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Dr Anita Williams
Dr Anita Williams
postal addressDirectorate of Prosthetics, Orthotics and Podiatry(PO29), Frederick Road, Salford, M6 6PU.
email addressa.e.williams1@salford.ac.uk
telephone0161 295 7027
Key Memberships
Member of School: School of Health Sciences
From September 2011 to present.
Full Member of Research Centre: Centres for Health Sciences Research
From September 2015 to present.
From December 1999 to August 2015.
Profile Summary

 Reader in Qualitative Health Science Research

Qualitative research methods/ philosophies, MSK/rheumatology/Rheumatic diseases, footwear, footwear design,  specialist therapeutic footwear, Influences on health behaviour, Practitioner- patient interaction.

Key Qualifications
2008

Thesis title - Patients experiences of therapeutic footwear - a phenomenological investigation

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Key Projects
2018
May
The feasibility of using Biofeedback to reduce Pain in people with Knee Osteoarthritis
National Institute for Health Research, £119,443.00.
Principal Investigator: S Preece (80%). Co-Investigators: R Jones (10%), A Williams (10%).
2017
Jan
Development of sensory stimulating insoles to aide balance and independent walking following brain injury
NIHR Brain Injury Healthcare Technology Co-operative, £9,994.00.
Principal Investigator: K Hollands (60%). Co-Investigators: T Williamson (10%), A Williams (10%), C Nester (20%).
2015
Dec
Nurse and AHP research career development internship scheme
Arthritis Research UK, £6,900.00.
Principal Investigator: C Price (60%). Co-Investigators: R Jones (15%), A Williams (25%).
2015
Mar
KTP with Toffeln Ltd
Technology Strategy Board, £171,851.00.
Principal Investigator: C Nester (50%). Co-Investigator: A Williams (50%).
2013
Apr
Smart tools for the prescription of orthopaedic insoles and footwear (SMARTPIF)
EC (Framework), £192,965.00.
Principal Investigator: C Nester (40%). Co-Investigators: A Williams (30%), S Preece (30%).
2009
Jul
Special Shoe Movement (SSHOES)
EC (Framework), £365,488.00.
Principal Investigator: C Nester (50%). Co-Investigators: A Williams (15%), D Howard (20%), S Hutchins (15%).
2006
Jul
Patients' Experience of Therapeutic Footwear
European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR), £20,290.00.
Investigator: A Williams (100%).
Key Publications
Authored Books
Refereed Journal Articles
Book Sections
Papers in Published Conference Proceedings
Thesis
Key Presence
External Examiner Duties
2017
Jan

Masters in Biomechanical Footwear Design

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Honorary Posts (e.g. Visiting Appointments)
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Honours and Awards
2014
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Internal University Support Received
2003
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Invited Papers and Lectures
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Journal Editorship
2014
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Memberships of External Bodies
1999
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1996
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1980
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Other Evidence of External Esteem
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