Linda McLean is a Full Professor in the School of Rehabilitation Sciences and Chair in Women’s Health Research at the University of Ottawa, Canada She received her BSc in Physiotherapy from McGill University in 1990, and her MSc (Electrical Engineering) and PhD (Interdisciplinary studies in Biomedical Engineering) in 1995 and1998 respectively from the University of New Brunswick in Canada. She has recently moved from Queen’s University where she was full professor in the Physical Therapy program and Chair of the Graduate Program in Rehabilitation Sciences. Her research work sits at the interface between health sciences and engineering, where she studies chronic muscle disorders using mechanical and neurophysiological assessment approaches. Her work mainly informs women’s health issues such as pelvic floor muscle function and dysfunction, and pregnancy related neuromusculoskeletal issues. Dr. McLean is an Associate Editor of the Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation and is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. She is a member and past chair of the Women’s Health Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. She currently supervises 4 PhD students at the University of Ottawa, 3 PhD students at Queen’s University and 1 PhD student at University of Laval.
Dr Linda McLean declared on the Tuesday 27th March 2018 that they did not have any existing or known future financial relationships or affiliations to disclose (NONE).