Dawn Carnes, PhD

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Dawn Carnes completed her PhD at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London in 2006. Her research focuses on chronic musculoskeletal pain. She is involved in both quantitative and qualitative research. Dawn has a background in psychology, osteopathy, project management and health research.
Since 2015, Dawn Carnes has worked as "Professeure spécialisée" at the School of Health Sciences Fribourg (University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland - HES-SO) and her research currently focuses on the self-management of chronic musculoskeletal pain. Her role has two remits: i) to establish a musculoskeletal research unit and ii) to embed research into the osteopathic education programme and continuing professional development.


Champs de compétences / Forschungsschwerpunkte


Chronic musculoskeletal pain. Quantitative and qualitative health research, including pragmatic randomized controlled trials, prospective cohort studies, systematic reviews, indepth interviewing and facilitation skills in health care.




Publications actuelles / Aktuelle Publikationen


Carnes, D., Mars, T., Plunkett, A., Nanke, L., & Abbey, H. (2017). A mixed methods evaluation of a third wave cognitive behavioural therapy and osteopathic treatment programme for chronic pain in primary care (OsteoMAP). International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine 24, 12-17.


Taylor, S. J. C., Carnes, D., Homer, K., Pincus, T., Kahan, B. C., Hounsome, N., Eldridge, S., Spencer, A., Diaz-Ordaz, K., Rahman, A., Mars, T. S., Foell, J., Griffiths, C. J., & Underwood, M. R. (2016). Improving the self-management of chronic pain: COping with persistent Pain, Effectiveness Research in Self-management (COPERS). Programme Grants for Applied Research, 4(14).

doi: 10.3310/pgfar04140


Carnes, D. (2016). What can osteopaths learn from concerns and complaints raised against them? A review of insurance and regulator reports. International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine, 22, 3-10.



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PhD, Professeure spécialisée

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