Researcher

Professor Friedbert Kohler

Biography

Research Interests:
Development of ICF Core Sets for clinical conditions. Collabortive work with Ludwig Maximillian University in Munich, Germany and paraplegic research centre in nottwil Switzerland. Short and medium term outcomes for patients in a rehabilitation service. Cost effectivienes of rehabilitation services.Health classifications and their usefulness and limitations as funding models.

Broad Research Areas:
Rehabilitation, Health...view more

Research Interests:
Development of ICF Core Sets for clinical conditions. Collabortive work with Ludwig Maximillian University in Munich, Germany and paraplegic research centre in nottwil Switzerland. Short and medium term outcomes for patients in a rehabilitation service. Cost effectivienes of rehabilitation services.Health classifications and their usefulness and limitations as funding models.

Broad Research Areas:
Rehabilitation, Health Services Management, Health Services Research

Society Memberships & Professional Activities:
AFRM; ISPO (current australian president 2005-); Australian Society for Geriatric Medicine;Stroke Society of Australasia; ISPRM- member of Disaster relief committee.

Specific Research Keywords:
Outcomes Research, Amputation, Prostheses, Health Services Costing, ICF (International Classification of Functioning


My Research Supervision


Supervision keywords


Areas of supervision

ILP, Honours, Masters, PhD


Currently supervising

PhD: ICF Core Sets for persons with a lower limb amputation

PhD: Development of and ICF based mobility assessment toll for persons with a lower limb amputation

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