Profiles And Contributions To This Article

A very public death: dying of mesothelioma and asbestos-related lung cancer (M/ARLC) in the Latrobe Valley, Victoria, Australia

Susan  Lee

Susan Lee

qualifications: PhD

contribution: supervised data collection, wrote the first draft, Contributed to data analysis, designed the project, Contributed to data analysis, original concept, designed the project

position: Senior lecturer, NHMRC research fellow


I am a member of the Palliative Care Research Team in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Monash University, a group that investigates issues in the area of policy, models of care, ethics and culture in Palliative Care.

Margaret  O'Connor

Margaret O'Connor

qualifications: Doctor of Nursing

contribution: designed the project, contributed to drafts, Contributed to data analysis

position: Vivian Bullwinkel Professor of Nursing in Palliative Care


I am Professor of Palliative Care research at Monash University, with interests in service and policy issues as well as cultural issues at the end of life.

Ysanne  Chapman

Ysanne Chapman

qualifications: PhD

contribution: designed the project, Contributed to data analysis

position: Associate professor


Ysanne is an Associate Professor of Nursing at Monash University. She currently holds the portfolio of teaching and learning. She has worked in Australia and the Middle East and has a keen interest in creative educational development. She has researched in the following areas of nursing: recruitment and retention, mandatory reporting, end of life care, rural nursing and curriculum development.

Vicki  Hamilton

Vicki Hamilton

qualifications: CertEd(Integration)

contribution: contributed to drafts, designed the project, statistical analysis, contributed to drafts

position: Secretary/community development officer

Karen  Francis

Karen Francis

qualifications: PhD

position: Professor of rural nursing


Rural nursing, nursing workforce, men's health, community practice, community development, health history


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