Prior to commencing a physiotherapy degree, Elizabeth trained and worked as a Geotechnical Engineer in both the United Kingdom (UK) and Australia. She is passionate about women in science and mentored female graduates in their roles, helping them to set and achieve their own professional goals.
In 2015 Elizabeth embarked on a career change and started studying physiotherapy at Curtin University. Liz especially loved the research element of her studies and presented her thesis findings at the Australian Association of developmental Disability Medicine (AADDM) conference in 2019.
Elizabeth won several awards for her research including First prize winner for best presentation at the Telethon Kids Institute Annual Research Symposium in 2019, the Physiotherapy Research Foundation Award for Best Physiotherapy Honours Paper, and The School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science Award for Best Physiotherapy Honours presentation.
Elizabeth volunteers with international NGO Get Equip'd in Miri Malaysia, where she undertook her final practicum for the year, providing therapy solutions and creating therapy programs for PDK Pibakis and Miri General Hospital.
Elizabeth begins working with the Healthy Strides Foundation in our new graduate program - taking on a Physiotherapist role in our Telethon research project KINDY MOVES and as part of our STRIDE and ACTIVATE intensive therapy programs.