Ms Kate Currie

Associate Lecturer Physiotherapy

University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health

Career Summary

Biography

Kate Currie is an Associate Lecturer in Physiotherapy at the University of Newcastle, Department of Rural Health (UONDRH). Kate is based at the Shared Health Research Education Centre (SHREC), Port Macquarie.

Kate graduated from University of Sydney with a Degree in Physiotherapy in 2002. Kate has worked as a clinical physiotherapist in a number of metropolitan hospitals in Sydney and rural hospitals within the UK gaining a broad range of physiotherapy and management experience.

Since 2008 Kate has been based in Port Macquarie with her most recent clinical role being a Primary Care Practitioner within a busy Emergency Department.

Kate joined the UONDRH team in August of 2016 and is excited to be part of a team that focuses on facilitating student placements and learning, enhancing the health of local communities through community projects and conducting research into rural health issues.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy), University of Sydney

Keywords

  • Clinical Education
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Emergency Department
  • Orthopaedics
  • Physiotherapy
  • Rural Health
  • Students

Languages

  • English (Mother)

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
110317 Physiotherapy 100

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Associate Lecturer Physiotherapy University of Newcastle
University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health
Australia

Membership

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/01/2010 -  Member of the Agency for Clinical Innovation NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI)
1/01/2003 -  Member of Australian Physiotherapy Association Australian Physiotherapy Association

Professional appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/03/2012 - 20/07/2015 Physiotherapy Practictioner Emergency Department

Worked as primary care practitioner in the Emergency Department at Port Macquarie Base Hospital.

NSW Health
Physiotherapy
Australia

Awards

Award

Year Award
2011 Mid North Coast Local Health District Quality Awards Runner Up
NSW Health
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Ms Kate Currie

Position

Associate Lecturer Physiotherapy
UONDRH
University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health
Faculty of Health and Medicine

Contact Details

Email kate.currie@newcastle.edu.au
Phone 5524 1551

Office

Room Shared Hlth Research and Educn Centre
Building Shared Health Research and Education Centre
Location Port Macquarie
Cnr Oxley Highway and Widderson Street
Port Macquarie, NSW 2444
Australia
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