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David Connell, Australia
A/Prof David Connell
is a musculoskeletal radiologist in private practice, an associate professor (adjunct) in the Faculty of Medicine, Monash University, and also associate professor (adjunct) to the newly created Facility of Sports Medicine and Research at La Trobe University. He is recognized as an international authority on muscle and tendon injuries. He has authored 105 publications, including book chapters and educational CD-Roms. He has been an invited speaker to major meetings in 19 different countries. He is the past president of the Australasian Musculoskeletal Imaging Group and sits on the editorial board of 5 journals. He supervises 2 musculoskeletal fellowships and several PhD candidates. He is an elected fellow to the Faculty of Sports & Exercise Medicine (UK).
A/Prof Connell has been a radiologist at the Sydney and London Olympics. He has a long history of imaging and treating elite athletes from the Royal Ballet, UK Athletics and national teams in football, rugby and cricket. He currently cares for most AFL teams, Melbourne Victory and Storm, Australian Olympic Teams and Australian cricket. His current research is on biological therapy for the treatment of muscle injury, tendon disorders and osteoarthritis. A/Prof Connell has received over $1 million in funding for his research projects, including 2 NHMRC grants. He is married to his beautiful wife Karen and they have 3 lovely children.