has an interest in clinical healthcare practice, research and academia. With a Master of Science in Health Research, she combines a multifaceted skill-set to respond to pressing healthcare issues. She is a guest lecturer on the topic of Critical Appraisal of Research in Healthcare. A MSc Research Supervisor for the Online Global Master’s Advanced Oriental Medicine: Research and Practice. She has a BSc Hons in Complementary Medicine, specialisation Acupuncture. A background in dental nursing (National Certificate) and promoting effective communication (NVQ 3). Lianne is on the research governing board for the Acupuncture Now Foundation (USA) and a trustee for the Research Council for Complementary Medicine (RCCM). She has an interest in quantitative and qualitative research design and analysis as well as promoting research mindfulness.