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CRH Bulletin December 2014

Included in this Issue:

  • News
  • Projects
  • Grants/Research
  • Events
  • Director's Report
CRH Bulletin July 2014

Included in this Issue:

  • News
  • Research
  • Projects
  • Director's Report
CRH Bulletin December 2013

Included in this Issue:

  • News
  • Projects
  • Research
  • Events
  • Director's Note
CRH Bulletin July 2013
2013 July PDF [7.16MB]

Included in this Issue:

  • News
  • Activities
  • Staff
  • Events
  • Director's Note
CRH Bulletin Nov/Dec 2012

Included in this Issue:

  • News
  • Projects
  • Staff
  • Events
  • Director's Note
CRH Bulletin August 2012

Included in this Issue:

  • From the Director
  • Climate Change
  • Building a research culture
  • Brighton project
CRH Bulletin December 2011

Included in this Issue:

  • Rural Exercise Research
  • Building Research Services for Policy Makers
  • 8th PHCRED Symposium
  • Aboriginal Leader Program Success
  • National Food Futures Conference
  • ClimateConnect grant success
  • 2011 Rural Health Week
  • Suicide Prevention Life Member award
  • Australian Crime & Voilence Prevention award
  • New Staff
  • UTAS Grants awarded
  • Mental Health partnership
  • Write Up Scholarships awarded
  • Seminar Series update
  • 2011 Graduate Research Symposium
  • Pharmacy News
  • Mental Health specialist workshop
  • From the Director's Desk
CRH Bulletin July 2011

Included in this Issue:

  • CRH publish new books
  • Food security and health risk
  • Building ResearchServices for Policy Makers
  • Yoga poses health hope
  • Rural Health Week 2011
  • Strategic Research Funds awarded
  • Rural Health Week 2011 Launch
  • PHCRED research fellows join CRH
  • 11th National Rural Health Conference
  • Welcome to new RHD candidates
  • Elite Scholarships
  • Staff Changes
  • New Appointments
  • Other News - in brief
  • Pharmacy News
  • Positions Vacant
  • CRH 2012 Strategic Priorities
  • Men's Health Focus at Agfest
  • New Masters of E-Health
  • Current Community Health & Development Grants
  • From the Director's Desk
  • Contact Details
CRH Bulletin December 2010

Included in this Issue:

  • CRH and West Tamar Council partnership
  • Mobile skilled workforce
  • Elite Research Scholarships
  • Graduate research news
  • Rural Health Week 2011
  • Health and wellbeing book
  • Food for thought workshop
  • ARC Linkage
  • Simulation and interprofessional learning workshop
  • Rural health teaching sites go wireless
  • E-Health
  • Climate change and rural child health
  • Making a difference
  • PHCRED mentorship scheme
  • Prostate cancer awareness
  • Youth health promotion
  • Health impact assessment
  • Pharmacy news
  • Accessibility to primary health care
  • TAS research student support
  • ACAP bursary
  • CRH seminar series
  • Professors Gert Westert and David Karoly
  • In brief
  • Stepping up to the challenge
  • CRH capability statement
  • Staff promotions
  • Islands of aging
  • From the Director's Desk
  • Upcoming training opportunities
CRH Bulletin January 2010

Included in this Issue:

  • From the Director's Desk – January 2010
Graduate Research School
  • Graduate Research news – January 2010
Projects & Tenders
  • Enhancing health service provision in Meander Valley community 
  • OzHelp extended to broader audiences 
  • Putting health on the map 
  • Social Norms work remains in the spotlight 
  • Recruitment and retention a challenge for the Tasmanian allied health and oral health workforce 
  • Staying healthy in difficult times 
  • Sustainable Farm Families – Circular Head Pilot Project
Publications &  Presentations
  • The art of health and wellbeing 
  • A friend in need…
  • Thriving in challenging circumstances
  • OUP releases new translational research book from CRH
Rural Clinical School
  • RCS Visiting Research Fellow program 2009 
  • Research Muster investigates health research in the North West
Rural Health Partners
  • Closer collaboration between CRH and DHHS  
CRH Activities
  • Celebrating rural health!
  • First graduate from the Master of Health (E-Health Specialisation) Program
  • Sue Whetton recognised for contribution to health informatics
  • CRH scholar chairs the International Congress of Morita Therapy
  • PHCRED update
Indigenous Activities
  • Sharon Dennis meets the national Indigenous Staff Network
Training Events
  • Upcoming training opportunities (Jan – Mar 2010)
  • A review of the 2009 CRH Seminar Series  
  • Pay a visit to the Rural Health Training Events website 
Briefs
  • In brief – January 2010 
CRH Bulletin May 2009
2009 May PDF [732KB]

