University of Nottingham
Josephine Ahenkorah Ampiah is currently a PhD student at the University of Nottingham. Her PhD seeks to understand how chronic low back pain (CLBP) beliefs of patients and healthcare professionals influence CLBP management in Ghana. She holds a Bachelors degree (Hons) in Physiotherapy from the University of Ghana and a Masters degree in Applying Physiotherapy (Distinction) from Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom. She has worked as a clinical physiotherapist mainly in the area of musculoskeletal physiotherapy practice in the second largest teaching hospital in Ghana, the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital. Her most current work experience is centred around teaching physiotherapy students assessment and treatment skills(mainly musculoskeletal physiotherapy practice), research methods and supervising undergraduate research at the University of Ghana. She is an active researcher, with an interest in chronic muscuoskeletal pain management, biopsychosocial/holistic pain management approaches and process of care. She has six research publications and has contributed to the Ghanaian physiotherapy profession through rendering service in various capacities.