Bond University Program Head of Physiotherapy, Dr Wayne Hing has announced the make-up of the new Industry Advisory Board for the Doctor of Physiotherapy program.
The formation of the new Board took place at the Bond Institute of Health & Sport this month, with the purpose being to ensure the continual improvement and quality of the program including research, professional practice and community service.
“We are grateful that senior representatives from academia, research, industry bodies, government and private practice have offered their time to Bond University to ensure our students receive the best student learning outcomes for the industry,” said Professor Hing.
“Our members represent an experienced cross-section of physiotherapy with specialist interests including musculo-skeletal, orthopaedic, surgical, aged care, paediatrics, cardio-respiratory, spinal and disability through to sports and tactical strength and conditioning.”
The Board will communicate regularly regarding skills and attributes sought by employers, as well as develop new initiatives for the program.
Representative Industry Organisation Dean Blond Allied Health Director, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service Susan Brandis Director of Research, Gold Coast University Hospital Tim Brown Director, Mermaid Beach Sports Physiotherapy Clinic Peter Buttrum Director of Physiotherapy Services, Queensland Health Mark Frost Director of Physiotherapy, Tweed Heads Hospital Kathy Grudzinskas Director of Physiotherapy Services, Princess Alexandra Hospital Cherie Hearn Assistant Director Physiotherapy, Princess Alexandra Hospital Wayne Hing Head of Program Physiotherapy, Bond University Paul Hunt Allied Health Services Manager, Pindara Private Hospital Helen Keogh Senior Physiotherapist, Department of Family & Community Health, New South Wales Health Greg Morrison Clinical Leader Rehabilitation & Internal Medicine, The Prince Charles Hospital, Metro North Hospital and Queensland Health Richard Newton Director, Pindara Physiotherapy & Sports Medicine Tim Slattery Director, Gold Coast Aged Care Physio Brook Wadsworth Physiotherapist, Chronic Pain Solutions Queensland Christine Wilson Physiotherapy Consultant, Clinical Leader (Respiratory), Royal Children’s Hospital Matthew Fields Allied Health Services Manager, John Flynn Private Hospital.