Sincere congratulations to HRI member Dr Kieran O’Sullivan winner of the 2021 President’s Research Excellence and Impact Award for Early Career Researcher.
After working in clinical practice as a physiotherapist for a number of years, Dr O’Sullivan focuses on conducting excellent research which sheds new light on why back pain is such an ongoing challenge. He is now ranked in the top 30 researchers on back pain in the world, has obtained over €4 million in research funding and exemplifies research excellence and impact. His research has led to the development and testing of novel solutions for the treatment of back pain. In addition, Dr O’Sullivan is the National Director of Professional Development for Physiotherapists