Lucy Chipchase is Professor and Associate Dean (Clinical) in the Faculty of Health at the University of Canberra and an Honorary Professor at the University of Sydney. Previously, she was the Foundation Professor of Physiotherapy at Western Sydney University with prior academic roles at the University of Queensland and University of South Australia.
Dr Chipchase trained as a physiotherapist and has worked as a clinician, researcher and academic in the area of pain and musculoskeletal practice. Her clinical practice and research focuses on pain and rehabilitation, where she has made inroads into our understanding and management of pain from a neurobiological, clinical and sociocultural perspective.
Some of Lucy’s major achievements are:
- Winner of NSW Health Award 2017 in the category “Supporting our People” for work into the cultural adaptation of pain management services.
- Universitas 21 Teaching and Learning Network Staff Fellowship (2012) and Teaching Fellow at the University of Queensland (2011)
- Her students’ achievements, many of whom have achieved considerable success including winning NHMRC fellowships and grants and carving successful careers in academia.