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NDORMS Professor Sallie Lamb has been elected Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences and been awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree by Brunel University.

Professor Sallie Lamb is one of eight medical researchers at Oxford University who have been elected as Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

The honour recognises notable contributions to medical research and healthcare, the generation of new knowledge in medical sciences, and its translation into benefits to society.

Hold on and develop your passion for learning and caring, feed and nurture it carefully, protect it from the ravages of life, understand it is unique to you, celebrate it and share it with others. Be bold with all your endeavours. These simple steps make for a better life for all.  - Professor Sallie Lamb

The independent Academy of Medical Sciences promotes advances in medical science and campaigns to ensure these are translated into benefits for patients. The Academy's Fellows are the United Kingdom's leading medical scientists from hospitals, academia, industry and the public service.

Professor Lamb has also been awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree by Brunel University, in recognition of her outstanding scholarly achievement.

Sarah (Sallie) Lamb is Kadoorie Professor of Trauma Rehabilitation, Director of the Centre for Statistics in Medicine and Director of the Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit. She is also Professor of Rehabilitation at the University of Warwick, a Chartered Physiotherapist, and an emeritus Senior Investigator for the National Institute for Health Research.

Her research interests include exercise and physical activity; management of musculoskeletal conditions and injuries; gerontological rehabilitation and ensuring implementation of research findings into clinical practice. She is Chief Investigator for a number of trials of rehabilitation interventions, and leads the Rehabilitation Research Group (RRIO) at NDORMS.

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