Membership and affiliation
Membership of Professional Bodies
- British Association of Occupational Therapists (BAOT)
- Health and Care Professions Council
- American Association of Occupational Therapists (AOTA)
- Royal College of Occupational Therapists
- Fellow of Institute of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
- World Federation of Occupational Therapists
Member of Research Centres/Institutes
- Institute of Environment, Health and Societies, Brunel University London
- Ageing Studies Theme in Institute of Environment, Health and Societies, Brunel University London
Professional Activities or Recognition
Fellow of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists.
Vice Chair of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists
Chair of the R&D Boad, Royal College of Occupational Therapists
REF Subpanel Member 2021 (Criteria setting & Assessment)
NIHR HTA Mental Health Panel member applicant.
HEE/NIHR appointed Mentor for the Integrated Clinical Academic Programme for Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals http://www.healthresearchmentor.org.uk/website/54-2/
Invited member of the expert review panel for the NIHR/HEE ICA Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship Scheme
Member of the UK Council of Deans for Health
Member of the London Deans for Health - Reserach Advisory Group
Member of the Council of Allied Health Professions Research Professoriate
Member of the Council of Allied Health Professions Research working party on AHP Research Priorities
Former Chair of the Editorial Board for the British Journal of Occupational Therapy (2012-2013).
Former Member of the Editorial Board of the British Journal of Occupational Therapy (2010-2012).
Member of the Editorial Board of the Hong Kong Journal of Occupational Therapy (2018-2020).
Former Member of the College of Occupational Therapists-Specialist Section: Mental Health (Member of Editorial Board for national peer reviewed journal publication 2006-2010 and voted Acting Chair of Editorial Board for 2010-11).
Former Member of the ESRC Peer Review College (2012-2014).
Expert Consultant to Department of Transport -The Blue Badge Scheme Local Authority Guidance (England), 2011.
Consulted with government Education representatives and the Minster for Children and Families to discuss screening and provision of support for children with visual stress (2010-11).
Peer Reviewer for Journals
- British Journal of Occupational Therapy (Member of Editorial Board 2010-2012, Chair of Editorial Board 2012-2013)
- BMC Journals
- Elsevier Science
- Australian Journal of Occupational Therapy
- Ageing and Society
Peer Reviewer for Grants
- COT/UKOTRF awards
- NIHR Panel Member HTA
- ESRC (member of peer review college for 2 year term 2012-2014)
- Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Joint Research Committee