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Scleroderma Australia Committee – New South Wales Representative

Stephanie Frade’s passion in autoimmune disease sparked at a young age, when her mother was diagnosed with Systemic Sclerosis, and she was diagnosed with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.

Stephanie is the research manager for the Rheumatology department at Liverpool hospital, and she is also a sessional lecturer at the Australian Catholic University.

She is an accredited exercise physiologist and the director of Immune Exercise Physiology, a growing business specialising in telehealth and in-home exercise prescription and supervision for people living with an autoimmune, chronic disease. She is a PhD candidate at the University of Southern Queensland on the topic: Safety and effectiveness of exercise in Systemic Sclerosis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, with three publications to date.

Stephanie is also a committee member for Scleroderma NSW, actively presenting and advocating to the members about exercise and has recently joined the Scleroderma Australia committee.  🌻