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Olive Lennon

Lecturer/Assistant Professor
School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science
University College Dublin, School of Public Health Physiotherapy and Sports Science, Health Sciences Centre Belfield Dublin 4

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Olive Lennon graduated from UCD as a physiotherapist in 1991. She has over 20 years of clinical experience both here in Ireland and in the US with a speciality in neurorehabilitation. She held a HRB Research Fellowship post from 2007 -2011 exploring the adaptation of the cardiac rehabilitation paradigm to the stroke population and the role of lifestyle interventions in secondary prevention post stroke. This research formed the basis of a PhD thesis. Other post graduate qualifications include an MSc in Health Informatics, a PG diploma in Research Statistics, a PG diploma in Health Services Management and she has recently completed a diploma in Teaching and Learning .Interests include:Lifestyle interventions in chronic disease management and preventive medicine;Technology applications in neurorehabilitation; Neuropathic pain in Spinal Cord Injury; Outcome measurement in rehabilitation and psychometric evaluation; Fitness testing and aerobic interventions in disabled populations


  • Lecturer
    University College Dublin, School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science, A303 Health Sciences Centre, Dublin, <None>, D4, Ireland1 Aug 2012


  • Lecturer
    RCSI4 Oct 2010 - 30 Jun 2011
  • HRB Research Fellow
    University College Dublin1 Oct 2007 - 31 Mar 2010


  • Senior Physiotherapist; Stroke rehabilitation team, Baggot Street Community Hospital
    HSE1 Dec 1997 - 24 Jul 2012
  • Senior Physiotherapist in Neurology
    St James Hospital1 May 1995 - 30 Nov 1997


  • BPhysio
    University College Dublin
  • MSc
    Trinity College Dublin
  • PhD
    University College Dublin
  • Prof Dip University Teaching & Learning
    University College Dublin