Research at the Violet Vines Marshman Centre for Rural Health Research

Our Centre is undertaking world-class research to narrow the gulf between metropolitan health outcomes and those in regional, rural and remote areas.

The Violet Vines Marshman Centre for Rural Health Research aligns with the Australian Federal Government’s strategic priority of health and wellness.

The Federal Government has prioritised better models of health services to reduce disparities for disadvantaged and vulnerable groups; manage local and regional health threats; create better health outcomes for Indigenous people and implement effective technologies to improve health.

Preventative And Primary Health Care

Preventative And Primary Health Care

Our research focuses on improving equity and access for rural people. We will develop and test cost effective, flexible models of service delivery that increase access and eliminate disparity.

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Oral Public Health

Oral Public Health

Our research improves oral health care for rural people by supporting policy change and improvement in service access, treatment, prevention and promotion to reduce disaprities in oral public health measures in rural communities.

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Diabetes And Sleep

Diabetes And Sleep

Our research improves health and wellbeing for rural people living with diabetes by investigating the impact of diabetes on sleep, and building better models of clinical and public health care in rural communities.

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