About the Speaker

Dr Geetha Kayambu

Research Director
Senior Physiotherapist
Department of Rehabilitation
National University Hospital

Dr Geetha Kayambu is a senior critical care research physiotherapist at the National University Hospital. She obtained her Honours in Physiotherapy in 2002 and PhD at School of Medicine, UQ in 2015 from Australia. She is Director of Research, Department of Rehabilitation, National University Hospital, accredited Clinical Supervisor by the Allied Health Professional Council and Member of the Society of Intensive Care Medicine. She has authored several peer reviewed publications, been invited to speak at national and international conferences. Geetha has been instrumental in developing the critical care preceptorship program and promoting research interests amongst physiotherapists in NUH. Her research interests include all aspects of rehabilitative management in intensive care, early mobilisation of critical care patients and novel updates in critical care research. Geetha is site principal investigator for several research projects, oversees the direction of potentially high-impact research in physiotherapy and motivates research collaborations both local and overseas in the rehabilitation department in NUH, mentors staff clinically and in research and continues supervision of undergraduate students in the cardiothoracic intensive care unit for over 10 years.


Topics

Track 9: Rehabilitation in Intensive Care Units
Functional Neuromuscular Stimulation in ICU
Date  :  Friday, 8 September 2017
Time  :  1030
Venue  :   L1-S3
     
Abstract  :    TBA