Tim Watson


 United States   

Tim trained as a physiotherapist in London, UK, qualifying in 1979. After spending some years in the Health Service, and with various sports clubs and National Teams, he took up a lecturing role at West Middlesex Hospital, then Brunel University and now at the University of Hertfordshire. He undertook a degree in Biomedical Sciences followed by a PhD in Bioelectronics from the University of Surrey in 1994. He researches in several fields associated primarily with electro physical agents / electrotherapy and tissue repair and is currently Professor of Physiotherapy at the University of Hertfordshire and a freelance consultant. He has published over 50 journal papers, is editor of a core text on electrotherapy and has contributed numerous chapters in other edited texts and is on the Editorial Board of 2 physical therapy journals. He reviews for more than 25 journals and grant authorities and has presented more than 870 professional lectures, short courses and conference papers. He is responsible for the www.electrotherapy.org web site and has recently instigated the Electrophysical Forum (www.electrophysicalforum.org). He was awarded a Fellowship of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy in the UK in 2013 and is on the Executive for the Electro Physical Agents and Diagnostic Ultrasound (EPADU) group in the UK and President of the International Society for Electro Physical Agents in Physical Therapy (ISEAPT) group of the WCPT.