Dr E. Joy Bowles

Research Assistant - Faculty of Medicine and Health; School of Rural Medicine

E. Joy Bowles

Phone: +61 2 6773 3721

Email: ebowles@une.edu.au

Biography

Dr Bowles has a Bachelor of Science and Honours from Macquarie University, majoring in Cell Biology and Organic Chemistry, and a PhD from Southern Cross University, awarded in 2007, investigating the potential for essential oils to improve cognitive function in dementia. Her research interests include Primary Health Care quality improvement; Chronic Disease Management; Rural Health; Telehealth; Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM). Her publications include ‘The Chemistry of Aromatherapeutic Essential Oils’ (Allen & Unwin, 2003).

Dr Bowles has been employed as a Research Assistant in the School of Rural Medicine in various projects since 2015. She worked on the Telehealth Skills Training and Implementation Evaluation project, with A/Prof Michelle Guppy from 2013-2015, and was Project Coordinator, ‘Keeping my place in the community: achieving aging-in-place for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities’, ARC-funded project, 2015-2017. During 2016-2017 she worked on a rural registry and chronic care model for chronic kidney disease and diabetes, with A/Prof Michelle Guppy, whom she is now working with again, assisting with qualitative analyses of GP interviews.

Qualifications

PhD, BSc (Hons), Grad Dip Env Ed

Research Interests

Primary Health Care quality improvement; Chronic Disease Management; Rural Health; Telehealth; Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM); Aromatherapy and essential oil science.

Publications

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