Karla Peek

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Karla Peek

Karla Peek

Administrative Officer: Teaching, Learning and Professional Development

Room E002, E, Newnham Campus

+61 3 6324 4012 (phone)

+61 3 6324 4040 (fax)

General Responsibilities

Karla is responsible for the management of the Rural Health Teaching Site network and other student support initiatives. She is the course administrator (E-Health); provides administrative support for the Professional Development and Community Education program and lunchtime seminar series; and is the Rural Health Week Liaison Officer (bi-annually).

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Fields of Research

  • Public Health and Health Services (111799)
  • Rural Sociology (160804)
  • Primary Health Care (111717)
  • Medical and Health Sciences (119999)
  • Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (111705)
  • Preventive Medicine (111716)
  • Social Change (160805)
  • Broadband and Modem Technology (100502)

Research Objectives

  • Health and Support Services (920299)
  • Rural Health (920506)
  • Occupational Health (920505)
  • Behaviour and Health (920401)
  • Health Education and Promotion (920205)
  • Health (929999)
  • Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) (920499)
  • Health Related to Ageing (920502)
  • Fixed Line Data Networks and Services (890101)


Total publications


Journal Article

(2 outputs)
2012Kilpatrick S, Willis K, Johns S, Peek K, 'Supporting farmer and fisher health and wellbeing in 'difficult times': Communities of place and industry associations', Rural Society, 22, (1) pp. 31-44. ISSN 1037-1656 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.5172/rsj.2012.22.1.31 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 8

Co-authors: Kilpatrick S; Johns S


2008Dalton L, Routley GK, Peek KJ, 'Rural placements in Tasmania: do experiential placements and background influence undergraduate health science student's attitudes toward rural practice?', Rural and Remote Health, 8, (3) pp. 1-11. ISSN 1445-6354 (2008) [Refereed Article]

PMID: 18767916 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 25Web of Science - 17

Co-authors: Dalton L; Routley GK


Chapter in Book

(1 outputs)
2011Willis K, Johns S, Kilpatrick SI, Peek K, 'Staying Healthy: The Case of Cotton and Cane Growers in Australia', Health and Well-Being: A Social and Cultural Perspective, Nova Science Publishers, Q Le (ed), New York, pp. 117-125. ISBN 9781611226485 (2011) [Research Book Chapter]

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Co-authors: Willis K; Johns S; Kilpatrick SI


Conference Publication

(4 outputs)
2011Peek K, Johns S, Kilpatrick S, Willis K, 'Staying healthy: how farmers and fishers maintain good health in difficult times', Proceedings of the 11th National Rural Health Conference, 13-16 March 2011, Canberra, ACT EJ ISBN 9781921219207 (2011) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Johns S; Willis K


2010Kilpatrick SI, Willis KF, Johns SM, Peek KJ, 'I feel like I'm dancing on the Titanic: Managing the stress of farming in difficult times', concurrent presentations, 11-13 October 2010, Hamilton, Victoria, pp. 1. (2010) [Conference Extract]

[eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Willis KF; Johns SM

2008Auckland SRJ, Peek KJ, Kilpatrick SI, 'Support a primary health care approach through University community engagement', AUCEA 2008 Proceedings, July 2008, Sunshine Coast, Brisbane, pp. 103-108. (2008) [Refereed Conference Paper]

[eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Auckland SRJ; Kilpatrick SI


2008Peek KJ, Kilpatrick SI, 'Rural Health Week Tasmania 2007', GP & Primary Health Care Research Conference: Poster, 4-6 July 2008, Hobart, Tasmania, pp. 1. (2008) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

[eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Kilpatrick SI

Contract Report, Consultant's Report

(1 outputs)
2013Kilpatrick SI, Willis KF, Peek KJ, Johns SM, 'Staying Healthy: Behaviours and services used by farmers and fishers', Australian Government (2013) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Kilpatrick SI; Johns SM

Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants


Total funding



National Rural Health Conference - Perth, Australia, 2011 (2010)$1,385
University of Tasmania ($1,385)
Grant-Conference Support Scheme
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Peek KJ
Staying Healthy: Behaviours and Services Used by Farmers and Fishers (2009 - 2010)$465,898
AgriFutures ($465,898)
Grant-Research Priorities Program
Administered By
Deakin University
Research Team
Kilpatrick SI; Willis K; Peek KJ
2009 - 2010