1992 Allied Health Scholar
Scholarship biography (at time of award)
Jennifer Fleming holds a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy with First Class Honours and a University Medal from the University of Queensland.
Jennifer was awarded the Scholarship to complete her PhD project entitled "An investigation of the development of self-awareness of deficits in patients in the first year post-head injury" at the University of Queensland.
Studied at: University of Queensland
Dr Fleming is an experienced researcher in the field of brain injury rehabilitation
Dr Fleming is an occupational therapist and researcher in the field of brain injury rehabilitation. Her PhD completed in 1996 was on the topic of the development of self-awareness following traumatic brain injury. She has continued to pursue collaborative research on role of metacognitive factors in brain injury rehabilitation. Other research interests include prospective memory assessment and rehabilitation, community integration and the transition from hospital to the community, and psychosocial adjustment and outcomes following acquired brain injury. She is employed in a conjoint research appointment between The University of Queensland and the Occupational Therapy Department, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane.
Scholarship Year: 1992
Fields of Interest
Science, Allied Health, Psychology