Through the addition of eight new members to the International Consortium for Non-Hospitalised Road Traffic Injuries (ConsoRTI) (formed by the Centre of Research Excellence in Recovery following Road Traffic Injuries 2014-2019), we've strengthened its capacity of national and international collaborations.


To advance the understanding of the factors (i.e. physical, social, and psychological) that contribute to recovery, and to develop new and effective strategies to improve the recovery and rehabilitation of individuals who have been injured in road traffic crashes.  


Professor Michele Sterling, RECOVER Injury Research Centre, The University of Queensland (Chair)

Professor Tonny Elmose Andersen, Department of Psychology, University of Southern Denmark

Associate Professor Aila Nica J Bandong, Department of Physical Therapy, University of the Philippines

Assistant Professor Pavlos Bobos, School of Physical Therapy, Western University Canada

Professor Luke Connelly, UQ Centre for the Business and Economics of Health, The University of Queensland

Professor Pierre Côté, Canada Research Chair in Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation, OntarioTech University

Professor Michele Curatolo, Endowed Professor for Medical Education and Research, University of Washington

Associate Professor Genevieve Grant, Director, Australian Centre for Justice Innovation, Law Faculty, Monash University

Emeritus Professor Gwendolen Jull, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland

Associate Professor Helge Kash, Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University

Dr Johanna Lynch, General Practitioner & Senior Lecturer at The University of Queensland

Professor Samuel McLean, Institute for Trauma Recovery, UNC School of Medicine

Distinguished Professor Joy MacDermid, School of Physical Therapy, Western University

Associate Professor Eva-Maj Malmström, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

Professor Jo Nijs, Pain in Motion, Vrije Universiteit Brussels

Associate Professor Sophie Lykkegaard Ravn, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark

Professor Trudy Rebbeck, Faculty of Medicine Health, School of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney and John Walsh Centre for Rehabilitation Research, Kolling Institute

Professor Alison Rushton, School of Physical Therapy, Western University

Associate Professor Annina Schmid, Head of Neuromusculoskeletal Health and Science Lab, University of Oxford

Professor Anne Söderlund, School of Health, Care and Social Welfare/Physiotheraphy, Mälardalen University 

Professor Britt-Marie Stålnacke, Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Umeå University

Dr Julia Treleaven, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland

Associate Professor Lars Uhrenholt, Department of Forensic Medicine, Aarhaus University

Associate Professor Dave Walton, School of Physical Therapy, Western University

Associate Professor Hans Westergren, Rehabilitation Medicine, Department of Health Sciences, Lund University

Dr Yanfei Xie, RECOVER Injury Research Centre, The University of Queensland


A key outcome of this collaboration was the development of a Core Outcome Set (COS) for clinical trials of interventions for patients with Whiplash Associated Disorder (the CATWAD initiative).

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