Students and their projects
- Alex Forsyth (DHSc). Supervisors: Felicity Bright, Jacquie Kidd
Does Inter Professional work improve outcomes for Māori in a rural health setting?
- Claire Freeman (PhD). Supervisors: Jo Fadyl, Barbara Gibson.
Social and cultural constructions of power wheelchairs.
- Elizabeth James (PhD). Supervisors: Liz Smythe, Deb Payne .
An exploration of the professional relationship between caseload midwives and the women they care for.
- Fay Amaral (PhD). Supervisors: Chris Krägeloh, Marcus Henning, Fiona Moir .Investigating career self-efficacy and rumination in relation to career indecision and depressive symptomology, in young adults transitioning from school, an investigation in New Zealand.
- Gary McNicholl (DHSc). Supervisors: Duncan Reid, Felicity Bright
The value of allied health activity in a hospital setting in New Zealand.
- Jane George (DHsc). Supervisors: Peter Larmer, Nicola Kayes.
Understanding the complexities of recruitment and retention of Allied Health Professionals in rural health settings
- Joanna Thorogood (DHSc). Supervisors: Deb Payne, Nicola Kayes, Priya Parmar
What are the experiences of Medical Imaging Technologists regarding the introduction and ongoing use of new technology?
- Jonathan Armstrong (DHSc). Supervisors: Nicola Kayes, Felicity Bright
How do people with brain injury reintegrate into their communities on return home from in-patient rehabilitation?
- Karol Czuba (PhD). Supervisors: Nicola Kayes, Alain Vandal .
Improving outcomes for support workers in aged care.
- Madhusudan Vyas (DHSc). Supervisors: Nick Garrett, Gareth Terry
The impacts of a novel radionuclide therapy on the overall Quality of Life (QoL) of patients with end-stage metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).
- Melissa Evans (PhD). Supervisors: Clare Hocking, Richard Siegert .
What are the rehabilitation interventions provided to stroke patients living in the community in New Zealand and why are they chosen?
- Melissa Rowthorn (PhD). Supervisors: Chris Krägeloh, Jason Landon, Oleg Medvedev.
Developing a mental health module for the WHOQOL-BREF.
- Nicola Power (PhD). Supervisors: Deb Payne, Simon Walters, Jo Fadyl.
Constructions of human touch in health practice: A poststructural discourse analysis.
- Praveen Nirmala (PhD). Supervisors: Chris Krägeloh, Loulin Huang, Jaishankar Bharatharaj.
Improving measurements of Acceptance and Acceptability of Social, Educational and Therapeutic robots.
- Sandy Rutherford (PhD). Supervisors: Clare Hocking, Alice Theadom, Kath McPherson.
Managing after stroke.
- Shivanthi Balalla (PhD). Supervisors: Chris Krägeloh, Richard Siegert, Oleg Medvedev.
Enhancing instrument precision and modelling the effect of comorbidities on outcomes after traumatic brain injury: a case-control analysis.
- Snehaa Chand (PhD). Supervisors: Felicity Bright, Margaret Jones, Deborah Payne .
Becoming a different me: Applying an autoethnographical approach to the lived experience of having a brain haemorrhage as a teenager.
- Soheila Mohammadyari (PhD). Supervisors: Robert Wellington, Nicola Kayes, Dave Parry.
Promoting self-management: Development and evaluation of a digital behaviour change intervention for stroke survivors.
- Stephanie Cox (PhD). Supervisors: Clare Hocking, Deborah Payne.
- Steve Ellery (DHSc). Supervisors: Duncan Reid, Steve White, Nicola Kayes.
Exploring the views of physiotherapists and people with low back pain in New Zealand to find out what influence outcomes
- Tanja Glucina (PhD). Supervisors: Chris Krägeloh, Pani Farvid, Kelly Holt.
Contemporary chiropractic profession in Aotearoa/New Zealand: Crystallising practice, typologies and outcomes
- Verna Stavric (PhD). Supervisors: Nicola Saywell, Nicola Kayes.
Shoulder Pain Intervention delivered over the interNet (SPIN) after Spinal Cord Impairment (SCI)
- Vicki Fryer (DHSc). Supervisors: Valerie Wright-St Clair, Felicity Bright, Jo Conaglan.
The lived experience of waiting for community occupational therapy services.
- Adrienne Priday (MHSc). Supervisors: Deborah Payne .
An interpretive descriptive study exploring a holistic co-located pregnancy care model
- Angela Upsdell (MHSc). Supervisors: Gwyn Lewis, Gareth Terry
New Zealand resident Sāmoan health and illness beliefs about chronic pain and healthcare management.
- Clint Good (MPhil). Supervisors: Felicity Bright.
Body communication in musculoskeletal physiotherapy
- Dympna Murphy (MPhil). Supervisors: Alice Theadom, Sandy Rutherford
Factors influencing work productivity in adults with Myotonic Dystrophy
- Katie Hayden (MHSc), Supervisors: Alice Theadom, Richard Siegert.
A retrospective qualitative study of the perceived effects of mindfulness-based interventions in a chronic pain setting.
- Lisa McAulay (MHSc). Supervisors: Jo Fadyl, Gareth Terry .
Enacting multidisciplinary vocational rehabilitation in New Zealand
- Pary Vaghefi (MALS). Supervisors: Ineke Crezee, Felicity Bright
Communicative patterns in speech and language therapy sessions conducted with adults in telehealth settings in New Zealand.
Some of our recent graduates
- Helen Cunningham, PhD (2020)
Discourse and Design of CPAP Therapy Masks for OSA: Applying Foucault to Product Design Research https://openrepository.aut.ac.nz/handle/10292/13139
- Guy Collier, PhD (2020)
Getting Old and Forgetting Things: Design anthropology and the medicalisation of mild cognitive impairment (MCI)
- Bernadette Solomon, DHSc (2019)
The meaning and experience of recovery-oriented practice for mental health nurses: A phenomenological study.
- Gilbert Azuela, PhD (2019)
Organisational case studies of sensory modulation implementation in adult acute mental health services.
- Kaberi Rajendra, PhD (2019)
Recovery for South Asian immigrants accessing New Zealand mental health services.
- Nusratnaaz Shaikh (2019)
Community Integration After Traumatic Brain Injury: Conceptualisation and Measurement
- Rory Christopherson (2019)
Return-to-Work Expectations and Workplace Supports in New Zealand: Injured Workers' Perspectives
- Galia BarHava Monteith, PhD (2018).
“The difference between being looked at and being seen”: an indepth consideration of experiencing the whole person therapeutic approach for chronic illness.
- Caroline Stretton, PhD (2018)
Walking for wellbeing after stroke: Building a treatment theory to improve real-world walking.
- Ema Tokolahi, PhD (2017)
An occupational therapy group intervention: Randomised control evaluation of a community-based occupational therapy group for children with anxiety.
- Yui Man (Vickie) Li Ogilvie (2017)
Validity of the Nijmegen Questionnaire for Hyperventilation Syndrome
- Christine Cummins, MHSc (2016)
Neurorehabilitation: A disciplined disciplining discipline.
- Ann Sezier, MPhil (2016)
The Experience of Chronic Subjective Dizziness: A Qualitative Exploratory Study.
- Alexis Channon (2016)
Hearing from Children: Exploring Children's Experiences of Parental Traumatic Brain Injury
- Felicity Bright, PhD (2015)
Reconceptualising engagement: a relational practice with people experiencing communication disability after stroke.
- Karol Czuba, MPhil (2015)
Understanding formal caregivers and work stress.
- Megan Bishop (2015)
Understanding the therapeutic alliance in stroke rehabilitation
- Felicity Bright (2011)
Exploring hope in people with Aphasia following stroke