In 2011, Carol joined the ANZIC-RC team as Senior Research Fellow. Her areas of interest include ARDS, mechanical ventilation, non-invasive ventilation, ICU acquired weakness, early rehabilitation and long-term outcomes of ICU survivors. She is a senior physiotherapist in intensive care at The Alfred with twenty years clinical experience and completed her PhD investigating recruitment manouevres and open ventilation strategies for patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in 2010. Previously Carol completed a Masters by Research and a Postgraduate Diploma in Physiotherapy. She was awarded Fellowship of the Australian College of Physiotherapists (FACP) in 2009 and is a past national chair of Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy Australia (Australian Physiotherapy Association).