Lorna is the Course Director for Physiotherapy, being responsible for both the BSc and MSc (pre-registration) physiotherapy courses. Lorna graduated from The Queen’s College Glasgow in 1988 and gained eighteen years of clinical experience before working in Higher Education.
Lorna joined the University in 2015, having previously worked at Sheffield Hallam University where she was course lead for the BSc Physiotherapy programme and the MSc Advancing Paediatric Practice programme. Her background in disability and inclusive practice supports physiotherapy students with disabilities and learning differences.
Lorna's clinical background is paediatric physiotherapy, she has worked in a children’s hospital, special schools and latterly as a clinical specialist at St James Child Development Centre in Leeds.
Lorna is external examiner for the MSc ( pre-registration) Physiotherapy Course at the University of Brighton.
- Neurological Physiotherapy
- Research methods
Lorna’s clinical research interests focus on paediatric neurodisability. Her education research interests are in widening participation and inclusive practice in higher education.
Kairon H; Campbell L; Biggs R; May S (2017) A pilot study investigating the acceptability of a static bicycle programme for children with Cerebral Palsy (GMFCS) Levels I and II. Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists Journal, pp. 15-23.