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Kris Mcbain-rigg

Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching; Lecturer
Department of Health Sciences
James Cook University


Kris is a Medical Anthropologist who has lived and worked in regional Australia and has a passion for improving the health of rural, remote and Indigenous Australian populations. Kris worked as a research officer at the Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health (MICRRH) on several major projects including The Rural and Remote Road Safety study (2005-2006), development of an online Cultural Awareness training package for General Practitioners (GPET Cultural Awareness Package) (2006), The Lifescripts adaptation for use with Indigenous clients (2007).

Research Interest

Kris's recent work has included research on the use of Quad Bikes in occupational settings in North West Queensland, the curent state of primary industries OHS research, and the bariers and facilitators facing farmers in the uptake of OHS solutions on their enterprises.

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