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Associate Professor John Rae

MHSM, MEd (Hons), PhD

Head of School, School of Dentistry and Medical Sciences
Building 1448 Room 239


Associate Professor John Rae was appointed Head, School of Dentistry and Medical Sciences (Interim) in July, 2021. This followed several years of experience as Associate Head, School of Biomedical Sciences.

Prior to joining Charles Sturt, John fulfilled various clinical and leadership roles within the NSW health care system, primarily in regional and rural areas. He draws on this experience in teaching into the Master of Health Management and Leadership program, including the subject Change Project (Health Services) — HSM514.

John has two main areas of scholarship — organisational creativity, and the use of art in research and teaching, and he supervises Doctoral, Masters research and Honours students.

Current research collaborators include the Mid North Coast Local Health District, The Pharmacy Guild of NSW and Arts Out West.

John Rae’s publication list can be accessed here.

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