SMAWA 2015 State Conference

Dr Gill Cowen

Dr Gill Cowen, a keen hockey player and completed her medical degree at University College and Royal Free Hospital Medical School in 2001.She also has a degree in Physiological Science from Merton College, Oxford University and a Masters degree in Sports Medicine from the University of Queensland. She is a Fellow of the RACGP.

She has been involved in Sports Medicine for over 10years. She developed skills in Australian Rules Football by attending regular training sessions and medical assessments at West Coast Eagles under the supervision of Dr Rod Moore. She went on to work as Club Doctor for South Fremantle Football Club until she moved to Bunbury in 2009. During that time she also worked as event doctor for the Etchells sailing World championships both in Perth and Cowes, UK.

She then started working at Synergy Sports Medicine where she remains to date. She returned to WAFL football for 3 years as club doctor at Peel and has subsequently worked for 2 seasons providing 2nd doctor cover for Port Adelaide football club when they are in WA.

Dr Cowen has special interests in team sports, adolescent sport, concussion, groin injuries and acute sports injury management. She teaches EMST for the Royal Australian College of Surgeons and continues to examine for the RACGP. She is a committee member for Sports Doctors Australia and Associate Member of the Australian College of Sports Physicians.


For all general enquiries please contact:

Fiona Boys
Sports Medicine Australia WA
Ph: 08 9285 8033
Fax: 08 9284 9329
Email: fiona@smawa.asn.au

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About the SMAWA 2015 state conference

The SMAWA 2015 State Conference is a multidisciplinary meeting  for professionals with an interest or a specialisation in the prevention of lifestyle diseases through sports medicine, sports science, physical activity promotion and sports injury prevention.

The SMAWA 2015 State Conference will be held at the Bayview Geographe Resort, 555 Bussell Highwway, Busselton from 13th – 15th November 2015.

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