CPDLife® Educators

Our educators and courses are endorsed by the CPDLife® Scientific Committee. If you're interested in joining our Educator team, please make sure you contact us.


Dr Isobel Hubbard

PHD; M Occupational Therapy; AHPRA Registered Occupational Therapist

Isobel is an occupational therapist, company director, author and academic researcher. She has extensive experience educating health professionals, particularly about stroke. She has convened multi-professional, postgraduate, online courses and programs; presented at national and international health conferences and published in peer-reviewed health journals.

Isobel has researched brain activation patterns associated with early, upper limb recovery after stroke; stroke in older Australian women; compliance to clinical guidelines in sub-acute stroke; and return to driving after stroke. When not at work, she enjoys time with her family, gardening and a coffee with friends.


Dr Coralie English

PHD Health Sciences, B Physiotherapy (Hons 1A)

Coralie is a physiotherapist, academic researcher and clinical trialist with particular interest in stroke recovery and rehabilitation. She is passionate about evidence-based practice, and about de-mystifying the process of understanding research evidence.

Coralie has over 10 years’ experience as an educator for undergraduate students and supervisor of research students from honours through to PhD and Postdoctoral Fellows. She states: “I love the ‘ah-ha’ moment when students ‘get’ a concept and acquire confidence in their own abilities.” Coralie has presented at national and international conferences and published in peer-reviewed health journals.


Michelle Butler

Master of Health Science; B Occupational Therapy

Michelle is an Occupational Therapist with many years’ experience.  She has worked in inpatient, outpatient and community stroke rehabilitation.

Michelle is a graduate of the Masters of Health Science, specialising in Stroke Management, at the University of Newcastle.  In 2015 she completed Constraint Induced Therapy training with Dr David Morris from the University of Alabama. Michelle has a private practice which specialises in Constraint Induced Therapy for people who have experienced stroke, treating them in their own homes.

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