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Julaine Allan

Director of Research, Western NSW Local Health District
Title
An audit tool to improve practice with Indigenous Australians in health services
Abstract
Biography

Olivia Alston

Title
Indigenous data sovereignty principles for NGOs supporting high-risk young people
Abstract

Michelle Aniftos

Clinical Educator, Psychology, Southern Queensland Rural Health
Title
Professional supervisor training needs for the rural and remote psychology workforce
Abstract
Biography

Stuart Auckland

Coordinator, Community Health Development, University of Tasmania, Centre for Rural Health
Title
Participatory action research: an approach to evaluating community-based suicide prevention activities
Abstract
Biography

Alison Beauchamp

Senior Research Fellow, Monash University, School of Rural Health
Title
Nursing and Allied Health Graduate Outcome Tracking (NAHGOT) study: preliminary findings
Abstract
Biography

Hannah Bennett

Pain Medicine Registrar, Townsville Hospital
Title
Persistent pain management—turning heartsink into hope
Abstract
Biography

Jaclyn Bishop

PhD Fellow, National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship
Title
Action plan to enhance antimicrobial stewardship programs in regional and rural hospitals
Abstract
Biography

John Boffa

Chief Medical Officer Public Health, Central Australian Aboriginal Congress
Title
A multi-institution longitudinal study into world-leading alcohol reforms in the Northern Territory
Abstract
Biography

Lisa Bourke

Director, University of Melbourne, Department of Rural Health
Title
Balancing FIFO and resident health staffing in remote communities—it’s complicated
Abstract
Biography

Asha Bowen

Head of Skin Health, Telethon Kids Institute
Title
The SToP trial: see, treat and prevent impetigo and scabies
Abstract
Biography

Chloe Burns

Assistant Director, Analytics, Projects and Futures, Australian Government Department of Health
Title
A visual analytics approach to understanding variation in opioid use in Australia
Abstract
Biography

Emma Carlin

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Indianna Chant

Medical Student, University of New South Wales
Title
Decision support algorithm implementation to assist emergency investigation and management of bronchiolitis
Abstract
Biography

Janine Chapman

Senior Research Fellow, National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction
Title
Who drinks what: alcohol use in Australian rural versus urban-dwelling older adults
Abstract
Biography

Hannah Christensen

Principal Project Officer, Queensland Child and Youth Clinical Network
Title
Exploration of an allied health-led fracture clinic at a rural hospital
Abstract
Biography

Allison Clarke

Project Manager, Data and Analytics, Australian Government Department of Health
Title
Geographical overlays showing variations for people living with severe mental illness
Abstract
Biography

Cath Cosgrave

Research Fellow, University of Melbourne, Department of Rural Health
Title
Place-based social processes and rural health workforce retention: an international research partnership
Abstract
Biography

Jacqueline Cotton

Lecturer/Researcher in Rural Health, Deakin University, and National Centre for Farmer Health
Title
Cholinesterase assessment project—a foundation for identification and informed intervention
Abstract
Biography

Meredythe Crane

Research Manager, Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education
Title
Advocating for evidence-based health policy: lessons from the NT alcohol reforms
Abstract
Biography

Fiona Crawford-Williams

Research Fellow, University of Southern Queensland
Title
Information sources and use of the internet among rural Australian cancer patients
Abstract
Biography

Leigh Donovan

Bereavement Coordinator, Children's Health Queensland
Title
QuoCCA lessons: supporting health professionals through education to deliver paediatric palliative care
Abstract
Biography

Catrina Felton-Busch

Title
Beyond control: are our research methods contributing to Indigenous ill-health?
Abstract

Linda Ferrington

Senior Lecturer, University of New South Wales, Rural Clinical School
Title
Understanding the barriers to treating childhood obesity in Australian general practice
Abstract
Biography

Michelle Fitts

Menzies School of Health Research
Title
Evaluation of the Medical Retrieval and Consultation Centre
Abstract
Biography

Steve Gilbert

Senior Staff Specialist, North Queensland Persistent Pain Management Service
Title
Persistent pain management—turning heartsink into hope
Abstract
Biography

Tim Henderson

Eye Specialist and Director of Ophthalmology, Alice Springs Hospital
Title
The RiPCoRD (Retinopathy in Patients Currently on Renal Dialysis) Study
Abstract

Sonia Hines

Research Fellow, Centre for Remote Health
Title
Association between restriction policies and rates of alcohol-related harms in Indigenous communities
Abstract
Biography

Harriet Hiscock

Associate Director of Research, Centre for Community Child Health, Murdoch Children's Research Institute
Title
Implementing research into practice and policy—the long and winding road
Abstract
Biography

Eimile Howlin

Senior Registrar, Retrieval Medicine, Central Australian Retrieval Service
Title
Providing emergency care and retrieval to Central Australia's children
Abstract
Biography

Ninette Johnstone

Nursing Director, South West Hospital and Health Service
Title
Exploration of an allied health led fracture clinic at a rural hospital
Abstract
Biography

Lily Kent

Medical Student, Flinders University
Title
The impact of training centralisation on the sustainability of rural maternity services
Abstract
Biography

Nicola Kermode

Medical Student, University of New South Wales
Title
Parent-reported experience of care coordination for children with medical complexity living rurally
Abstract
Biography

Frances Kinnear

Senior Emergency Specialist, Prince Charles Hospital
Title
Burnout—what's WAC job and spouses got to do with it?
Abstract
Biography

Sarah Larkins

Professor, Health Systems Strengthening, James Cook University, College of Medicine and Dentistry
Title
Beyond control: are our research methods contributing to Indigenous ill-health?
Abstract
Biography

Zania Liddle

Menzies School of Health Research
Title
Evaluation of the Medical Retrieval and Consultation Centre
Abstract
Biography

Georgina Luscombe

Associate Professor, University of Sydney, School of Rural Health
Title
Marginalised rural and urban youth: use of online health programs and apps
Abstract
Biography

Christina Malatzky

Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology
Title
Place-based social processes and rural health workforce retention: an international research partnership
Abstract
Biography

Julia Marley

Principal Research Fellow, Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services
Title
Real-world gestational diabetes screening: problems with glucose tests in rural Western Australia
Abstract
Biography

Supriya Mathew

Research Fellow, Menzies School of Health Research
Title
Evaluation of the Medical Retrieval and Consultation Centre
Abstract
Biography

Vaughan Matsumoto

Manager, Beagle Bay Health Centre
Title
Understanding lived experiences of Aboriginal people with diabetes living in remote communities
Abstract

Matthew McGrail

Senior Research Fellow, University of Queensland, Rural Clinical School
Title
Building a sustainable rural physician workforce study: final results and implications
Abstract
Biography

Georgia McQueen

Medical Student, Flinders NT
Title
Impact of legislative change on waiting times for rural/remote abortion services
Abstract
Biography

Peter Miller

Title
A multi-institution longitudinal study into world-leading alcohol reforms in the Northern Territory
Abstract

Zubaidah Mohamed Shaburdin

Research Assistant, University of Melbourne, Department of Rural Health
Title
Excuses made by health professionals on the provision of inclusive care
Abstract
Biography

Alice Munro

Director of Research, Western NSW Local Health District
Title
Bibliometric analysis on Australian rural health publications from 2013 to 2019
Abstract
Biography

Ornissa Naidoo

Occupational Therapy Lecturer, WA Centre for Rural Health
Title
Promoting early literacy: a play-based pre-writing skills program
Abstract
Biography

Sally Nathan

Senior Researcher, University of New South Wales, School of Public Health and Community Medicine
Title
Securing our future: career pathways for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff
Abstract
Biography

Johanna Neville

Maternal Child Health Adviser, Apunipima Cape York Health Council
Title
In pursuit of gold standards: tension between research and the real world
Abstract
Biography

Jamie Newman

Chief Executive Officer, Orange Aboriginal Medical Service
Title
Securing our future: career pathways for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff
Abstract
Biography

Belinda O'Sullivan

Research Fellow, University of Queensland, Rural Clinical School
Title
A WHO sponsored checklist: implementing pathways to build rural workforce capacity
Abstract
Biography

Kehinde Obamiro

Lecturer, University of Tasmania, Centre for Rural Health
Title
Intention and barriers to cardiovascular disease health check in Tasmania: a cross-sectional survey
Abstract
Biography

David Paul

Associate Dean, Aboriginal Health, University of Notre Dame Australia, School of Medicine
Title
Achieving change: Aboriginal health curricula in a primary medical program
Abstract
Biography

James Purnell

Assistant Professor, Northern Medical Services, University of Saskatchewan
Title
Reaching remote indigenous communities through virtual care: research needed for wider adoption
Abstract
Biography

