Dr Caroline Grant

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    Postdoctoral Research Fellow

    B.Eng, M.Eng, PhD

    Caroline received her PhD in Medical Engineering from Queensland University of Technology in 2012, after completing a Masters of Engineering (Mechanical) and a Bachelor of Engineering (Medical) also at QUT.
    Caroline worked as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow from 2002 to 2021, with extensive experience in clinical research, both prior to and after completing her PhD. While embedded as a Research Engineer in a Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Caroline conducted two Cochrane Systematic Reviews, which lead to further research and had a direct effect on paediatric respiratory management protocols state wide.
    After completing her PhD in the field of Orthopaedic trauma, Caroline has worked closely with numerous Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons on research projects, and has a particular focus on adaptation and implementation of new technology into health care.

    Caroline was a postdoctoral research fellow with the QUT Biomechanics and Spine Research Group from 2013 to 2021 where her research interests encompassed; the multi-modal 3D modelling of the torso of adolescents with spine deformity;  AR, VR and Holographic technology in medicine; the non-invasive and non-irradiating assessment of torso growth, development and deformity in adolescence; biomechanical testing of spinal implant constructs in human and animal specimens, 3D printing of spine biomechanical analogues; 3D printing for spinal surgical planning and education.