Prof. dr. Julie Bernhardt

Julie’s a multi-award winning clinician researcher, world-renowned rehabilitation trialist, and strong advocate for people with stroke and Women in Science. She co-heads of the Stroke Theme at Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health in Melbourne, Australia, leading the largest, multi-country trials in acute rehabilitation and recovery (AVERT, AVERT DOSE). She also leads large collaborative projects to re-image rehabilitation services and buildings, develop a digitally enabled clinical service for young stroke survivors as well as the International Stroke Recovery & Rehabilitation Alliance (ISRRA), an action group advancing new proposals from the Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation Roundtables (SRRR).