Grace Kivlehan

Having initially graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Anatomy and Cell Biology from the National University of Ireland in Galway, Grace completed her BSc (Hons) in Prosthetics and Orthotics in 2014 from the University of Salford.  She started her clinical career as a prosthetist in Musgrave Park Hospital in Belfast and then went on to work as an orthotist in a variety of organisations including not-for-profit, public and private settings.  Grace returned to Sligo in 2019 where she worked in the provision of custom moulded seating for wheelchair users prior to taking up the role as Senior Orthotist in Sligo community care, where she is now based.

Grace has been involved in postgraduate study at Griffith University, Dublin and more recently in the Atlantic Technological University in Sligo where has been involved in healthcare research.  She is also a long-standing professional representative for the Irish Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists.