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Dr Byron Perrin Head of Dept Community and Allied Health, Exercise Science & Physiology

Byron is a podiatrist, Senior Lecturer and Head of the department of Community and Allied Health, La Trobe Rural Health School, Bendigo. The department oversees the delivery of the regional Exercise Science and Physiology, Occupational Therapy, Paramedicine, Physiotherapy, Public Health, Social Work and Speech Pathology disciplines.

Byron's research focus is diabetes-related lower limb amputation prevention. He is a steering committee member of Diabetic Foot Australia and is involved in research projects that include the epidemiology of diabetic foot disease in Australia, psychobehavioural aspects of diabetes-related foot morbidity and models of care for Charcot neuro-osteoarthropathy. He is also involved in the supervision of Master, Phd and Professional Doctorate students.


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