BAIL Researchers

Lucy Beams

MNursing, Eastern Institute of Technology, DipHE Nursing, Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, Cert Health Promotion, Open University UK.
Research Interest: Long term management of altered health states; Education to improve health outcomes.

Dr Carolyn Beaver

BVSc, Massey GPCertSAP, UK PGCertRehab UOW currently enrolled Master of Health Science (Rehab)
Research Interest: Health and wellness during ongoing rehabilitation and life after spinal cord impairment

Dr Johnny Bourke

MHealSc (Rehab), PGDip Rehab UOW (with distinction), UOW BA (Psych)Massey, PhD Candidate University of Canterbury
Research Interest: Understanding the perspectives of end users in rehabilitation

Dr Bernadette Cassidy

PhD LMU, PGCRM LMU, BA (Hons) Leeds Polytechnic
Research Interest: The role of information technology and libraries in assisting people with disabilities to lead independent lives.

Tracey Croot

PGDip Rehab UOW (with distinction), BPhty,currently enrolled Master of Health Science, UOC
Research Interest: The utility and feasibility of implementing a spinal cord impairment registry in NZ.

Claire Freeman

MHealSc (Rehab) UOW, PG Dip Rehab (Distinction) UOW, PG Dip Business Administration (Marketing) Massey, B Design (Hons) Massey
Research Interest: The lived experience of people with SCI and their families, especially regarding relationships, grief and coping within the hospital environment

Marian Lippiatt

PGCertHealSc (continence management), UOC, Dip health care practice York University. RGN,York University
Research interest: bladder & bowel management

Karen Marshall RN

MNurs (Distinction), Dip Nurs, Otago Polytechnic
Research Interest: Acute and Rehabilitation care and complications – in particular spinal cord injury

Tara Martin

MHealSc (Rehab) UOW, PGDip Rehab UOW, BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy
Research Interest: Neurological conditions including Parkinson’s disease

Dr Jo Nunnerley

PhD, UOC, MHealSc (Rehab) UOW, BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy Keele University.
Research Interest: Participation outcomes following traumatic injury (particularly employment)

Michael Sampson

BSc (Canterbury); Dip Physio (Otago); MAppSc (Lincoln)
Research Interest: Innovative tools for upper limb stroke therapy.