Podiatrist / Senior Lecturer

La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia

Dr Raspovic is a podiatrist who graduated with honours from La Trobe University (1992), and went on to complete a Doctor of Philosophy (2006), a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Curriculum, Teaching and Learning (2011), and a Graduate Diploma in Psychology (2015). She is currently undertaking studies in clinical psychology at La Trobe University.

Across her career, Dr Raspovic has undertaken a variety of roles in clinical practice, education, research and project work.  She is currently a Senior Lecturer and the Course Co-ordinator at La Trobe University, Podiatry.

Dr Raspovic’s PhD research focused on lower limb biomechanical alterations in diabetes related neuropathic foot ulceration. She has published widely, focusing in the majority on plantar pressure trials, offloading the foot in diabetes and mechanical alterations in diabetes gait.

Former editor of the Australasian Journal of Podiatric Medicine, (now the Journal of Foot and Ankle Research [JFAR]), Dr Raspovic is a Trustee of the Australian Podiatry Education and Research Foundation (APERF), and a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Foot and Ankle Research (JFAR).

Dr Raspovic’s primary areas of research are currently around biomechanical alterations in diabetes, plantar pressure trials and the effectiveness of offloading neuropathic foot ulceration.