Julie Jones
First Name: Julie
Surname: Jones
Position: Course Leader - BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
Telephone: 01224 263282

Having qualified as a physiotherapist from RGU, I then travelled south and worked in England, undertaking my junior rotations here and progressing up to team leader roles within the acute sector.  During this time I completed my MSc in Physiotherapy, with my thesis focussing upon CPD uptake amongst physiotherapists.

I then moved into education working as a lecturer practitioner at the University of Salford.  Following this I moved back to Aberdeen to another lecturer practitioner role working at Woodened hospital and here at RGU.  In 2008, I started working full time as a lecturer.

I am the admission tutor for both the BSc (Hons) and MSc (Pre-reg) Physiotherapy programmes, as well as year one tutor for the BSC programme, and module leader for three module across both programmes.

Teaching Interests

  • Complex patient management, and management of patients with long term conditions
  • Physiotherapeutic management of people with Parkinson's disease with a focus on physiotherapy management of gait dysfunction in PD.
  • Psychology and how this impacts on recovery amongst patients with long term conditions

Research Interests

  • Parkinson’s disease focussing on the management of gait dysfunction, and exercise intervention, and perceptions of the role of physiotherapists working with people with PD
  • The management of older people


  • Julie. J.C. (2009) British Geriatrics Society. Referral to Physiotherapy for people with Parkinson’s disease.