Included in this Issue:

  • From the Acting Co-Directors' desk – May 2009
Graduate Research School
  • Graduate Research news – May 2009
Projects  and Tenders
  • Teenagers gain research skills
  • Pilot study to map community cancer health-needs profile
  • Role of schools in alcohol education
Grants and Scholarships
  • Ha Hoang obtains a grant to present at an international conference
  • Anna Spinaze gets support to attend the National Rural Health Conference
Publications and Presentations
  • Evaluating students' RIPPER experience
  • Getting Australian rural health professionals ready for climate change
  • Negotiating work and life in rural Australia
  • Improving maternity care for Asian migrants
  • New publication: Critical Discourse Analysis: An Interdisciplinary Perspective
Rural Clinical School
  • Enhancing North West health research opportunities
  • North West Coast research news
  • North West health professionals undertaking Graduate Certificate in Teaching & Learning
  • RCS student excellence and career directions
CRH Activities
  • Tuning in to the notes of Rural Health Week
  • Youth health service SNAPs up positive messages
  • Climate change and rural Tasmania
  • Dental researcher Rosemary Cane receives award of excellence
  • Youth alcohol expertise recognised
  • PHCRED update
Training Events
  • Upcoming training opportunities (May – Aug 2009)
  • CRH seminar – The community care system for people with dementia
  • CRH seminar – Getting them and keeping them?
  • CRH seminar – Difficult-to-engage families
  • Pay a visit to the Rural Health Training Events website
Briefs
  • In brief - May 2009
CRH Bulletin November 2008

Included in this Issue:

  • From the Director's Desk – November 2008
Graduate Research School
  • Graduate Research news – November 2008
  • A time to research and a time to share
Grants and Scholarships
  • CRH obtains various grants for its research projects 
Publications &  Presentations
  • International audience for CRH's Social Norms work 
  • A RIPPER initiative from the CRH
  • Health informatics through the eyes of overseas-born practitioners
  • Articles "of substance" by Clarissa Hughes
  • East meets West — Global challenges in psychotherapy 
  • PHCRED initiative achieving results
  • Conversations with our community
  • Being a mother and a migrant in a new country 
  • Sustaining rural volunteers in Tasmania
  • Exploring education challenges for older workers and volunteers
  • Enabling community participation 
  • Readiness of Health Science teachers for inter-professional learning 
  • Building the evidence base for rural child health  
  • Community health and arts 
  • Another look at culture, quality and performance 
  • Impact of climate change on rural GP education and training
  • How can research better serve rural communities?
Rural Clinical School
  • Children's behaviour becomes the focus for Health Research Matters 
Rural Health Partners
  • Rural health partner: Tasmanian Westside Pharmacy wins national awards 
CRH Activities
  • CRH Director to chair national rural health body
  • Leading edge CRH e-health courses open for registration
  • Rural Health Week 2007 secures finalist berth at the Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards
  • Eight years of rural health research
  • PHCRED update
Indigenous Activities
  • Tasmanian Aboriginal Health Summit
Training Events
  • Upcoming Training Opportunities (Nov 2008 – Feb 2009)
  • CRH seminar – Lifestyle change for people at risk of type 2 diabetes 
  • CRH seminar – Building a healthier future of no alcohol
  • CRH seminar – Adapting to rural communities by overseas born health professionals
  • CRH seminar – Can a good night's sleep really fight obesity?
  • Pay a visit to the Rural Health Training Events website 
Briefs
  • In brief – November 2008 
CRH Bulletin May 2008
2008 May PDF [764KB]

Included in this Issue:

  • From the Director's Desk – May 2008
  • A short message from CRH Director
Graduate Research School
  • Graduate Research news – May 2008
  • A time to inspire and a time to celebrate!
  • Postgraduate student Lorraine Smith to research the role of pharmacists
  • From papers to a book
New Projects
  • Rural Tasmanian volunteers are hiding their light under a bushel
  • "Winding down of life and limb" or "A time for Action"?
  • Social engagement of adolescents and young adults with intellectual disability
Articles Published & Conference Presentation
  • CRH researcher wins Oxford book contract
  • CRH/TILES project showcased in leading youth journal
  • Evaluating health science students' attitudes to interprofessional learning experiences
  • From quality we learn
  • Australian rural health discourse in the eyes of overseas born health professionals
  • Rural Health chapter for high-profile textbook
  • Research into West African refugee health
  • Handling emotional intelligence in intercultural healthcare 
  • Youth policy work wins international recognition 
  • Intercultural issues in conducting healthcare qualitative research 
  • CRH student shares her Tai Chi study with other researchers in Japan 
  • Sharing Rural Health Week experiences with mainland universities 
  • Getting your PhD 
Rural Health Partners
  • Rural Health Partner: Older Persons Reference Group, Northern Tasmania
Rural Clinical School
  • Enhancing North West health research opportunities
CRH Activities
  • Rural health teaching site opened at St Helens
  • Congratulations to Kim Boyer as Chair of Tasmanian Academy
  • Regener8 meets the Prime Minister
  • Medication Management Packages for Enrolled and Registered Nurses re-accredited for 3 years
  • Who's Who of Australian Women
  • Good News for the CRH!
  • June Hazzlewood appointed an advisor to National Seniors Productive Ageing Centre
  • Going Green
  • PHCRED updates
Training Events
  • Upcoming training opportunities (May – August 2008)
  • CRH seminar – Playing nicely together
  • CRH seminar – University-Health service partnership
  • CRH seminar – Foetal alcohol spectrum disorder
  • Pay a visit to the Rural Health Training Events website
Briefs
  • Briefs - May 2008
CRH Bulletin October 2007

Included in this Issue:

  • From the Director's Desk – October 2007
Graduate Research School
  • Graduate Research news – October 2007
  • Sharing   excellence in research
New Project s & Tenders
  • 2007 Census of Tasmanian General Practitioners
  • An investigation into the allied health workforce in Tasmania
  • Ensuring a sustainable volunteer force in regional Tasmania
Grants and Scholarships
  • PHCRED conference travel scholarships awarded
Publications &  Presentations
  • Shandell Elmer to publish a new book on sociology for nurses
  • The role of clinical placement programs in recruiting new dental graduates
  • CRH researcher leads feature article for top-ranking international criminology journal
  • What research can make a difference to rural health policy?
  • Health outsourcing in a rural context
  • Intercultural issues in conducting healthcare qualitative research
  • Peg LeVine presented at the International Morita Therapy Congress
  • Demonisation, politics and religion: Influences on mental health
  • Sharing Tasmanian community engagement experiences
  • Listening to listening
  • Sue Whetton presented at the prestigious MedInfo World Congress
  • Tips on program evaluations
  • Experience sharing between Tasmania and Scotland 
  • Building effective community partnerships for rural health service provision 
  • It's never too late to be a cyber opsimath
  • Social capital, third sector organisations and health policy 
Rural Health Partners
  • Rural health partner: Shaun Probert
Rural Clinical School
  • ARC Linkage Grant to extend rural healthy ageing research
CRH Activities
  • PHCRED Annual Research Symposium
  • Rural health researchers joining the prestigious ARC/NHMRC network
  • A new dimension for rural health
  • What I think
  • Rural social capital and networks forum
  • Regeneration of a rural community – Bushfire and recovery
  • Internet forum for Early Years Network
Training Events
  • Community development for health professionals short course
  • Upcoming training opportunities (November – December 2007)
  • Rural Health Week seminar: Health change – Key challenges
  • Smiles alive: A carer's perspective
  • CRH seminar – Rural mental health assessment and treatment
  • CRH seminar – Care and wellbeing: Creating a better future for Tasmania's   children
  • Pay a visit to the Rural Health Training Events website 
Briefs
  • Briefs - October 2007
CRH Bulletin 2007 April

Included in this Issue:

