Our research

At La Trobe Rural Health School our research seeks to:

  • understand the needs and challenges of rural/regional communities
  • impact and improve rural community health and wellbeing
  • transform rural and regional health care

We are always looking for enthusiastic health professionals to join our research team.

Our key research programs include:

Future research students

Future research students

Building healthy rural communities

Maximising healthcare outcomes to ensure the delivery of quality rural health care.

Inclusion of young people with disadvantage and disability

Supporting educational inclusion of young people with disadvantage or disability.

Physiology of exercise, physical activity and rehabilitation

Experts in the measurement and restoration of human movement.

John Richards Centre for Rural Ageing Research

Making a difference to the wellbeing of older people living in rural communities.

Improving clinical care to reduce health outcome inequalities

Investigating the structure and processes of the health care system.

Violet Vines Marshman Centre for Rural Health Research

Our Centre is transforming rural health outcomes through research, collaboration and community engagement.