Organising Committee

Organising Committee

Kelly Andersen
Board & Committee Member

Kim Parrey
Board & Committee Member

Ian Meade

Senior Occupational Therapist & Co Convenor

Alexis McMahon

Speech Pathologist at HCA Healthcare

Professor Dominique Cadilhac

Head: Translational Public Health and Evaluation Division

Stroke and Ageing Research


Department of Medicine

School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health

Monash University

Elizabeth Lynch

Physiotherapist, Matthew Flinders Research Fellow (Caring Futures Institute, Flinders University). Smartstrokes Director & Co Convenor

Jess Nolan

Physiotherapy Co-ordinator, Stroke Services, Osborne Park Hospital

PhD Candidate, Edith Cowan University

Senior Research Fellow, University of Notre Dame Australia

With special thanks to the Smart Strokes Scientific Committee:


Dominique Cadilhac, Chair (Nursing/Health services research)

Suzanne Kuys, Professor Allied Health

Elizabeth Ann Lynch, Post doc/ Allied Health

Laura Joliffe, Post-doc OT, Melbourne

Emily Brogan, Post-doc Speech Pathology, WA

Dianne Marsden, Post doc/ Allied Health

Tharshanah Thayabaranathan, Post doc/ Epidemiology and health services research

Muideen Olaiya, Senior Post doc/ Epidemiology and health services research

Caleb Ferguson, Senior post doc/ Nursing/ stroke prevention

Brett Jones, PhD student/ Senior Stroke Nurse

Eleanor Horton, Post doc/ Nursing/ Consumer advocacy

Claire Layfield, Scholarly Teaching Fellow | Speech Pathologist

Caroline Baker, Speech path, VIC

Sarah Wallace, Research Fellow Speech path, QLD

Jess Nolan, PhD student/ Phyisiotherapy Coordinator

Kelly Coughlan, Research Nurse, Australian Catholic University NSW