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Dr Mary O'Keeffe

Physiotherapist
Ireland

Mary is a research fellow and trainee journalist with a professional background in physiotherapy. Mary’s interests include patient beliefs and knowledge about back pain, the role of the media in contributing to the general public’s perceptions of the benefits and harms of medical tests and treatments, science communication, and journalism. She is passionate about public engagement and communicating evidence-based information about pain through conventional and social media.