Catherine Crabb
  • The University of Western Australia (M422), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Catherine Crabb is an Associate Lecturer and Early Career Academic in Podiatric Medicine at the University of Western Australia. She completed her BSc in Anatomy, Human Biology and Physiology at UWA, followed by her Masters of Environmental Science/Engineering and most recently her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) degree also at UWA. Catherine embarked on her role as Associate lecturer at UWA in January 2017 and now teaches across second and third year post-graduate Podiatric Medicine units as well as acting as first year DPM student coordinator. She also currently works as a Podiatrist in private practice.

Catherine’s teaching areas of interest include primary and musculoskeletal podiatric medicine which highlights preventative care and point-of-care diagnosis and treatment. She also has a keen interest in podiatric medicine student education and disabilities encountered in podiatric medicine.

Her current research foci include assessing the reliability and validity of imaging techniques, clinical tools and devices, forefoot deformation and peak plantar pressures during gait, and disabilities education in podiatry.

Teaching overview

PODI4211 - Integrated Clinical Practice (Unit Coordinator)

PODI5308 - Podiatric Seminars (Unit Coordinator)

PODI5301 - Podiatric Medicine 5 (Tutor)

PODI5305 - Podiaric Medicine 6 (Tutor)

PODI4111 - Integrated Clinical Sciences 1 (Podiatric Medicine student coordinator)

PODI4112 - Integrated Clinical Sciences 2 (Podiatric Medicine student coordinator)

External positions


Industry keywords

  • Health
  • Education
  • Medical Devices
  • Disability