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Professor Priscilla Harries

Professor Priscilla Harries
Honorary Professor - Health Sciences

Research supervision

Former PhD students

  1. Dr Austin Claffey (2010) Metamemory function of people with Multiple Sclerosis.
  2. Dr Miranda Davies (2011) Detecting and preventing financial abuse in older adults. (Top University PhD academic and impact ‘Walduck’ prize 2012, 1st prize School PhD conference 2009)
  3. Dr Alison Blank (2011) The journey in to work: Exploring users’ perspectives of Vocational Rehabilitation Services for people with severe and enduring mental health problems. (2nd prize PhD School conference 2008).
  4. Dr Stephanie Tempest (2014) Promoting MDT working in stroke rehabilitation: evaluating the use of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health. (School 1st prize PhD conference 2008).
  5. Nicola White (2017) Identifying factors used to predict death at end of life stage: identification of super prognosticators and information use in effective decision making. Palliative care: Clinicians' EstimateS (P:CES) St George’s Hospital Medical School. Funded by St George’s Hospital and UCL.

Current PhD students

    1. Samia Elyoussfi (FT 2016 -2019) Better health for people with rare endocrine disorders: promoting patient engagement in regular screening. Funded by Barts Charity- Harries Brunel PI grant holder.
    2. Graham Boniface (PT 2017-2023) Therapeutic Exercise Prescription in the Rheumatic Adult Jointed funded by University of Oxford and Brunel University London.

MSc Dissertation Students supervised

Chana T (2016) Identifying USA occupational therapy Driving Rehabilitation Specialists (DRSs) judgement on policies when assessing fitness-to-drive decisions for older adults and people with disabilities.

Lim H H (2015). Predicting driving ability for drivers with medical condition using the ‘DriveSafe and DriveAware’ in Singapore: A Pilot study.        

Wightman E (2014) Systematic Review: Interventions to Improve Driving Ability after Neurological Impairment.

Saha B (2012) Quality of Life (QOL) of people living with Stroke in Bangladesh.

Parker C (2012) The development of a web-based resource to centralise information and promote awareness and access to information about coloured lens glasses in England.

Perkins L (2012) The development of an on line resource to centralise information about the screening and provision of coloured lens glasses in England.

Fowler L (2012) The development of an on line resource to centralise information about the screening and provision of coloured lens glasses in England.

Wignall S (2012) The development of an on line resource to centralise information about the screening and provision of coloured lens glasses in England.

Elkin K (2011) The Psychosocial Effects of Internet Use of Older Adults: A Systematic Review.

Jamaludin A (2011) A systematic review of the effectiveness of weighting strategies for upper limb postural and intention tremor.

Lowry C (2011) A systematic review of occupational therapy interventions for osteoarthritis of the carpometacarpal joint of the thumb.

Smyth G (2008) Service User Experiences of Social Inclusion in Community Occupations.

Bird B (2007) Post-operative splinting for Dupuytren’s contracture: a systematic review. Recipient of the Brunel Goldtel ‘Best Dissertation’ Prize.

Macebo A (2007) HAQ-DAS-WIS Correlational Study.

Dorer G (2006) Community occupations of mental health service users: A quantitative study of engagement and social inclusion. Recipient of the Brunel Goldtel ‘Best Dissertation’ Prize.

Glanfield S (2005) Negative symptoms of schizophrenia: An investigation into occupational therapists’ awareness and use of evidence based interventions.

Burstein B (2005) Educators’ perceptions of the usefulness of an Occupational Therapy training package for children with development co-ordination disorder.

Vaughan J (2004) Occupation in Assertive Outreach Teams.