Meet the HTFO Team

Our People

Tim Jarrott

Clinical Director
B. Pros. & Orth. (Hons). COP-AOPA, MISPO

Tim is a fully qualified Orthotist / Prosthetist graduating from La Trobe University with Honours. He is an active member of the Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association (AOPA).

Tim has worked in public and private practice over the past 24 years and has special interests in treatment of neurological conditions, orthopaedics and management of the lower limb.

Stephen Dickins

Orthotist, Director
B. Pros. & Orth., CPO-AOPA

Stephen is a fully qualified Orthotist / Prosthetist and an active member of the Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association (AOPA). He has worked clinically in private practice for many years.

His interests include fracture management, trauma, management of orthopaedic conditions and lower limb orthotic management.

Steve Joseph

National Clinical Sales and Support/ Orthotist

Masters Cl. Pros & Orth, COP-AOPA

Steve is a fully qualified Orthotist / Prosthetist, graduating from La Trobe University in 2013. He is an active member of the Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association (AOPA).

Steve is passionate about building a strong customer base and providing excellent support and service to help clients achieve optimal outcomes for their patients. He provides clinical education/inservices to Prosthetic and Orthotic facilities in Australia and New Zealand both in the private and public setting. He is big on having strong, clear communication with his customer base and by talking it through, he believes we can get it right for you.

Contact Steve Joseph for all your central fabrication and wholesale enquiries.

Taylor Dillon

Orthotic Technician / Orthotist

Masters Cl. Pros & Orth, BAS., DHS., COP-AOPA

Taylor is a fully qualified Orthotist/Prosthetist graduating from La Trobe University in 2018. She is an active member of the Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association (AOPA).

She is currently working in the capacity of an orthotic technician, with secondary clinical responsibilities by providing clinical support within the team and as a part of our on call service. She has an interest in fabricating high end orthotic devices, fracture management, trauma, and lower limb orthotic management.

Isabella Howe

Orthotic Technician / Orthotist

Masters Cl. Pros & Orth, CPO-AOPA

Isabella is a qualified Orthotist/Prosthetist graduating from La Trobe University in 2020. She is an active member of the Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association (AOPA). 

 Isabella previously worked in regional Victoria, providing acute orthotic and custom prosthetic clinical care. Now at HTFO, Isabella works as an Orthotic Technician, with a keen interest in manufacturing high end orthotic devices for fracture management, orthopaedics, and neurological conditions. 

 Isabella also has secondary responsibilities as a clinician, providing assistance for the clinical staff in patient consultations, as well as performing Orthotist duties on the HTFO on-call service. 

Katrina McGrath

Orthotist
BPO (Hons), M Lead (HHS), CPO-AOPA

Katrina is a fully qualified Orthotist/Prosthetist graduating from La Trobe University in 2003. She is an active member of the Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association (AOPA).

Katrina worked in the public setting in both Prosthetics and Orthotics and has vast experience in a number of areas, particularly in paediatric and neurological orthotics, high risk foot services and acute spinal management. Katrina also spent some time working in international development, helping to develop prosthetic and orthotic services in the Pacific Islands.

Natasha McDowell

Orthotist
Masters Cl. Pros & Orth, COP-AOPA

Natasha is a fully qualified Orthotist/Prosthetist graduating from La Trobe University in 2017. She is an active member of the Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association (AOPA).

Natasha has returned from interstate after working in a private practice gaining experience in both Orthotics and Prosthetics. Her interests include fracture management, lower limb orthotic management and treatment of neurological conditions.

Scott Dimitri

Technical Manager

B.Business

 

Jo Hales

Practice Manager

Jo Conway

Finance & Administration

Kristi O'Donnell

Internal Quality Auditor

Natasha Edward-Johnson

Orthotist
Masters Cl. Pros & Orth, COP-AOPA

Natasha is a fully qualified Orthotist/Prosthetist graduating from La Trobe University. She is an active member of the Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association (AOPA).

Natasha has experience in Public Orthotics and Prosthetics in both a trauma and rehab setting, with a particular interest in orthopaedic fracture management and spinal cord injury management.