Jude Kornelsen, PhD, is a health services researcher and Associate Professor in the Department of Family Practice at UBC who has a focused program of research on rural maternity care. As co-director of the Centre for Rural Health Research, her primary focus involves rural maternal health issues including the emergence and integration of midwifery in our health care system. In this position Dr. Kornelsen works toward creating productive research environments and coordinates and oversees student positions. She has undertaken numerous funded studies on rural women’s experiences of care and additionally directs a program of research into the emerging social phenomenon of elective cesarean section. Dr. Kornelsen is a former CIHR New Investigator, a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar and an Honorary Associate Professor at the University of Sydney.

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Kornelsen J, Iglesias S, Woollard R. Sustaining Rural Maternity and Surgical Care: Lessons Learned, Canadian Family Physician. 2016;62(1):21-23.

Kornelsen J, Iglesias S, Woollard R. Rural perinatal surgical services: time for an alliance between providers. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada. 2016;38(2):179-181.

Kornelsen J, McCartney K, Williams K. Satisfaction and sustainability: a realist review of decentralized models of perinatal surgery for rural women. Rural and Remote Health [Internet]. 2016 [cited 2016 Jul 7];16:3749. Available from: http://www.rrh.org.au/publishedarticles/article_print_3749.pdf

Kornelsen J, Barclay L, Grzybowski S, Gao Y. Rural health service planning: the need for a comprehensive approach to costing. Rural and Remote Health (Internet). 2016; 16: 3604. Available from: http://www.rrh.org.au/articles/subviewnew.asp?ArticleID=3604

Kornelsen J, McCartney K, Williams K. Centralized or decentralized perinatal surgical care for rural women: a realist review of the evidence on safety. BMC Health Services Research. 2016;16:381.

Kornelsen J, Friesen R. Building rural surgical networks: An evidence-based approach to service delivery and evaluation. Healthcare Policy. 2016;12(1):37-42.

Barclay L, Kornelsen J. The Closure of Rural and Remote Maternity Services: Where are the Midwives? Midwifery. 2016;38:9-11.

Kornelsen J, Atkins C, Brownell K, Woollard R. The Meaning of Patient Experiences of Medically Unexplained Physical Symptoms. Qualitative Health Research. 2015;25 (1):1-10.

Iglesias S, Kornelsen J, Woollard R, Caron N, Warnock G, Friesen R, Miles P, Vogt Haines V, Batchelor B, Blake J, Mazowita G, Wyman R, Geller B, de Klerk B. Joint Position Paper on Rural Surgery and Operative Delivery. Canadian journal of rural medicine. 2015;20(4):129-138.

Iglesias S, Kornelsen J, Wollard R, MacLellan K. Rural Surgery Networks: Need for a Home. Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine. 2015;20(4):111.

Kornelsen J Ramsey M. Maternal and Newborn Outcomes in a Rural Midwifery-Led Maternity Service in British Columbia: A Retrospective Chart Review. Canadian Journal of Midwifery Research and Practice. 2014;13 (2):8-17.

Kornelsen J, MacKie C. The role of risk theory in rural maternity services planning. Rural and Remote Health. 2013 [cited 2016 Jul 5];13:2206. Available from: http://www.rrh.org.au/publishedarticles/article_print_2206.pdf

Kornelsen J, Grzybowski S. Cultures of Risk and Their Influence on Birth in Rural British Columbia. BMC Family Practice. 2012;13,108.

Kornelsen J, Iglesias S, Humber N, Caron N, Grzybowski S. GP Surgeons’ Experiences of Training in British Columbia and Alberta: A Case Study of Enhanced Skills for Rural Primary Care providers. Canadian Medical Education Journal. 2012;3(1),e-33-e41.

Grzybowski S, Stoll K, Kornelsen J. Distance Matters: A Population Based Study Examining Access to Maternity Services for Rural Women. BMC Health Services Research. 2011;11(147),1-8.

Kornelsen J, Stoll K, Grzybowski S. Stress and Anxiety Associated with Lack of Access to Maternity Services for Rural Parturient Women. Australian Journal of Rural Health. 2011;19(1),9-14.

Kornelsen J, Kotaska A, Waterfall P, Willie L, Wilson D. Alienation and resilience: The dynamics of birth outside their community for rural First Nations women. Journal of Aboriginal Health. 2011;7(1),55-64.

Kornelsen J, Stoll K, Grzybowski S. Developing and Psychometric Testing of the Rural Pregnancy Experience Scale (RPES). Journal of Nursing Measurement. 2011;19(2),115-128. 

MIDW 210 Introduction to Midwifery Clinical Care
MIDW 310 Senior Research Project
MIDW 360 Global Maternal Infant Health

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