TOPIC : Lymphoedema in the head and neck
Amanda Pigett is an Occupational Therapist with nearly 20 years’ experience working with people with cancer-related lymphoedema. She has advanced her clinical skills through training at the Foeldi clinic and completing an international learning program through a Churchill Fellowship.
Amanda has developed a research interest through completion of her PhD investigating the effects of cancer-related fatigue on people undergoing radiotherapy treatment. She has conducted clinical research into cancer-related lymphoedema with a focus on the assessment and management of head and neck lymphoedema.
Amanda is passionate about sharing lymphoedema knowledge though teaching and training to enable meaningful translation of research findings into clinical practice. She works as a clinical specialist in the cancer services team at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in the Lymphoedema Service and holds an honorary position as a Research Fellow at the University of Queensland.