This episode Jimmy talks to the President of the World Confederation of Physiotherapists, Emma Stokes. A global advocate for the profession of physiotherapy and a PT Educator at Trinity College in Ireland.
Emma Stokes qualified as a physiotherapist in 1990 [BSc Physiotherapy, Trinity College Dublin]. While working as a clinical physiotherapist at St.James’s Hospital, Dublin (1990-1996), she completed a post-graduate Diploma in Statistics in 1993 and MSc (Research) in 1995 both at Trinity College Dublin. She took up an academic position at Trinity College in 1996, completed a PhD in 2005 and a Master’s degree (MSc Mgmt, Business Administration) in the School of Business in 2008. She is an associate professor at the Department of Physiotherapy, Trinity College Dublin [1996 to date]. She was elected as a Fellow of the College in 2012. She commenced a Diploma in Leadership & Professional Coaching in September 2014. Since May 2015 she has been the President ofWCPT.
Emma describes what the WCPT is and how it helps the field of physiotherapy globally. She describes what graduating PT students should focus on:
Be Like Pippy Longstocking! Be:
#Responsible, #Courageous & #Imaginative.