Dr Cliona McRobert

School of Health Sciences


    Personal Statement

    Dr Cliona McRobert graduated as a Physiotherapist in 2003 from Teesside University. A Clinical Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, with an interest in the management of upper limb disorders, she has worked in the National Health Service (NHS), Health Service Executive (Ireland) as well as in private practice. Her most recent clinical role was as a First Contact Practitioner (FCP) with Cheshire & Wirral NHS Partnership Trust.

    Dr Cliona McRobert was awarded a fellowship from the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) in 2010 to undertake a Masters of Research (M.Res) in Health Sciences at the University of Liverpool, which was awarded with distinction.

    In 2013, she was awarded a further NIHR fellowship to undertake a Ph.D. in Primary Care Sciences at the Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre at Keele University. Her doctoral thesis was entitled: Primary care decision-making for shoulder pain: identifying treatment effect moderators using clinical expertise.

    She joined University of Liverpool in 2018 as a Lecturer in Physiotherapy and primarily teaches on research, anatomy, musculoskeletal and professional development modules. Dr McRobert is proud to be a research active Lecturer with external collaborations spanning several fields of musculoskeletal healthcare provision.