Kate Raymond

Principal Dental Advisor, Northern Territory Department of Health
Title
Guiding principles for health policy evaluation in the Northern Territory
Abstract
Biography

Lauren Rice

Research Fellow, University of Sydney
Title
Longitudinal study of remote Indigenous children: the Bigiswun Kid Project
Abstract
Biography

Caroline Robinson

Associate Head of School of Community Health, Charles Sturt University
Title
Indigenous cultural competency: exploring the barriers for health and social care academics
Abstract
Biography

Deborah Russell

Senior Research Fellow, Menzies School of Health Research
Title
Balancing FIFO and resident health staffing in remote communities—it’s complicated
Abstract
Biography

David Schmidt

PhD Candidate, University of Sydney
Title
Shaping the future of rural health research training: a realist synthesis
Abstract
Biography

Glen Sharpe

Central Australian Aboriginal Congress
Title
Aremella Arratyenye-ileme—Doing It Right: the Aboriginal voice in health research
Abstract

Penelope Slater

Program Manager, Oncology Services Group, Children's Health Queensland
Title
QuoCCA lessons: supporting health professionals through education to deliver paediatric palliative care
Abstract
Biography

Claudia Slimings

Fellow and Senior Lecturer in Population Health, Australian National University, Rural Clinical School
Title
Geographic variation in health system performance in rural New South Wales
Abstract
Biography

Megan Smith

Executive Dean, Charles Sturt University, Faculty of Science
Title
Bibliometric analysis on Australian rural health publications from 2013 to 2019
Abstract
Biography

Tobias Speare

Pharmacy Academic, Flinders University, Centre for Remote Health
Title
Shaping safe medicines management in remote Australia: evaluation of pharmacotherapeutics course
Abstract
Biography

Erica Spry

Research Officer, Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services
Title
Real-world gestational diabetes screening: problems with glucose tests in rural Western Australia
Abstract
Title
Understanding lived experiences of Aboriginal people with diabetes living in remote communities
Abstract
Biography

Mardi Steere

Executive General Manager, Medical and Retrieval Services, Royal Flying Doctor Service
Title
Aeromedical retrievals for stroke by the RFDS: reducing inequalities through innovation
Abstract
Biography

Deborah Stockton

PhD Candidate, University of Technology Sydney; Director of Clinical Service Integration, Tresillian
Title
Community co-design: harnessing participatory action research for rural service adaptation
Abstract
Biography

Emma Taylor

Research Officer, WA Centre for Rural Health
Title
What supports Indigenous students to graduate in health science? A systematic review
Abstract
Biography

Sean Taylor

Executive Director Aboriginal Health Practitioner, Top End Health Service
Title
Strengthening governance to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers across jurisdictions
Abstract
Biography

Stephanie Topp

Associate Professor, James Cook University, College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences
Title
Strengthening governance to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers across jurisdictions
Abstract
Biography

Skye Trudgett

PhD Candidate and Research Coordinator, University of New South Wales
Title
Indigenous data sovereignty principles for NGOs supporting high-risk young people
Abstract
Biography

Josslyn Tully

Manager, Health Worker Services, Torres and Cape Hospital and Health Service
Title
Strengthening governance to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers across jurisdictions
Abstract
Biography

Sharon Varela

Senior Clinical Lead/Senior Lecturer, James Cook University, Centre for Rural and Remote Health
Title
Professional supervisor training needs for the rural and remote psychology workforce
Abstract
Biography

John Wakerman

Professor of Remote and Rural Health Services Research, Menzies School of Health Research
Title
Costs and impact of short-term staffing: does community control make a difference?
Abstract
Biography

Leesa Walker

Discipline Head, Rural and Remote Health SA, Flinders University
Title
Flinders University alumni rural outcomes: a data linkage study
Abstract
Biography

Raechel Wallace

Title
An audit tool to improve practice with Indigenous Australians in health services
Abstract

Deborah Warr

Senior Principal Research Fellow, Charles Sturt University, Three Rivers UDRH
Title
Ethics and rural health research: exploring the specificities of rural contexts
Abstract
Biography

Viviana Wuthrich

Professor, Clinical Psychologist, Macquarie University, Department of Psychology
Title
Early learnings: stepped care for depression and anxiety in older rural communities
Abstract
Biography

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