  • From the Director's Desk – April 2007
Graduate Research School
  • Graduate Research Student Profile: Andrew Harris
  • Call for Contribution to Graduate Research Papers in Rural Health
  • Graduate Research Activities
New Projects
  • Meander Valley Health and Wellbeing Map Project
  • Protecting Small Children from Family Violence
  • A National Online Interprofessional Support and Education Strategy for Rural and Remote Clinical Educators
Grants and Scholarships
  • Paramedic Research Bursary 2007 Granted to Glenn Aslin
  • CRH Wins CPC Kickstart Seed Funds
Articles Published & Conference Presentation
  • Sharing Research Findings with National Audiences
  • Quynh Lê Presenting at the 12th World Congress on Medinfo 2007
  • Of International Journals, Community Projects, and Research Permacultures
  • Rural Health Student Suzette Seaton to Present at Hot Milk Conference
  • Embracing Pharmacy in Rural Interprofessional Education – a RIPPER!
  • Supportive Care of Rural Women with Breast Cancer in Tasmania
  • "Dead in the Water"?: Is Violent Crime Prevention Research Working for Rural Communities?
  • Innovative Roles for Rural Paramedics 
  • Georgie Routley to Speak on Challenges Facing Dementia Diagnosis 
Rural Health Partners
  • Rural Health Partner: The Midlands Multi-Purpose Health Centre
Rural Clinical School
  • Expanded Team at the RCS and a Further Boost to Simulation-based Training
CRH Activities
  • Celebrating your Rural Health!
  • CRH Director Appointed an Inaugural Board Member of the Tasmanian Early Years Foundation
  • Building a Tasmanian Social Capital Network
Training Events
  • Upcoming Training Opportunities (April – June 2007)
  • CRH Seminar – Supporting Vulnerable Children in their First Five Years of Life
  • CRH Seminar - Tasmanian Breast Cancer Care   Resource for Community Health Workers
  • Pay a Visit to the Rural Health Training Events Site
Briefs
  • Briefs - April 2007
CRH Bulletin October 2006

Included in this Issue:

  • From the Director's Desk - October 2006
Graduate Research School
  • Graduate Research Retreat in October 2006
  • Graduate Research Student Profile: Michael McCall
New Projects
  • Rural Community Youth Project Gains Momentum
  • Furneaux Group Community Health Needs Mapping Exercise
  • Strengthening Professional Support Networks for Parents
Grants and Scholarships
  • Rosa McManamey Wins the Top Accolade
  • CRH Project to Increase Rural Resilience Wins UTAS Community Engagement Grant
Articles Published & Conference Presentation
  • CRH Researcher Looks into Effectiveness of Calcium Supplementation
  • Morita Therapy outside Asia
  • CRH Paper to be Published in Top French Medical Anthropology Textbook
  • Learning through Research: A Regional University and its Community
  • Knowing the Pharmacist Preceptors
  • Factors Affecting GP Workforce Participation in Tasmania
  • Multi-professional Research Higher Degree Program Featured in AMEE
Rural Health Partners
  • Rural Health Partner – Longford Surgery
Rural Clinical School
  • The Hoc Mai Student Bursary to Vietnam 2006
  • Patient Safety the Driver for Skills Centre Development
CRH Activities
  • A RIPPER in Scottsdale!
  • CRH Develops a CD Resource to Support Rural Placement
  • Congratulations to the 2006 E-Health Graduates
  • E-Health (Health Informatics) Course Review
  • Tasmania First with the Development of a New Intravenous Management Module
  • Primary Health Care Research, Evaluation & Development Update
  • A Study into Social Connection among Older Tasmanians
  • Health Careers Education for North West Coast Year 9 Students: An Innovative Pilot Program
  • CRH Executive Management Group Meeting
Indigenous Activities
  • Back to the Future
Training Events
  • Upcoming Training Opportunities (Nov – Dec 2006)
  • CRH Seminar 9 – Theories of Addiction for Strategic Policy
  • CRH Seminar 10 – Responding to Health Skills Shortages
  • Pay a Visit to the Rural Health Training Events Site
Briefs
  • Briefs - October 2006
CRH Bulletin June 2006

Included in this Issue:

