Emeritus Professor Gwen Jull AO Researcher | Educator | Author | Clinician

June 25, 2021 Dr Doug Cary Season 2 Episode 19
Emeritus Professor Gwen Jull AO Researcher | Educator | Author | Clinician
Show Notes

Physio+10 focuses on the journeys of trailblazing Physiotherapists and today's conversation is with Gwen Jull. Gwen's involvement in Physiotherapy is vas,; undergraduate, Masters, PhD., and Specialisation. Then after completing each, Gwen has pivotal roles in developing and expanding each both at UQ, College of Physiotherapist and internationally with IFOMPT.

Gwen shares her insights and memories into;

  • Her role in examining Geoff Maitland for his specialisation
  • Why 1975 and the first contact ethic were foundational for the Physiotherapy profession
  • The ongoing relevance of her PhD research which involved probably the largest RCT trial for headache in the world (my statement, not Gwen's)
  • How our focus on chronic MSK presentations should be to prevent recurrence rather than to quickly resolve the current flare

Gwendolen Jull AO, Dip Phty, Grad Dip Manip Ther, M Phty, PhD, FACP. Gwen is an Emeritus Professor in Physiotherapy at The University of Queensland, Australia. She is a specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist. Her research, teaching and clinical interests are in the field of cervical spine disorders. Her research has involved quantifying the changes in the articular, neuromuscular and sensorimotor systems with neck pain, implications for assessment and management. Gwen has published three texts, the latest being Jull G, Falla D, Treleaven J, O’Leary S (2019) Management of neck pain disorders: A research informed approach Elsevier, UK. Over her career, she has delivered over 100 Keynote or invited addresses at international and national conferences in her career and has taught extensively in the area of assessment and management of cervical musculoskeletal disorders. 

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