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Dr Sheree Hurn
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Health,
School of Clinical Sciences
IHBI Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Clinical Sciences - IPTM
Discipline *
Clinical Sciences
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Doctor of Philosophy (University of Queensland), Bachelor of Health Science (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships
and associations
  • Registered Podiatrist, Podiatry Board of Australia
  • Member of the Australian Podiatry Association

foot deformity, foot pain, hallux valgus, podiatry, clinical trial, systematic review, postural stability, falls prevention

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Dr Sheree Hurn is a registered podiatrist and senior lecturer in podiatry at Queensland University of Technology (QUT). She graduated from QUT with a Bachelor of Health Science (Podiatry) with first class honours and the University Medal in 2005. She completed her PhD through The University of Queensland in 2013, with her doctoral research project investigating pain and functional outcomes in hallux valgus. Dr Hurn has held an ongoing teaching and research position at QUT since 2011, and served as Course Coordinator for the Bachelor of Podiatry in 2016. Her areas of teaching expertise include gait analysis, research methods, and clinical education including coordinating on-campus and off-campus clinical placements. She has held positions on the Board of the Australian Podiatry Association (Qld), and the Board of the Menzies Foundation. Dr Hurn has presented her research findings at several national and international conferences and has published 17 peer-reviewed journal articles. Her research interests include lower limb musculoskeletal disorders, clinical trials and falls prevention.



This information has been contributed by Dr Sheree Hurn.


Units coordinated:

  • CSB523 Podiatric Clinical Gait Analysis
  • CSB525 Podiatric Medicine and Clinical Practice
  • PUB439 Podiatric Medicine 2
  • CSB545 Podiatric Medicine 5
  • CSB546 Podiatric Medicine 6
  • CSB541 Professional Placement 1
  • CSB542 Professional Placement 2
  • CSB544 Transition to the Clinical Profession

Other teaching roles:

  • Clinical supervisor for 3rd and 4th year on-campus clinics
  • Off-campus placement supervisor (Blue Care RACF)
  • CSH547 Guest lecturer
  • CSB542 Lecturer
  • CSB525 Lecturer, tutor and clinical supervisor for graduate entry students
This information has been contributed by Dr Sheree Hurn.


Dr Sheree Hurn has 15 years of post-graduate experience as a registered podiatrist in private practice, education and research settings. She has 8 years of experience as a private practitioner in a busy private practice with a sports and musculoskeletal focus, including footwear fitting. She has 10 years of experience supervising students in Work Integrated Learning placements both on-campus and off-campus. Dr Hurn is passionate about teaching students to implement an evidence-based medicine and reflective practice approach to their clinical work.

This information has been contributed by Dr Sheree Hurn.


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.