Louise Strickland


DPhil Student

Louise is currently studying for a DPhil in Musculoskeletal Sciences. Her specific area of focus is patient recovery from total joint replacement surgery. She is based in the Oxford Orthopaedic Engineering Centre (OOEC) under the supervision of Professors David Murray and Hemant Pandit.

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

Prior to commencing her doctorate, she 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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