Personal profile

Research interests

 

  • Rural Health Ageing Policy
  • Rural Health Services Planning
  • Clinical Redesign
  • Health Partnership
  • Health Consumer Engagement

Biography

Judi Walker is Principal Co-Investigator (Gippsland) of the Hazelwood Health Study, which is investigating the long term health impact of the 2014 Hazelwood Mine Fire in the Latrobe Valley in Gippsland, Victoria. She is Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Health at the University of Tasmania.

Judi has a wealth of experience in rural and regional health services, ageing well policy, community engagement and innovative approaches to medical training. She took up the position of Professor and Head, School of Rural Health at Monash University in November 2010 to provide academic leadership across the 7 departments that constitute the School, including 4 regional clinical training units, the 1st year of the graduate entry MBBS program, a university department of rural health and a research office. Her term as Head of School ended in January 2016.

Judi was the recipient of the Dean of Medicine, Nursing and Health Science’s 2014 Award for Excellence in External Engagement and was nominee for the Vice Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research Impact (Economic and Social Impact). She is a member of the inaugural Governing Council, Tasmanian Health Service and Board Director, Latrobe Community Health Service, Victoria.

Judi has accumulated over 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals, 9 book chapters, numerous conference papers and commissioned reports.

External positions

Adjunct Professor, University of Tasmania

2011 → …

Keywords

  • Rural health
  • healthy ageing
  • health services

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Projects 2012 2015

Research Output 2000 2018

It's more than money: Policy options to secure medical specialist workforce for regional centres

May, J., Walker, J., McGrail, M. & Rolley, F. 2017 In : Australian Health Review. 41, p. 698-706 9 p., AH16159

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Activities 2010 2013

  • 19 Submissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries
  • 6 Membership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

Member - Simulation Based Education and Training Expert Advisory Group (SBET EAG) - Victoria Department of Health

Walker, J. H. (Member)
1 Oct 2013

Activity: Submissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries

Member - Teaching, Training and Research Working Group (TTRWG) - Independent Hospitals Pricing Authority (IHPA)

Walker, J. H. (Member)
1 Jan 2013

Activity: Submissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries

Member - NHMRC 2012-2014 Partnership Program Grants Committee - NHMRC

Walker, J. H. (Member)
1 Jul 2012

Activity: Submissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries

Member - Health Workforce Australia - Rural Medical Generalist Project Advisory Group

Walker, J. H. (Member)
1 Jul 2012

Activity: Submissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries

Member - Academic Board Steering Committee - Monash University

Walker, J. H. (Member)
1 Jan 2012

Activity: Submissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries