Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Stoic survival: the journey of parenting a premature infant in the bush

Luke  Wakely

Dr Luke Wakely

qualifications: MHSc(PaedPhysio)

contribution: original concept, designed the project, collected data, wrote the first draft, statistical analysis

position: Lecturer


Lecturer in Physiotherapy University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health Research interests include: Premature Infants Parenting Child Development Interprofessional Learning Paediatric Physiotherapy Clinical Education

Kym   Rae

Kym Rae

qualifications: PhD

contribution: designed the project

position: Postdoctoral fellow


Post-doctoral researcher investigating Aboriginal mothers and babies with a view to reducing incidence of low birthweight babies and premature delivery. Our research program has an interest in early diagnosis and treatment of renal disease in Aboriginal communities.

Rodney  Cooper

Rodney Cooper

qualifications: PhD

contribution: designed the project, contributed to drafts

position: Occupational therapist


Work as a mental health practitioner for the North West Slopes Division of General Practice in Tamworth. I am also a Conjoint Senior Lecturer in the School of Medicine, University of Newcastle. Paediatric, children's play, rural primary health care

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