We look forward to sharing the knowledge and expertise of our wonderful National Keynote Speaker line up at the 2019 APS 39th ASM, to be held at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre, April 2019.
Associate Professor Julia Hush
Julia Hush is an Associate Professor of Physiotherapy in the Department of Health Professions at Macquarie University, where she is also Department Director of Research. Her main area of clinical expertise is pain management. Her current research program includes clinical pain neuroscience, paediatric pain, personalised pain treatment for low back pain, neuropathic pain and exercise-induced analgesia. A/Prof Hush’s current work in health science is founded on a decade of basic science research, during which time she made discoveries in the field of cell science.
Julia has attained over $1.7M in research funding, including grants from the ARC, NHMRC and IASP. With an H-index of 26, Julia has published more than 70 papers in peer-reviewed journals, including Journal of Cell Science, Pain, Cerebral Cortex, Clinical Journal of Pain, Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, European Spine Journal, and Journal of Physiotherapy. She is a Section Editor for the Journal of Physiotherapy and is a reviewer for over 20 international journals, including New England Journal of Medicine and Annals of Internal Medicine.
Since 2012, Julia has been engaged in the development and delivery of a new entry-level Doctor of Physiotherapy program at Macquarie University. Her areas of teaching expertise include clinical pain science, evidence-based healthcare and musculoskeletal physiotherapy. She has led the integration of the IASP Pain Curriculum into the Doctor of Physiotherapy program. Since January 2016 she has worked part-time (0.6FTE).
We are delighted to have A/Prof Hush involved in 2019 APS 39th ASM. We hope you will be able to attend and enjoy everything this ASM has to offer.
Registrations are now open!