About

I have worked in a variety of OT practice areas since 1995, in different parts of Australia, and the UK, and Canada. My experience has been in the areas of acute medical, surgical and orthopaedic hospital services; neurological and orthopaedic rehabilitation settings; hand therapy; burns and plastics; and in hospital, community and school-related paediatric settings.

Prior to my current position at JCU I worked as a clinician in paediatrics for almost six years, in Australia and Canada. My interest in paediatrics led to completing a Bachelor degree in Education in addition to Occupational Therapy.

 

Teaching
  • OT1011: Introduction to Occupation and Occupational Therapy (Level 1; TSV)
  • OT3004: Rural and Urban Practice 1 (Level 3; TSV)
  • OT3005: Rural and Urban Practice 2 (Level 3; TSV)
  • OT3012: Professional Practice Preparation (Level 3; TSV)
  • OT4007: Advanced Rural or Urban Occupational Therapy Practice (Level 4; TSV)
Interests
Professional
  • Occupational Therapy - paediatrics, hand therapy
Research
  • Practice Education
  • Graduate employment outcomes
  • Community paediatrics
Teaching
  • Practice Education - preparation, support
Experience
  • 2006 to present - Lecturer, James Cook University (Townsville, QLD)
Honours
Memberships
  • 2012 to 2024 - OT Futures (formerly UOTPENQ)
  • 2006 to 2024 - ANZOTFA
Publications

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  • 43.108, Rehabilitation & Exercise Sciences (Townsville campus)
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