Dr Jasmine Menant

RESEARCHER PROFILE

Senior Research Officer Conjoint Lecturer, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW Medicine

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Jasmine has a background in exercise science and gained a PhD in applied physiology/biomechanics from the University of New South Wales in 2008. Her research interests span understanding risk factors for falls in older people, and sensory, cognitive and neuromuscular factors contributing to postural stability, stepping and gait in aging and clinical populations. In addition to conducting experimental studies, Jasmine has also been managing several prospective falls risk cohort studies of older adults. She is currently coordinating a large NHMRC-funded randomised controlled trial of multifaceted interventions to improve dizziness symptoms in older adults.

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