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Dr Hannah Young, Specialist Physiotherapist

Scheme: Gold postdoc

Dr Hannah Young is a Specialist Physiotherapist at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. She has led several projects designed to develop, test and implement novel rehabilitation strategies for people living with end-stage kidney disease. In 2021 she completed a National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Doctoral Research Fellowship, hosted by the University of Leicester. This work focuses specifically upon understanding frailty, falls and the role of exercise in haemodialysis patients. Her research interests include frailty, cardiorenal metabolic multi-morbidity, physical activity, physiotherapy, and rehabilitation and she has a particular passion for mixed methods research, clinical trials and patient and public involvement.