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About Elaine


Elaine is a musculoskeletal physiotherapist who has a doctorate in Professional Studies (Orthopaedic Medicine Education) and was awarded a Fellowship of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy for services to education in 2014.

She was awarded an MBE in 2018 for services to physiotherapy. Her personal triumphs have been the development of the MSc Musculoskeletal Medicine programme and writing the textbook of the course ‘A Practical Approach to Musculoskeletal Medicine’ with her brilliant co-authors, Monica Kesson, Jill Kerr and Emily Goodlad. 

Collaboration in education

SOMM personnel – past and present

When she didn’t meet Prince Charles

Her jigsaw addiction

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