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Researcher: Woodroffe, JJ (Dr Jessica Woodroffe)

Fields of Research

Health and Community Services
Public Health and Health Services
Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy
Primary Health Care
Medical and Health Sciences
Rural Sociology
Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases)
Aged Health Care
Health Policy
Continuing and Community Education
Human Geography
Social Policy
Sociology
Specialist Studies in Education
Health Promotion
Studies in Human Society
Education
Education Assessment and Evaluation
Emergency Medicine
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Care for Disabled
Higher Education
Family and Household Studies
Health Counselling
Dietetics and Nutrigenomics
Education Systems
Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care)
Mental Health

Research Objectives

Rural Health
Health and Support Services
Health Education and Promotion
Health Related to Ageing
Community Service (excl. Work)
Behaviour and Health
Cancer and Related Disorders
Syllabus and Curriculum Development
School/Institution Community and Environment
Social Structure and Health
Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health)
Health
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Urban and Industrial Water Management
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)
Health Policy Evaluation
Ageing and Older People
Health Inequalities
Disability and Functional Capacity
Management of Education and Training Systems
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Occupational Health
Mental Health Services
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Equity and Access to Education
Learner and Learning Processes
Teaching and Instruction Technologies
Learner Development
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Nursing
Education and Training
Preventive Medicine
Nutrition
Resourcing of Education and Training Systems

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'Finding our feet': Walking interviews for qualitative inquiry with older adults; 2015 Qualitative Methods Conference
'Food for Thought' Implementation & development of a new interdisciplinary clinical pathway for obesity management in Tasmania: A Demonstration Project of the vTAHSP
10,000 shortchanged on basic healthcare
A 'RIPPER' Project: advancing rural inter-professional health education at the University of Tasmania; International Electronic Journal of Rural and Remote Health
A RIPPER Experience
Beaconsfield Community Health and Wellbeing Map
Building Capacity for Interprofessional Learning in Clinical Placements: Reflections on Developing an Evidence Base for Learning, Teaching and Collaborative Research; Sixth International Clinical Skills Conference
Building Capacity for Rural Health: The Role of Boundary Crosser and the Impact of their Behaviours on Community Readiness Partnerships; PASCAL International Observatory Fourth International Conference
Building capacity for rural health: the role of boundary crossers in coalition maturity for partnerships with external agents; Building stronger communities. Connecting research, policy and practice
Building rural health care teams through interprofessional simulation-based education; Rural Health: the place to be
Campbell Town Health and Community Service Health Map II
Celebrating multidisciplinary practice and learning: three years evaluation of an undergraduate interprofessional rural health education pilot; National Rural Health Conference
Community Health Needs Assessment: A platform for promoting community-university partnerships and research to improve community health and wellbeing; Australasian Journal of University Community Engagement
Community turns focus to rural health
Critical Incident Technique – A useful method for the paramedic researcher’s toolkit; Australasian Journal of Paramedicine
Current Programs and Future Needs in Health Literacy for Older People: A Literature Review; Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet
Development of a Tool to Evaluate Health Science Students' Experiences of an Interprofessional Education (IPE) Programme; Academy of Medicine, Singapore. Annals
Directing patients to reliable web-based information about genetic cardiac disease: An example using the HONCode; International Clinical Cardiovascular Genetics Conference
Does privatising water make us sick?; Health Sociology Review
Eating and ageing in rural Australia: applying temporal perspectives from phenomenology to uncover meanings in older adults’ experiences; Ageing and Society
Evaluating Engagement with ReThink Autism in Tasmania
Evaluating Health Science students' attitudes to interprofessional learning experiences; 5th Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference - Medical Education in a Flat World
Exploration of Interprofessional Practice (IPP) and Learning (IPL) in Rural Clinical Settings
Final Report, Local Innovations Fund, Building Capacity for Undergraduate Inter-Professional Learning in the Northern Integrated Care Service (NICS)
Food security and insecurity in older adults: A phenomenological ethnographic study; 47th Australian Association of Gerontology Conference
Food Security for older people in rural and regional Australia; Australasian Association of Gerontology 45th National Conference: Ageing: Challenging the boundaries
Furneaux Community Health Needs Assessment
Future Options Baptcare Devonport, Tasmanian Study
General Practitioners’ knowledge and use of genetic counselling in managing patients with genetic cardiac disease in non-specialised settings; Journal of Community Genetics
Have we made a difference to practice?: a 10 year cohort study; OTTAWA Conference 2016
Have your say on health and your community: A new Council Project
Health and wellbeing needs assessment of the communities of Perth, Longford, Evandale and Cressy in the Northern Midlands, Tasmania
Health and Wellbeing Needs Assessment of the communities of Perth, Longford, Evandale and Cressy in the Northern Midlands, Tasmania
Health issues 'mapped' as important planning tool
Health literacy, genetic literacy and outcomes in patients with genetic cardiac disease: A review of the literature; Heart, Lung and Circulation
Health literacy, genetic literacy and outcomes in patients with genetic cardiac disease: A review of the literature; International Clinical Cardiovascular Genetics Conference
Health Map 'Community Feedback Postcard
Health Needs Assessment
Healthy future on Map
High risk of cancer: Circular Head Study
How do regional and rural general practitioners use the Internet to gather patient information?; Australian Journal of Rural Health
i-phone for Info Project
International medical graduates in Australia: a historical perspective (1930-1950s); The Medical Journal of Australia
International medical graduates in Tasmania: Issues, and acculturation in the rural and remote context; International Conference Innovative Research in a Changing and Challenging World
International medical graduates: Acculturation issues; SEiR Conference 2011
Kentish Community Health Needs Assessment Project
Kentish Community Learning Plan and Strategy
Knowledge and perceptions of genetic cardiac disease amongst general practitioners: The Tasmanian experience
Mapping Community Health Needs and Priorities: Reflections on Community Engagement from the Tasmanian University Department of Rural Health and the Meander Valley Community; Australian Journal of University Community Engagement
Meander Valley Health and Wellbeing Map Project
Neo-Liberal Water Policy and Socio-Environmental Harm; Current Issues in Criminal Justice
Not a Drop to Drink
O'Connor Launches Positive Ageing Strategy
Our health in our hands: Building effective community partnerships for rural health service provision; Rural Society
Partnership focuses on Health
Partnerships and place: Mobilising resources from outside; Senses of Place
Patients rely on their cardiologist to give them accurate information regarding their genetic cardiac disease; 64th Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting and the International Society for Heart Research Australasian Section Annual Scientific Meeting
Personally Arranged Learning Session (PeArL); ANZAHPE - OTTAWA 2016 Joint Conference
Positive Ageing Strategy 2011-2015 A vision and a strategy for positive ageing in the West Tamar
Problems with provision: barriers to drinking water quality and public health in rural Tasmania, Australia; Rural and Remote Health Journal
Profile uncovers cancer needs
Putting Health on the Map:Mapping the health & wellbeing needs of the Beaconsfied & North West Community'
Recruitment and retention of International Medical Graduates: The experience of living and working in rural Tasmania; The 20th World Organization of National Colleges, Academies (WONCA) World Conference
Report of Assessment of St Vincent de Paul Retail Outlets
RIPPER: Interprofessional learning and clinical skills development for health science students; Focus on health professional education
RIPPER: Interprofessional learning and clinical skills development for health science students; Second International Clinical Skills Conference
Rural Interprofessional Program Emergency Retreat (RIPPER): A simulation-enhanced undergraduate rural interprofessional program at the University of Tasmania; A Bright Future for Rural Health: Evidence-Based Policy and Practice in Rural and Remote Australian Health Care
Simulation strengthening nursing skills
Social and Economic Benefits of Treated Water for Small Communities Including the Health Impacts of Different Water Qualities on Small Communities
Social and Economic Benefits of Treated Water for Small Communities Including the Health Impacts of Different Water Qualities on Small Communities
Strategy means older residents are high on Council's agenda
Sustaining rural communities – A case study of the benefits of charity retail outlets in rural Tasmania; 2016 SARRAH Conference
Tasmania Medicare Local Social Determinants of Health Project: Thematic Analysis of Community Proposals
The Baby, the Bath Water And the future of IMGs; International Journal of Innovative Interdisciplinary Research
The Quality of Life and Social Needs of International Medical Graduates: Emerging Themes in Research; International Journal of Innovative Interdisciplinary Research
The RIPPER Experience: A three-year evaluation of an Australian Interprofessional Rural Health Education Pilot; Journal of Research in Interprofessional Practice and Education
The rural paramedic in Tasmania an interprofessional approach; Allied Health Professionals Symposium
Turning the Tap: Drinking Water Management and Public Health in Tasmania
West Tamar Community Health and Wellbeing Mapping Project - Final Report
West Tamar Council - DAS 2011-2015 - A vision and strategy for positive ageing in the West Tamar
West Tamar Council Community Plan 2012-2017
West Tamar Health and Wellbeing Project and Positive Ageing Strategy
‘‘A golden opportunity’’: exploring interprofessional learning and practice in rural clinical settings; Journal of Interprofessional Care

