Wiesia Perlman

Master Health Science Podiatry
Dip. App. Science Podiatry (QUT)
Dip. Diagnostic Radiography (Warsaw)

Gained her first degree in medical Radiography and proceeded to work in the Department of Internal Affairs Military Hospital based in Poland.  She received an Early Childhood Diploma in NSW and worked as an Occupational Therapist in NSW after emigrating to Australia in 1975.

Wiesia studied Queensland University of Technology in 1990 receiving qualifications in podiatry.  She stayed on to teach students clinically. Along with 5 other Podiatrists in 1995 they became the first in Queensland to get a Master Health Science in Podiatry. She created a landmark study with her project on “Sports Injuries in the Military Recruits”.

Her heightened interest in mechanical/orthotic therapy has given her specialised knowledge within the area of childhood deformities.  Through her teaching and research she has been able to develop skills related to the ‘painful foot’.

She is an avid traveller and enjoys swimming and walking.