Dr Ailish Malone (McDermott) is a Lecturer in Physiotherapy at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), where she researches and teaches in neurology, rehabilitation, movement science and evidence-based practice.
Ailish’s research areas of interest are clinical neuroscience, rehabilitation of neurological conditions in adults and children, rehabilitation after serious illness, living with disability, movement analysis, and implementation of research evidence in practice.
She is Principal Investigator on a national study Youth Experience Matters: Participation in physical activity by young people with physical disability, co-funded by the Health Research Board and Central Remedial Clinic. In education, she has a particular interest in Universal Design for Learning (UDL).
Prior to joining RCSI in 2017, previously worked at the Central Remedial Clinic, Dublin, as clinical specialist physiotherapist in gait and movement analysis for people with neurological conditions and physical disability.