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Dr

Selina Parry

Senior Lecturer In Physiotherapy
rehabilitation
critical care
exercise
physical activity
cardiorespiratory physiotherapy
muscle ultrasound
patient recovery
physical recovery
major surgery
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Dr

Selina Parry

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Exercise and rehabilitation
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Dr

Selina Parry

 

Dr Selina Parry is Senior Lecturer and NHMRC Early Career Fellow (2016-2019) within the Department of Physiotherapy. Dr Parry is the Lead of the Cardiorespiratory Teaching Program and Lead for Engagement and Advancement within the Department of Physiotherapy.



She completed her PhD in 2015 in the area of critical care rehabilitation and recovery and has a Graduate Certificate in University Teaching. Dr Parry is passionate about teaching the next generation of physiotherapists and has been recognised for her leadership of the cardiorespiratory teaching program with Department (2015), School of Health Sciences (2017) and Faculty (2018) awards for teaching excellence. She also received a prestigious Australian Award for University Teaching 2018 Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning.

Dr Parry currently has an active research program focused on the areas of rehabilitation and recovery for individuals post critical illness and major surgery (thoracic, abdominal, and cardiac) as well as the use of muscle ultrasound to diagnose and detect treatment efficacy. Dr Parry is currently leading a multi-centre study examining the long term outcomes post ICU admission with a particular focus on physical activity, balance, gait, mood, and cognitive recovery. Dr Parry currently collaborates with national and international ICU/surgery colleagues across Australia, North America, South America, Asia and Europe. She has been invited to speak at 16 international and 6 national conferences and received prestigious awards from both national and international conferences including Australian Physiotherapy Association and European Society of Intensive Care Medicine. Dr Parry is actively involved within the physiotherapy and acute care fields and is the immediate past National Chair of the Australian Physiotherapy Cardiorespiratory Group. She supervises a number of PhD and MPhil students working on these projects and is available to take on new students.

Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2019

NHMRC PhD Scholarship

2019

Australian Award for University Teaching 2018 Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning

2019

MDHS Faculty ECR Travel Scholarship

2016

Top 5 Abstracts of Nursing and Allied Health (Oral) European Society of Intensive Care Medicine

2016

NHMRC ECF Fellowship

2016

European Respiratory Society Short Term Research Fellowship

2015

Australian Physiotherapy Association Acute Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy Award for Best Oral Presentation

2014

Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Conference - Allied Health Award for Best Oral Presentation

2014

Winner's People Choice Award for most influential Conference Paper at Austin Health Research Week

2013

Australian Physiotherapy Association Top 5 Cardiorespiratory Abstracts Finalist

2013

Australian Physiotherapy Association Acute Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy Award for Best Oral Presentation

2013

Best Oral Presentation at The University of Melbourne School of Health Sciences Graduate Colloqium

2012

Melbourne Abroad Travelling Scholarship and MA Bartlett Grant in Aid

2011

Society of Critical Care Medicine Vision Grant

2010

Stella Mary Langford PhD Scholarship

2008

The Joseph Jennings and Edith Pratt Memorial Award

2008

The School of Physiotherapy Award for Excellence

2008

Physiotherapy Research Prize

2008

Dux of Bachelor of Physiotherapy Course

2008

The Austin Health Clinical School Prize

2008

The Musculoskeletal Clinical Science Prize

2008

The Constance Read Memorial Prize

22

Awards

Credentials

Positions


Senior Lecturer In Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy

Member

European Society of Intensive Care Medicine

Member

European Respiratory Society

Associate Member

American Thoracic Society

Member, National Chair (2015-2017)

Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy Group - Australian Physiotherapy Association

Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy

Australian Physiotherapy Association

Education


PhD

University of Melbourne

Graduate Certificate in University Teaching

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Physiotherapy

University of Melbourne