NIHR Doctoral Clinical Academic Research Fellow
Orthotist specialising in paediatric orthopaedic research
Eileen Morrow is a clinical academic orthotist with a BSc(Hons) in Prosthetics and Orthotics from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. She worked as a clinical orthotist for 7 years across a broad spectrum of specialisms, including paediatric orthopaedics, instrumented gait analysis, neurological rehabilitation, rheumatology, diabetes, and complex polytrauma.
She holds an NIHR/HEE Doctoral Clinical Academic Fellowship. In her doctoral research, she is developing a core outcome set for children’s elective lower limb orthopaedic surgery (CELLOS study). She is also investigating the efficacy of surgery for children with idiopathic toe walking in a pilot study (FOREFOOT study) and leading a project to develop and validate a sham insole for children.
Eileen was previously awarded an NIHR/HEE Pre-doctoral Clinical Academic Fellowship. She completed an MSc in Health Research Methods at the University of Exeter, receiving a prize for the highest overall score on this course.
She is the Deputy-Chair of the Research Committee for the British Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists (BAPO). She is the prosthetics and orthotics representative on the committee of the Oxfordshire hub of the Council for Allied Health Professions Research (CAHPR).
Eileen is an invited lecturer for prosthetics and orthotics students on research and clinical governance at the University of Salford. She regularly peer reviews for academic journals, including Prosthetics and Orthotics International and Gait and Posture.
Walk a mile in these AFOs: A response to Zaino et al
Morrow EM. and Kothari A., (2023), Prosthetics & orthotics international, 47, 447 - 448
Allied health professionals' views on important outcomes of children's elective lower limb orthopaedic surgery: a qualitative interview study to inform a core outcome set.
Morrow EM. et al, (2023), Disabil rehabil, 1 - 9
Telehealth and Remote Interventions for Children With Cerebral Palsy: Scoping Review.
Pagaki-Skaliora M. et al, (2022), Jmir rehabil assist technol, 9