Researcher biography

As a founding member of the Centre for Research in Telerehabilitation (CRT) Annie been instrumental in the development and evaluation of a range of telerehabilitation applications for use in speech-language pathology. Her doctoral thesis was the first in the field of telerehabilitation in speech pathology. Annie contributed to the development of the telerehabilitation system eHAB™ which was subsequently commercialised through Uniquest. Annie is now spearheading the development of an asynchronous telehealth system for use in speech pathology, with trials occurring in a number of research projects. Annie's national reputation in the field of telehealth and speech pathology has been firmly established through her invited presentations at conferences, collaborations with researchers at other universities, co-authoring the Speech Pathology Australia Position Statement on Telepractice (telehealth), conducting and publishing a national survey of telehealth practice in speech pathology and the presentation of her work at various national conferences, including the NHMRC Symposium: Research for a Health Future in 2011.