Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Developing the accredited postgraduate assessment program for Fellowship of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine

Janie  Smith

Janie Smith

qualifications: EdD

contribution: original concept

position: Director


Janie Dade Smith is Professor of Innovations in Medical Education at Bond University. She is also President of CRANAplus the peak body for all remote health. Janie was previously Director of RhED Consulting Pty Ltd. She is a health educationalist who has worked extensively in rural and remote Australia across all health disciplines and a board range of government and non government sectors. She is author of Australia's rural, remote and Indigenous health, the 3rd edition will be published in 2016 by Elsevier Australia. Her particular areas of interest are: innovative education, remote health, interprofessional education, rural and remote workforce issues, curriculum development and Indigenous health.

David  Prideaux

David Prideaux

qualifications: PhD

position: Professor and Head of Medical Education


David Prideaux is Professor of Medical Education and Head of the Department of Medical Education at Flinders University in Adelaide. His major interests are in curriculum design anfd evaluation and innovation in medical education. His research focus is in decision-making models for educational change.

Christina L Wolfe

Christina Wolfe

qualifications: MBA

position: Director

Tim J Wilkinson

Tim Wilkinson

qualifications: PhD

position: Associate Dean (Medical Education)

Tarun  Sen Gupta

Prof Tarun Sen Gupta

qualifications: PhD

position: Head of General Practice and Rural Medicine, Director of Medical Education


Tarun Sen Gupta is Professor of Health Professional Education and Head of the Townsville Clinical School at the James Cook University College of Medicine and Dentistry, North Queensland, Australia. He was in rural practice in Richmond, north-west Queensland from 1987-1993, and has worked in rural medical education since 1993. He is a Rural Generalist Training Adviser for Queensland's Rural Generalist Pathway, an executive member of the Rural Doctors Association of Queensland and the RDAQ Foundation, and Chair of the ACRRM Assessment Committee.

Dawn  DeWitt

Prof Dawn DeWitt

qualifications: FRACP

position: Dean, Rural Clinical School


Paul  Worley

Prof Paul Worley

qualifications: PhD

position: Dean (Medicine)


Emeritus Professor Paul Worley, former Australian Rural Health Commissioner and former Dean of the School of Medicine at Flinders University, is the Editor-in-Chief of Rural and Remote Health. Paul is a practicing rural doctor and, as Editor, shapes and guides the journal, oversees the review process and supports and advises authors, taking an active interest in the progress of each article in production.

Richard B Hays

Prof Richard Hays

qualifications: PhD

position: Dean of Medicine


medical education, rural health care, workforce

Marita  Cowie

Marita Cowie

qualifications: MBA

position: CEO


Rural and Remote Medicine; Medical Education; Rural Communities; Curriculum development; Junior doctors; Overseas trained doctors

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