Neurology team leader

Gerontology team leader

  • Dr Anna Hatton

    Lecturer in Physiotherapy
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Academic staff / Postdoctoral researchers

  • Dr Adam Semciw

    Research Fellow in Physiotherapy
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Dr Martin Sale

    Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Dr Sjaan Gomersall

    Lecturer in Physiotherapy
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Mrs Katrina Williams

    Lecturer in Physiotherapy
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Dr Robyn Lamont

    Postdoctoral Research Fellow in PT & Casual Snr Research Assistant
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Part time research assistants

Physiotherapy clinicians

Research higher degree candidates

Candidate

Degree

Supervisor/s

Project Title/Description

Katrina Williams

PhD, UQ SHRS (part- time)

Prof Sandy Brauer

Prof Nancy Low Choy (ACU)

Sensory and vestibular symptoms in people with MS and their impact on function.

June Quek

 

PhD, UQ SHRS (full- time)

Prof Sandy Brauer

Dr Julia Treleavan

Dr Ross Clark (USC)

The influence of neck pain on postural control in older adults. This project aims to investigate the mechanisms underlying neck-pain related

Ingrid Rosbergen

PhD, UQ SHRS (part-time)

Prof Sandra Brauer

Dr Kate Hayward (UBC)

Dr Rohan Grimley (QLD Health)

Effect of an enriched environment on activity levels in people with stroke in an Acute Stroke Unit

 

Jill Boughen

PhD, UQ SHRS (part-time)

Dr Venerina Johnston

Dr Asad Khan

Dr Jenny Nitz

Can the start position of the Centre of Gravity be used to reflect the mean position of the Centre of Gravity in standing balance tests? Does this change with age and under different test conditions?

Heather Batten

PhD, UQ SHRS (part-time)

Prof Suzanne Kuys (ACU)

Dr Allison Mandrusiak 

Dr Steven McPhail (QUT)

Functional Outcomes of Lower Limb Amputees

Erin Caruana

PhD, UQ SHRS (part-time)

Prof Sandra Brauer

Prof Suzanne Kuys (ACU)

Jane Clarke (ACU)

Investigating the impact a Saturday rehabilitation physiotherapy service has on patient outcomes and length of stay.

Christopher MacKay

PhD, UQ SHRS (part-time)

Prof Sandra Brauer

Prof Suzanne Kuys (ACU)

Prof Stephan Riek

The effect of aerobic exercise on neurotrophic factors, motor and cognitive function in people with stroke

Alexandra Picorelli

PhD, UQ SHRS (full- time)

Dr Anna Hatton

Dr Michelle Smith

Understanding lateral reactive balance control mechanisms in older adults with hip osteoarthritis

Elise Gane

PhD - UQ SHRS (full- time)

Dr Shaun O’Leary

Dr Steven McPhail

Dr Anna Hatton

Associate Prof Ben Panizza

Identifying risk factors for shoulder and neck problems (dysfunction) following surgery (neck dissection) for head and neck cancer

Lay Fong Chin

PhD - UQ SHRS (part- time)

Prof  Sandra Brauer

Dr Kate Kayward

Early upper limb (UL) intervention after stroke: Are we doing it right?

Nicholas Bland

PhD - UQ QBI (full- time)

Dr Martin Sale

Prof Jason Mattingley

Oscillating neural networks: perspectives from non-invasive brain stimulation

Melvyn Yap

PhD - UQ QBI (full- time)

A/Prof Bruno van Swinderen

Dr Martin Sale

Electrophysiological analyses of sleep states in Drosophila melanogaster

Daniel Madden

PhD - UQ Psychology (full-time)

A/Prof Gail Robinson

Dr Martin Sale

Developing interventions for deficits in language generation resulting from frontal lobe damage in neurological disorders.

Peter Lawrenson

PhD - UQ SHRS (full-time)

Dr Adam Semciw

Prof Bill Vicenzino

Prof Paul Hodges

Femoral-acetabular impingement and early osteoarthritis

Matthew Freke

PhD - UQ SHRS (part-time)

Dr Adam Semciw

Prof Kay Crossley

Dr Kevin Sims

Prof Trevor Russell

The role of hip extension in people with hip pathology

Barbara Joschtel

PhD - UQ SHMNS (part-time)

Dr Sjaan Gomersall

Physical activity in children with chronic conditions undertaking an exercise program

Kati Karinharju

PhD - UQ SHMNS (part-time)

Dr Sjaan Gomersall

Promoting physical activity among community-dwelling wheelchair users

Paige Brooker

PhD - UQ SHMNS (part-time)

Dr Sjaan Gomersall

The effect of time of day of exercise and nutrition on body composition

RHD students enrolled at universities other than UQ

Candidate Degree Supervisor/s Project Title/Description

Matt King

PhD - Monash (part-time)

Dr Adam Semciw – associate advisor

 

Charlotte Ganderton

PhD - LaTrobe (part-time)

Dr Adam Semciw- associate advisor

 

Nadeesha Kalyani

PhD – QUT SHS (full-time)

Prof Sandra Brauer – external advisor

Dance for Parkinson’s disease: effect on gait and cognitive skills

Ryan Kenny

PhD – Teesside University, UK (full- time)

Dr Anna Hatton – external advisor

The effects of textured insoles on postural control in young healthy participants

Jenny Baron

PhD – Teesside University, UK (full- time)

Dr Anna Hatton – external advisor

The long-term effects of textured shoe insoles on balance, walking ability and function in people with Multiple Sclerosis

Honorary Appointments

Dr Jenny Nitz, formerly of the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Dr Kate Hayward, Brain Behaviour Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada

Adjunct UQ Appointments

Mr Paul Bew, Brighton Rehabilitation Unit, Brighton, Qld

Dr Stephanie Fu, Bluecare

International Collaborators

Professor Richard Carson, School of Psychology & Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Professor Tristan Bekinschtein, University of Cambridge, UK

Professor Alan Wing, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, UK

Dr Raymond Reynolds, School of Sport and Exercise, University of Birmingham, UK

Dr Kathy Ruddy, Institute of Human Movement Sciences and Sport, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Professor Guilio Tononi, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Professor Marjorie Woollacott, University of Oregon, Eugene OR, USA

Professor Fay Horak, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR USA

Professor Keith Rome, School of Rehabilitation & Occupation Studies, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Professor John Dixon, School of Health and Social Care, Teesside University, UK

Professor Denis Martin, School of Health and Social Care, Teesside University, UK

Ass/Prof Patrick McKeon, School of Health Sciences and Human Performance, Ithaca College, NY, USA

Professor Ewald Hennig, University of Dusseberg-Essen, Germany

Professor François Hug, University of Nantes, France

Dr Joanne Paton, School of Health Professions, Plymouth University, UK

Dr Weimin Huang, Institute for Infocomm Research, A*STAR, Singapore

National Collaborators

Professor Louise Ada, School of Physiotherapy, University of Sydney

Professor Nancy Low Choy, School of Physiotherapy Australian Catholic University

Professor Suzanne Kuys, School of Physiotherapy Australian Catholic University

Professor Meg Morris, School of Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne

Professor Keith Hill, Latrobe University / National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) Australia

Professor Graham Kerr, School of Human Movement Studies, QUT

Prof Terry Haines, Southern Physiotherapy Clinical School, Monash University

Professor Stephen Lord, Neuroscience Research Australia, Sydney

Professor Hylton Menz, La Trobe University, Melbourne

Professor Kay Crossley, La Trobe University, Melbourne

Professor Keith Davids, School of Human Movement Studies, QUT

Professor Helen Chenery, Bond University

A/Prof Gene Moyle, School of Media, Entertainment, Creative Arts, Dance, QUT

A/Prof Ruth Barker, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine & Rehab Sci, James Cook University

A/Prof Anna Barker, School of Population Health, Monash University

A/Prof Jenny Paratz, Griffith University

A/Prof Steven McPhail- QUT

Dr David Ireland, Australian E-Health Research Centre, CSIRO

Dr Mohan Karunanithi, Australian E-Health Research Centre, CSIRO

Dr Paul Varghese, Director GARU, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane

Dr Siobhan Schabrun, University of Western Sydney

Dr Ross Clark, Australian Catholic University

Dr Tracy Comans, School of Population Health, Griffith University

Dr Rohan Grimley, Director Acute Stroke Unit Nambour Hospital, Metro North Hospital Health Service

Mr Simon McBride, Australian E-Health Research Centre, CSIRO

Jane Clarke, Department of Physiotherapy, St Andrews Hospital

Erica Rose Jeffrey

Ms Rebecca Wilding

Ms Sabina Rico

The University of Queensland

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Collaborators:

Professor Paul Hodges - Physiotherapy

Professor Deb Theodoros - Speech Pathology

Professor Bill Vicenzino – Physiotherapy

Professor Trevor Russell- Physiotherapy

A/Professor Jenny Fleming - Occupational Therapy

A/Professor Louise Gustafsson - Occupational Therapy

Dr Julia Treleaven - Physiotherapy

Dr Michelle Smith - Physiotherapy

Dr Linda Worrall - Speech Pathology

Dr Louise Gustafsson - Occupational Therapy

Dr Hannah Gullo - Occupational Therapy 

Dr Venerina Johnstone – Physiotherapy

Dr Asad Khan – School Statistician

Dr Shaun O’Leary- Physiotherapy

Mr Yaheli Bah-Physiotherapy

 

Inter-School/Faculty Collaborators

Professor Andy Cresswell, School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences

Professor Peter Silburn, Asia Pacific Centre for Neuromodulation

Professor Stephan Riek, School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences

Professor Kenneth Pakenham, School of Psychology

Professor Jason Mattingley, Queensland Brain Institute

A/Professor Ben Panizza, School of Medicine

Dr Tim Carroll, School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences

Dr Welber Marinovic, School of Psychology

Dr Jacki Liddle, Asia Pacific Centre for Neuromodulation

Mr Peter Poortvliet, Asia Pacific Centre for Neuromodulation

Dr Geeske Peters, School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences

Dr Tina Skinner, School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences

Dr Sean Tweedy, School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences

Dr David Lloyd, Queensland Brain Institute

Dr Kylie Tucker, School of Biomedical Sciences

Dr Mia Schaumberg, The Queensland Brain Institute