Senior Research Fellow
Dr Rebecca Mellor
Dr Rebecca Mellor is a Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, currently working as a Research Officer at the Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation. She obtained her Bachelor of Physiotherapy with First Class Honours and University Medal, Masters Degree in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, and PhD at the University of Queensland. Rebecca worked for over 20 years as a clinical physiotherapist, both nationally and internationally, before moving into the field of research at UQ, where her main interests lie in the management of musculoskeletal conditions such as Gluteal tendinopathy and Patellofemoral Pain. At the School of Military and Veterans Health, she was also investigating injuries related to weight load carriage in members of the Defence Force. She has specifically been involved in running randomised clinical trials investigating interventions for chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions, and in translating research into practice.
At Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation, Rebecca is working within The Healthy Veteran Research Program, particularly in the Quality Use of Medicines and Chronic Pain themes.