Professor Alicia Spittle

Associate Dean of Research, Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne

Alicia Spittle is part of the Healthy Trajectories Advisory Committee. Alicia is the Associate Dean of Research in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne. Alicia is a physiotherapist and clinician researcher within the Melbourne School of Health Sciences, where she leads the Paeds Co-Lab (Paediatric Collaborative for Learning and Allied Health Research).

In addition to her research roles at the University of Melbourne, Alicia works clinically in the neonatal intensive care unit and follow-up clinic at the Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia and has a research appointment at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute. Inspired by her own family’s experiences with disability, her research and clinical work is focused on improving health and well-being outcomes for children with disabilities and their families, with inclusion at the heart.

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Alicia is smiling in her trail running gear as she takes a break from her trail run. She is surrounded by nature on the Larapinta Trail with a water hole, rocks and trees in the background.
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