Working Group: Mechanisms
Dr Hayley Leake, University of South Australia
Hayley Leake is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of South Australia. She qualified as a physiotherapist in 2013, and completed her PhD in 2023. Her thesis explored how to optimise pain science education across the lifespan. Hayley is interested in improving how pain is understood by individuals and society, by leveraging technology and co-design. Read more about Hayley here.
Professor Lorimer Moseley AO, University of South Australia
Lorimer is Bradley Distinguished Professor, Professor of Clinical Neurosciences and Foundation Chair in Physiotherapy at the University of South Australia, Australia. His contribution to the science and management of pain and to pain education has been recognised by Australia’s second highest civilian honour - Officer of the Order of Australia. Read more about Lorimer here.
Professor Cormac Ryan, Teesside University
Professor Cormac Ryan is Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation at Teesside university and the Community Pain Champion for the Flippin’ Pain public health campaign. Cormac’s primary area of research is pain management, with a particular interest in Pain Science Education within the public health setting. Read more about Cormac here
Amelia (MIllie) Mardon, University of South Australia
Amelia Mardon is a third year PhD candidate within IIMPACT in Health at the University of South Australia. Amelia’s research is focused on optimising pain science education for females with persistent pelvic pain. She hopes her research will assist in making this information more widely accessible for people experiencing persistent pelvic pain.
James watson, Lead ESP Physiotherapist – Pain Management
Integrated MSK and Community Pain Management
North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust