Dr Lorraine Sheppard is a professor of physiotherapy and healthcare management.

Lorraine has been motivated throughout her career by a desire to see lives transformed by improving health systems. She conducts research that generates evidence-based policy and programs and has helped establish new ways of working by explaining extending scopes of practice, evaluating innovations, supporting new researchers, and determining how health and disability services can be improved.

Lorraine is a director of the National Advisory Council of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) and Chair of the National Educators Group of the APA. Lorraine is also Deputy Chair of the Board and director of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council. Lorraine is immediate past chair of the Australian Physiotherapy Council.


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Massey University - Consultancy

Scoping for Master of Allied Health

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Feasibility of introduction of Master of Allied Health, Massey University. Review existing offerings in physiotherapy and occupational therapy in New Zealand to present the variety of existing approaches in New Zealand. Provide high level international comparisons of intent and differentiation in physiotherapy and occupational therapy programs. Formulate recommendations for feasibility of new Master of Allied Health.
Lorraine Sheppard and Anne Jones (College of Healthcare Sciences)
Allied Health Education

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