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Professor Catherine Bowen

Professor Catherine Bowen

Professor of Podiatry

Research interests

  • Foot and ankle health
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Ultrasound imaging

More research

Accepting applications from PhD students.


Address: B67, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ (View in Google Maps)


Catherine Bowen is Professor in Podiatry and Head of the School of Health Sciences Active Living Research Group and Academic Career Development Lead for the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration Wessex.  

Catherine leads a programme of research that focusses on maintenance of musculoskeletal foot and ankle health for active living. She is an NIHR Senior Investigator, Chair for the OARSI (Osteoarthritis Research Society International) Foot and Ankle Research Consortium, member of the Royal College of Podiatry Clinical Senate and Professoriate and is Editor in Chief of the Journal of Foot and Ankle Research.  Catherine is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Fellow of the Royal College of Podiatry Faculty of Podiatric Medicine and Fellow of the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine, The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow. 

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