  • From the Director's Desk - June 2006
Grants and Scholarships
  • Quynh Lê Wins Double Grants to Advansce her Knowledge in Spatial Analysis
Graduate Research School
  • Support Program Sharpens Students' Research Skills
  • CRH Research Student's Work Reaches a Wider Audience
Successful Tenders
  • CRH Helps Build Brighter Futures for Children in Burnie
Articles Published & Conference Presentation
  • Sue Kilpatrick Proposes Innovative Solutions to Skill Shortages
  • Rosemary Cane Presents Encouraging Results from Dental Undergraduate Placement Program in Tasmania
  • CRH Service Design Study Accepted in Top International Journal
  • CRH Papers at the "Senses of Place" Conference
  • CRH Paper Accepted for SPERA's National Rural Education Conference
  • CRH Volunteering Study Makes a Stage in International Publication
  • Quynh Lê Elaborates on Cultural Meaning in Health Communication
  • Health Research that Speaks to Policy Makers and Practitioners
Rural Health Partners
  • Rural Health Care Partner: May Shaw Health Centre
Indigenous Activities
  • CRH Tasmania Hosts the ISN National Meeting
Rural Clinical School
  • The North West Leads the Way in Health Careers Education
CRH Activities
  • Rural Health Teaching Site Network Grows from Strength to Strength
  • Martin Harris Shares his Expertise on Men and Suicide
  • Rosalind Bull Conducted a Preceptorship Workshop for ANZ Radiotherapists
  • CRH Supports Professional Development of Australian Physiotherapists
Training Events
  • Upcoming Training Opportunities July – September
  • CRH Seminar 6 - Designing a Residential Service for Adolescents with Substance Abuse Issues in Tasmania
  • Pay a Visit to the Rural Health Training Events Home Page
Briefs
  • Briefs - June 2006
CRH Bulletin December 2005

Included in this Issue:

  • New Collaboration Wins $500K Grant to Target Youth Binge-Drinking
  • Developing Expertise in Aged Service Needs
  • Valuable New Resource for the Health Sector
  • CRH Seminar Series Starts in Spectacular Style
  • CRH Helps Build Better Communities for Children
  • Rural Clinical School: Building Capacity - the Teaching Recognition Program
  • Enthusiasm at the Interactive Graduate Research School
  • Extending the Horizon through Research
  • Can Lessons be Learnt from Rural?
  • Graduate Research Support Program
  • The CRH Front Office Puts on a More Welcoming Look
  • Martin Harris Receives the 2005 Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Outstanding Community Engagement
  • AUCEA Conference Provides Valuable Insights for Community Engagement
  • Conference Papers and Refereed Papers by CRH Staff
  • A Report on Overseas Visits
  • Report from the Theme Area Leaders
  • PHC RED to Go for another Four Years
  • St Marys Adopt-a-Centre Pilot Project
  • Briefs
  • New Appointment at the CRH
CRH Bulletin August 2005

Included in this Issue:

  • New Positions and Responsibilities Announced
  • Surge in Research Grants, Consultancies in 2005
  • An Overview from the Professor of Rural Health, Judi Walker
  • Graduate Research Grabs the Limelight
  • Research Students Supported by Seminar Program
  • Graduate Research Website Unveiled
  • Clinicians, Capacity Building, Collaboration and Critical Reflection
  • Success for Skill Shortage Submission
  • Quynh Le a Queenly Figure at Elite Course
  • Erica Bell – Busy Bee!
  • Unmasking the Mysteries of Dementia
  • CRH Staffer Contributes to a Unique Publication 'IN YOUR OWN RIGHT Black Australian Nurses' stories'
  • CRH Research Capacity Strengthened by Appointment of Distinguished Academic
  • Inter-Professional Learning in the Tamar Valley
  • Falls Prevention Becomes Public Property
  • Community Health Strategies Planned in an Iconic Rural Setting
  • Rosalie Run off Her Feet at Health Careers Camps
  • Teaching Teachers Vital Skills
  • A Meeting of the Minds on Rural Topics
  • Karla Peek – A Journey Through Learning
  • Professional Development and Continuing Education for Health Professionals (PD&CE)
  • Briefs
CRH Bulletin April 2005

Included in this Issue:

