• Bond University, Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine

    4229 Gold Coast


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Research interests

My main research interests include musculoskeletal disorders and health economics. I am passionate about the efficient delivery of health services and my career has included advanced-practice musculoskeletal physiotherapy, health service management positions and allied health policy development in areas of professional scope and prescribing. Consequently, my research spans clinical, economic and health services domains.

Statement for HDR students

I have experience in quantitative research including RCT, health economics and systematic review. I am also experienced in combining clinical practice with research pursuits and health service projects.

Current projects include:

  • Altered pain mechanisms and somatosensory profiling in shoulder pain
  • The relationship between shoulder corticosteroid injection and response to care
  • The potential role of musculoskeletal physiotherapy in primary care
  • The health economics of telehealth in musculoskeletal care
  • I also provide health economic input to various external projects

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Research, PhD, Substitution of an orthopaedic surgeon with a physiotherapist in the management of shoulder pain, Griffith University

Award Date: 15 Jul 2019

Business, MBA

Physiotherapy, Master of Musc (Manip) Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy, Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons)

Prescribing, Non-Medical Prescribing (UK)

External positions

Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of Queensland

24 Mar 202323 Mar 2026

Visiting Research Fellow, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service

20 Feb 202019 Feb 2024


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