NHMRC Early Career Fellow
Adelaide Medical School
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Carolyn Berryman is a physiotherapist with a multidisciplinary, pain sciences approach to the treatment of, and teaching about, neuroimmunomusculoskeletal disorders. She has over 20 years’ experience as a clinician, much of it managing a medium sized private practice and has spent over 20 years lecturing and tutoring on the physiotherapy program at the University of South Australia. Carolyn has convened and addressed several major conferences both in Australia and overseas. Having a long term interest in pain management, Carolyn completed her masters of Medical Science (Pain Management) at the University of Sydney in 2005 and completed her PhD at UniSA in 2015. Supervised by Prof Lorimer Moseley, it examined the association between chronic pain, cognitive impairment and somatic hypervigilance. Carolyn has been awarded an NH&MRC early career fellowship and in conjuction with Profs Mike Ridding and Lorimer Moseley, will be investigating brain plasticity in people with chronic pain for the next four years.
Date Position Institution name 2017 - 2021 NHMRC Early Career Fellow The University of Adelaide 2017 Adjunct Post Doctoral Research Fellow University of South Australia 2016 Professional Advisor (Physiotherapy Services) Returnto Work SA
Date Institution name Country Title 2011 - 2015 University of South Australia Australia PhD 1998 - 2005 University of Sydney Australia Master of Science, Medicine (Pain Management) 1990 - 1991 University of South Australia Australia Master of Applied Science Hons IIa (Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy) 1983 - 1986 University of South Australia Australia Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy)
Date Title Institution name Country 2011 The Art and Science of Scientific Writing Abelard Australia 2009 NVivo training Flinders University, Adelaide Australia 2005 Health Research Methods and Biostatistics University of South Australia, Adelaide Australia
2017: NH&MRC Early Career Fellow
2016: Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Division of Health Sciences, Body in Mind Research Group, University of South Australia, January to October, 0.4 FTE.
2015: Research Associate, Division of Health Sciences, Body in Mind Research Group, University of South Australia, April to September, 0.8 FTE.
2015: Australian Pain Society Annual Conference, Brisbane, March, Student Conference Travel Grant ($500).
2014: The First CiNet Conference, New Directions in Pain Neuroscience, Osaka, Dec, Travel Award, registration and accommodation paid.
2014: Australian Pain Society Annual Conference, Hobart, April, Student Conference Travel Grant ($500).
2014: Conference travel scholarship, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia to attend European Congress on Pain (EFIC), Florence, October ($1000).
2013: European Congress on Pain, Florence, October, Travel Award, accommodation, meals and half travel costs covered.
2012: Conference travel scholarship, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia to attend the 14th World Congress on Pain, Milan, August ($1000).
2011 – 2015: Australian Postgraduate Award, University of South Australia ($23,000 – $26,000 per annum).
2011 – 2015: University top up scholarship, University of South Australia ($6,000 - $7,000 per annum).
1998: University of Sydney Master of Pain Medicine/Pain Science programme, MundiPharma Post-graduate Student Award ($6000).
1990: University of South Australia, Masters of Applied Science programme, Public Health Postgraduate Scholarship, Flinders Medical Centre ($6000).
1990 - present University of South Australia, Senior Lecturer and Clinical Educator (casual) Masters of Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy
1999 – 2013: NeuroOrthopaedic Institute, Senior Lecturer responsible for curriculum development and implementation of Pain Sciences Programme at the University of South Australia (0.4 FTE).
1989 – 1999: University of South Australia, Clinical Educator, Postgraduate and Undergraduate Physiotherapy programmes (0.3 FTE).
Date Role Committee Institution Country 2017 - ongoing Member Early and Mid Career Researcher Representative Council Robinson Research Institute Australia 2017 - ongoing Member Branch Council South Australian Physiotherapy Association Australia 2016 - ongoing Member Pain Special Interest Group South Australian Physiotherapy Association Australia
Date Role Membership Country 1998 - ongoing Member Australian Pain Society Australia 1993 - ongoing Member International Association for the Study of Pain — 1986 - ongoing Member Australian Physiotherapy Association Australia
Date Institution Department Organisation Type Country 2016 - ongoing ReturntoWork SA Health and Return to Work Services Legislative and political Australia
Date Role Editorial Board Name Institution Country 2013 - ongoing Consulting Editor Body in Mind Blog The University of South Australia Australia
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