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Judi  Walker

Prof Judi Walker

Australia

Professor Judi Walker holds the inaugural Chair of Rural Health at the University of Tasmania, recognising the significant contribution she has made to the development of academic rural health in Australia. Her background and achievements exemplify the interdisciplinary and multiprofessional nature of rural health. Judi has overall responsibility for the Faculty of Health Science's rural health portfolio. She is Chief Executive of the University's Rural Clinical School - a conjoint appointment with the Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services. Judi has an international reputation for practice and research in rural medical/health professional education, interdisciplinary education,innovation in health service delivery and education and training for health workforce reform. She leads a research team looking at health care models and policy approaches for rural older people. Judi has a longstanding engagement with paramedic education and is a member of the national Ambulance Education Council. In 2005 she completed a significant consultancy for the Council of Ambulance Authorities and developed Australia's national accreditation system for university paramedic programs.


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Original Research 8 October 2015

2014 Rural Clinical School Training and Support Program Snapshot survey


Original Research 16 September 2015

Outcomes of Australian rural clinical schools: a decade of success building the rural medical workforce through the education and training continuum


Original Research 12 April 2012

Extending the paramedic role in rural Australia: a story of flexibility and innovation


Original Research 9 January 2012

Rural origin plus a rural clinical school placement is a significant predictor of medical students' intentions to practice rurally: a multi-university study


Original Research 4 December 2007

Engaging rural communities in health care through a paramedic expanded scope of practice


Original Research 11 April 2007

Training emergency medicine doctors for rural and regional Australia: can we learn from other countries?


Commentary 29 July 2013

Managing chronic diseases in rural aged care facilities using point-of-care testing systems


Conference Report 8 July 2013

Transforming rural health systems through clinical academic leadership: lessons from South Africa


Research Letter 27 August 2018

'Surfing the coastal wave' – a new way to consider workforce distribution

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