Joana Santiago

BSc. OT, Clinical Educator – Medifab


Joana completed her degree in Occupational Therapy in Portugal and soon developed a passion for Posture Management and Wheelchair Seating & Positioning. With 15 years of experience, most of them dealing with clients with complex postural needs, Joana takes pride in her flexible ability to reachgood clinical outcomes by considering the individual, cultural and social needs of those she works with. Joana has worked in several countries around the World and is now based in Australia as a Clinical Educator for Medifab, where she is able to have a positive influence on the development, supply and training of their extensive range of products.

Joana has presented internationally, including at the International Seating Symposium (ISS), European Seating Symposium (ESS), Oceania Seating Symposium (OSS), Asia-Pacific Occupational Therapy Congress (APOTC) and Canadian Seating and Mobility Conference (CSMC); and throughout Australia at in-services to seating clinics, ATSA Independent Living Expo, Assistive Technology Conference of Queensland (ATQ) and Australian Assistive Technology Conference (ARATA).

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