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We warmly invite you to join us at our upcoming professorial event: Associate Professor Jean Ross will be speaking on the topic Collaborating with Communities: Communities Collaborating with Global-Local Impact.

WHEN: 5:30pm on a date TBA 2022

WHERE: The Hub Atrium, Otago Polytechnic

RSVP: online registration required

Dr Jean Ross works at the intersection of clinical practice, research and education in the context of communities. Communities may be place-based but also include groups with common interests which are not limited geographically. In this lecture Jean will discuss the impact of her communities on her research and practice, and her own impact on a wide range of communities in New Zealand and internationally.

Forming connections between communities is a key focus, whether that is between rural nurses and rural GPs, between nursing educators in many countries, and between learners and rural communities, to enable mutually beneficial development. Jean is motivated to address inequities in health, particularly as experienced in rural communities, and has made a significant contribution to the recognition and development of rural nursing.

Dr Jean Ross is an Associate Professor and has been working at Otago Polytechnic since 2003. She is a Registered Nurse, holds a BN and a Master of Arts, and completed her Doctorate in 2017. From 1994-2003, Jean was co-director of the National Centre for Rural Health and instrumental in the development of interdisciplinary postgraduate nursing education. In 2008, she received the Rural General Practice Network Peter Snow Memorial Award in recognition of her national contribution to rural health care.

Image credit: Southstack lighthouse by "Deiz92", sourced from Flickr. Used under Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No-Derivatives licence, CC BY NC ND 2.0.

Published on 28 Jul 2021

Orderdate: 28 Jul 2021
Expiry: 15 Apr 2022