Centre for Excellence in Rural Sexual Health (CERSH)
The vision of CERSH is that all rural Victorians have access to quality sexual health care, information and support that is tailored to their individual needs.
- 'Smart and Deadly' Evaluation
- Letting partners know after an HIV diagnosis – recent experiences of men who have sex with men
- Understanding models for delivering sexual health services in rural Victoria
- Understanding the systems, stakeholders and contexts that contribute to the sexual health and wellbeing of rural young people attending formal education environments
Culturally inclusive rural health care
Research Group Leader: Prof Lisa Bourke
We focus on partnering with consumers, practitioners and rural health services to ensure that everyone living in rural communities, no matter their culture, identity or socio-economic status, has access to quality health care.
Rural Chronic Ill Health
Research Group Leader: Dr Kristen Glenister
This programme of work investigates a range of chronic health issues impacting rural Victorians, with the overarching aim of identifying ways to reduce the burden of chronic ill health on rural communities.
Rural Health Academic Network (RHAN)
Research Group Leader:
A/Prof Jennifer Weller-Newton
RHAN is a health workforce initiative which partners directly with rural health services to support education and build research capacity.
Rural Health Workforce
Research Group Leader : Dr Cath Cosgrave
This research stream investigates the recruitment and retention of the rural workforce as well as the training of rural health professionals.