Wednesday, 11 April 2012

Dr Rebecca Palmer awarded HEFCE-NIHR Senior Clinical Lectureship

Dr. Rebecca Palmer

Dr Rebecca Palmer from the RAT research group has recently been awarded a Senior Clinical Lectureship sponsored jointly by HEFCE and the NIHR.

Dr Palmer is a Speech and Language Therapist by background, specialising in adult neurological conditions. Since gaining her PhD from Sheffield University in 2006, she has combined health research and clinical practice. Rebecca worked on the stroke unit at the Northern General Hospital for 5 years. Currently she is the Rehabilitation Trials Manager for the Trent Stroke Research Network and conducts her own research within the Stroke and Telehealth themes of the South Yorkshire CLAHRC.

Dr Palmer will be continuing her research into use of self managed computer speech therapy in stroke care within the RAT research, and will also work for Sheffield Teaching Hospitals to promote the implementation of the research into practice through SY CLAHRC.

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