Dr Karen Borschmann

Project Manager

Heidelberg Campus
245 Burgundy Street
Heidelberg Victoria 3084

Research groups
AVERT Early Rehabilitation Research Group
Translational Research and Neuroimaging Stroke Group

Karen Borschmann researcher profile


Karen is a research physiotherapist with interests in young stroke, health service development, physical activity, and musculoskeletal changes post-stroke. She works at The Florey as Project Manager (Research and Communication) on the new Young Stroke Service.


19 April 2020, Stroke in Young People, Channel 10 The Project

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Key external collaborators:

  • Associate Professor Cathy Said, Physiotherapy, Western Health and Univeristy of Melbourne
  • Professor Elif Ekinci, Sir Edward Dunlop Medical Research Foundation Principal Research Fellow, Medicine, Austin Health and University of Melbourne.
  • Associate Professor Emma Power, Speech Pathology, University of Technology Sydney
  • Dana Wong, Senior Lecturer Clinical Neuropsychology, School of Psychology and Public Health, La trobe University
  • Associate Professor Natasha Lannin, Occupational Therapy, Alfred Health and La Trobe University
  • Associate Professor Coralie English, Health Sciences, Univeristy of Newcastle
  • Professor Janice Eng, Canada Research Chair in the UBC Department of Physical Therapy at the University of British Columbia

Career highlights

Awards and achievements

  • 2017 – Australian Physiotherapy Association Best Neurology Paper
  • 2017 – Aust & NZ Bone & Mineral Society Travel Grant
  • 2016 – WISPP Science communication finalist
  • 2016 – Ian Potter Travel Grant
  • 2014 – Austin Life Sciences Allied Health Research Award

Research publications


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