Dr Sheree Nix
2010 Menzies Scholar in the Allied Health Sciences
Sheree Nix holds the degree of Bachelor of Health Science (Podiatry) with First Class Honours and the University Medal from Queensland University of Technology (2005).
Sheree is a podiatry academic at Queensland University of Technology, School of Clinical Sciences. She completed her PhD in early 2013, through the University of Queensland, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, investigating foot pain and functional outcomes in adult hallux valgus.
In June 2013 she was awarded a start-up grant through the Menzies Foundation to support her ongoing research into the impact of foot deformities and footwear on major health problems such as falls in older adults and diabetic foot complications.
She has presented her doctoral research findings in multi-disciplinary national and international conferences, and has several published articles in peer-reviewed journals. As a lecturer at QUT, Sheree teaches clinical gait analysis, surface anatomy and evidence based practice in podiatric medicine. Sheree is also a registered podiatrist with a clinical interest in the biomechanics of chronic musculoskeletal disorders.