Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Measuring the attractiveness of rural communities in accounting for differences of rural primary care workforce supply

Matthew  McGrail

Matthew McGrail

qualifications: PhD

contribution: original concept, designed the project, supervised data collection, wrote the first draft, statistical analysis, literature review

position: Senior Research Fellow

Australia

I am a senior research fellow with Monash University School of Rural Health, based at the Churchill campus of the graduate entry medical program. My research interests are focused on rural workforce, healthcare access, evidence-based health policy and rural migration/amenity.


Peter M Wingrove

Peter Wingrove

qualifications: BS

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

position: Research Analyst


Stephen M Petterson

Stephen Petterson

qualifications: PhD

contribution: designed the project, supervised data collection, contributed to drafts

position: Research Director


John  Humphreys

John Humphreys

qualifications: PhD

contribution: original concept, 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.


Deborah  Russell

Deborah Russell

qualifications: PhD

contribution: original concept, contributed to drafts

position: Research Fellow

Deb is a Research Fellow at the Monash University School of Rural Health, and with the Centre of Research Excellence in Rural and Remote Primary Health Care and the Centre of Research Excellence in Medical Workforce Dynamics. She has a PhD and Masters in Clinical Epidemiology. Deb has also worked as a rural GP. Deb's main research areas of interest relate to rural health workforce supply (especially retention) and rural primary health care services.


Andrew W Bazemore

Andrew Bazemore

qualifications: MD

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

position: Director


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