Julie Jones

Physiotherapist with a specialist interest in Parkinson’s
Clinical Academic Fellow and Senior Lecturer, Robert Gordon University

Julie Jones, MCSP, MSc, PgCert TLT, BSc (Hons), SFHEA

Julie Jones is a physiotherapist with a specialist interest in Parkinson’s. Julie is a Clinical Academic Fellow, jointly funded by Parkinson’s UK and the Chief Scientist Office and is a senior lecturer at Robert Gordon University. She is also a member of the Strategy Advisory board of Parkinson’s UK in Scotland and Chairs the Scotland wide Parkinson’s Active project. She is also a member of the Parkinson’s UK College of Experts grant review panel, and sits on the Research Participation Steering Group at Parkinson’s UK. Within the Parkinson’s Excellence Network, Julie is part of the core team who have developed the Exercise hub, which runs education events to support exercise professionals nationally to improve and develop service provision for people with Parkinson’s.

Julie’s current role spans research, clinical and academic. Julie is currently funded to explore the feasibility of a collaborative approach to exercise delivery between the NHS and community sector. Julie has an honorary physiotherapy position within NHS Grampian, and her main clinical interests include exercise, gait dysfunction, and service design. Julie has held many leadership roles in academia, developing the physiotherapy curriculum, supporting both postgraduate and undergraduate students.