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Ms. Katie Robinson

Biography

BSc.(Hons) Curr. Occ., MSc. (Disability Management), PhD Occupational Therapy
Senior Lecturer Occupational Therapy

Research Interests

Occupational Therapy
Ageing
Chronic Pain
Vocational Rehabilitation
Qualitative research

Professional Activities

Association

  • 2008 Regular Member, International Association for the Study of Pain
  • 2006 , Occuaption UK & Ireland
  • 2004 Regular member, Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland

Employment

  • 2004 University of Limerick - Junior lecturer
  • 2003 St. Vincents University Hospital - Senior Occupational Therapist
  • 2001 St. Vincents University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin. - Basic Grade Occupational Therapist
  • 2000 St. Camillus Hospital, Limerick. - Basic Grade Occupational Therapist

Publications

Book Chapters

2017

The contribution of the Social Sciences to Occupational Therapy
Pettigrew, J. Robinson, K.
(2017) The contribution of the Social Sciences to Occupational Therapy
In Occupational therapy for people experiencing illness, injury or impairment: Promoting occupation and participation (7th ed.).; Edinburgh : Elsevier

Peer Reviewed Journals

2017

The Bluebird's: World War 1 Soldiers' Experiences of Occupational Therapy
Pettigrew, J., Robinson, K., Moloney, S.,
(2017) The Bluebird's: World War 1 Soldiers' Experiences of Occupational Therapy
In American Journal Of Occupational Therapy;

2016

Using historical documentary methods to explore the history of occupational therapy
Dunne, Brid, Pettigrew, Judith, Robinson, Katie
(2016) Using historical documentary methods to explore the history of occupational therapy
In British Journal Of Occupational Therapy; pp. 376-384
[ULIR]

2016

Treating more than just the back in Chronic Low Back Pain: The physiotherapists' perspective after intensive biopsychosocial training
Synnott, A., O'Keeffe, M., Bunzli, S., Dankaerts, W., O'Sullivan, P., Robinson, K. and O'Sullivan, K.
(2016) Treating more than just the back in Chronic Low Back Pain: The physiotherapists' perspective after intensive biopsychosocial training
In Journal Of Physiotherapy;

2015

Medical fitness to drive and mental health: Are you aware of the guidelines?
Buckley, S., Robinson, K., Stapleton, T.,
(2015) Medical fitness to drive and mental health: Are you aware of the guidelines?
In The Irish Journal Of Occupational Therapy; pp. 35-41

2013

Constructing the experience of chronic pain through discourse
Robinson, K,Kennedy, N,Harmon, D
(2013) Constructing the experience of chronic pain through discourse
In Scandinavian Journal Of Occupational Therapy; pp. 93-100
DOI: 10.3109/11038128.2012.720275

2012

Happiness: A Review of Evidence Relevant to Occupational Science, Journal of Occupational Science
Robinson, K., Kennedy, N., Harmon, D.
(2012) Happiness: A Review of Evidence Relevant to Occupational Science, Journal of Occupational Science
In Journal Of Occupational Science; pp. 150-164
DOI: 10.1080/14427591.2011.634780

2012

The Flow Experiences of People With Chronic Pain
Robinson, K,Kennedy, N,Harmon, D
(2012) The Flow Experiences of People With Chronic Pain
In Otjr-Occupation Participation And Health; pp. 1-9
DOI: 10.3928/15394492-20111222-07

2011

Is occupational therapy adequatley meeting the needs of people with chronic pain
Robinson K, Kennedy N and Harmon D
(2011) Is occupational therapy adequatley meeting the needs of people with chronic pain
In American Journal Of Occupational Therapy; pp. 106-113

2011

Review of occupational therapy for people with chronic pain
Robinson K, Kennedy N and Harmon D
(2011) Review of occupational therapy for people with chronic pain
In Australian Occupational Therapy Journal; pp. 74-81

2010

Pilot study of participating in a fatigue management programme for clients with multiple sclerosis
Twomey, F; Robinson, K
(2010) Pilot study of participating in a fatigue management programme for clients with multiple sclerosis
In Disability And Rehabilitation; pp. 791-800
DOI: 10.3109/09638281003656578

