Dr Fiona Dobson
2004 Menzies Scholar in the Allied Health Sciences
BAppSc(Physiotherapy) and GradDip (Health Research), La Trobe University.
PhD project: "Walking patterns in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy".
Areas of Professional Interest
PhD study: To develop a reliable classification for clinicians to better identify and treat walking disorders; By collaborating with La Trobe University, the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and Victoria’s Royal Children’s Hospital, aims to provide the first population-based classification of hemiplegic walking patterns and to explore health-related quality of life measures in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy.
Research Physiotherapist and Senior Clinical Physiotherapist at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne.
World Wide Funds for Native Australia
Married with children; Cycling around Melbourne and Victoria.