Episode 143: The intersection between sports, living well and dying well
In Today’s episode, Saul talks to Dr. Leanne Griffiths on the intersection between sports, living well and dying well. Dr. Griffiths is the Dean of Faculty, Sport, Technology and Health Sciences (FSTHS) at St. Mary’s University in Twickenham, London.
As Dean of Faculty, Dr. Griffiths is responsible for the expansion and development of our contemporary portfolio of programmes, the day to day management of Faculty matters and ensuring a positive working environment for staff and students.
Dr. Griffiths started working at St Mary's University as a Senior Lecturer in Sport Rehabilitation in 2011 and has been a Head of Department for Sport and Exercise Science for a number of years. She has overseen the growth and implementation of many new programmes and the expansion of sporting facilities.
Dr. Griffiths qualified as a Physiotherapist in 2008 from Keele University and completed her PhD in 2016. Her PhD investigated the effects of neuromuscular electrical stimulation on muscle adaptation in stroke patients. Her clinical time working within the NHS puts her in an excellent position to lead St Mary's through an exciting expansion of Allied Health provision within the Faculty.