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Biography

Dr Jenny May holds a rural GP Academic position with the RCS/UDRH It encompasses support of research and evaluation activities in primary health care.as well as teaching and support of undergraduate medical and allied health students. Her research interests include new models of general practice in rural and remote areas, and primary health care integration. Her area of PHD study is related to regional medical workforce. She works at Peel Health Care,a Division auspiced general practice in Tamworth.

Jenny is the Rural Doctors Association of Australia (RDAA) representative on the National Rural Health Alliance In this capacity she has been involved in numerous committees and working parties around rural health issues. Jenny has lived and worked in the New England area since 1984 with a five year sojourn in remote Western Australia’s Pilbra and a year’s work in a remote Indigenous community in British Columbia, Canada in 2004.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Medicine (Honours), University of Newcastle, 04/05/1985

Research

Research keywords

  • General Practice
  • Rural Workforce

Research expertise

Research interests are in the fields of rural health workforce in particular regional medical workforce with current PHD study in a project entitled "Rural or Urban a study of regional medical workforce".Projects on occupational violence in rural areas,integrated general practitce entites and interprofessional education are in train.

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
111700Public Health And Health Services60
110399Clinical Sciences Not Elsewhere Classified20
160599Policy And Administration Not Elsewhere Classified20

Memberships

Body relevant to professional practice.

  • Deputy Chairperson - National Rural Health Alliance

Administrative

Administrative expertise

Immediate past Chair National Rural Health Alliance

Chair Steering Group Working Safe in rural and remote Australia (Funded by DOHA)

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • General Practice

Teaching expertise

Undergraduate teaching of Years 4/5 with emphasis on interactional skills,pallaitve care and primary care.Also writing and teaching interprofessional learning modules specifically Diabetes and COPD.Basic life support for GPs and practice staff also conducted on a monthly basis/Also teaching for GP registrars and supervisors in evidence based medicine and cervical screening

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Publications

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Chapter (2 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2011May JA, Koh C, 'The challenge of health inequalities in rural and remote Australia', Determining the Future: A Fair Go and Health For All, Connor Court Publishing, Ballan, Victoria 143-157 (2011) [B1]
2008Jones PD, May JA, Creighton A, 'Health service models', A Textbook of Australian Rural Health, Australian Rural Health Education Network, Canberra, ACT 105-112 (2008) [B2]

Journal article (12 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013May J, Carey TA, Curry R, 'Social determinants of health: Whose responsibility?', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF RURAL HEALTH, 21 139-140 (2013) [C3]
2012Gaw A, Doherty SR, Hungerford P, May JA, 'When death is imminent: Documenting end-of-life decisions', Australian Family Physician, 41 614-617 (2012) [C1]
2011Magin PJ, May J, McElduff P, Goode SM, Adams J, Cotter GL, 'Occupational violence in general practice: A whole-of-practice problem. Results of a cross-sectional study', Australian Health Review, 35 75-80 (2011) [C1]
2011Rees M, May JA, Rae KM, 'Is it me? Or is there something in the water? Client decision making in nursing', Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 28 67-73 (2011) [C1]

Co-authors: KYM RAE

2009Dennis S, May JA, Perkins D, Zwar N, Sibbald B, Hasan I, 'What evidence is there to support skill mix changes between GPs, pharmacists and practice nurses in the care of elderly people living in the community?', Australian and New Zealand Health Policy, 6 1-7 (2009) [C1]
2008May JA, Cooper RJ, Magin PJ, Critchley A, 'Integrated models or mayhem? Lessons learnt from three integrated primary health care entities in regional New South Wales', Australian Health Review, 32 595-604 (2008) [C1]
2008Grotowski M, May JA, 'HPV vaccine catch up schedule: An opportunity for chlamydia screening', Australian Family Physician, 37 529-530 (2008) [C2]
2007May JA, Jones PD, Cooper RJ, Morrissey MJ, Kershaw G, 'GP perceptions of workforce shortage in a rural setting', Rural and Remote Health, 7 1-6 (2007) [C1]
2007May JA, 'HPV vaccination: A paradigm shift in public health', Australian Family Physician, 36 106-111 (2007) [C1]
2007May JA, 'Rural remote and metropolitan area 3: The forgotten RRMA', Australian Journal of Rural Health, 15 216-217 (2007) [C1]
2007May J, 'HPV vaccination - Reply', AUSTRALIAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN, 36 391-391 (2007)
2006Hayes P, May JA, Martin T, 'Dementia - an epidemic that has arrived', Rural Pharmacy, 25 796-798 (2006) [C3]
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Conference (27 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Fisher KA, Croker A, May J, Smith T, 'Are we on the same page yet?": Using photo-elicitation for shared understandings within an interpretive research team', N/A, Sydney (2014)
2013May JA, Marsden C, Kurti L, Holloway L, 'An exploration of violence experienced by professionals from three sectors delivering key services in rural and remote workplaces', Proceedings of the 12th National Rural Health Conference, Adelaide (2013) [E1]
2013May JA, Marsden C, Kurti L, Holloway L, 'Keys to retention: the importance of ¿Working safe in rural and remote Australia¿', 12th National Rural Health Conference Handbook, Adelaide (2013) [E3]
2013Croker AL, Fisher K, Smith A, May J, 'Of vacuums and scaffolds: Interprofessional learning on a rural clinical placement', The 2013 Practice-Based Education Summit http://csusap.csu.edu.au/~areport/documents/pbe_summit_2013/Handbook.pdf, Sydney, NSW, Australia (2013) [E3]
2013Croker AL, May J, Fisher K, Smith A, 'A Moving Feast of Opportunities: How do Students in Rural Areas Learn to Work with other Professions?', Handbook & Program of ANZAHPE 2013 - Professional Development of Health Professional Educators, Melbourne (2013) [E3]
2012Croker A, Smith AN, Fisher KA, May JA, 'Exploring interprofessional education - Seeing the whole elephant', Symposium Program. Interprofessional Education for Quality Use of Medicines, Newcastle Beach, NSW (2012) [E3]
2010Smith AN, Brown LJ, May JA, Wakely LT, Greaves J, Wolfgang R, et al., 'Interprofessional learning modules: Making undergraduate IPE clinically relevant', All Together Better Health 5 Conference. Program, Sydney, NSW (2010) [E3]
2010Rees M, May JA, Rae KM, 'Storming the barricades. Improving rural client outcomes by addressing client decision making barriers', 2010 Primary Health Care Research Conference: Program & Abstracts, Darwin, NT (2010) [E3]

Co-authors: KYM RAE

2010Goode SM, Magin PJ, Pond CD, May JA, Marshall M, Zwar N, et al., 'Practice-based research networks (PBRNs): A comparison of different models', 2010 Primary Health Care Research Conference: Program & Abstracts, Darwin, NT (2010) [E3]
2009May JA, 'Skill mix in the rural primary health care workforce: Can it be systematised?', Rural Health: The Place to Be: 10th National Rural Health Conference, Cairns, QLD (2009) [E3]
2009Lusumbami P, Rae KM, May JA, 'Smoking in pregnant indigenous women and smoking cessation interventions: A literature review', 2009 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference: Abstracts and Presentations, Adelaide, SA (2009) [E3]

Co-authors: KYM RAE

2009May JA, 'Integration: It sounds good but what does it mean? Trials and tribulations of a general practice taking on a multidisciplinary focus and employing allied health clinicians', 3rd Rural Health Research Colloquium: Building a Healthier Future Through Research: Program and Abstract Book, Ballina, NSW (2009) [E3]
2009May JA, Magin PJ, 'Occupational violence: A study of the general practice team', 2009 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference: Abstracts and Presentations, Melbourne, VIC (2009) [E3]

