Disa Pryor

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Disa Smee is an Assistant Professor in Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Canberra.  She completed both her undergraduate and master's degrees at the University of Sydney, before completing her PhD at the University of Canberra in 2015 (Title: Falls Risk Factors in Community-Dwelling Older Australians).  Disa's primary research area is in healthy ageing and cognition.  Over recent times she has become actively involved in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, with a particular interest in determinants of first-year success.  She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has completed her Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education.

Disa has been teaching at the tertiary level for 20 years and she started her career at The University of Sydney.  After five years as a pharmaceutical sales representative Disa took a position at the University of Canberra and has taught a variety of units including Microbiology, Clinical trials, Human Growth and Development and Pathobiology.  She currently teaches Anatomy and Physiology. 

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Canberra

Award Date: 28 Aug 2015

Master, University of Sydney

Award Date: 1 Feb 1999

Bachelor, University of Sydney

Award Date: 2 Mar 1995

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