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Grace is currently a full time Lecturer in the Division of Podiatry and Clinical Sciences which she began in October 2016. She first joined the university in 2013, undertaking the role of Clinical Demonstrator. Grace continues to develop her clinical experience in the private sector.
Grace is currently working on the completion of her PhD which focuses on the management of painful plantar corns. She has a particular interest in expanding the knowledge of core podiatry, pressure redistribution and wound care. Alongside her PhD she continues to take an active role in the various funded research projects being undertaken in the Division of Podiatry and Clinical Sciences.
Concannon, M., Stephenson, J., Keogh, L., Parfitt, G. and Forrest, J. (2017) ‘A randomised evaluation of the clinical effectiveness of AVOCA silver nitrate for the treatment of verruca pedis’. In: Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists Annual Conference 2017, 16-18 November 2017, ACC Liverpool
Ousey, K. and Parfitt, G. (2017) ‘Exploring Key Factors Required for Hybrid Systems: Analysis of a Focus Group’ Wounds UK , 13 (1), pp. 94-99. ISSN 1746-6814
Concannon, M., Keogh, L., Stephenson, J., Parfitt, G. and Forrest, J. (2017) ‘A randomized comparative evaluation of clinical and home application to investigate the effectiveness of silver nitrate (AgNO3) (95%) for the treatment of verruca pedis’ International Journal of Pharmacy Practice . ISSN 0961-7671
Parfitt, G. and Ousey, K. (2016) ‘Understanding the key factors required for hybrid mattresses: analysis of a focus group (the Somlent Serene Hybrid Mattress)’. In: Wounds UK Annual Conference, 14-16th November 2016, Harrogate International Centre, UK
Parfitt, G. and Ousey, K. (2016) ‘Exploring Key Factors Required for Hybrid Systems: Analysis of a Focus Group’. In: World Union of Wound Healing Societies (WUWHS) 2016, September 25-29, 2016, Florence, Italy
Atkin, L., Stephenson, J., Parfitt, G., Reel, S., Ousey, K. and Fallon, B. (2016) ‘An investigation to assess ankle mobility in healthy individuals from the application of multi-component compression bandages and compression hosiery’ Journal of Foot and Ankle Research , 9, p. 18. ISSN 1757-1146
Grace has been involved in a number of funded research projects including;