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Ivers, Rowena G. Associate Professor

Chair of Phase 3, Graduate Medicine

  • Chair of Phase 3 - Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health 2019 -

Research Overview


  • Ass Professor Ivers is a mid-career academic, who is an active clinician, working as a general practitioner in Aboriginal health. She has also trained as a public health physician. Her research interests includes tobacco, alcohol and cancer prevention, with a focus on Aboriginal health. She is also involved in health systems and medical education research.

Available as Research Supervisor

Available for Collaborative Projects

Selected Publications


Available as Research Supervisor

Potential Supervision Topics


  • Aboriginal health
    Alcohol
    Tobacco
    Primary Health Care
    Prevention
    Cancer care for Aboriginal people

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Psychology) Improving Indigenous Health Dale, Elizabeth

Teaching Overview


  • Ass Prof Rowena Ivers has been involved in the UOW Graduate Medicine program since its inception, as an honorary clinician, and since 2019, as a staff academic.
    She has been involved in medical education for over 20 years, for medical students and medical registrars, and has previously worked as a medical educator for GP Synergy and Coast City Country and has been an examiner for both RACGP and RACP/AFPHM. 
    She is Chair of Phase 3 in the medical program, overseeing medical students based in primary care and ED across NSW. She supervises MD research projects, Honours research projects, MPH projects and at PhD level.

Keywords


  • Medical education
    Aboriginal health

Full Name


  • Rowena Ivers

Research Overview


  • Ass Professor Ivers is a mid-career academic, who is an active clinician, working as a general practitioner in Aboriginal health. She has also trained as a public health physician. Her research interests includes tobacco, alcohol and cancer prevention, with a focus on Aboriginal health. She is also involved in health systems and medical education research.

Selected Publications


Potential Supervision Topics


  • Aboriginal health
    Alcohol
    Tobacco
    Primary Health Care
    Prevention
    Cancer care for Aboriginal people

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Psychology) Improving Indigenous Health Dale, Elizabeth

Teaching Overview


  • Ass Prof Rowena Ivers has been involved in the UOW Graduate Medicine program since its inception, as an honorary clinician, and since 2019, as a staff academic.
    She has been involved in medical education for over 20 years, for medical students and medical registrars, and has previously worked as a medical educator for GP Synergy and Coast City Country and has been an examiner for both RACGP and RACP/AFPHM. 
    She is Chair of Phase 3 in the medical program, overseeing medical students based in primary care and ED across NSW. She supervises MD research projects, Honours research projects, MPH projects and at PhD level.

Keywords


  • Medical education
    Aboriginal health

Full Name


  • Rowena Ivers

Geographic Focus