Stephanie Filbay

Keynote Speaker, Animal

Dr, University of Melbourne, VIC

    Dr Filbay is a NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow in the Department of Physiotherapy at the University of Melbourne and an Honorary Senior Research Associate in Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences at the University of Oxford. She has presented over 30 times at national and international conferences and regularly delivers educational seminars to physiotherapists on evidence-informed ACL injury management recommendations. Dr Filbay serves on several committees for international organisations, supervises individuals at various career stages and received numerous awards, scholarships and grants for her research.

    Dr Filbay’s research expertise includes evaluating and optimising outcomes after ACL injury, developing and evaluating strategies to improve outcomes for people with knee osteoarthritis, comparing surgical and non-surgical approaches for managing musculoskeletal conditions, and evaluating the long-term musculoskeletal and psychological impacts of sports participation. She was recently awarded an NHMRC Investigator Grant to fund five years of research aimed at improving outcomes for people with ACL injury and post-traumatic knee osteoarthritis.