Lee Muddle

Lee Muddle is an accomplished osteopath with extensive experience in the fields of healthcare, education and research.

Lee is a PhD candidate at RMIT university. Her research focuses on evidence-based curriculum design and implementation in osteopathy education. She has published several articles in reputable journals, contributing to the advancement of knowledge in her field. Lee’s research has secured external funding through competitive grants. Notably she co-led the development of a Strategic plan 2030 for the osteopathy profession in Australia, and more recently a PROMs project for COPD. Lee has been recognised as an emerging researcher in the profession with an honorary visiting fellow position at the University of Technology, Sydney.

Lee holds a Master of Osteopathy degree, a Master of Science in Sports Medicine, Exercise and Health and has completed several professional development programs. She is actively involved in academic and professional appointments, serving in leadership and mentorship roles in the osteopathy field.

Lee worked as a lecturer and supervising clinician at RMIT university for five years. During her tenure she was a multi-discipline course coordinator and the program coordinator for the Osteopathy program. Her achievements include implementation of live streaming for practical skills teaching, the establishment of a chronic pain clinic for osteopathy student and successful reaccreditation and restructuring of the five-year osteopathy programme.

Before academia Lee gained valuable experien3c as a principal osteopath and business owner. She successfully managed a multi-disciplinary clinic, provided high-quality healthcare service, mentored junior practitioners, and built strong relationships with stakeholders and professional associations.