Profiles And Contributions To This Article

The career aspirations and location intentions of James Cook University's first cohort of medical students: a longitudinal study at course entry and graduation

Craig  Veitch

Prof Craig Veitch

qualifications: PhD

contribution: designed the project, original concept, devised survey tool, supervised data collection, statistical analysis, wrote the first draft

position: Professor of Rural Health

Professor Craig Veitch was the inaugural Chair of Rural Health at James Cook University, Queensland from 2000 to 2007. In December 2007, he became the inaugural Professor of Community Based Health Care at The University of Sydney and the Director of the Centre for Community Based Health Care at Royal Rehabilitation Centre Sydney. His research interests include health care behaviour and decision making, health services research, road crashes, cancer, health workforce in rural areas, community based rehabilitation, and outreach rehabilitation services.

aileen  underhill

Aileen Underhill

qualifications: MBBS

contribution: original concept, devised survey tool, collected data, contributed to drafts

position: former student


2nd year medical student in Townsville, interested in being a rural GP. Involved with student rural health clubs.

Richard B Hays

Prof Richard Hays

qualifications: PhD

contribution: contributed to drafts

position: Inaugural Dean, School of Medicine


medical education, rural health care, workforce

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