Keynote Speaker, Gerontology
Professor, Curtin University, WA
Professor Anne-Marie Hill is a researcher at Curtin University who obtained her PhD in 2011 (The University of Queensland). She holds an NHMRC EL2 Investigator (2020-25) grant focusing on Fall Prevention. She is an APA titled Gerontological physiotherapist and Fellow of the Australian College of Physiotherapy. Anne-Marie has over 30 years clinical experience working with older people and has obtained over $11M in research funding.
Anne-Marie’s interests are in fall prevention, promotion of physical activity among older populations and translation of evidence into practice in health communities. She has conducted large clinical trials in hospital, community and residential care populations. Currently she is working on two NHMRC clinical trials focusing on in-hospital fall prevention and post discharge support for carers of older people, and working collaboratively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander researchers and communities focusing on sustainable physical activity programs for older Aboriginal people in WA.