Profiles And Contributions To This Article

A national study into the rural and remote pharmacist workforce

Janie  Smith

Janie Smith

qualifications: EdD

contribution: designed the project, wrote the first draft

position: Director

Australia

Janie Dade Smith is Professor of Innovations in Medical Education at Bond University. She is also President of CRANAplus the peak body for all remote health. Janie was previously Director of RhED Consulting Pty Ltd. She is a health educationalist who has worked extensively in rural and remote Australia across all health disciplines and a board range of government and non government sectors. She is author of Australia's rural, remote and Indigenous health, the 3rd edition will be published in 2016 by Elsevier Australia. Her particular areas of interest are: innovative education, remote health, interprofessional education, rural and remote workforce issues, curriculum development and Indigenous health.


Col  White

Col White

qualifications: PhD

contribution: statistical analysis, contributed to drafts

position: Data manager

Australia


Louise  Roufeil

Louise Roufeil

qualifications: PhD

contribution: literature review

position: Senior consultant


Craig  Veitch

Prof Craig Veitch

qualifications: PhD

contribution: contributed to drafts

position: Director

Professor Craig Veitch was the inaugural Chair of Rural Health at James Cook University, Queensland from 2000 to 2007. In December 2007, he became the inaugural Professor of Community Based Health Care at The University of Sydney and the Director of the Centre for Community Based Health Care at Royal Rehabilitation Centre Sydney. His research interests include health care behaviour and decision making, health services research, road crashes, cancer, health workforce in rural areas, community based rehabilitation, and outreach rehabilitation services.


Lisa  Pont

Lisa Pont

qualifications: PhD

contribution: contributed to drafts

position: Lecturer

Australia

Lisa Pont is a registered pharmacist and Senior lecturer in pharmacology and clinical pharmacy, in the Faculty of Nursing, University of Sydney. Tasmania. Lisa has a PhD in Clinical Pharmacology from the University of Groningen in The Netherlands. Her main research area is using drug use data to promote quality use of medicines with a focus on quality of care for elderly persons. She has a keen interest in all aspects of geriatric pharmacy, drug use patterns quality improvement and pharmacoepidemiology.


Bhavini  Patel

Bhavini Patel

qualifications: MPharmSc

contribution: contributed to drafts

position: Director

Australia

i am a clinical pharmacist that has been practicing in the Northern Territory since 1998. my research interests include: 1. improving access to care for people living in rural and remote settings through service redesign. 2. getting evidence into practice. 3. manageing and implementing change. 4. how effective clinical leadership can faciliate improvements in patient care.


Kristine  Battye

Kristine Battye

qualifications: PhD

contribution: contributed to drafts

position: Director

Australia

I have been involved in the development, management and evaluation of health service programs since 1994.My key interest is the development of health service delivery to remote areas, with particular emphasis on developing intersectoral linkages. I am based in Townsville, North Queensland.


Karen  Luetsch

Karen Luetsch

qualifications: PhD

contribution: contributed to drafts

position: Manager


Chris  Mitchell

Chris Mitchell

qualifications: MBA

contribution: contributed to drafts

position: Chief executive officer


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