Reader of Podiatry, Cardiff Metropolitan University

Sarah is a reader and principal lecturer at the Wales Centre for Podiatric Studies, Cardiff Metropolitan University. She is currently the programme director for the BSc(Hons) Podiatry programme and teaches at undergraduate and postgraduate level on various disciplines.

Sarah was nominated to the position of Secretary on the Executive Board of the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow) in June 2015 and is a member of the Education Training and Professional Development Board for the same faculty. She is also Chair of the South East Wales Branch of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists and will be Chair for the 2nd Wales Podiatric Medicine Conference to be held in Cardiff in April 2016. Sarah was Editor-in-Chief of Prosthetics and Orthotics International for five years and is currently an Associate Editor for The Foot and Ankle Online Journal and Contributing Editor for the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association.

She is also Co-Editor and author of a two-volume book titled Lower Extremity Biomechanics: Theory and Practice (BiPedMed Press, USA) and Editor of Posture: Health, Exercise and Benefits (Nova Science Publishers, Inc, USA). She has published a variety of articles and presented at national and international conferences. Her research is in the field of gait and posture, and she has a particular interest in the role of foot function in patellofemoral joint pain, limb dominance and post-operative outcomes of foot surgery. She currently works collaboratively locally and worldwide with various health professionals and disciplines in Brazil, Iran, Ireland and the USA.


  • –present
    Reader of Podiatry, Cardiff Metropolitan University