Louise Strickland

DPhil (Oxon) RN MSc


Honorary Departmental Clinical Academic Nurse Researcher

Louise is a postdoctoral Clinical Academic Nurse Researcher based at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and at the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology, and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS), University of Oxford.  

She previously worked as a postdoctoral clinical trials researcher with Professor Sion Glyn-Jones based in the Botnar Research Centre.  

Louise completed her DPhil in Musculoskeletal Sciences at the University of Oxford. Her specific area of focus was early patient recovery from hip and knee replacement surgery. She was based in the Oxford Orthopaedic Engineering Centre (OOEC) for her DPhil under the supervision of Professors David Murray and Hemant Pandit. She was also supervised by Professor Crispin Jenkinson, Professor of Health Services Research and Director of the Health Services Research Unit at Nuffield Department of Population Health. 

Her background is in perioperative patient care, particularly surgical first assisting and theatre nursing.   

Prior to commencing her doctorate, Louise completed the University’s Oxford Musculoskeletal Internship (OxMInt) programme. This six-month clinical research post enabled her to participate in an area of research related to the clinical area. She worked with Professor Jonathan Rees and his team in the surgical skills laboratory. They assessed and validated a new form of wireless motion sensors to be used for surgical training. 

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