Research Projects

Building Capacity for Undergraduate Inter-Professional Learning: Development and Piloting of an 'Inter-Professional Activities Tool Kit'; Health Workforce Australia (HWA)
Evaluating Engagement with Rethink Autism in Tasmania; Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania (DHHS)
Exploring Interprofessional Practice (IPP) and Learning (IPL) in Rural Clinical Settings; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Food for Thought - A novel clinical pathway for obesity management.; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
OPtimising HEalth LiterAcy (OPHELIA): A process to address health literacy for Tasmanians with Chronic Disease; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Assessment of Vinnies Tasmania Retail Outlets
Community Conversations Consultations Consultation
IPhone for Info Project
Kentish CLP Implementation
Kentish local government area community health needs assessment
Kentish Local Government Area Community Learning Plan
Meander Valley Community Needs Assessment
Northern Midlands- Part A Health Needs Assessment
Research and Analysis - Future Options Baptcare Devonport, Tasmanian Study
Rural Community Needs Analysis
Social and economic profiling for small towns
Thematic Analysis of Community Submissions for Social Determinants of Health proposals
West Tamar Council Community Plan
West Tamar Council Health and Wellbeing Mapping Project (2010-2011)

Research Candidate Supervision

Food Security and Insecurity in Older Adults- A Phenomenological Ethnographic Study
Health and Wellbeing of International Medical Graduates- Acculturation into the Tasmanian Rural Context
Inter-Professional Learning (IPL) in Paramedic Practice
Knowledge and Perceptions of Genetic Cardiac Diseases in Tasmania
Staying Connected- Investigating Peer-run Community-based Organisations and their Contribution to Older People's Self-assessed Health and Wellbeing