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Laura Alston

PhD Candidate, Deakin University

Policy maker’s perceptions of the burden of heart disease in rural Australia

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Leanne Brown

Senior Lecturer, University of Newcastle

Growing the rural allied health workforce through immersion placements

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Cath Cosgrave

Research Fellow, University of Melbourne

A pilot trial of a ‘whole-of-person’ approach to improving rural health workforce retention

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Merylin Cross

Senior Lecturer, University of Tasmania

Factors enabling and constraining work-integrated learning in rural practice settings

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Roger Dunston

Associate Professor, University of Technology Sydney

Building national capability in interprofessional education and practice, learning from Australian research

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Catrina Felton-Busch

Head of Education, Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health

Birthing on Mornington Island: culture, identity and our aspirations for the future

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Louise Gates

Director, Health Section, Australian Bureau of Statistics

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People: Smoking Trends, Australia, 1994 to 2014-15

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John Glover

Director, Public Health Information Development Unit, Torrens University

Changes over time in health outcomes and social determinants by remoteness

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Helen Haines

Senior Research Fellow, University of Melbourne

Childbirth fear among expectant women and male partners in rural Australia and Sweden

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Vivian Isaac

Senior Lecturer, Flinders Rural Heatlh South Australia

Can self-efficacy reduce the effect of social isolation on rural career intentions?

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Shibu John

Social Worker, NSW Government

Capacity assessment and guardianship applications for confused patients: a rural health challenge

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Debra Jones

Director, Broken Hill University

Community-based service-leaning: a rural Australian perspective on student and academic participation outcomes

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Scott Kitchener

Clinical Subdean, Griffith University

The Queensland Rural Generalist Program: quantitative analysis of the first decade

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Martin Laverty

Chief Executive Officer, Royal Flying Doctor Service

RFDS Service Planning and Operational Tool: what constitutes ‘reasonable’ service access?

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Matthew Leach

Senior Research Fellow, University of South Australia

The health workforce in rural and remote South Australia: have we got it right?

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Sue Lenthall

Director Katherine Campus, Flinders NT

Translating research into practice: the impact of the ‘Back from the Edge’ project

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Georgina Luscombe

Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney

Do traditional research impact metrics miss some important contributions of rural research?

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Sharon McGowan

Chief Executive Officer, Stroke Foundation

No postcode untouched 2017: tackling the disproportionate impact of stroke across Australia

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Remo Ostini

Senior Research Fellow, University of Queensland

Data and the role of Rural Clinical Schools: what data, what roles?

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Megan Passey

Deputy Director, Research, University Centre for Rural Health, University of Sydney

DaPPHne (Diagnosing Potentially Preventable Hospitalisations): understanding unplanned hospital admissions for chronic conditions

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Ann Roche

Director, National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction

Patterns and prevalence of alcohol and other drug use in rural Australia

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Judy Singer

Research Fellow, University Centre for Rural Health

RUAppy? 4-year review of digital mental health training for Aboriginal health professionals

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Shaun Solomon

Head of Indigenous Health, Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health, James Cook University

The role of Physcian Assistants in Queensland Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services

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Emma Taylor

Research Officer, Western Australian Centre for Rural Health

Beyond training: a systematic review of factors affecting Indigenous health workforce retention

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Megan Telford

Medical Student, University of Notre Dame Sydney

Giving birth in the Murrumbidgee region: a quantitative and qualitative approach

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Rosalie Thackrah

Senior Lecturer, University of Western Australia

“We just sat in the dirt and listened“: transformative cultural immersion experiences

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Monique Waite

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Queensland

Exploring stakeholder experience of eHealth in services for children with hearing loss

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Gary Walker

Data Management Project Officer, University of Tasmania

Building business intelligence into health workforce research: a graduate outcome tracking system

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Lucie Walters

Professor of Postgraduate Medical Education, Flinders Rural Health South Australia

The relationships between doctors’ rural practice self-efficacy and small rural locations of practice

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Emma Webster

Senior Lecturer Rural Research, University of Sydney

Do traditional research impact metrics miss some important contributions of rural research?

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Rachel Whitsed

Senior Lecturer, Spatial Sciences, Charles Sturt University

Spatial patterns of disease and risk factors using small local rural datasets

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