Janine graduated in 1998 from the School of Occupational Therapy at Curtin University of Technology. She has worked in both community and hospital based settings, in private and public sectors in Australia and in the United Kingdom. Janine discovered a love of hand therapy in 2002 when she joined the team at Specialised Hand Therapy Services. She has enjoyed contributing to the profession, having been convenor of the WA Hand Interest Group in the past, and has presented on various topics at local and national conferences. Janine is currently an Associate Member of the Australian Hand Therapy Association (AHTA).