Christy Fowler completed her Bachelor of Occupational Therapy at the University of Newcastle, Australia in 2002. On graduation she began her career as a rotating junior therapist at Canberra Hospital. Christy started working in hand therapy at The Canberra Hospital in 2005. She worked with patients following large trauma and industrial accidents along with burns, arthritis and paediatric hand injuries.
In 2009 she was invited to spend 2 weeks in East Timor providing hand therapy training and advice to therapists in Dili. Since moving to the United Kingdom in 2010 Christy has worked at the Royal Sussex Hospital and the London Hand and Wrist Unit. She is currently studying for her Masters in Advancing Clinical Practice at the University of Ulster. Christy's areas of particular interest are paediatric hand injury including congenital abnormalities, trauma and soft tissue injury.