Dr Kimberley Ruxton

Casual Academic

College of Medicine and Public Health

place Flinders Medical Centre
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

I am a medical scientist and research manager of the Hand and Upper Limb Unit in the Department of Orthopaedics & Trauma Surgery. My research interests include geriatric medicine, clinical pharmacology, and orthopaedics involving hand and upper limb. In my current role, I am involved in managing clinical studies to improve patient reported outcomes, anatomical studies to understand more about the structures of bone and soft tissues, and biomechanical studies for joint movement and prosthesis designs. I am also supervising a number of medical students with advanced studies projects involving 4D CT motion.

  • PhD
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Medical Science
Honours, awards and grants

Private Scholarship for PhD, 2014 - 2017

Unibooks $5,000 Honours Scholarship, 2013

Bachelor of Medical Science 3rd Year Student Prize, 2012

Letter of Commendation from Chancellor, 2011

Teaching interests

Anatomy and Physiology


Supervisory interests
Clinical epidemiology
Hand and upper limb surgery
Orthopaedic surgery

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