Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Cardiac rehabilitation services for people in rural and remote areas: an integrative literature review

Patricia E Field

Ms Patricia Field

qualifications: MPH (Syd)

position: PhD Candidate

Background in nursing and public health in rural and remote areas in Australia, and the Pacific, working predominantly with Indigenous populations. Focus public health, support and capacity building. Research focuses on cardiac rehabilitation in rural and remote areas of Northern Queensland

Richard C Franklin

A/Prof Richard Franklin

qualifications: PhD

position: Associate Professor


Richard Franklin PhD, is Senior Research Fellow at The Royal Life Saving Society - Australia and Associate Professor for Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion at James Cook University. He has worked in the area of injury prevention and safety promotion for over 16 years, specialising in drowning prevention, rural and remote safety, agricultural safety, and occupational health and safety. His research interests in the area are wide ranging and have included epidemiological, translational, program evaluation, product evaluation and pure research using a range of quantitative and qualitative techniques.

Ruth N Barker

Ruth Barker

qualifications: PhD

position: Associate Professor, Rehabilitation

Ian  Ring

Ian Ring

qualifications: FAFPHM

position: Adjunct Professor


Professor Ian Ring is a Professorial Fellow at the Australian Health Services Research Institute at Wollongong University, and was previously Principal Medical Epidemiologist and Executive Director, Health Information Branch, at Queensland Health, Head of the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine at James Cook University, and Foundation Director of the Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute at the Australian National University. He has been a Member of the Board of the Australian Institute of Health, Member of the Council of the Public Health Association and the Australian Epidemiological Association. His current interests include public health aspects of cardiovascular disease and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health.

Peter A Leggat

Peter Leggat

qualifications: MD

position: Professor

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