About who’s doing this research

The “My Life My Voice” research study with 13 – 21 year old teenagers living with NMD in Australia and New Zealand is a PhD study, conducted by Vivienne Travlos.

The official title is: ” Exploring the engagement of adolescents with NMD in their health care, with a focus on cardiorespiratory health”.

The principal researcher is Vivienne Travlos, Physiotherapist and PhD student, supervised by Assoc Prof Shane Patman, Dr Jenny Downs and Dr Andrew Wilson.

For further information about this study please e-mail:



Vivienne Travlos

Shane pic