Professor Kamper shares his expertise on how researchers can bridge the gap to assist clinicians in comprehending scientific findings effectively, while also empowering clinicians to interpret and apply the science within their practice adeptly. An engaging conversation that sheds light on the symbiotic relationship between research and clinical application, ultimately improving patient care and outcomes.
Dr Steve Kamper is Professor of Allied Health at the School of Health Sciences and Nepean Blue Mountains Local health District. He has been continuously supported by NHMRC fellowships since 2008, and is currently a NHMRC Emerging Leader Fellow . He has over 190 publications in peer-reviewed journals, has presented his work in >10 countries, and received >$5 million in competitive research funding from Australia, Ireland, Canada, and Norway.
Steve is senior editor of the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physial Therapy, associate editor in the Cochrane Back and Neck Group, Vice-chair of the Executive Orgainsing Committee of the International Back and Neck Pain Forum, and member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Australia New Zealand Musculoskeletal Clinicial Trials Network.
Supporting and connecting early career researchers is an important part of Steve's professional life. In 2011 he established the International Collaboration of Early Career Researchers (http://the icecream.org), he has provided input regarding ECR programming at International conferences, conducts mentoring and training, and gives lectures on academic skills such as writing and presenting.
Evidence in Practice: A New Series for Clinicians
The series "Evidence in Practice" by Professor Steven Kamper is designed to bridge the gap between research and clinical application. In this series, clinicians can expect to find valuable insights into effectively incorporating scientific evidence into their daily practice. Kamper's work aims to empower clinicians with the knowledge and tools they need to make informed decisions, ultimately enhancing patient care and outcomes. Whether you're a seasoned practitioner or a budding clinician, "Evidence in Practice" offers a practical and informative resource to help you navigate the complexities of evidence-based healthcare.