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Peter  Jones

Prof Peter Jones

qualifications: MB BS, PhD, FRACP, DCH, GAICD

position: Professor of Paediatrics

Australia

Professor Peter Jones is Professor of Paediatric Medicine at Bond University. He stood down from being the Dean of Medicine after 7 successful years in the post where he has lead Bond to being the number 1 medical school in Australia for student experience, teaching quality and clinical skills development. His new role is approximately 50% clinical and 50% academic and he is relishing being a clinical academic and feeling freed from about 15 years spent in Academic leadership positions. In addition to doing clinical work and student supervision at Gold Coast University Hospital, his role at the University now encompasses being responsible for developing Capstone Clinic placements for final year Medical Students in resource poor settings around the world. He is leading a multidisciplinary student project in the remote province of Makira-Ulawa in Solomon Islands. This year there will be 40 students from Urban Design, Allied Health, Law and Medicine working to help improve the community of Kirakira as part of their respective degrees. He remains an active researcher and publisher and enjoys being involved in the Rural and Remote Health Journal as a Reviewer and frequent contibutor. Professor Jones was the Australasian co-editor of the Rural and Remote Health for three years from 2007 to early 2010. Professor Jones continues to works clinically at the Gold Coast University Hospital as a VMO in paediatrics each Thursday and Friday morning. He consults privately on a Tuesday Afternoon at Robina Town Centre. Professor Jones has been married to his wife Therese for almost 28 years and they have five children aged 16 to 26. After receiving a new hip 5 years ago at the age of 48 Professor Jones has returned to the cricket field and on Summer afternoons you will find him bowling slow left arm finger spinners for Broadbeach Robina Cricket Club.


Articles contributed to by this person


Editorial 14 August 2008

The future, our rural populations and climate change - a special issue of Rural and Remote Health


Editorial 6 February 2008

A special 'climate change' issue of RRH in time for the Beijing Olympics! - a call for papers!


Original Research 18 May 2019

TB or not TB? That is the question regarding TB treatment in a remote provincial hospital in Solomon Islands


Original Research 15 August 2007

GP perceptions of workforce shortage in a rural setting


Original Research 28 March 2006

Use of an 'evidence-based implementation' strategy to implement evidence-based care of asthma into rural district hospital emergency departments


Commentary 11 May 2009

Rural health in a time of cataclysm


Short Communication 10 September 2015

An assessment of current antenatal care practices and identification of modifiable risk factors for prematurity and low birth weight infants in pregnancy in Solomon Islands


Project Report 18 November 2015

Peer mentoring: evaluation of a new model of clinical placement in the Solomon Islands undertaken by an Australian medical school


Project Report 30 June 2004

Delivery of the clinical components of the Newcastle University medical course in a multidisciplinary academic unit in Tamworth


Letter to the Editor 5 September 2007

Child abuse and the 'Little Children are Sacred' Report: a rural paediatrician's perspective

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