- Indigenous health
- University of Melbourne
Bachelor in Exercise Science and a Master of Physiotherapy Practice
Brooke Conley is a proud Ngiyampaa woman from Cobar, New South Wales. She has completed her Bachelor in Exercise Science and a Master of Physiotherapy Practice at Latrobe University in Bendigo. Brooke is a current PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne within the Department of Surgery. Her research will focus on developing culturally appropriate information and education resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians with Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus and/or Gout.
She’s passionate about improving health outcomes of Indigenous Australians and focuses on this in her positions as a First Nations health tutor at University of Melbourne and as a committee member for the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health committee. Additionally, Brooke practices as a Physiotherapist at City Baths Spinal and Sports Medicine Clinic in Melbourne.