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Alex Barwick

BPod(UON), BHlthSci(Hons)(UON), PhD(UON)

Lecturer

Faculty of Health

Telephone
(07) 5589 3332
Email
[email protected]
Location
B7.49, Gold Coast
Alex Barwick

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Orchid ID

0000-0001-8469-0528

Biography

Alex is a podiatrist and lecturer with an interest in preventative foot care. Alex gained her PhD through the University of Newcastle in 2016 examining pathological processes of the diabetic foot. Since, she has held a lecturer role at Southern Cross University, teaching into the podiatry, pedorthics and honours programs.

Research

Alex researches foot screening techniques for peripheral arterial disease, preventative footwear, diabetes-related foot complications, and embedding research skills into health workforces. She uses a range of quantitative and qualitative research methods.

Teaching

Alex teaches a wide range of podiatry topics including high risk foot management, anatomy, orthotic therapy, and interprofessional practice using online learning and blended approaches. She also co-ordinates the School of Health & Human Sciences Honours program.

Other

Member of Diabetes Australia

Member of the Australian Podiatry Association

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