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Dr Byron Perrin HOD, Dept of Rural Community Health, Office Of La Trobe Rural Health

Byron is a podiatrist, Senior Lecturer and Head of the Rural Department of Community Health, La Trobe Rural Health School, Bendigo. The department oversees the delivery of the regional Paramedicine, Public Health and Social Work 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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