I qualified from Trinity College Dublin in 2000 with a B,Sc. (Hons) in Physiotherapy and was awarded the Anne O Brien award for Clinical Excellence by the ISCP and TCD upon graduation.
In 2002, I completed a Certificate in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy in Curtin University, Perth, WA.
In 2003, I was awarded membership of the ISOM following successful completion of ISOM Membership exams.
In 2004, I completed a Masters in Sports Physiotherapy in Curtin University, Perth, WA.
In 2014, I was awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Clinical Education) from NUIG.
I have extensive experience of working in the public and private health systems in Ireland. I specialised in Sports Physiotherapy in 2004 and was amongst the first cohort of sports physiotherapists awarded Level 3 Sports Physiotherapy Accreditation by the ISCP in 2009. I was awarded Specialist membership (Sports Medicine) of the ISCP, the highest status the ISCP can bestow upon a member, in 2011. I have worked with amateur and professional athletes over the course of the last 15 years.
I lecturer to medical and allied health care professionals in my role as guest lecturer at NUIG School of Podiatry and School of Medicine NUIG. I am a portfolio tutor for the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Clinical Education) students at NUIG.