Setchell, Jenny

Setchell, Jenny
Country
Australia
Bio
Dr Jenny Setchell PhD BSc (Pty) Grad Cert (Clin Pty) APAM is an NHMRC Research Fellow in Physiotherapy at The University of Queensland, Australia. Her research interests include post-modern and new materialist perspectives on healthcare broadly, and physiotherapy specifically - including examining the 'culture' of physiotherapy and stigma in healthcare. In the last 5 years, Dr Setchell has produced over 30 publications and has presented over 45 times on her work, including prestigious international invited presentations, and been awarded funding in Canada and Australia. Within this timeframe, she has also received numerous prizes, fellowships and awards for her work. Dr Setchell has 20 years of diverse clinical physiotherapy experience in Australia and internationally primarily in the musculoskeletal and sports sub-disciplines. Dr Setchell is co-founder, and executive committee advisor for the international Critical Physiotherapy Network, which is an international network of over 700 physiotherapists across 30+ countries working towards a more inclusive, diverse and socially-just profession. She co-edited a recently published book ‘Manipulating Practices: A Critical Physiotherapy Reader’ (2018). Dr Setchell has also been an acrobat and a human rights worker.