APA conference success and awards

Our Department was very well represented at the Australian Physiotherapy Conference in early October, as both presenters and attendees.

Ianthe Boden (PhD student of Prof Linda Denehy) won the Jill Nosworthy award (Cardiorespiratory) for excellence in research for her study titled, "The Melbourne risk prediction tool accurately predicts patients unlikely to get a respiratory complication following major open upper abdominal surgery".

Dr Selina Parry won the Acute Cardiorespiratory Prize for her study titled, "Physical function in critical care (PACIFIC) trial: a multi-centre observational study."

A/ Prof Louisa Remedios won an award from the Educators Group.

Abstracts from the conference can be found online here.