Life as a Clinician-Scientist – Allied Health 2022

Join some of Australia’s leading allied health clinician-scientists as they share their experiences and strategies for creating a research-supportive workplace.

The Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences Life as a Clinician-Scientist events aim to inspire early career researchers and allied health clinicians to pursue health and medical research careers.

Presentation topics include:

  • Walking the tightrope as a clinician-scientist
  • Stepping into research
  • How allied health clinicians and researchers can influence national health policy
  • Building integrated pathways in allied health research
  • Creating a clinical work environment that supports research and clinician-scientists

Chair: Professor Kathryn Refshauge FAHMS


  • Professor Sue Berney, Manager, Physiotherapy, Austin Hospital
  • Dr Anne-marie Boxall, Chief Allied Health Officer, Australian Government
  • Associate Professor Vinicius Cavalheri, Associate Professor, Curtin School of Allied Health
  • Dr Lauren Christie, Senior Implementation Science Research Fellow-Allied Health, St Vincent’s Health Network
  • Professor Nick Taylor, Professor of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University

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