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Research

Our Research Committee supports and guides the research interests of the College and its membership. The Research Committee contains a diverse group of 12 researchers, each with considerable experience in rural and remote general practice. The Committee members work collaboratively to foster innovative research that will expand the evidence-based knowledge of contemporary rural medicine.

The Research Committee is responsible for assessing requests made to the College to invite our members to participate in research. Each request is considered against a defined set of criteria. View the criteria guidelines.

If you would like to become involved in the Colleges research activities, please contact us.

Meet the Research Committee

Dr Lachlan McIver (Chair) 

MBBS MPHTM JCC (Anaes) FACRRM 
Research Interests:  Indigenous health, rural and remote emergency medicine and critical care, public and environmental health, tropical medicine and infectious diseases.

Dr Suresh Badami

MBBS, EMST, FACRRM

A/Prof David Campbell

MBBS, DRANZCOG, DCH, FACRRM, FRACGP
Research Interests: Rural medical education, rural workforce, procedural and emergency skills training, rural clinical academic leadership.

Dr Abbas Haghshenas

MBBS, PhD, FACRRM 
Research interests: Research methodology, health management, models of care delivery, health evaluation and e-health.

Dr. Dennis R Pashen 

MBBS, MPHTM, FRACGP, FACRRM Prof. (Adjunct) JCU School of Medicine and Dentistry Director Medical Services, South Burnett, Qld Health. 
Research Interests: Rural and Remote Workforce Innovation, Population Health, Indigenous Health.

Dr Louise Stone

MBBS, BA, MPH, GradDipFamMed, DipRACOG, FRACGP, FACRRM
Research interests: Medical education, GP mental health care, clinical reasoning.

A/Prof Lucie Walters

PhD, MBBS, FACRRM, DCH, DipRACOG, FRACGP 
Research interests: Rural medical education, rural workforce, rural obstetrics and paediatric clinical issues

A/Prof Louise Young

BA DipEd, PGDipSchCouns, MPsychEd, PhD (Education) 
Research Interests: Medical education, teaching and learning in medicine, rural recruitment and retention, intellectual disability.

Dr Jeff Brownscombe

MBBS (Hons) DCH MPH FAFPHM FACRRM
Research Interests: