Eli Chu


  • Peninsula Campus Building G, McMahons Road, Frankston Postal - PO Box 527, Frankston VIC 3199



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Eli Chu has more than twenty years of clinical and clinical leadership experience in occupational therapy, rehabilitation and ambulatory care in Hong Kong and Australia, in both public and private health settings. Eli specialised in chronic pain management; rehabilitation for adults with rheumatism, neurological conditions, spinal cord injuries and complex geriatric care.  She is one of the founding executive members of the Hong Kong Arthritis & Rheumatism Foundation.

Eli joined Monash University in 2017. She coordinates teaching units in professional practice and occupational therapy interventions for the Occupational Therapy undergraduate program.  She is experienced in developing and implementing innovative teaching and learning experiences for students that include the use of simulation and experiential learning.

Dr Eli Chu is experienced in mixed methods research and curriculum design, including managing a $1.3m multi-site, RCT of simulated education across six universities and other educational research. She received multiple teaching and learning grants as lead or co-investigators to evaluate the effectiveness of various teaching methods that include the use of role-playing, simulations and computer-assisted scenario-based learning. Eli has published in peer-review journals and presents regularly in national and international conferences. 


Education/Academic qualification

Higher Education, Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Australian Catholic University

Award Date: 20 Sep 2015

Assessment and Training, Certificate IV, Swinburne University of Technology

Award Date: 1 Nov 2011

Health outcomes, PhD, University of Hong Kong

Award Date: 6 Dec 2005

Traditional Chinese Medicine , Certificate, University of Hong Kong

Award Date: 1 Dec 1994

Occupational Therapy, BSc (OT), University of Wisconsin Madison

Award Date: 1 Dec 1989

Research area keywords

  • Simulation based education
  • Work, health and wellbeing
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Health Outcomes
  • Pain management
  • Rehabilitation
  • International Students


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