Co-authors: Parker magin

2009Rees M, May JA, 'We've got the ingredients but what's the recipe? Challenges in teamwork for nurse practitioners in a rural area', Rural Health: The Place to Be: 10th National Rural Health Conference, Cairns, QLD (2009) [E3]
2008May JA, Dennis S, Zwar N, Hasan I, Perkins D, Griffiths R, Sibbald B, 'Skill mix change for older Australians: Can general practice meet the challenge?', Wonca Asia Pacific Regional Conference combined with the RACGP Annual Scientific Convention: Abstract Guide, Melbourne, VIC (2008) [E3]
2008May JA, Magin PJ, 'Occupational violence in Australian general practice: Its not just about the doctor', Wonca Asia Pacific Regional Conference combined with the RACGP Annual Scientific Convention: Abstract Guide, Melbourne, VIC (2008) [E3]

Co-authors: Parker magin

2008May JA, Dennis S, Zwar N, Hasan I, Perkins D, Griffiths R, Sibbald B, 'Skill mix innovation in the primary health care workers: Can this be systematised?', 2008 General Practice & Primary Health Care Research Conference: Program & Abstracts, Hobart, TAS (2008) [E3]
2008Dennis S, Zwar N, Griffiths R, Perkins D, May JA, Hasan I, Sibbald B, 'Optimising skill-mix in the primary health care workforce for the care of older Australians', 2008 General Practice & Primary Health Care Research Conference: Program & Abstracts, Hobart, TAS (2008) [E3]
2007Kent S, May JA, Guppy MP, 'Obstetric care in rural Australia: The evidence is right under our noses - but what direction are we heading?', 9th National Rural Health Conference. Abstracts, Albury, NSW (2007) [E3]
2007May JA, Barac B, 'Who can do CPR? A team approach to CPR in rural general practice', 2007 General Practice & Primary Health Care Research Conference. Program & Abstracts, Sydney (2007) [E3]
2007Jones PD, May JA, 'Common themes of successful health service models in rural Australia', 2007 Rural Health Research Colloquium. Official Program, Tamworth, NSW (2007) [E3]
2007May JA, 'Profiling the GP workforce in a rural Australian town', 2007 Rural Health Research Colloquium. Official Program, Tamworth, NSW (2007) [E3]
2007May JA, Bonomo A, 'Trials and tribulations of practice nurses: Can team-based care become practice?', 9th National Rural Health Conference. Abstracts, Albury, NSW (2007) [E3]
2006May JA, 'Making a Rural Research Project Happen', NSW PHC Research Stream at the 8th Annual Vital Links Forum 2006, Sydney (2006) [E3]
2006May JA, Bonomo A, 'Trials and tribulations of Practice Nurses: Can Team Based Care become practice?', Proceedings of the GP & PHC Research Conference, Perth (2006) [E3]
2006May JA, Cooper RJ, Morrissey MJ, Kershaw G, 'The General Practice profile of a rural town in Australia', Proceedings of the GP & PHC Research Conference, Perth (2006) [E3]
2006May JA, Morrissey MJ, Cooper RJ, Kershaw G, 'Supporting the Rural GP Workforce: Impact of a Managed Practice', Proceedings of the GP & PHC Research Conference, Perth (2006) [E3]
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Grants and Funding

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Number of grants1
Total funding$9,087

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2007 (1 grants)

Occupational violence in general practice: a cross-sectional study of GPs and general practice staff$9,087
Funding Body: Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)

Project Team
Doctor Jennifer May, Conjoint Professor Parker Magin
SchemeRole
Family Medical Care, Education and Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$9,08720072008
GNo:G0187852
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions0

No Supervisions.

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Dr Jennifer May

Work Phone0267678462
Email
PositionClinical Dean - Peel Clinical School
University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health
Faculty of Health and Medicine
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Office
Tamworth Base Hospital
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/jennifer-may