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Assoc Professor Catherine Blake

Assoc Professor

Catherine Blake

Associate Professor, Head Of School
School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science
01 716 6525
University College Dublin, School of Public Health Physiotherapy and Sports Science, Health Sciences Centre Belfield Dublin 4

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN APPOINTMENTS

  • College Lecturer
    University College Dublin, School of Physiotherapy, Dublin, Ireland1 Oct 1996 - 30 Sep 2006
  • Senior Lecturer / Assoc Prof
    University College Dublin, School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Population Science, Ireland1 Oct 2006
  • Head UCD School of Physiotherapy and Performance Sciene
    University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland1 Apr 2005 - 31 Aug 2007
  • Deputy Head
    University College Dublin, School of Physiotherapy and Performance Science, Ireland1 Oct 2007 - 30 Sep 2009
  • Head of Teaching and Learning
    University College Dublin, School of Physiotherapy and Performance Science, Ireland1 Oct 2007 - 30 Sep 2009
  • Deputy Head
    University College Dublin, School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sport Science, Ireland1 Sep 2014 - 30 Aug 2019
  • Dean and Head UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sport Science
    University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland1 Sep 2019

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Visiting Research Fellow
    St.Mary's University College, Sport Rehabilitation, London, United Kingdon1 Sep 2011 - 30 Sep 2014

NON-ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Clinical Physiotherapist
    Guys Hospital, London1 Jun 1987 - 30 Jun 1990
  • Clinical Physiotherapist
    St. Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin, Dublin, Ireland9 Jul 1990 - 4 Feb 1994
  • Clinical Physiotherapist
    St George Hospital, Sydney1 Mar 1994 - 31 May 1994
  • Clinical Physiotherapist
    Alwyn Rehabilitation Centre, Sydney, Sydney, Australia1 Jun 1994 - 31 Aug 1994
  • Clinical Physiotherapist
    Hornsby Ku-RingGai Hsopital Sydney1 Sep 1994 - 30 Nov 1994
  • Clinical Physiotherapist
    Beachside Physiotherapy Clinic, Sydney, Sydney, Australia30 Nov 1994 - 30 Jun 1995
  • Clinical Physiotherapist
    St Josephs Hospital, Dublin20 Jul 1995 - 30 Aug 2016

DEGREES

  • BPhysio
    University College Dublin
  • MCSP
    -
  • MISCP
    -
  • MMedSc
    University College Dublin
  • PhD
    University College Dublin
  • Cert of CPD Univ Teaching & Learning
    University College Dublin
  • Certificate
    University College Dublin
  • H Dip Statistics
    University College Dublin
  • MA
    University College Dublin

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certificate information and Computing Technology
    University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland1 Jan 2001
    Formal course in ICT for Teaching and Learning.
  • State Registered Physiotherapist
    Health and Social Care Professions Council UK, London, United Kingdon1 Jun 1987 - 31 Dec 1993
    State Registered Physiotherapist - enrolled on professional register, with license to practice in the UK
  • State Registered Physiotherapist
    New South Wales Physiotherapists Registration Board, Sydney, Australia1 Feb 2006 - 31 Dec 2008

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING

  • Item Response Theory and Computer Adaptive Testing
    University of Cambridge, Psychometrics Centre, Department of Psychology, Cambridge, United Kingdom1 Jan 2015 - 1 Jan 2015
    Psychometrics and Measurement Science
  • Intermediate Course in Rasch Analysis Methods
    University of Leeds, Academic Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Leeds, United Kingdom1 Jan 2006 - 1 Jan 2006
    Psychometrics and Measurement Science
  • Introductory Course in Rasch Analysis Methods
    University of Leeds, Academic Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Leeds, United Kingdom1 Jan 2004 - 1 Jan 2004
    Psychometrics and Measurement Science
  • Certificate: Introduction to Rasch Measurement Theory
    Murdoch University, Graduate Education, Perth, Australia1 Oct 2005 - 21 Dec 2005
    Psychometrics and Measurement TheoryOtherSupervised by Andrich D
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methods and Statistics
    University College Dublin, Statistics, Dublin, Ireland7 Jan 2003 - 30 Apr 2003
    StatisticsOtherSupervised by Connolly J

LANGUAGES

  • Irish
    Can read, write, speak and understand
  • French
    Can read, write and speak