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A/Prof Adrienne Harvey

A/Prof Adrienne Harvey

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Role Team Leader / Senior Research Fellow
Research area Clinical sciences

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Available for student supervision
Adrienne is a physiotherapist and clinician scientist with 30 years of clinical, research and education experience. She is a Team Leader/Senior Research Fellow at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and Associate Professor within the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Melbourne. In 2019 she was awarded a Translation of Research into Practice Fellowship through the Medical Research Future Fund.
Adrienne's passion for improving the lives of children with cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities and their families grew from her PhD studies completed in 2008 and a two-year post-doctoral fellowship at McMaster University, Canada. Since then her clinical research activities have grown substantially. Adrienne has presented extensively on the management of children with cerebral palsy and have developed strong collaborations with key clinicians and researchers nationally and internationally.
Adrienne is a physiotherapist and clinician scientist with 30 years of clinical, research and education experience. She is a Team Leader/Senior Research Fellow at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and Associate Professor within the...
Adrienne is a physiotherapist and clinician scientist with 30 years of clinical, research and education experience. She is a Team Leader/Senior Research Fellow at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and Associate Professor within the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Melbourne. In 2019 she was awarded a Translation of Research into Practice Fellowship through the Medical Research Future Fund.
Adrienne's passion for improving the lives of children with cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities and their families grew from her PhD studies completed in 2008 and a two-year post-doctoral fellowship at McMaster University, Canada. Since then her clinical research activities have grown substantially. Adrienne has presented extensively on the management of children with cerebral palsy and have developed strong collaborations with key clinicians and researchers nationally and internationally.

Top Publications

  • McKinnon, C, White, J, Harvey, A, Antolovich, G, Morgan, P. Caregiver perspectives of managing chronic pain in children and adolescents with dyskinetic and mixed dyskinetic/spastic CP with communication limitations.. Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine 15(1) : 69 -81 2022
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  • Petersen, S, Reddihough, DS, Lima, S, Harvey, A, Newall, F. Barriers and Facilitators to Seeking Sleep Solutions for Children With Cerebral Palsy: A Qualitative Study. Frontiers in Psychiatry 12: 729386 2021
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  • Harvey, AR, McKinnon, CT, Smith, N, Ostojic, K, Paget, SP, Smith, S, Shepherd, DA, Lewis, J, Morrow, A. Establishing consensus for the assessment of chronic pain in children and young people with cerebral palsy: a Delphi study.. Disability and Rehabilitation 1 -6 2021
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  • Harvey, A, Waugh, M-C, Rice, J, Antolovich, G, Copeland, L, Orsini, F, Scheinberg, A, McKinnon, C, Thorley, M, Baker, F, et al. A pilot feasibility study of gabapentin for managing pain in children with dystonic cerebral palsy. BMC Pediatrics 21(1) : 368 2021
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  • Toovey, RAM, Harvey, AR, McGinley, JL, Lee, KJ, Shih, STF, Spittle, AJ. Task‐specific training for bicycle‐riding goals in ambulant children with cerebral palsy: a randomized controlled trial. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology 64(2) : 243 -252 2021
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