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Bernie Bissett

Dr Bernie Bissett is a Visiting Academic Physiotherapist who has worked as an ICU Physiotherapist for more than 15 years. Bernie graduated from University of Sydney in 2000, and completed a PhD in 2016 through the University of Queensland. Bernie’s PhD work focused on using inspiratory muscle training to improve the recovery of ICU patients who have experienced prolonged mechanical ventilation. Bernie also works at the University of Canberra and enjoys bringing her students into ICU at Canberra to experience genuine multidisciplinary teamwork in action. More information on Bernie’s research is available here: