The Journal regularly publishes special issues that examine themes of interest. For these issues the Editors engage guest editors who specialise in the area.
- Libby Kalucy OAM
Elizabeth (Libby) Kalucy is keenly interested in disseminating primary health care research findings for optimum impact. She is Director of the Primary Health Care Research and Information Service, having worked in primary and community health research and evaluation in South Australia since 1988.
- John Furler
John Furler is a full-time senior research fellow at the University of Melbourne and also a GP at the North Richmond Community Health Centre. John´s research interests include health inequalities and chronic illness care in general practice, the doctor-patient relationship, patient centeredness and the co-construction of social identity in medical care and the ways in which medical practice may act as a social determinant of health.
- Amanda Kenny
Amanda Kenny is the director of the Faculty of Health Sciences at La Trobe University, Bendigo, and associate professor of regional and rural nursing. Her clinical background is as a nurse and midwife, and she holds a PhD in public health policy. Her active research currently includes rural health service delivery and chronic disease management in rural communities.
- Virginia Lewis
Virginia Lewis is Director of Research and Evaluation at the Australian Institute for Primary Care and Ageing (AIPCA) and Head of the Centre for Health Systems Development (CHSD). Virginia´s academic research has been focused on social psychology, concerned particularly with attitude measurement and attitude-behaviour theory. She has extensive experience in questionnaire design, construction and analysis.
- Cathy Mead
Cathy Mead recently retired as Senior Lecturer at La Trobe University School of Public Health, and is now a casual lecturer in women´s health policy at the Key Centre for Women´s at Melbourne University. Recent roles have included National President of the Public Health Association of Australia and a number of senior management roles in the Department of Health and Ageing.
- Ross Bailie, Menzies School of Health Research, Brisbane
- Frances Baum, Southgate Institute of Health, Society and Equity, Flinders University, Adelaide
- Phillip Davies, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane
- Tony Dowell, Wellington School of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington
- Elizabeth Halcomb, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, Penrith
- Elizabeth Harris, Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney
- Vivian Lin, School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne
- Rob Macindoe, Victorian Primary and Community Health Network
- Chris Pearce, Australian General Practice Network
- Alan Shiell, Centre for Excellence in Intervention and Prevention Science, Carlton
- Hal Swerisson, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Melbourne
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