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Researcher: Peek, KJ (Ms Karla Peek)

Fields of Research

Health services and systems
Rural sociology
Primary health care
Occupational and workplace health and safety
Preventative health care
Social change
Communications engineering

Research Objectives

Rural and remote area health
Evaluation of health and support services
Occupational health
Behaviour and health
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Other health
Health education and promotion
Health related to ageing
Network systems and services

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

I feel like I'm dancing on the Titanic: Managing the stress of farming in difficult times; Opening the Gates on Farmer Health, National Centre for Farmer Health Inaugural Conference
Rural Health Week Tasmania 2007; GP & Primary Health Care Research Conference
Rural placements in Tasmania: do experiential placements and background influence undergraduate health science student's attitudes toward rural practice?; Rural and Remote Health
Staying Healthy: Behaviours and services used by farmers and fishers
Staying healthy: how farmers and fishers maintain good health in difficult times; 11th National Rural Health Conference
Staying Healthy: The Case of Cotton and Cane Growers in Australia; Health and Well-Being: A Social and Cultural Perspective
Support a primary health care approach through University community engagement; Australian Universities Community Engagement Alliance (AUCEA)
Supporting farmer and fisher health and wellbeing in 'difficult times': Communities of place and industry associations; Rural Society

Research Projects

National Rural Health Conference - Perth, Australia, 2011; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Staying Healthy: Behaviours and Services Used by Farmers and Fishers; AgriFutures (AgFut)

Research Candidate Supervision