Dr Daina Sturnieks

RESEARCHER PROFILE

Senior Research Officer Conjoint Lecturer, School of Medical Sciences, UNSW

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Dr Sturnieks has a PhD in human biomechanics (UWA). She is Laboratory Manager in the Falls and Balance Research Group at NeuRA where she helped to establish the Human Movement and Gait Analysis Laboratory. Dr Sturnieks brings an experimental approach and biomechanical expertise to address complex problems of disorders that affect human movement. Her projects investigate sensorimotor contributions to disturbances of balance, gait, voluntary and protective stepping, and interventions to improve balance and reduce falls in older people and clinical populations.

RESEARCH TEAM

Vicki Smith

VICKY SMITH Executive Assistant

Paulo Pelicioni

PAULO PELICIONI PhD student

Jessica Turner

JESSICA TURNER Research Assistant

Joanne Lo

JOANNE LO Research Assistant

Cameron Hicks

CAMERON HICKS Research Assistant

Esther Vance

DR ESTHER VANCE Senior Research Assistant

Daniela Meinrath

DANIELA MEINRATH Masters student

DR YOSHIRO OKUBO

Joana Caetano

JOANA CAETANO PhD student

Mayna Ratanapongleka

MAYNA RATANAPONGLEKA Research Assistant

Cathie Sherrington

PROF CATHIE SHERRINGTON Senior research officer