Krysia Dziedzic is a Professor of Musculoskeletal Therapies and Director of the Impact Accelerator Unit, School of Medicine, Keele University, UK. An NIHR Senior Investigator and Adviser to the NICE Fellows and Scholars Programme, Krysia is also a Visiting Professor at the University of the West of England and a Fellow of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.

She is a member of the NIHR School for Primary Care Research and the NIHR West Midlands Applied Health Research Collaboration. Krysia was a member of the NICE Guideline Development Group for Osteoarthritis in 2008 and 2014, and the EULAR Hand Osteoarthritis Guidelines and its update in 2018. Krysia has led research and knowledge mobilisation in primary care for the uptake of NICE guidelines and quality standards for the care and management of osteoarthritis through an NIHR programme grant, an NIHR Knowledge Mobilisation Research Fellowship and a NICE Fellowship.

She has a passion for patient and public involvement and engagement in research and implementation. Currently Krysia is the Chair of the Implementation Subgroup for the Joint Effort Initiative (JEI) for Osteoarthritis as part of the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI), and convenor of the network JIGSAW-E (Joint Implementation of Guidelines for osteoarthritis in Western Europe). Her future work will explore uptake of guidelines in low and middle income countries.