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Life as a Clinician-Scientist – Allied Health

Life as a Clinician-Scientist - Allied Health


5 September 2023    
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm


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The 3rd annual Life as a Clinician-Scientist Allied Health symposium will be held online on Tuesday 5 September, chaired by Professor Kathy Refshauge.

This free event will be held from 4-5.30pm AEST and feature national experts from a range of roles.

Speakers will discuss how they became a clinician-researchers and how they conduct high-impact research, as well as the challenge of how to balance the many roles of a clinician-scientist.

This event is an opportunity to learn more about a career path that is critical to health and the future of allied health.

The event was specifically created to inspire the next generation of allied health clinicians to consider becoming clinician-scientists.

Speakers include

  • Professor Peter Malliaras, Physiotherapist and Tendon Consultant, Monash University.
    • Presentation: Uncertainty as fuel: The journey so far as a Clinician-Scientist
  • Dr Clare Burns, Advanced Speech Pathologist, Research Fellow, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
    • Presentation: How and why I became a clinician-scientist

Panelists include

  •  Associate Professor Susan Hart, Dietician, Eating Disorder Coordinator at St Vincents Hospital Network
  • Dr Elizabeth Beadle, Clinical Psychologist and Neuropyschologist, Clinical Research Fellow Conjoint with STARS Hospital & The University of Queensland
  • Ms Jenny Campbell, Chief Allied Health Officer, Department of Health (WA Health)