Dr Trevor Russell is a senior lecturer in the Division of Physiotherapy within the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Queensland. His research interests lie in the field of Telerehabilitation and he co-directs the Telerehabilitation Research Unit at the University of Queensland. Dr Trevor Russell has a PhD in Telerehabilitation and has extensive experience conducting research in this field.
During his academic career, his significant impact in the field of telerehabilitation has been recognized through invitations to present and conduct workshops at 17 national conferences and to serve three times on the scientific committee of an international telemedicine conference. He regularly reviews for an international telemedicine journal and he has been nominated as a University of Queensland representative for eHealth for the Universitas 21 consortium of Universities. He has presented at 45 international and national conferences and has published 28 manuscripts in international peer-reviewed journals. In the past 3 years, Dr Trevor Russell has enjoyed success with 12 competitive grants, including 3 NHMRC project grants ($362K, 2004-2006 No: 301029 (AI on this grant); $171K, 2006-2007 No: 401604 (CI on this grant); $294K, 2007-2009 No: 455922 (CI on this grant)) with grant awards totalling $1,361,006.
Dr Trevor Russell has led the development of an innovative telerehabilitation system (eHAB™) which has been successfully commercialized. This system has recently been purchased by Queensland Health for use in two regional health districts and it is also used in a growing number of telerehabilitation research projects. Dr Trevor Russell supervises three PhD Students, two MPhil students and has supervised 29 honours and coursework masters students in the past three years in the field of telerehabilitation. In recognition of his research output and achievements, he has been awarded the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Excellence in Research Award and the Australian Physiotherapy Association (Qld) Research Excellence Award.
Dr Trevor Russell is Chair of the School of Health and Rehabilitation Science’s Information Technology Committee and he has an extensive role in the teaching and coordination of the under-graduate, graduate and post-graduate physiotherapy programs at the University of Queensland including the role of coordinator of the graduate entry Masters of Physiotherapy Studies program.
Email: t.russell[AT]shrs.uq.edu.au (please replace [AT] with @ to send email)