Independent Data Monitoring Committee
Professor Hurley is the research lead for the School of Rehabilitation Sciences. He qualified as a physiotherapist in 1985 and obtained his PhD in 1992. His research interests are in the development, evaluation and dissemination of clinically effective complex healthcare interventions that are acceptable, deliverable and affordable and which improve physical, psychosocial and economic wellbeing. He is also involved in research into falls in the elderly, dementia, cancer and chronic fatigue. He has contributed to several clinical and government working parties and guideline development committees, has previously chaired the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Research and Clinical Effectiveness Committee and was clinical adviser to Arthritis Research UK from 2002 to 2012.