Marisa Sargent, AFHEA

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Personal Statement

Dr. Marisa Sargent completed her PhD in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde in 2023 within the area of rehabilitation engineering. Her main area of interest is mechanobiology and soft tissue health with a particular focus on prosthetics and lower-limb amputees. As part of a multi-disciplinary research group, she is currently working towards the evaluation of the limb's response to loading by combining physiological, biological, and biomechanical know-how and techniques on various organisational levels, from cells over tissues through to the entire limb.

Besides pursuing her own research, Dr. Sargent is also involved in teaching, tutoring and assessing classes on Prosthetics within the BSc(Hons) Prosthetics & Orthotic and the MSc in Biomedical Engineering course as well as co-supervising student projects in Biomedical Engineering.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Prosthetic mechanobiology: How prosthesis-related loading can influence skeletal muscle health, University Of Strathclyde

1 Oct 201823 Jun 2023

Award Date: 23 Jun 2023

Master of Science, Biomedical Engineering, University Of Strathclyde

Award Date: 7 Nov 2017

Bachelor of Engineering, Business Administration and Engineering - International Technical Project Management, Baden-Wurttemberg Cooperative State University

Award Date: 30 Sept 2015

Bachelor of Science, Engineering Technology Management, University of South Wales

Award Date: 8 Sept 2015

Keywords

  • Rehabilitation
  • prosthetics
  • body device interface
  • pressure ulcers
  • Bioengineering
  • mechanobiology

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