Physiotherapy: Mrs Nancye Best
Mrs Nancye Best studied Physiotherapy (then, Massage) during World War II and is now a donor to scholarships for students of Physiotherapy at the University.
Physiotherapy: Callum Repper
Callum Repper graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (2012) and also holds a Masters Degree in Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning 2015). Callum works in a dual role as a performance coach and physiotherapist with Hintsa Performance and One Physiotherapy.
Physiotherapy: Kim Keedle
Kim Keedle (BPhysio 2012) combines his passion for sport and human performance in his role as Physiotherapist for Haas F1 Team.
Physiotherapy: Dr. Adrienne Harvey
Dr Adrienne Harvey is a Paediatric Physiotherapist currently researching dystonia in children with cerebral palsy. She is supported by her Melbourne Children's Campus Career Development Award.
Physiotherapy: Dr Alicia Spittle
Associate Professor Alicia Spittle, paediatrics lecturer at the University of Melbourne, is leading a team of researchers trialling a new app designed to help earlier identify babies at high risk of cerebral palsy and other neurodevelopmental impairments.
Physiotherapy: Dr Gavin Williams
For twenty years Associate Professor Gavin Williams has been committed to transforming the treatment of young patients with traumatic brain injury.
Physiotherapy: Dr Catherine Granger
Dr Catherine Granger’s (BPhysio 2005, PhD 2013) research is showing new insight into the increasingly significant role of physiotherapy in the model of lung cancer care for patients.
Physiotherapy: Professor Rana Hinman
Professor Rana Hinman (PhD 2003, BPhysio 1995) led the research team involved in one of the University's most successful corporate partnership collaborations: the ASICS Gel-Melbourne OA shoe. The shoe was designed specifically for those suffering knee osteoarthritis, for which there is currently no cure, and has been proven to reduce knee load during walking.
Physiotherapy: Tristan White
Tristan White never dreamed that one day he would be appointed one of Australia's next generation of business leaders by SmartCompany.
Physiotherapy: Benjamin Gold
Ben Gold (Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Physiotherapy 2004) leaves no dream unpursued. He is now the owner of HPT NYC, a successful physical therapy practice in the city of his dreams.
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Department of Physiotherapy Anniversary Scholarship Fund
To commemorate the past, celebrate the present and anticipate a bright future, the Department of Physiotherapy's Anniversary Scholarship Fund was launched in honour of the department 25th Anniversary. The aim of the scholarship fund is to provide support for talented students who would otherwise be unable to complete studies in physiotherapy.
We are inviting all of our alumni to consider supporting the current and future students by making a donation. Together we can play a vital role in educating tomorrow's leaders. Download the brochure here for more information.
In 2016 the Department of Physiotherapy celebrated 25 years of excellence in physiotherapy education at the University of Melbourne. We are immensely proud of the alumni and staff of the Department of Physiotherapy at the University of Melbourne. They are the talented professionals providing contemporary, evidence-based practice in private and public settings, mentoring the next generation, and steering cutting-edge research that contributes to the future of our profession.
We are committed to celebrating the achievements and success of all of our alumni and we encourage you to explore this website and keep us up to date with your news. When you update your contact details with us we can keep you in touch with the news and events of the University, your Department and your fellow graduates.
Associate Professor Jennifer McGinley
Head, Department of Physiotherapy
On Saturday 13th of August a dinner to celebrate 25 years of Physiotherapy Education at the University of Melbourne was held at Ormond College for the Department of Physiotherapy's alumni and staff. A commemorative program was prepared for this event. Read it online here: