Occupational Therapist & Lymphoedema Practitioner, Clinical Researcher, Educator Lymphoedema Program Manager ALERT (Australian Lymphoedema Education, Research and Treatment), Macquarie University, Therapy for Life Private Practice
Louise Koelmeyer is an occupational therapist with over 27 years of clinical experience in both public and private settings specializing in breast cancer rehabilitation and lymphoedema management in all areas of assessment, education, early detection and treatment. Louise has a strong passion for achieving best practice in lymphoedema management in both the physical and psychosocial aspects of treatment. Louise is passionate about supporting and empowering women to achieve positive outcomes and quality of life.
As Lymphoedema Program Manager in ALERT within the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Macquarie University, Louise is involved in research studies on achieving better outcomes in early and advanced lymphoedema. Louise is enrolled at Macquarie University in PhD studies exploring Home Monitoring for lymphoedema.