People within CHaRT

Current and visiting staff.


Nicole Blackburn

  • Functional rehabilitation in clinical populations
  • Intervention development to reduce sedentary behaviour and increase physical activity

Email: ne.blackburn@ulster.ac.uk

Chris Bleakley

  • Musculoskeletal injury diagnosis and rehabilitation
  • Meta-research

Email: c.bleakley@ulster.ac.uk

Cathal Breen

  • Cardiac electrophysiology (science of elucidating, diagnosing and treating the electrical activities of the heart).
  • Diagnostic decision support systems (computer assisted differential diagnosis).
  • Conducting translational research (promoting entrepreneurship and commercialisation).

Email: cj.breen@ulster.ac.uk

John Cathcart

  • For me the main areas would be 3d Medical Imaging from CT and MR in novel applications.
  • Education developments in advanced practice in medical imaging.

Email: j.cathcart@ulster.ac.uk

Jill Cundell

  • High risk / diabetic foot
  • Wound Healing and Tissue repair

Email: jh.cundell@ulster.ac.uk

Ciara Hughes

  • Interventions for pain/fatigue reduction along with associated underpinning biomarkers and cellular changes
  • Radiation dose reduction along with the associated underpinning biomarkers and cellular changes

Email: cm.hughes@ulster.ac.uk

Daniel Kerr

  • Musculoskeletal physiotherapy and the management of pain
  • Digital technologies in healthcare interventions
  • Effect of diet on chronic pain conditions

Email: dp.kerr@ulster.ac.uk

Joanne Marley

  • Low back pain
  • Pain
  • Headache

Email: j.marley@ulster.ac.uk

Suzanne McDonough

  • Rehabilitation interventions for clinical populations
  • Technology to enhance rehabilitation

Email:  s.mcdonagh@ulster.ac.uk

Sonyia McFadden

  • Education and training of radiographers across the EU- variation in skills and competencies
  • Radiographer trust in AI in radiography, its effect on decision switching
  • Person Centred Practice in the Radiology department

Email: s.mcfadden@ulster.ac.uk

Fidelma Moran

  • Respiratory physiotherapy - airway clearance and rehabilitation
  • Simulated learning to facilitate physiotherapy teaching: acquiring skills and knowledge in a safe learning environment.

Email: f.moran@ulster.ac.uk

Brenda O Neill

  • Respiratory health and rehabilitation
  • Critical care recovery and rehabilitation

Email:  b.oneill@ulster.ac.uk

Katy Pedlow

  • Stroke rehabilitation / technology for stroke rehabilitation

Email: k.pedlow@ulster.ac.uk

Alison Porter-Armstrong

  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Pressure Ulcer Prevention
  • Occupational therapy interventions

Email: a.porter@ulster.ac.uk

May Stinson

  • Pressure ulcer prevention
  • 24-hour postural management
  • Stroke rehabilitation

Email: md.stinson@ulster.ac.uk

Mark Tully

  • Public health and epidemiology
  • The impact of physical inactivity and sedentary behaviour on physical and mental health
  • Physical activity and sedentary behaviour interventions in older adults

Email: m.tully@ulster.ac.uk

Visiting Professors