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Professor Janie Dade Smith is an award-winning author, academic and project consultant. She has worked extensively as is a health educationalist in national curriculum development, program accreditation, educational resource development, policy development, organisational review, Indigenous health, and research; across all health disciplines – medicine, nursing, pharmacy, allied health, and in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.
Janie has written and coordinated three masters degrees whilst at Bond. She was chair of the MD Implementation Committee, and designed and led the transition from the MBBS to the MD between 2016-19. She wrote and coordinated the Master of Clinical Education Program, and teaches into the medical programs Indigenous and rural and remote health curriculum. This program won the prestigious Office of Leaning and Teaching Australian Award for University Teaching, and a citation for an Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning in 2015, as well as the Faculty Award and Vice Chancellors Awards. In 2019, as part of the Solomon Islands team, she was awarded the Australian Award for Unviersity Teaching, Global Citizenship and Internationalisation Award for programs that enhance learning.
In 2019 she developed Australia's first Master of Health Innovations program. She has also undertaken a number of external consultancies whilst at Bond the most recent being the External Evaluation of the Rural Health Multidisiplinary Program for the Department of Health, as part of the team with KBC Australia.
Prior to joining Bond University in 2012 Janie ran her own national consulting company – RhED Consulting Pty Ltd – for 7 years, where she undertook over 47 consultancies for health departments, universities, professional colleges, government and not for profit organisations, turning over more than $2.7M in research funds.
Janie is the immediate past President and Board Chair of CRANAplus – the peak body for all remote health in Australia, and she previously sat numerous national committees including the Council of the National Rural Health Alliance. Janie is well published and is the author of Australia’s Rural, Remote and Indigenous health, 3e published by Elsevier in 2016, which is used extensively by many Australian universities in preparing students for rural and remote practice.
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
Education, Doctor of Education (EdD), James Cook University Queensland
Award Date: 1 Jan 2004
Primary Health Care, Master of Primary Health Care, Flinders University
Award Date: 18 Apr 1996
Director , Ruralhealth Education Development (RhED) Consulting Pty Ltd1 Jan 2004 → 1 Sep 2011
James Cook University Queensland2000 → 2003
National Education Development Officer , Royal Australian College of General Practitioners22 Apr 1996 → 15 May 2000
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30/04/19 → 16/04/20
Smith, J. & Battye, K.
3/04/17 → 24/11/17
Undertake a scoping exercise to identify opportunities to build in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories and cancer case studies into health professional training pathways.
Smith, J., Springer, S. & Wolfe, C.
1/03/17 → 30/06/17
Smith, J., Wolfe, C. & Hays, R.
20/04/13 → 20/10/13
Rural placements during undergraduate training promote future rural work by nurses, midwives and allied health professionalsThomas, J., Butler, S., Battye, K., Sefton, C., Smith, J., Skinner, I., Springer, S. & Callander, E., Apr 2021, In: Australian Journal of Rural Health. 29, 2, p. 253-258 6 p., 29.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-review
Smith, J. D., 13 Jul 2021, In: The Asia Pacific Scholar. 6, 3, p. 99-103 5 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile21 Downloads (Pure)
Smith, J. D., 16 Nov 2020, In: MJA InSight. 45
Research output: Contribution to journal › Newsletter Article › ResearchOpen Access
Independent evaluation of the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Program: Final report to the Commonwealth Department of HealthKBC Australia, Battye, K., Sefton, C., Thomas, J., Butler, S., Wilkins, R., Gordon, J. & Kelly, K. M., 10 May 2020, KBC Australia . 287 p.
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Smith, J. D., Jones, P. D. & Jones, C. J., 10 Sep 2020, p. 198.
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