13 & 14 December 2023 In-person, London Driving real-world impact from health research

Associate Professor, Physiotherapy, Trinity College Dublin, and Deputy Editor, British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM); Ireland


Fiona Wilson is a Chartered Physiotherapist and an Associate Professor in the School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, where she is Head of the Discipline of Physiotherapy. She has over 30 years of experience in clinical physiotherapy, teaching and research. Her research has focused on examination and synthesis of epidemiology and biomechanics to create meaningful prevention and management strategies for injury and pain in sport. Her primary focus has been on athlete back pain and she has published widely in this area; specializing in rowing related back pain. She also focuses on brain health and wellness in sport with a particular focus on current and retired rugby athletes. She was lead physiotherapist for Rowing Ireland for 10 years and is the first physiotherapist to be invited to the World Rowing Sports Medicine Commission. Fiona is a Deputy Editor with the British Journal of Sports Medicine and the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. She practices clinically at Dublin Spine and Sports Physiotherapy.