Dr Yoshiro Okubo

RESEARCHER PROFILE

Postdoctoral Researcher


Dr Yoshiro Okubo obtained his PhD at the University of Tsukuba, Japan, where he investigated the influence walking had on falls in seniors. He was awarded the Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences Chair Award from the University of Tsukuba as well as a Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research Abroad by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.

Dr Okubo is now part of the Falls, Balance and Injury Research Centre at NeuRA. His research focuses on helping people learn to better respond to trips, slips and prevent falls. He is hopeful that this work will ensure that older people can maintain their independence as they age.

Projects Dr Yoshiro Okubo is currently involved with

CURRENT PROJECTS

SAFE-PD (Stepping to avoid falls events in people with Parkinson’s disease)

A randomised controlled trial to reduce the risk of falling in people with Parkinson’s disease.

View the clinical trial page for more information and to express interest in volunteering for the study.

 

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SAFE-PD (Stepping to avoid falls events in people with Parkinson’s disease)

RESEARCH TEAM

PHILIP AUBERT Software Developer : p.aubert@neura.edu.au

MATTHEW HAND Research Assistant : m.hand@neura.edu.au

NATASSIA SMITH Research Assistant : n.smith@neura.edu.au

BETHANY HALMY Research Assistant : b.halmy@neura.edu.au

DINAZ PAREKH Research Assistant : d.parekh@neura.edu.au

Jessica Turner

JESSICA TURNER Research Assistant

Mayna Ratanapongleka

MAYNA RATANAPONGLEKA Research Assistant

CAMERON HICKS Research Assistant : 9399 1209
: c.hicks@neura.edu.au

Ashley Woodbury

ASHLEY WOODBURY Research Assistant

CARLY CHAPLIN Research Assistant : c.chaplin@neura.edu.au

JOANNE LO Research Assistant

LINDA ROYLANCE Executive Assistant : +612 9399 1124
: l.roylance@neura.edu.au

DANIELA MEINRATH Masters student

Joana Caetano

JOANA CAETANO PhD student