The Institute of Health and Community and the Centre for Health and Social Care Innovation (CHeSCI) are delighted to invite you to their forthcoming presentation by visiting professor, Professor Marcia Finlayson.
CHeSCI have recently
secured a visiting professorship award funded by the IHC for Professor Finlayson, the Vice-Dean (Health Sciences) and Director, School of
Rehabilitation Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences at Queens University,
researcher and scholar, Professor Finlayson, who is an occupational therapist, has a
highly esteemed body of work that focuses on understanding the experiences and
challenges of living with MS, including undertaking the first pilot study of an
education-focused falls programme in this group.
Recently she has led the establishment of an international research network which is working to push forward falls research in MS. Professor Finlayson has published 105 peer-reviewed articles, 12 book chapters, and delivered over 100 conference presentations at national and international meetings. Since 2000, she has received over $5 million dollars in research funding.
visit, Professor Finlayson will be making a presentation of her work which will be
open to any interested clinicians as well as University staff and students. Her
work, which extends from the hospital to community based settings, will
resonate with professional groups from across the health and social service
spectrum and not just within MS and neurology.
welcome, just turn up!
further information please contact IHC@plymouth.ac.uk.