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Welcome to the Flinders University Rural Health Society!

FURHS is a unique society that offers you an opportunity to network and socialise cross faculty and across university. We host a range of social and formal events aimed to give you a taste of all the fantastic opportunities and lifestyle rural Australia has to offer and we give you the opportunity to meet some amazing people.
 
FURHS is proud to be one of the amazing South Australian Rural Health Clubs. We work closely with the NRHSN and the RDWA to promote rural health and to offer you some amazing events:
  • Royal Flying Doctor Service Flights
  • Wilderness Medicine Evening
  • Interstate Conferences
  • Rural High School Visits
  • Indigenous Community Engagement Activities
  • Allied Health Trip
  • Campfire
Whether you're looking to have fun at uni or would like to find out a bit more about working and living rurally, we're here to accommdate you. What are you waiting for? Sign up with us today!
 
 Introducing the Committee Members for 2019:
Co-Presidents and Vice Co-Presidents:
Jessica Charlton - Co-president Allied Health 
Elizabeth Middleton - Vice Co-president Allied Health  
Sam Paull - Co-president Medicine 
Nina Nguyen - Vice Co-president Medicine 
Maegan Hadden - Co-president Nursing and Midwifery 
Annabel Batty - Vice Co-president Nursing and Midwifery 
 
Commitee Members:
Mei Ching Chin - Secretary
Emilie Zhou - Junior Secretary
Ariella Joyce-Tubb - Event Coordinator
Jawahir Baraki - Senior Indigenous Community Engagement
Jessica Thomson - Junior Indigenous Community Engagement
Benjamin Forsyth - RHSV Coordinator
Isabelle Starmer - Membership and Wesite Coordinator
Krista Healey - Social Media and Marketing Coordinator
Kathryn Sylvia - Administator and Finance Officer
 
Discipline Representatives:
Clinical Sciences: Minjoo Kwon 
Health Sciences: Yasmin Gomes
Medical Sciences: Kirsty Emery   
Medicine: Elle Robertson and Conor Keely
Nursing & Midwifery: Ha Nguyen
Occupational Therapy: Julia Pham
Paramedic Science: Brittany Larke
Physiotherapy: Melanie Clayfield and Despina Kybouris
Psychology: Lisa Kirk
Speech Pathology: Baenita Thivi and Alison Taylor