Associate Professor, The University of Melbourne, Australia

Helena Frawley is a physiotherapy researcher and Fellow of the Australian College of Physiotherapists, Clinical Specialist in Women’s and Pelvic Health in Melbourne. Helena works at the University of Melbourne as an Associate Professor in the Melbourne School of Health Sciences and is the Director of Allied Health Research at the Royal Women’s Hospital and the Mercy Hospital for Women, in Melbourne. Helena supervises several PhD students and teaches postgraduate pelvic floor physiotherapy coursework students and trainees.

Her current research program is supported by State and National competitive grant funding and includes studies on the assessment and treatment of pelvic floor function in women with pelvic pain (endometriosis; vulvodynia), gynaecological cancer, breast cancer and exercising women.