Profiles And Contributions To This Article

University Departments of Rural Health: is a national network of multidisciplinary academic departments in Australia making a difference?

John  Humphreys

John Humphreys

qualifications: PhD

contribution: original concept, designed the project, wrote the first draft

position: Emeritus Professor


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.

David  Lyle

Prof David Lyle

qualifications: PhD

contribution: original concept, devised survey tool, literature review, supervised data collection, statistical analysis, designed the project, contributed to drafts

position: Head of Department

public health, remote health, Indigenous health

Veronica  Barlow

Veronica Barlow

qualifications: BLIS

contribution: literature review, collected data, contributed to drafts

position: Research Librarian

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