Researcher biography

Ellen is an Associate Lecturer in the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work at the University of Queensland. Ellen has an extensive clinical nursing history working in medical and surgical nursing with much of her career spent in Spinal Cord Injuries. During this time Ellen gained an interest in research supervising clinical trials within the spinal unit as well as participating in research regarding professional boundaries. In 2013, Ellen gained a Master of Philosophy examining the reliability of calf and thigh circumference measurement in spinal cord injured patients. In 2014 she began working for UQ teaching and supervising students in clinical placement.