the publication process and coordinates
development of the journal site. She is also involved in formatting articles,
tables and graphics for Web publication and is available to advise authors and
answer user queries. She is the friendly response from the ejrh email address.
Asian Editorial Panel
The members of the editorial board are as follows: