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 University of Otago currently enrolled Master of Health Science (Rehab)
Research Interest: Health and wellness during ongoing rehabilitation and life after spinal cord impairment.
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.
MHealSc (Rehab), PGDip Rehab (with distinction), BPhty University of Otago
Research Interest: The utility and feasibility of implementing a spinal cord impairment registry in New Zealand.
Dr Richard Smaill
PhD University of Otago
Research Interest: Aging with Spinal cord impairment
Associate Professor Debbie Snell
MSc PhD University of Otago
Research Interest: Injury rehabilitation, health and surgical outcomes for people living with chronic conditions, patient reported outcomes and
psychological models of health and wellness.
Research Assistant Matt Aldridge
Bachelor of Health Science, Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (Otago School of Medicine)
Research Interest: Interested in research that could make an impact and instigate a change in many lives.
Research Assistant Suzanne Reiser
Bachelor of Political Science (University of Canterbury), Graduate Diploma in early Childhood teaching (University of Canterbury), Post Graduate diploma in Japanese Interpreting (University of Hawai’i USA)
Research Interest: Interested in studding the histories of people with spinal cord injury, exploring the interrelationships of body, self and society for people with SCI and how these have shaped life chances, life choices and subjectivity.