Senior Respiratory Physiotherapist
Dr Catherine Hill is the senior respiratory physiotherapist and coordinator of the pulmonary rehabilitation program at Austin Health. She is also responsible for coordinating staff and student education in the Physiotherapy Department.
Catherine completed her PhD through the University of Melbourne in 2005 and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Physiotherapy through LaTrobe University in 1991.
She has expertise in pulmonary rehabilitation and exercise training for patients with chronic respiratory disease as well as acute physiotherapy management for patients with respiratory diseases.
PhD, BAppSc (phty)
Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is a chronic lung condition that causes stiff lungs and restricts sufferers from taking a deep breath. Exercise in a gym, or swimming, walking or riding a bike, can help...
Researchers at Austin Health are looking for volunteers to participate in a study exploring the impact shift work has on breast milk composition. Participants will be compensated with a $100 gift voucher.
Sleep apnea is a condition where breathing is abnormal during sleep. There are two main forms of sleep apnea: obstructive and central. For obstructive sleep apnea, breathing is reduced because the airway...
The benefits of quality sleep and to acknowledge the issue of sleep problems and their medical, educational, and social aspects as well as the prevention and management of sleep disorders, is promoted on World Sleep Day on the 17th March 2023.
The Australian's Research magazine names the top researcher and top research institution in each field of research, based on the number of citations for papers published in the top 20 journals in each field over the past five years.
Congratulations Anne Holland for winning the ERS Mid-Career Gold Medal for Allied Health Professionals in recognition of her potential for further outstanding research within a field of the allied health professions. Well Done Anne!
Congratulations to the following IBAS staff members who have been successful in obtaining research funding from the Austin Medical Research Foundation (AMRF) for 2022.