Wednesday 11 November 2020 4:26pm
One of our own has been elected to the University of Otago, Christchurch, Research Committee. Associate Professor Deborah Snell is a clinician-researcher based in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Musculoskeletal Medicine in the ReClaiM team, focusing on rehabilitation and clinical outcomes for musculoskeletal conditions.
Snell also works as a clinician in rehabilitation based at the Burwood Hospital campus. She has recently been part of a working group streamlining research processes within the Canterbury District Health Board and is keen to continue working to support researchers and refine systems to promote health research at Otago University.
The Committee’s objective is to foster, encourage and promote health-related research across the University’s Christchurch campus. It’s functions include supporting researchers, guiding and contributing to the development of policies and procedures, and advocating for the provision of resources for both research staff and post-graduate students.
Snell, along with Senior Research Fellow and Biostatician, Dr Jonathan Williman, join the committee of up to 11 members. They will serve for the next three years with eligibility for reappointment for a further three-year term.