  • Agreed Recommendations from the 8th National Rural Health Conference
  • Reflections on the 8th National Rural Health Conference - Alice Springs, March 2005
  • Partners in HealthWorkshops on Workforce Planning and Education Facilitated by Distinguished International Academic
  • New Responsibilities for Sue Whetton
  • Graduate Research Induction Workshop
  • Higher Degree 'Hat Trick'
  • SA Ambulance Service: An Organisational Response to Volunteer Research
  • Recognition of International Journal for Tasmanian Research
  • PEP in the Step at Hobart Launch of Pills Program
  • Variety Adds Spice to Daily Dose for Rural Pharmacy All-Rounder
  • Sandy's Skills Save Tsunami Suffering
  • Giving the University a Friendly Face
  • Brad Wray, the Medical Way
  • Rose Tilsley, a Jolly Good Sport
  • Academic Rural Health Goes West
  • Rural Health Presence at Meander Valley Health Expo
  • Researchers - Are You Interested?
CRH Bulletin June 2004

Included in this Issue:

  • The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Daryl Le Grew, comments on CRH and The EDGE Agenda
  • Senior research fellow honoured by University Alumni
  • CRH Tasmania enhances its role through innovative collaborations with local government
  • Cash injection has healthy outcomes
  • Practical 'in service' help for professionals in rural practice
  • Partners in oral health fill the gap in public dental care
  • Integration of hospital and GP services showcased
  • Grass roots clinical program attracts international interest
  • CRH program wins national recognition
  • Rural Health Careers Program expanded to meet demand & interest
  • It's the personal touch that matters
  • CRH staff carry their message far and wide
  • Radical facelift for CRH's Annual Report
  • University moves to reduce road risk for staff
  • Trivial fun has serious benefits
  • Dentistry, destiny and black-faced sheep
  • Research apprentice practises her craft
  • Financial and academic support for rural health researchers
  • Using sound criteria-based assessment: what does this mean in the education of health professionals?
  • A contrastive study of on-line communicative functions between undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • What Do You Want to Know & Why Do You Want to Know It?
  • A national education strategy for pharmacist preceptors: an Australian collaborative model
  • Introducing falls risk assessment into GP Practices
  • Student nurses' use of space as an indicator of professional development
  • The role of injury prevention in hospital emergency departments
  • Intercultural health metaphors
  • Briefs...and Program Notes...
CRH Bulletin December 2004

Included in this Issue:

  • The Rural Health Research Higher Degrees (RHD) Program
  • Filling the gap in oral health and public dental care
  • Christine puts her hand up for volunteers
  • Faculty of Health Science Academic Rural Health Reference Group formed
  • Clarissa assists in national postgraduate project
  • Helen makes a study of health promotional activities of pharmacists
  • Stars away from home under the microscope
  • Lisa to apply a research focus to a practical rural education program
  • Collaborative venture to benefit Tasmanians living with cancer and chronic disease in rural settings
  • A change in emphasis - E.D.G.E.
  • Students sample special treats of country practice
  • New facility supports rural health practice in country areas
  • Health checked out at our ONE STOP HOT SPOT!
  • University to the fore at Deloraine Health Expo
  • 'What about Me?'
  • Rural Academic Indigenous Staff Network Conference
CRH Bulletin November 2003

Included in this Issue:

  • Prospecting for Rural Health Scholarships
  • Scholarships Awareness
  • Stephen Cottrill - E-Health and Rural Health Practice
  • Profile: Alice Downie John Flynn Scholarship
  • An interview with Melinda Chilvers
  • Profile: Blair Adamczewski
  • Rural and Remote Area Placement Program (RRAPP)
  • Profile: Kellie Seymour
  • Community immersion whets the appetite of future rural health professionals
  • Professional development a priority in falls prevention
CRH Bulletin Image August 2003

Included in this Issue:

  • New Rural Health Academic Appointed
  • Open Sesame to Doctors in the House at Smithton
  • Rural Health Teaching Sites Milestone: Campbell Town Makes Ten!
  • Ladies and Gentlemen - Be Upstanding!
  • Managing Grief in a Positive Way
  • Bridging the Gap for Indigenous Students
  • From the Saltbush of South Australia to the Mists of Scottsdale
  • Tele-check Suicide Prevention Program for West Coast
  • Health Science Students are our Best Ambassadors
  • Unique Collaboration Bears Fruit for Health Professionals
  • Health Careers in Action at Camp Clayton
  • Staff Milestones & Achievements