Dr Ruth Crowther

Senior Lecturer

School of Public Health
Faculty of Medicine
r.crowther@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 55341

Overview

Ruth is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Public Helath where she coordinates a number of courses relating to health systems. A member of the Australian Psychological Society, Ruth is a social scientist with a broad range of interests centred around organizational psychology and health systems and has spent a number of years working in research, evaluation and teaching both in the UK and Australia. With a strong interest in teaching, she has a particular interest in the utility of Web 2.0 technologies in online learning and educational design of short professional development courses.

Qualifications

  • Graduate Certificate in Higher Education, The University of Queensland
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Manchester
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons), Sheffield Hallam University
  • Master of Philosophy, The University of Manchester

Publications

  • Crowther, Ruth (2013). Health care delivery and administration. In Peter Harris, Sue Nagy and Nicholas J Verdaxis (Ed.), Mosby’s Dictionary for Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions 3rd Australian and New Zealand edition. ed. (pp. 1-2208) Chatswood, N.S.W.: Elsevier Australia.

  • Marshall, Max, Crowther, Ruth, Sledge, William Hurt, Rathbone, John and Soares-Weiser, Karla (2011) Day hospital versus admission for acute psychiatric disorders. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 12: CD004026.1-CD004026.84. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD004026.pub2

  • Donald, Maria, Ware, Robert S., Ozolins, Ieva Z., Begum, Nelufa, Crowther, Ruth and Bain, Christopher (2011) The role of patient activation in frequent attendance at primary care: A population-based study of people with chronic disease. Patient Education and Counseling, 83 2: 217-221. doi:10.1016/j.pec.2010.05.031

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Crowther, Ruth (2013). Health care delivery and administration. In Peter Harris, Sue Nagy and Nicholas J Verdaxis (Ed.), Mosby’s Dictionary for Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions 3rd Australian and New Zealand edition. ed. (pp. 1-2208) Chatswood, N.S.W.: Elsevier Australia.

  • Crowther, Ruth (2002). Vocational Rehabilitation. In Michel Hersen and William H. Sledge (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Psychotherapy: Two-Volume Set (pp. x-x) San Diego, Calif.: Academic Press (Elsevier Science). doi:10.1016/B0-12-343010-0/00236-1

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