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Stephanie Filbay

B.Phty(Hons), PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Sport, Exercise & Osteoarthritis

Stephanie was awarded her PhD from The University of Queensland in July 2016. Her thesis was titled ‘Longer-term quality of life following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.’ During her PhD, she continued work as a musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapist. After submitting her PhD, Stephanie was awarded an Arthritis Research UK, Centre for Sport, Exercise & Osteoarthritis Research Fellowship to pursue her research at University of Oxford. She is currently a visiting Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Linkoping University, Sweden, and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at University of Oxford, UK.

Stephanie's research focus is on optimising outcomes following musculoskeletal and sports injury, with a specific interest in quality of life, anterior cruciate ligament injury, knee osteoarthritis and comparison of outcomes following surgical and non-operative management strategies. Stephanie has experience in a range of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies.

Stephanie has won several grants, scholarships and awards for her work, including the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) Young Investigator Scholarship; Sports Physiotherapy Australia Best New Investigator; British Journal of Sports Medicine PhD Academy Award Nominee; Sports Medicine Australia Best Poster in Clinical Sports Medicine; Sports Physiotherapy Australia Best Oral Presentation. 


twitter: @stephfilbay

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