Jennifer lectures on the undergraduate and postgraduate courses within the Physiotherapy division at Brunel. She previously was the Director of the National Institute for Preventive Cardiology in Galway, Ireland, where she still works closely in its research, teaching and service innovation activities. She also continues to contribute to research outputs associated with the Irish Heart and Stroke Charity Croí in the areas of cardiovascular disease prevention and control. She is a Past President of both the British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (BACPR) and the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Cardiac Rehabilitation (ACPICR). She is also an expert on the 'NICE - Expert Advisers for the Centre for Clinical Practice' and has contributed to NICE guidelines for secondary prevention post myocardial infarction.
In 2017 Jennifer was selected by the World Heart Federation as an Emerging Leader and with this cadre of experts collaborates, researches and contributes to the shared mission - "25 by 25" - Striving for a 25% reduction by 2025 in premature deaths from cardiovascular disease around the world.
PhD, MSc, PGCertEd, MCSP, SRP
Newest selected publications
Finn, Y., Gorecka, M., Flaherty, G., Dunne, F., O’Brien, T., Crowley, J., (2021) 'Evaluation of a Community-Based Cardiovascular Prevention Program in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes'. American Journal of Health Promotion, 35 (1). pp. 68 - 76. ISSN: 0890-1171et al.
Bensaaud, A., Seery, S., Gibson, I., Jones, J., Flaherty, G., McEvoy, JW., (2020) 'Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) for the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular diseases'. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2020 (9). ISSN: 1465-1858et al.
Bensaaud, A., Gibson, I., Jones, J., Flaherty, G., Sultan, S., Tawfick, W. and (2020) 'A telephone reminder to enhance adherence to interventions in cardiovascular randomized trials: A protocol for a study within a trial (SWAT)'. Journal of Evidence-Based Medicine, 2020 (13). pp. 81 - 84. ISSN: 1756-5383 Open Access Linket al.
Cowie, A., Buckley, J., Doherty, P., Furze, G., Hayward, J., Hinton, S., (2019) 'Standards and core components for cardiovascular disease prevention and rehabilitation'. Heart, 105 (7). pp. 510 - 515. ISSN: 1355-6037 Open Access Linket al.
Connolly, SB., Kotseva, K., Jennings, CS., Atrey, A., Jones, JL., Brown, A., (2017) 'Outcomes of an integrated community-based nurse-led cardiovascular disease prevention programme'. Heart, 103 (11). pp. 840 - 847. ISSN: 1355-6037 Open Access Linket al.