Karen Ousey, UK

Karen Ousey is Professor and Director for the Institute of Skin Integrity and Infection Prevention, University of Huddersfield. She is also Clinical Associate Professor at the Australian Catholic University, Adjunct Associate Professor, Queensland University of Technology and Clinical Editor for Wounds UK.

Karen's clinical background is in orthopaedics and tissue viability. She has over 30 years’ experience in both clinical practice and in academia.

Her research interests include tissue viability in particular the management of pressure ulceration, the importance of enhancing Health Related Quality of Life Outcomes and measurement of pressure, shear and friction.  She is widely published and has edited the text book Pressure Area Care and co-edited Lower Extremity Wounds: A Problem Based Approach.