Dr Paul Rothmore

Dr Paul Rothmore
 Position Senior Lecturer
 Org Unit Public Health
 Email paul.rothmore@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 3568
 Location Floor/Room WS9060.02 ,  Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Lecturer and Program Coordinator - Postgraduate Occupational Health and Safety Management Program

    Paul is a Specialist Physiotherapist in Occupational Heatlh and holds a Master of Ergonomics Degree from La Trobe University.

    He is a Fellow of the Australian College of Physiotherapists, a member of the Occupational Health Physiotherapy Professional Development Panel, a past-present of Occupational Health Physiotherapist Australia (SA Branch) and is a member of the International Ergonomics Association Technical Committee on Healthcare Ergonomics.

    His research interests are primarily related to work-related musculoskeletal disorders.

    Paul previously managed the OHS&W and Injury Management at the Repatriation General Hospital.

  • Qualifications

    B.App.Sc.(Hons) - Physiotherapy

    Master of Ergonomics

    Fellow of the Australian College of Physiotherapists

  • Awards & Achievements

    Postgraduate Teacher of the Year (Peer Nomination), School of Population Health - 2012

    Executive Dean's Learning and Teaching Prize - 2013

    Best Free Paper (Occupational Health), APA National Conference - 2013

    Winner, Public Sector Leadership for Injury Prevention and Management, SafeWork SA - 2008

  • Research Funding

    Paul is a Chief or Co-Investigator on several research grants awarded by SafeWork SA.

  • Professional Associations

    Fellow, Australian College of Physiotherapists

    Member, Australian Physiotherapy Association

    Member, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia

    Member, Safety Institute of Australia Academic of OHS Education and Research

    Past President, Occupational Health Physiotherapy Australia (SA Branch)

    Former Branch Councillor, Australian Physiotherapy Association (SA Branch)

  • Community Engagement

    Member of the Professional Standards Practice Committee, Australian Physiotherapy Association

    Member Scientific Committee, Australian Physiotherapy Association National Conference - 2013

    Member International Ergonomics Association Technical Committee, Healthcare Ergonomics


  • Media Expertise

    CategoriesMedicine & Medical Research
    ExpertiseErgonomics; Occupational Health & Safety; Work-related Injury; Musculoskeletal Injury; Older Workers
    NotesPaul is a Specialist Physiotherapist and holds a Master of Ergonomics degree from La Trobe University. He is a Fellow of the Australian College of Physiotherapists, a past-president of Occupational Health Physiotherapy Australia (SA Branch) and is a member of the International Commission on Occupational Health Scientific Committees on Work-related Musculoskeletal Injury and Ageing.

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