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Researcher: Spinaze, AC (Dr Anna Spinaze)

Fields of Research

Rural Sociology
Primary Health Care
Ecosystem Function
Social Policy
Health and Community Services

Research Objectives

Rural Health
Palliative Care
Environmental Health
Employment Patterns and Change
Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'I hate cities': spatial and social connectedness for rural and remote health care professionals; 10th National Rural Health Conference
'I'm a rural person': sense of place for rural healthcare professional; Making sense of place: exploring the concepts and expressions of place through different senses and lenses
A Pilot Study of General Practitioners' Diagnosis and Management of Middleaged/Elderly COPD Patients; 2003 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference
Community gardens as sites of solace and end-of-life support: a literature review; International Journal of Palliative Nursing
Finding a method: exploring video-cued interviewing, for qualitative action research into rural clinician roles and identities around chronic disease management; 2008 GP & PHC Research Conference: Health for All?
Place, human agency and community resilience - considerations for public health management of smoke from prescribed burning; Local Environment
The lived experience of working with chronic conditions in rural and remote areas: emerging results around changing identities; 4th International Conference on Community Health Nursing Research - Health in Transition: Researching for the Future
Will older workers change their retirement plans in line with government thinking? A review of recent literature on retirement intentions; Australian Bulletin of Labour

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision