Our Interdisciplinary Research Team

Directors

  • Sean Mungovan
  • John Breckenridge

Research Associates

  • Victoria Elias Cardiothoracic: Clinical Research Stream
  • Lauren Nicola: Cardiothoracic Clinical Research Stream
  • Paula Peralta: High Performance Sport
  • Samantha Rand – Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Susie Stinton: Musculoskeletal

Clinical Research Fellows

  • Professor Greg Gass: University of Jamestown, Fargo, USA
  • Associate Professor Neil Smart: University of New England, Armidale, Australia
  • Dr Doa El-Ansary: University of Melbourne, Australia

Research Assistant

  • Annabelle Hoang

Collaborative Research Clinicians

  • Associate Professor Manish Patel – Westmead Private Hospital and The University of Sydney, Australia
  • Dr Petra Graham – Macquarie University, Australia
  • Dr Jaspreet Sandhu – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York, USA
  • Dr Oguz Akin – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York, USA
  • Associate Professor Richard Chard – Westmead Private Hospital, Australia
  • Dr Aaron Scanlan – Central Queensland University, Australia
  • Associate Professor Hong Too Ha: Pusan University Hospital, Busan, South Korea

PhD Students

  • 2010: Andrew D. Hirschhorn: Thesis Title: Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: Exercise Testing and Prescription in the Acute Preoperative Phase

International Research Students

  • 2017: Henk B. Luiting: Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands.
  • 2015: Bryan James: Physical Therapy Division, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA.
  • 2014: John W Lockhart: Physical Therapy Division, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA.
  • 2012: Bregtje P. Huijbers: Center for Human Movement Sciences, University Medical Center, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands