Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Strengthening the rural dietetics workforce: examining early effects of the Northern Ontario Dietetic Internship Program on recruitment and retention

Mary Ellen  Hill

Dr Mary Ellen Hill

qualifications: PhD

contribution: original concept, designed the project, devised survey tool, supervised data collection, statistical analysis, literature review, Project Lead & Primary Author

position: Senior researcher


Senior Researcher, Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research, Lakehead University. More than 20 years experience conducting rural, northern and Indigenous health research, with focus on delivery of health services, health human resources,and interdisciplinary team-based care. Particular interest in community-based research and evaluation conducted in partnership with health care organizations.

Denise  Raftis

Denise Raftis

qualifications: MEd, RD

contribution: original concept, devised survey tool, contributed to drafts, NODIP Program Manager & Contributing Author

position: Program manager

Pamela  Wakewich

Dr Pamela Wakewich

qualifications: PhD

contribution: contributed to drafts, Principal Investigator & Contributing Author

position: Director; Professor

Professor Emerita, Sociology and Women's Studies; and Former Director of the Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario; Cross Appointment - Professor of Human Sciences, Northern Ontario School of Medicine. Research areas: gender, culture and health; equity and access to care in rural, northern and Indigenous communities; cervical cancer screening and education

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