Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Culture shock and healthcare workers in remote Indigenous communities of Australia: what do we know and how can we measure it?

Alyson  Muecke

Alyson Muecke

qualifications: BComm

contribution: literature review, designed the project, collected data, wrote the first draft

position: Research assistant

Sue  Lenthall

Sue Lenthall

qualifications: MPH&TropMed

contribution: original concept, supervised data collection, contributed to drafts

position: Project manager


Sue has worked extensively in remote communities in Queensland and central Australia as a remote area nurse before becoming involved in the education of health professionals including Indigenous Health Workers, nurses and medical practitioners. She has completed a teaching degree and a Master of public health and tropical medicine. Sue is currently working at the Centre for Remote Health in Alice Springs, coordinating a masters program in remote health practice. She is particularly interested in multidisciplinary education, best practice in remote areas, client consultation skills, cultural safety and primary health care.

Melissa A  Lindeman

Melissa A Lindeman

qualifications: PhD

contribution: supervised data collection, contributed to drafts

position: Head of research, Director PHCRED


Interested in aged and community care, primary care service systems, education and workforce development and qualitative and participatory research methods.

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