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Michael Routson

Michael Routson

Michael graduated in 2015 from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) in Neuroscience, and is incredibly pleased to be a part of the physiotherapy team at Active Rehab. Over the course of his degree, Michael received many research scholarships, teaching positions, awards for academic excellence, and invitations to present his research at conferences, both domestically and internationally.

Michael previously worked in rural health organisations, heading up allied health activities in South-East Queensland. In this role Michael designed and oversaw co-curricular training programs for allied health students, developed scholarship programs, and researched the efficacy and efficiency of healthcare in rural settings. Throughout this time, Michael also taught anatomy and physics at UQ to fledgling doctors, nurses, physios and occupational therapists, designing and producing neuroanatomy tutorials for the Biomedical Education Skills and Training (BEST) Network, working in research teams at UQCCR, doing his own research at the centre for sensorimotor performance and full time studies at the University of Queensland.

Michael is studying Medicine with a Master of Public Health, as well as a BSc in Mathematics, at the University of Queensland. He aims to identify, define and address inequalities and inefficiencies in our healthcare system; to foreground a focus on optimisation of patient outcomes.

In his spare time, Michael plays a variety of instruments, and has a special interest in the French and Dutch languages, mathematics, and economics.

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