McDonough, Suzanne

McDonough, Suzanne
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United Kingdom
Bio
Suzanne McDonough is a Professor of Health and Rehabilitation at Ulster University, an Honorary Research Professor in the School of Physiotherapy, University of Otago, NZ, a co-investigator in the UKCRC Centre of Excellence for Public Health (Northern Ireland) and a co-lead of the Northern Ireland hub, Council for Allied Health Professions Research (CAPHR, http://cahpr.csp.org.uk/). Suzanne obtained her undergraduate degree in physiotherapy at University College Dublin (UCD) in 1989; was awarded her PhD in neurophysiology from Newcastle University, UK, in 1995; and a higher diploma in healthcare (acupuncture) in 2002 from UCD. Professor McDonough is the lead for the Centre for Rehabilitation Research Technologies (CHaRT, see https://www.ulster.ac.uk/research/institutes/nursing-and-health/centres/...), part of the Institute of Nursing and Health Research (INHR); 96% of research in the INHR was rated internationally excellent or world leading in REF2014. Professor McDonough is recognised internationally as an expert in the development and evaluation of rehabilitation interventions in clinical populations; is interested in the use of technology to support patients in their rehabilitation; has published widely in her area of expertise (100 peer reviewed papers; H-index=28); has obtained funding from national and international sources; and regularly reviews grants and papers for national and international research organisations and journals.