Researcher biography

Associate Professor Leanne Johnston is

  • Head of Physiotherapy, University of Queensland
  • Founding Lead, Children's Motor Control Research Collaboration (CMCRC)
  • Chair, Paediatric Research Engagement Theme, School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Coordinator, Paediatric Physiotherapy (PHTY3130, PHTY7813)
  • Coordinator, Health Sciences Advanced Research (HRSS4300, HRSS7300)

The CMCRC is a group of clinicians, researchers and technology pioneers, pursuing research for children and young people living with disorders of motor control. Our mission is to advance basic scientific and clinical understanding, for their assessment, their management, and to foster their participation potential.

Our team supports research initiatives from academic and industry staff, higher degree research students and people with disabilities and their families who want to make a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of children and young people.