2019 Seeding Grant Scheme outcomes

ANZMUSC  received 14 applications for the 4 seeding grants valued up to $10,000 each.

Congratulations to the 4 winning projects detailed below:


  1. Dr Michelle Hall ( Department of Physiotherapy, The University of Melbourne) for the study – “Effects of an intensive diet program & exercise in people with hip osteoarthritis who are overweight or obese: a pilot study”.


  1. Dr Matthew Fernandez (Faculty of Science and Engineering, Department of Chiropractic, Macquarie University) for the study – “GLA:D Back Australia: improving self-management for people with persistent or recurrent low back pain through the implementation of evidence-based patient education and exercises. A feasibility study”.


  1. Associate Prof Anne Tiedemann (The University of Sydney, Institute for Musculoskeletal Health) for the study – “Peer-volunteer support to promote participation in group-based fall prevention exercise: multi-stakeholder and end-user consultation to adapt the UK ACE model for Australia”


  1. Dr Ben Darlow (University of Otago, Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, UOW) for the study – “Harnessing the opportunities within community pharmacy to reduce the burden of knee osteoarthritis: a feasibility study to inform an RCT”