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Dr Katie Robinson

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Dr. Katie Robinson is currently lecturer and Course Director for the MSc Occupational Therapy (Professional Qualification) programme in the Department of Clinical Therapies, University of Limerick. Katie is currently PI on an EU Social Fund and Department of Social Protection funded project; ‘Working with Arthritis: Strategies and Solutions’. This project is evaluating an Occupational Therapy led intervention to facilitate return to work / education for people with musculoskeletal disorders who are in receipt of Illness/ Disability Social Protection payments. Katie is currently supervising postgraduate students in the areas of; Work Rehabilitation, History of Occupational Therapy and Driving with Depression. Research interests include; Chronic Illness, Vocational Rehabilitation, and Occupational Science.

Publications

Cassarino, M., Robinson, K., Quinn, R., Naddy, B., O’Regan, A., Ryan, D., Boland, F., Ward, M.E., Mcnamara, R., McCarthy, G. & Galvin, R. (2018). 66Enhancing Older Patients’ Care in the Emergency Department: A Systematic Review of Interventions by Health and Social Care Professional Teams. Age and Ageing. 47 (Supp. 5): v13-v60. https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afy140.50

Cassarino, M., Robinson, K., Quinn, R., Naddy, B., O’Regan, A., Ryan, D., Boland, F., Ward, M.E., Mcnamara, R., McCarthy, G. & Galvin, R. (2018). Effectiveness of early assessment and intervention by interdisciplinary teams including health and social care professionals in the emergency department: Protocol for a systematic review. BMJ Open. 8 (7). http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023464

Dunne, B., Pettigrew, J. & Robinson, K. (2018). An oral history of occupational therapy education in the Republic of Ireland. British Journal of Occupational Therapy. 81 (12): 717-726. https://doi.org/10.1177/0308022618770135

Dunne, B., Robinson, K. & Pettigrew, J. (2018). A case study of the development of occupational therapy at St. Patrick’s Hospital Dublin, 1935-1969. Irish Journal of Occupational Therapy. 46 (1): 31-45.  https://doi.org/10.1108/IJOT-11-2017-0025         

Cahill, M., Pettigrew, J., Robinson, K., Galvin, R. & Heyn, P.C. (2018). The Transition to Retirement Experiences of Academics in "Higher Education": A Meta-Ethnography. The Gerontologist. gnx206. https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnx206