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Neurorehabilitation research

A postgraduate research opportunity at the University of Otago.

Details

Close date
Saturday, 18 January 2020
Academic background
Health Sciences
Host campus
Christchurch
Qualification
PhD
Department
Orthopaedic Surgery and Musculoskeletal Medicine (UOC)
Supervisors
Dr Debbie Snell, Dr Jennifer Dunn, Dr Jo Nunnerley

Overview

Potential topics

  • Recovery and outcomes after traumatic brain injury including concussion
  • Clinical practice change and knowledge translation from evidence to practice in nueurorehabilitation
  • Development of clinical practice guidelines for managing concussion in the New Zealand context
  • The role of psychological factors in recovery following neurological injuries
  • Spinal cord injury rehabilitation
  • The New Zealand Spinal Cord Injury Registry and long-term outcomes of spinal cord impairment
  • Measuring rehabilitation outcomes

Contact

Deborah McMahon
Email   deborah.mcmahon@otago.ac.nz