Special Lecture – Dr. Jennifer Fleming

Professor Fleming is Head of Occupational Therapy at The University of Queensland,

Jennifer graduated from the University of Queensland in 1987 with a Bachelor
of Occupational Therapy with first class honours and a university medal. After working
clinically in brain injury rehabilitation for several years, she completed her PhD in 1996
as a Menzies scholar.

Her research aims to improve the lives of people with brain
impairment by understanding psychosocial and cognitive limitations arising from
neurological injury and discovering effective rehabilitation methods. Focus areas are
self-awareness impairment, memory rehabilitation, meaningful occupation and the
transition from hospital to home.

Her work is clinically based, interdisciplinary and
translational. It has been widely disseminated via more than 200 publications and
workshops and webinars for clinicians. Jennifer’s research has been funded by
competitive national grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council and
the Australian Research Council.
For more information, please contact: Debbie.Hebert@uhn.ca
Rehabilitation Sciences Building
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