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Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Is remote health different to rural health?

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John Wakerman

qualifications: FACRRM

contribution: original concept, wrote the first draft

position: Associate Dean

Australia

John is a Public Health Medicine specialist and general practitioner, with a background in remote primary health care services as a medical practitioner, senior manager and researcher. He has a special interest in remote health services research.


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Lisa Bourke

qualifications: PhD

contribution: collected data, statistical analysis, contributed to drafts

position: Professor

Australia

I am a researcher in rural health at the School of Rural Health, University of Melbourne. My research interests include the discipline of rural health in Australia, rural youth, rural communities, rural consumer perspectives and Indigenous health.


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John Humphreys

qualifications: PhD

contribution: contributed to drafts

position: Emeritus Professor

Australia

Current research interests include:

  • the social and spatial patterns of need for health related services in rural areas,
  • rural health workforce recruitment and retention,
  • the role and contribution of services to the health and wellbeing of communities,
  • the provision of appropriate education, training and support for rural health workers and implementation of innovative service delivery models in order to provide sustainable health care in small rural and remote communities,
  • the evaluation of rural health care planning and policies, and
  • rural community development.


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Judy Taylor

qualifications: PhD

contribution: collected data, contributed to drafts

position: Adjunct Associate Professor

Australia

Judy Taylor holds a primary health care research fellowship and her research interests are in researching/evaluating ways of providing health services and initiatives in rural and remote Australia. Her background is in community and health services development in regional Australia. She completed her PhD in community participation in organising rural general practice.


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