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Biography

Sze-Ee Soh is a registered physiotherapist, who holds a joint position in the Department of Physiotherapy and the Rehabilitation, Ageing and Independent Living (RAIL) research centre in the School of Primary and Allied Health Care at Monash University. Her work spans across clinical physiotherapy practice, education, research, and service roles.

Sze-Ee has over 20 years of experience delivering physiotherapy services to older adults in acute, sub-acute and community settings in Australia and the United Kingdom. She is the current Doctor of Physiotherapy Course Coordinator at Monash University, having overseen the inaugural cohort of students graduate in 2023. Given her extensive curriculum design expertise, Sze-Ee is leading the development of health professional short courses within the RAIL research centre.

In addition to her undergraduate and Doctoral degree in physiotherapy, Sze-Ee also holds a Master of Biostatistics degree, is an accredited biostatistician, and is highly sought after by senior researchers nationally and internationally for her methodological expertise. Her research spans the areas of falls prevention, aged care and gerontology, chronic disease, health services, patient-reported outcomes and the psychometric properties of measurement tools.

Sze-Ee holds a range of service roles. This includes being a gerontology educational consultant for the Australian Physiotherapy Association; the inaugural honorary Editorial Board statistician for the Journal of Physiotherapy; a member of the International Editorial Advisory Board for the Journal of Patient-Reported Outcomes; and a committee member of the Victorian Division of the Australian Association of Gerontology. Sze-Ee is also currently serving a three-year term (2023-2025) on the Physiotherapy Research Foundation Grants Review Committee.

 

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
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Research area keywords

  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Patient reported outcome measures
  • Safety culture
  • Physiotherapy
  • Quality of life
  • Patient Safety
  • Rasch analysis
  • Scale Development and Validation
  • Falls

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