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Linda Denehy

Head, School Of Health Sciences
rehabilitation
physiotherapy
intensive care
critical care
curriculum development
abdominal surgery
cardiorespiratory physiotherapy
lung cancer rehabilitation
COPD
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Prof

Linda Denehy

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Physiotherapy management in acute cardiorespiratory care
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Prof

Linda Denehy

 

Professor Linda Denehy
Professor Denehy is a PhD-qualified physiotherapist who is Head of the Melbourne School of Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne. She has been a teaching and research academic since 1993 and obtained her PhD in 2002.

She has extensive teaching and learning experience, has developed curricula in cardiorespiratory physiotherapy both at under and post graduate level and lead the implementation of the new three year Doctor of Physiotherapy course at The University of Melbourne. She has supervised over 25 research higher degree students to completion and has extensive research expertise in the area of cardiorespiratory physiotherapy, particularly in patient populations who are acutely unwell, including in critically ill patients in the intensive care unit. She has over 100 research publications in peer reviewed journals, has 15 invited editorials or book chapters and has been invited to 25 national and international meetings as a key note speaker. These include the European Respiratory Society 2014 (lung cancer) and the American Thoracic Society 2014 (Critical care). Prof Denehy has been successful in obtaining funding from over 30 applications of over AUD $6million for research into physiotherapy and rehabilitation, including as a chief investigator on five nationally competitive grants in rehabilitation after critical illness, lung cancer and breathlessness in COPD. Prof Denehy reviews for national and international competitive granting bodies and for several international scientific journals including, Lung Cancer, Intensive Care Medicine, Critical Care Medicine and Thorax.

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Projects

Project Types


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Research Grant


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Credentials

Positions


Head, School Of Health Sciences

School Of Health Sciences

Physiotherapy

European Respiratory Society

Critical Care Assembly

American Thoracic Society

Member

Society for Critical Care Medicine

Associate Member

Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society

Associate Member

Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand

Member

Australian Physiotherapy Association

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Post Graduate Diploma

Lincoln

Bachelor of Applied Science - Physiotherapy

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