About Us

Welcome to the global osteopathic research program. Here you will find more information about the research fellows.

Ana Paula Ferreira is an osteopath who graduated from the Instituto Brasileiro de Osteopatia (IBO) and has been registered with the Registro Brasileiro dos Osteopatas (RBrO) since 2002. She has been working in private practice in Rio de Janeiro and as a teacher of osteopathic training since 2002. To read more about Ana: Click here

Chantal Morin is an occupational therapist and an osteopath teaching and practicing in Quebec, Canada. She is currently an assistant professor in the rehabilitation program at Université de Sherbrooke and a Research Fellow of Australian Research Center in Complementary & Integrative Medicine (ARCCIM). To read more about Chantal: Click here

Cindy McIntyre has worked for the Medical Research Council during her early career where she gained a MPhil, before retraining as an Osteopath. To read more about Cindy: Click here

Francesco Cerritelli has a PhD in Neuroscience at the University of Chieti-Pescara, is the President of the C.O.ME. Collaboration non-profit research foundation and research fellow of Australian Research Center in Complementary & Integrative Medicine (ARCCIM), University of Syndey. To read more about Francesco: Click here

Gopi Anne McLeod is an Australian registered Osteopath, Clinical Advisor to the National Health Practitioner Regulatory Agency, clinician and researcher. To read more about Gopi: Click here

Jack Feehan is a senior research fellow in the Institute for Health and Sport, with an interest in translational immunotherapeutics, healthy ageing, and chronic diseases. To know more about Jack: Click here

Jerry Draper-Rodi is the Director of the National Council for Osteopathic Research (NCOR) in the UK, a Senior Research Fellow at the University College of Osteopathy (UCO), a visiting fellow on the international osteopathic research leadership program (UTS School of Public Health, Australia) and a clinician. To read more about Jerry: Click here

Kesava Kovanur Sampath is a Principal Academic Staff Member in the Centre for Health and Social Practice at Waikato Institute of Technology in New Zealand. He is the chair of the osteopathic research steering committee in New Zealand. To read more about Kesava: Click here

Lee Muddle is an accomplished osteopath with extensive experience in the fields of healthcare, education and research. To read more about Lee: Click here

Loïc Treffel is an osteopath, teacher and researcher in osteopathy and space physiology in Toulouse, France. Principal Investigator in studies supported by CNES (French Space Agency) and Institut Toulousain d’Ostéopathie – IRF’O in Toulouse. He is a visiting research fellow on the international osteopathic research leadership program (UTS-ARCCIM, School of Public Health, Australia). To read more about Loïc: Click here

Nicholas Tripodi is a Lecturer at Victoria university in Melbourne, Australia. specifically working within the osteopathy program. He coordinates some of the clinical skills unit, and also teaches across area subjects within the osteopathy discipline. To read more about Nick: Click here

Niklas Sinderholm Sposato has been clinically active and involved in education since 2001. In addition, Niklas conducts research at the University of Gothenburg (Sweden) in the field of respiratory medicine in general, and Cystic Fibrosis care in particular. To read more about Niklas: Click here

Oliver Thomson is an Associate Professor at the University College of Osteopathy where he leads the Doctoral Programme, and he works clinically as an osteopath in London. To read more about Oliver: Click here