Glen Whittaker
Glen Whittaker
Glen Whittaker

Professional Journey

  • Bachelor of Arts (Psych) from the University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Podiatry (Hons) from La Trobe University
  • Honours thesis – Psychological variables associated with plantar heel pain
  • Began teaching into the podiatry course at La Trobe University in 2012
  • Podiatrist at Fitzroy Foot and Ankle Clinic
  • Previous sports medicine experience with Williamstown VFL

Three Fun Facts

  • Moved from Brisbane 10 years ago, and still haven’t adjusted to the cold weather
  • I have an amazing son, and another on the way
  • I really love golf, but golf does not love me

Professional Goals 

  • Continue to combine research and clinical practice
  • Develop skills in clinical trial implementation to improve the effectiveness of musculoskeletal treatments

Follow my research and clinical journey on Twitter @GlenAWhittaker. I will be posting blogs on various topics relating to plantar heel pain via the La Trobe Sports and Exercise Medicine Research Centre blog.


  • Cotchett, M.P., G. Whittaker, and B. Erbas, Psychological variables associated with foot function and foot pain in patients with plantar heel pain. Clin Rheumatol, 2014.