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Fiona Dobson
Associate Professor Fiona Dobson

Welcome to the Department of Physiotherapy

Associate Professor Fiona Dobson, Head

Joining the Department of Physiotherapy in 2010, initially in a postdoctoral research role with the Centre of Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine and then in a teaching and research role in 2015, I was appointed as Head of Physiotherapy in 2022. My current research focuses on the role of physical activity and exercise for people living with chronic musculoskeletal health conditions, including hip and knee osteoarthritis. Click here to read more.

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Centre for Health, Exercise & Sports Medicine

The Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine (CHESM) was established in October 2000 as a multidisciplinary centre within the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, administered through the Department of Physiotherapy.

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