Profile

Susan A Brumby

Prof Susan Brumby

qualifications: PhD

position: Director National Centre for Farmer Health

Australia

Commenced as founding Director of the National Centre for Farmer Health in November 2008 - a partnership between Western District Health Service and Deakin University. She leads the implementation of key strategies to improve the health, wellbeing and safety of farm men and women blending both her theoretical and practical understanding of health, agriculture, organisational management and rural communities. Her interests are in service delivery, workforce development, preventable disease, alcohol consumption, climate adaptation and hearing loss in farmers. Course director for the Graduate Certificate in Agricultural Health and Medicine (GCAHM), Principal Investigator of the award winning Sustainable Farm Families™ (SFF) project and Chief Investigator on Australian Research Council, National Health and Medical Research Council and previously Rural Industries Research Development Corporation and beyondblue grants. Recognised for her contribution to rural health, awarded a Victorian Travelling Fellowship to the USA and the EU looking at farmer health and decision-making and an overseas study program in 2013. Susan has presented and published nationally and internationally on farmer health. Graduate and life fellow of the Australian Rural Leadership Program. Research interests: health promotion, agromedicine, social learning, statistics, farming.


Articles contributed to by this person


Original Research 14 September 2019

'It could have been a lot worse': the psychological effects of farm-related serious injury in Victoria


Original Research 14 March 2017

Translating agricultural health and medicine education across the Pacific: a United States and Australian comparison study


Original Research 3 March 2009

The Sustainable Farm Families Project: changing attitudes to health


Review Article 20 February 2014

Suicide and accidental death in Australia's rural farming communities: a review of the literature

Register Now
About our regions
News & Events

Video Summary | Anaphylactic shock following a bite of a wild Kayan slow loris
article
read more

Just published: Appearance of ureterorenal stones after gouty arthropathy
article

17th NRHA Rural Health Clinic Conference
web link

18th NRHA Critical Access Hospital Conference
web link

37th CRANAplus Conference: Embracing Diversity to Build Stronger Connections
web link

2019 AMSA Rural Health Summit (RHS)
web link

2019 CATSINaM National Professional Development Conference
web link

The 29th Rural Primary Care Conference
web link

68th Annual Meeting of the Rural Medical Association of Japan
web link

AIDA Conference 2019
web link

36th Annual Oregon Rural Health Conference
web link

WONCA World Rural Health conference
web link

RMA19 – Rural Medicine Australia
web link

RACGP General Practice Conference
web link

Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium
web link

ANZCA Rural SIG Meeting 2019
web link

LIME Connection VIII
web link

IX EURIPA Rural Health Forum
web link

WONCA South Asia region conference 2019
web link

2020 WONCA World Rural Health Conference
web link

VIII Cumbre Iberoamericana de Medicina Familiar 2020
web link

WONCA Asia Pacific Region Conference 2020
web link

7th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium
web link

WONCA Europe Region Conference 2020
web link

WONCA World Conference 2020
web link

Connect with us