Dr. Alicia Spittle, PT, PhD

Senior Research Fellow, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Australia

Dr Spittle is a Physiotherapist and Post-Doctoral Researcher who leads the motor team of the Victorian Infant Brain Studies group. She is a current recipient of a National Health Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Early Career Fellowship, a Chief Investigator on two NHMRC project grants and a Chief Investigator on the NHRMC Centre of Research Excellence in Newborn Medicine.

She has been awarded over $4 million in funding over the past five years and has published in the highest-ranking journals of her field. In addition to her research, she works clinically in the neonatal intensive care unit and follow-up clinic at the Royal Women's Hospital and as a lecturer in paediatrics at the University of Melbourne.

Other Affiliations: 

  • Senior Lecturer, Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne
  • Senior Physiotherapist, Royal Women's Hospital
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