Jeffrey Fuller

PhD, MSc(PHC), BN, GCertPopH, RN, RPN

Jeffrey Fuller is the Emeritus Professor of Nursing (Primary Health Care) at Flinders University with a 33-year background in community and primary care, rural health and mental health. His work deals with role development of primary care nurses, primary health care service quality and safety, organisational network analysis, integrated care, leadership, primary health care service evaluation, and research capacity building in primary health care using qualitative and quantitative methods. He has worked in academic rural health for 17 years and is an Associate Editor of the Australian Journal of Rural Health.

Jeffrey was the recipient of a 2010 Australian Primary Health Care Institute travelling fellowship to the USA and UK related to the use of social network research in health care and in 2015 he was awarded the Basil Hetzel Leadership Award in Public Health. Since 2009 he has been a chief investigator on research and evaluation grants funded to $A4.4 million and he is the author of 70 peer-reviewed journal papers and over 100 conference papers.