Our Team

Charise Kennedy

Charise Kennedy


  • Mater Private Hospital Brisbane
  • Mater Private Hospital Springfield

Areas of Clinical Practice:

  • Cancer Care Inpatients
  • General Hospital Inpatients
  • Medical and Surgical Inpatients

Charise is our Team Leader and Senior Medical & Cancer Care Physiotherapist, working within our hospital physiotherapy team within the Mater Private Hospital. During her time at Active Charise has developed her interest in oncology and acute medical physiotherapy. She displays a committed and compassionate approach to providing a high standard of patient-centred care.

Charise graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) from the University of Queensland. She was awarded the Dean’s Commendation for Academic Excellence several times throughout her degree and was the recipient of a University Medal. Prior to this, she completed a Bachelor of Science (Psychology) and a Graduate Diploma in Psychology at the University of Queensland.

On graduating, Charise worked in private practice for 2 years, providing outpatient physiotherapy services for clients with a range of musculoskeletal conditions. She has also volunteered as a team physiotherapist for a Brisbane-based Roller Derby League, and accompanied the women’s Australian Roller Derby team to the 2011 & 2014 World Cup in Canada and the USA.

In her spare time Charise enjoys sampling good food, travelling and being outdoors; and is still aspiring to master the art of surfing.

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