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Shabnam  Asghari

Prof Shabnam Asghari

Canada

Dr Shabnam Asghari (MD, MPH, PhD) is a Professor with the discipline of Family Medicine and is the Research Director of the Centre for Rural Health Studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada). She worked as a general practitioner prior to obtaining a Master’s degree in Public Health. She holds a PhD in Epidemiology and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Population Health and Geographic Disparity. Her research interests include healthcare accessibility, rural health workforce trends and spatial epidemiology. Dr Asghari is leading a rural health research capacity-building program that engages a variety of learners including physicians who practice in rural and remote communities. One of the main components of this capacity-building program is a model of learning through research activities and a self-paced research project that is relevant to their community and/or practice. This program fosters socially accountable research through its partnerships with patients, communities and decision makers and facilitates the transfer of innovative ideas from clinical and community settings to research questions that address the needs and priorities of rural patients.


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Original Research 15 November 2007

Long term regional migration patterns of physicians over the course of their active practice careers


Original Research 13 March 2018

Does rural generalist focused medical school and family medicine training make a difference? Memorial University of Newfoundland outcomes


Commentary 8 June 2021

Rural health research capacity building: an anchored solution


Policy Report 13 March 2018

From pipelines to pathways: the Memorial experience in educating doctors for rural generalist practice


Abstract 30 June 2016

6for6: a rural/remote research skills faculty development program two years down the road

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WA Rural Health Conference 2024, 16–17 March 2024
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15th Australasian Injury Prevention & Safety Promotion Conference, 11–13 March 2024, Rotorua, Aotearoa New Zealand
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UOW Rural Health Research Conference 2024, 15–16 March 2024, Shoalhaven Campus UOW, NSW, Australia
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World Indigenous Cancer Conference 2024: Process, progress, power, 18–20 March 2024, Naarm (Melbourne), Australia
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World Rural Health Conference (WRHC-24), 20 March 2024, Malmo, Sweden
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Northwest Rural Health Conference, 25–27 March 2024, Spokane, WA, USA
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National Rural Health Conference 2024, 5&6 April 2024, Tākina: Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre, Te Whanganui-a-Tara, Aotearoa New Zealand
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8th European Young Family Doctors (EYFDM) Forum 2024, 12–13 April 2024, Vienna, Austria
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2024 National Council for Behavioral Health NATCON Conference, 15–17 April 2024, St Louis, MO, USA
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Emergency Medicine for Rural and Indigenous Communities Conference (emRIC 2024): Emerging Stronger, 16–18 April 2024, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
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SRPC Rural & Remote 2024, 18–20 April 2024, Edmonton, AB, Canada
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2024 Rural Medical Education Conference, 7 May 2024, New Orleans, LA, USA
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Annual Rural Health Conference, 7–10 May 2024, New Orleans, LA, USA
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12th International Primary Care Respiratory Group (IPCRG) World Conference, 9&nash; 11 May 2024, Athens, Greece
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Victorian Rural Health Conference 2024, 17–19 May 2024, Mildura, Vic., Australia
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BC Rural Health Conference 2024, 24–26 May 2024, Whistler, BC, Canada
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The 16th International Conference on eHealth, Telemedicine, and Social Medicine (eTELEMED 2024), 26–30 May 2024, Barcelona, Spain
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Rethinking Remote 2024 Conference, 6–7 June 2024, Eden Court, Inverness, Scotland
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13th EURIPA Rural Health Forum, 20–22 June 2024, Lincoln, UK
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International Conference on Rural Nursing and Rural Health (ICRNRH), 15–16 July 2024, Bali, Indonesia
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The Australasian College of Dermatologists 8th Rural Dermatology Meeting, 6–8 September 2024, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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UBUNTU 2024: People, Place, and Policy for Community Wellness, 10–13 September 2024, Cape Town, South Africa
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23rd International Balint Congress, 9–13 September 2024, Boulder, CO, USA
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17th National Rural Health Conference, 16–18 September 2024, Perth, WA, Australia
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RMA24, 23–26 October 2024, Darwin, NT, Australia
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International Conference on Rural Nursing and Rural Health (ICRNRH), 28–29 October 2024, Lisbon, Portugal
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15th National Rural & Remote Allied Health Conference: Going the distance, 21–23 October 2024, Mildura, Vic., Australia
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Pacific Region Indigenous Doctors Conference (PRIDoC) 2024, 2–6 December 2024, Adelaide, SA, Australia
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