|North American Regional Editors|
Bob Bowman has found yet another distributional medical education home at the ATSU School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona. He is a Professor, adds the family practice and rural perspective to curricula, and contributes to admissions and to small group teaching activities. He will work with medical students and faculty at ten underserved site training locations from Hawaii to Brooklyn. He continues to post his research studies at http://www.ruralmedicaleducation.org/physician_workforce_studies.htm.
|Judith Kulig is a Professor in the Nursing Program within the School of Health Sciences at the University of Lethbridge, in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. She has devoted her research program to understanding rural health issues specifically addressing unique groups who live in rural areas, nursing practice in rural and remote Canada and community resiliency in rural communities. Judith is Chair of the Canadian Rural Health Research Society for which she was one of the founding members.|
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.