Featured Publications

The list of journal articles below is a sample of those authored or co-authored by staff members of the UONDRH (bolded below) and published in peer-reviewed journals within the last two years. The topics reflect the UONDRH Research Strategy and key areas of research activity.


Hawkins N, Jeong S, Smith T. New graduate registered nurses’ exposure to negative workplace behaviour in the acute care setting: An integrative review. International Journal of Nursing Studies 2019; 93: 41-54.

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Tan M, Brown LJ, Mathews KI, Whatnall MC, Hutchesson MJ, MacDonald-Wicks LK, Patterson AJ. Rural versus urban women: An examination of anthropometry and body composition. Australian Journal of Rural Health 2019; 27(1): 70-77.

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Wolfgang R, Wakely L, Smith T, Burrows J, Little A, Brown LJ. Immersive placement experiences promote rural intent in allied health students of urban and rural origin. Journal of Multidisciplinary Health Care, 2019; 12: 699-710.

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Little F, Croker A, Carey TA. Valued but tenuous? Postgraduate clinical psychology placements for psychology students in rural and remote areas - implications for future directions. Rural and Remote Health 2019; 19(3).

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McGirr J, Seal A, Barnard A, Cheek C, Garne D, Greenhill J, Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan S, Luscombe GM, May J, Leod JM, O'Sullivan B, Playford D, Wright J. The Australian Rural Clinical School (RCS) program supports rural medical workforce: Evidence from a cross-sectional study of 12 RCSs. Rural and Remote Health 2019; 19(1).

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Chai LK, Collins CE, May C, Ashman A, Holder C, Brown LJ, Burrows TL. Feasibility and efficacy of a web-based family telehealth nutrition intervention to improve child weight status and dietary intake: A pilot randomised controlled trial. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 2019;

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Chai LK, Collins CE, May C, Brown LJ, Ashman A, Burrows TL. Fidelity and acceptability of a family-focused technology-based telehealth nutrition intervention for child weight management. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 2019.

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Mah BL, Pringle KG, Weatherall L, Keogh L, Schumacher T, Eades S, Brown A, Lumbers ER, Roberts CT, Diehm C, Smith R, Rae KM. Pregnancy stress, healthy pregnancy and birth outcomes - The need for early preventative approaches in pregnant Australian Indigenous women: A prospective longitudinal cohort study. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease 2019; 10(1): 31-38.

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Fisher KA, Smith A, Brown L, Wakely L, Little A, Wakely K, Hudson J, Squires K. Value-adding to health professional student placement experiences: Enhancing work readiness and employability through a rural community engagement program. Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability 2018; 9(1): 41-61.

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Smith T, Sutton K, Pit S, Muyambi K, Terry D, Farthing A, Courtney C, Cross M. Health professional students' rural placement satisfaction and rural practice intentions: A national cross-sectional survey. Australian Journal of Rural Health 2018; 26(1): 26-32.

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Smith T, Cross M, Waller S, Chambers H, Farthing A, Barraclough F, Pit SW, Sutton K, Myambi K, King, S, Anderson, J. Ruralization of students' horizons: insights into Australian health professional students' rural and remote placements. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare 2018; 11: 85-97.

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