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Health Sciences profile

Dr Jo Nunnerley

PositionResearch Fellow
DepartmentDepartment of Orthopaedic Surgery and Musculoskeletal Medicine (Christchurch)
QualificationsBSc(Hons)(Physiotherapy)(Keele), MHealSc(Rehabilitation), PhD(Otago)
Research summarySpinal cord injury


Jo is a registered physiotherapist, and has worked in the area of Spinal Cord Injuries for over 15 years. She is also the Knowledge Translation Specialist for the Burwood Academy of Independent Living (BAIL), a small charitable trust facilitating research on the Burwood Campus.

Jo aims to maintain clinical relevance and a drive for impact to her research. Her research interests include: spinal cord injury, participation outcomes including employment, knowledge translation and stakeholder participation in research

Research interests

  • Spinal cord injury
  • Participation outcomes including employment
  • Knowledge translation
  • Stakeholder participation in research