Prue Morgan


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1994 …2024

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Personal profile


Professor Morgan is the immediate prior Head of Department, Physiotherapy, School of Primary Health Care, having led the Department from January 2011 to January 2024.

Research interests

Neurological physiotherapy

Falls prevention

Developmental disability

Motor skill acquisition

Graduate competencies in neurological physiotherapy

Monash teaching commitment

Neurology stream member for entry to practice physiotherapy programs (BPT and DPT)
PTY2042 (BPT - 2nd year, 2nd semester unit) - lecturer, CBL tutor, practical tutor
PTY3051 (BPT - 3rd year, 1st semester unit) - lecturer, practical tutor

PTY5108 (DPT - 1st year, 2nd semester unit) - Chief Examiner, lecturer, tutor, practical tutor

Master of Advanced Paediatric Physiotherapy Practice - Chief Examiner for all units


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Research (Physiotherapy), PhD, Falls and mobility dysfunction in adults with cerebral palsy, MONASH UNIVERSITY

Award Date: 16 Dec 2014

Research, Masters of Applied Science (Research), Task specific training of the upper limb after acute stroke, La Trobe University

Award Date: 4 May 2000

Neurosciences, Grad Dip Neurosciences, La Trobe University

Award Date: 3 May 1994

Physiotherapy, BAppSc(physio), Lincoln Institute of Health Sciences

Award Date: 30 Nov 1983

External positions

Consultant, World Confederation for Physical Therapy (trading as World Physiotherapy)

1 Sept 2017 → …

Lifespan Care Committee, American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine

1 Jun 2017 → …

Health professional education and training representative, Dietitian Credentialing Council

1 Jun 2017 → …

Member, Item Writing Panel - Assessment, Australian Physiotherapy Council

1 Jun 20161 Jun 2018

Panel Chair, Accreditation Committee, Australian Physiotherapy Council

1 Jan 2015 → …

Consultant, Subject Matter Expert, Cambridge Boxhill Language Assessment Trust Pty Ltd (trading as Occupational English Test)

1 Jan 20149 Feb 2019

Member, Professional Standards committee - National Neurology Group, Australian Physiotherapy Association

1 Jan 2012 → …

Member, Council of Physiotherapy Deans Australia New Zealand

31 Jan 2011 → …

Specialist examiner, Australian Physiotherapy Association

1 Jun 2009 → …

Research area keywords

  • Stroke
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Physiotherapy
  • Physiotherapy Education

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