Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Riverina men's study: a preliminary exploration of the diet, alcohol use and physical activity behaviours and attitudes of rural men in two Australian New South Wales electorates

Gabrielle  O'Kane

Gabrielle O'Kane

qualifications: MPH

contribution: original concept, designed the project, devised survey tool, designed the project, literature review, collected data, statistical analysis, wrote the first draft

position: Lecturer in nutrition and dietetics


Food and the environment, sustainable food systems and public health nutrition are my key research interests. More specifically my work is exploring people's participation in the food system, their connections with the place of food production and the people who produce it.

Pippa  Craig

Pippa Craig

qualifications: PhD

contribution: contributed to drafts

position: Special projects

medical education

Deborah  Black

Deborah Black

qualifications: PhD

contribution: statistical analysis, contributed to drafts

position: Presiding member

David   Sutherland

David Sutherland

qualifications: MClinEd

contribution: supervised data collection


I head the Rural Health Unit, Medicine UNSW and was previously a GP in Bourke, North West NSW. My research activities involve rural medical curriculum, its development and evaluation and rural students, career promotion, selection and support. I also support the Indigenous Health Unit at UNSW and their curricular and student support activities. We help promote the Faculty links with our four rural clinical school campuses. We are also involved in supporting the fast expanding state and national rural health education and workforce networks.

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