Rod Hooker delivering his presentation
"...at the right place at the right time with the right idea..."
On Tuesday 12th December, James Cook University and the Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health were joined by Dr Roderick S. Hooker, Director of Rheumatology Research, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centre, Texas, USA.
spoke to the assembled guests, presenting a lecture on 'Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners: America and Beyond'
Dr. Hooker, PhD, PA is a rheumatology physician assistant, and has authored more than 130 papers (and two books) on aspects of the U.S medical workforce.
He is also an Associate Professor at the University of Texas, the University of North Texas School of Public Health, and is a visiting academic with James Cook University and the University of Queensland.
also a very friendly, agreeable, and likeable man… with a wealth of knowledge that he
was more than happy to share with anyone interested to ask.
current research interests are centred on medical organisation, healthcare efficiency, and workforce economics.
will also be a resource person at Medical Delegation Myth Busting workshop, 13-14 December 2006.
Listen to the lecture delivered by Dr. Hooker
Windows Media Player version [Broadband] [Dial-Up].