Marie-elaine GrantDip Physio, PhD, SMISCP, MCSP
Dr. Grant, a member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists, becomes the first Irish woman to receive an IOC appointment. In her new position she will monitor all physiotherapy activities and facilities for the 205 nations participating in London. During the Games it is expected that there will be a total involvement of up to 800 physiotherapists. In addition she will be responsible for providing the Medical and Scientific Department of the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne with guidelines on the organisation of physiotherapy services for the Olympic Games and is now the contact person for the IOC for all issues related to physiotherapy and rehabilitation.