Rural Health Researchers (by location)

Research administration team

Marillyn Harkness Research Administration Manager
9902 7304

Researchers by location

Locations: Bairnsdale |   Bendigo |   Churchill |   Clayton |   Mildura |   Warragul | Traralgon

Prospective PhD supervisors are marked with an asterisk (*). See listing by researcher name.

NamePositionResearch interestsContact
Jenny Timmis Lecturer
+613 5440 9009
Associate Professor Fiona Wright Associate Professor Health workforce development, especially in rural areas, rural health service provision/equity 
+613 5022 5529 
NamePositionResearch interestsContact
Pam Harvey Lecturer Involving Simulated Patients in medical education, incorporating medical humanities in medical education, clinical reasoning development in health professional students, using clinician stories in health professional education, bibliotherapy in schools
+613 5440 9083 
Associate Professor Chris Holmes Associate Professor Clinical research: anaemia in chronic dialysis patients, Educational research: attitudes to learning in newly graduated medical practitioners, clinical skills development and simulated learning environments
+613 5440 9032 
Emeritus Professor John Humphreys Emeritus Professor Rural-urban health differences and the pattern of need for health care in rural areas, rural health workforce supply, recruitment and retention, the provision of sustainable primary health care services in rural areas, the evaluation of rural health planning and policies
Associate Professor Rebecca Kippen* Associate Professor of Demography (Research) Demography, life course analysis, mortality, population forecasting, population studies, rural health, sex selection technology
+613 5440 9018 
Dr Belinda O'Sullivan* Research Fellow Rural health policy, health systems, workforce training and development, recruitment and retention, rural health service models and program evaluation 
+613 5440 9062 
Dr Bernadette Ward* Senior Research Fellow Alcohol and young people, access and integration in primary health care, health services research capacity building, rural and remote health 
+613 5440 9064 
NamePositionResearch interestsContact
Professor Robyn Langham* Professor & Head of School The molecular analysis of human kidney diseases, establishing opportunities for translational research and on the development of new therapies for the treatment of chronic kidney disease 
+613 9905 5900 
NamePositionResearch interestsContact
Dr Melinda Goodyear* Research Fellow Parenting, family mental health, family resilience, mental health workforce, translation to practice 
+613 990 56115 
Dr Hanan Khalil* Senior Lecturer Evidence-based healthcare, medication management in aged care, diabetes management 
+613 5128 1013 
Professor Darryl Maybery* Professor Rural Mental Health Theoretical and applied research in relation to families where a parent has a mental illness, rural mental health and resilience 
Dr Eli Ristevski* Lecturer Cancer care, supportive care in cancer, cancer survivorship, chronic disease management, health service policy and practice, implementation science, qualitative research methods 
+613 5128 1017 
Dr Keith Sutton* Researcher Rural mental health workforce, mental health workforce, recovery, social inclusion, mental health policy 
+613 5128 1031 
Dr Susan Waller* Senior Lecturer Interprofessional, collaboration, paediatric physiotherapy, disability, clinical education, rural health, comunity health, chronic disease management, simulation 
+613 5128 1025 
NamePositionResearch interestsContact
Associate Professor Shane Bullock* Associate Professor Medical education, evaluation, assessment and student selection 
+613 5122 7391 
Dr Matthew Carroll* Senior Research Fellow Healthy ageing, lifelong learning, social isolation and older people, aged and community care, sleep and ageing, older people and climate change 
+613 5122 7604 
Dr Adelle McArdle* Lecturer Breastfeeding and issues surrounding breastfeeding including lactational mastitis, developmental origins of health and adult disease, maternal and child health, medical education research 
+613 5122 7656 
Dr David Reser Lecturer Claustrum, functional networks, sensory systems, cerebral cortex, neuroanatomy 
+613 9902 7393 
Dr Margaret Simmons* Lecturer Rural health, narrative analysis and less traditional forms of representation, gender and rural issues, ageing and notions of home and migration 
+613 5122 7257
Dr Marianne Tare* Lecturer Developmental origins of health and disease, local and regional regulation of vascular tone, maternal and child health, medical education, vascular electrophysiology 
+613 5122 7485 
Professor Judi Walker* Professor Rural health ageing, rural medical education, rural health workforce, rural health services, interprofessional education and practice, rural health innovations and reform 
+613 990 20466 
NamePositionResearch interestsContact
Bill Haigh Assistant Lecturer Medical education in general, rural medical education delivery models, remote delivery of medical education, simulation training manikin, simulation training virtual, telehealth delivery models 
+613 5122 7595 
Associate Professor Cathy Haigh* Senior Lecturer Learning in the clinical workplace, assessment in the clinical workplace, development of clinical reasoning skills, patient safety 
+613 5122 7238 
Dr Anton Isaacs* Senior Lecturer Mental health services research, aboriginal suicide prevention 
+613 5122 7236 
Anne Leversha Senior Lecturer Medical education, pharmacy education, rural health 
+613 9903 9620 
Contact PositionResearch interestsContact
Jennie Casey Lecturer Interprofessional education, educating medical students in aged care, the role of alternative therapies in mainstream medicine 
+613 9902 7248 
Marnie Connolly Senior Lecturer Simulation, resuscitation, longitudinal clinical placements, interprofessional education 
+613 5150 3615 
Dr Eleanor Mitchell* Lecturer Rural and indigenous health, primary health care and population health, community and health program evaluations, interprofessional learning, learning styles, teaching and pedagogy in higher education, research translation,evidence informed practice 
+613 5122 7187