ROSLYN BOYD, AUSTRALIA
Roslyn Boyd, Pr
Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Queensland
Title: Active ingredients of rehabilitation for children with Cerebral Palsy
Professor Boyd leads a nationally funded (NHMRC) Centre of Research Excellence “The Australasian Cerebral Palsy Clinical Trials Network” and is Scientific Director of the Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Research Centre at the University of Queensland. Prof Boyd’s clinical trials have tested the efficacy of novel interventions (17 RCT’s), early detection of cerebral palsy, and longitudinal comprehensive outcomes linked to brain structure and function. She has been an invited participant for 3 international summits on Management of CP in high and low resource countries (2013); Early Detection and Early Intervention (2014, 2015) and Management of Neonatal Stroke (2016). She has received >Aus $35M in funding with 275+ publications and with her coauthors was awarded the international Gayle Arnold Award on 3 occasions (2010, 2011 and 2014). Prof. Boyd graduated as a physiotherapist (BAppSc 1981) from University of Sydney and completed a Postgrad in Biomechanics at the University of Strathclyde (1997), MSc in Physiotherapy at University of East London (2001) followed by PhD at LaTrobe University (2004).