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)
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