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Beverly  Leipert

Beverly Leipert

Canada

I am the Chair in Rural Women's Health Research at the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada. This Chair position was created in 2003 and is supported with 2 million dollars to facilitate the advancement of research and knowledge about rural women's health. It is the first and only research position in Canada to focus on rural women. I am also an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences and Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario. My research interests are in the areas of the health of rural women; rural issues; practices of health care practitioners in rural areas; and policies to strengthen the health of rural people, especially rural women. My expertise is in the areas of feminist and qualitative research methodologies, research in rural and remote settings, and rural women's health. On a personal note, I grew up on a grain and cattle farm in rural Saskatchewan, and practiced as a public health nurse for 10 years in rural and remote settings in rural Saskatchewan. I have done extensive research on women's health and community health nursing in remote northern settings in Canada. I have published several articles and books and presented research at national and international conferences on the topics of health, social, and economic issues in remote northern settings, women's health in isolated settings, northern community health nursing practice, history of public health nursing in Canada, and women's health in the remote setting of outer space.


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Original Research 31 May 2012

Rural nursing education: a photovoice perspective


Original Research 20 June 2013

Exploring mental health issues of rural senior women residing in southwestern Ontario, Canada: A secondary analysis photovoice study


Original Research 21 September 2007

Aboriginal women caregivers of the elderly


Original Research 23 January 2012

Perceived facilitators and barriers to physical activity for rural youth: an exploratory study using photovoice


Original Research 30 January 2016

Heterosexual female adolescents' decision-making about sexual intercourse and pregnancy in rural Ontario, Canada


Original Research 19 April 2005

Factors that influence students in choosing rural nursing practice: a pilot study


Original Research 20 July 2011

'I am part of the community but...' The changing context of rural living for persons with advanced cancer and their families


Review Article 5 June 2006

Rural women caregivers in Canada

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