Professor Kathryn Refshauge

Professor Kathryn Refshauge


Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences and Professor of Physiotherapy
The University of Sydney
Elected in 2015
Citation on election

Professor Refshauge is an outstanding musculoskeletal researcher, of high international standing. Her research in back and neck pain has changed practice among educators and clinicians. She developed new care models and stimulated vigorous international debate about neck manipulation. She is a highly sought after keynote speaker for prestigious international conferences, and contributor to book chapters, and best practice guidelines. Her visionary approach to health delivery has led to collaborations among leaders of education, government and health to further health research. Her passion for mentoring the next generation of researchers is recognized by three awards for exceptional mentorship.

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