Evidence and Equity

The Evidence and Equity stream includes research and professional staff from a variety of backgrounds. The focus areas of this stream are the PEDro Partnership and Indigenous Health.

Stream leader: Professor Chris Maher

BAppSc(Phty), GradDipAppSc(ExSpSc), GradDipAppSc(ManipPhty), PhD, DMedSc, FACP, FAAHMS

Professor Chris Maher is an NHMRC Principal Research Fellow and Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences. His clinical training is in physiotherapy and he is a fellow of the Australian College of Physiotherapy. Chris is best known for his clinical research evaluating the management of low back pain which has been published in leading journals including New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, Annals of Internal Medicine and British Medical Journal.

Supported by the following: Prof Cathie Sherrington, Prof Steve Kamper, A/Prof Leanne Hassett, Dr Adrian Traeger, Dr Joshua Zadro, Dr Marina Pinheiro, Dr Giovanni Ferreira, Courtney West and Geraldine Wallbank.