MPod BAppSc(Pod) FFPM RCPS(Glasg)
Endorsement in Scheduled Medicines, Podiatry Board of Australia
Anthony (Tony) Short completed his undergraduate degree in Podiatry from the Queensland University of Technology in 1994, and practiced in Tasmania and North Queensland prior to settling in Brisbane. He completed a Master of Podiatry degree through the University of South Australia in 2006, and was elected a Fellow of the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow in 2014. He was the first general registrant podiatrist in Queensland to be successfully examined by the Podiatry Board of Australia for Endorsement in the use of Scheduled Medicines.
Aside from his private practice consulting, Anthony has undertaken public clinics since 2000 in the Mater Adults and Children’s Hospitals at South Brisbane within the Queensland Diabetes & Endocrine Centre, and the Velcocardiofacial Syndrome Clinic up until 2015. After more than a decade as a casual academic, he was recently appointed part-time Senior Lecturer in the School of Clinical Sciences at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, where his teaching interests are podiatric radiology and clinical therapeutics.
Tony has lectured to many health professional groups, including GP’s, nurses and other podiatrists, on the clinical assessment and management of foot and ankle pathology, in particular diabetic foot complications. He has also an experienced conference presenter, and has published scientific articles in podiatry and medical publications on foot-related problems; most recently a chapter on diabetic foot imaging in Radiology of the Foot & Ankle, 2nd Ed, edited by Robert Christman, DPM.
Tony was honoured to be the recipient of the ‘Peter Quinn Award’ by the Australasian Podiatry Association (Qld) in 2008, for services to the podiatry profession.
He was appointed in 2017 as a practitioner member of the Registration & Notifications Committee of the Podiatry Board of Australia, which is responsible for managing complaints and registration matters across the podiatry profession in this country.