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Senior Research Officer


Marie Blackmore is a senior research officer in Child Disability and a member of the Wal Yan Respiratory Research Centre. She works with families of children with disability, clinicians, and other researchers to find ways of improving the quality of life of children with disability. She has conducted research on respiratory health in children with cerebral palsy, including developing a respiratory risk checklist for parents and guidelines for respiratory management in cerebral palsy. She is also currently working with research teams to measure health-related quality of life in children with disability, to identify pain in children who cannot self-report it, and to provide evidence-based information for families of children with Prader-Willi syndrome. She holds a PhD from The University of Western Australia.