2009

Perceptions, attitudes, self-reported skills and knowledge of evidence based practice: a survey of Irish Occupational Therapists
Murphy, M., Robinson, K.,
(2009) Perceptions, attitudes, self-reported skills and knowledge of evidence based practice: a survey of Irish Occupational Therapists
In Irish Journal Of Occupational Therapy;

2008

Analysis of a Fatigue Management Programme for People with Multiple Sclerosis using the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure as an Outcome Measure
Ward, M; Robinson, K
(2008) Analysis of a Fatigue Management Programme for People with Multiple Sclerosis using the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure as an Outcome Measure
In Irish Journal Of Occupational Therapy; pp. 4-11

2008

Analysis of the impact of a fatigue management programme for people with multiple sclerosis on self reported quality of life and self reported fatigue levels.
Kelly, G., Robinson, K.
(2008) Analysis of the impact of a fatigue management programme for people with multiple sclerosis on self reported quality of life and self reported fatigue levels.
In Irish Journal Of Occupational Therapy; pp. 12-20

2007

The guiding nature of the kawa (river) model in Ireland: Creating both opportunities and challenges for occupational therapists
Carmody S., Nolan R., Ni Chonchuir N., Curry M., Halligan C., Robinson K.
(2007) The guiding nature of the kawa (river) model in Ireland: Creating both opportunities and challenges for occupational therapists
In Occupational Therapy International; pp. 221-236
DOI: 10.1002/oti.235

Conference Publications

2012

World Institute of Pain Conference
Kelley, V., Brennan, B., Corcoran, O., Irudayaraj, B., Kearney, S.A., Lyons, E., Magee, L., Robinson, K., Vine, S.,
(2012) World Institute of Pain Conference
Miami Beach

2010

World Federation of Occupational Therapists Congress, XV Congress, 4-7 May, Chile
Gallagher, M.B., Harb, A., Pettigrew, J., Robinson, K., Warren, A., McKay, E., Buckley, S., Cahill, M
(2010) World Federation of Occupational Therapists Congress, XV Congress, 4-7 May, Chile

2008

European Congress of Occupational Therapy (Council of Occupational Therapists for the European Countries)
Iwama, M., Higman, P., Haen Lim, K., Renton, L., Robinson, K.
(2008) European Congress of Occupational Therapy (Council of Occupational Therapists for the European Countries)

2008

European Congress of Occupational Therapy (Council of Occupational Therapists for the European Countries),
Robinson, K. Kennedy, N.
(2008) European Congress of Occupational Therapy (Council of Occupational Therapists for the European Countries),

2008

Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland, Annual Conference
Robinson, K., Kennedy, N.,
(2008) Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland, Annual Conference

2008

International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) World Congress.
Robinson, K. Kennedy, N. Harmon, D.
(2008) International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) World Congress.

2007

Society for the study of occupation: USA annual conference.
Kirby, L., & Robinson, K.,
(2007) Society for the study of occupation: USA annual conference.

2007

Society for the Study of Occupation: USA annual conference.
Robinson, K., Kennedy, N.,
(2007) Society for the Study of Occupation: USA annual conference.

2007

Occupation UK and Ireland, Occupational Science Symposium.
Robinson, K., Kennedy, N.,
(2007) Occupation UK and Ireland, Occupational Science Symposium.

1999

Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland, Annual Conference 2005.
Robinson, K.
(1999) Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland, Annual Conference 2005.
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

1999

Occupation UK and Ireland, Occupational science Symposium 2006.
Boardman, G., & Robinson, K.
(1999) Occupation UK and Ireland, Occupational science Symposium 2006.
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

1999

14th International Congress of World Federation of Occupational Therapists.
Robinson, K.
(1999) 14th International Congress of World Federation of Occupational Therapists.
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

1999

College of Occupational Therapists Annual Conference, 2006
Robinson, K., & Fouhy, R.
(1999) College of Occupational Therapists Annual Conference, 2006
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

1999

Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland, Annual Conference,2006. .
Robinson, K, & Fouhy, R.
(1999) Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland, Annual Conference,2006. .
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

1999

College of Occupational Therapists Annual Conference 2005
Robinson, K.
(1999) College of Occupational Therapists Annual Conference 2005
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland, Annual Conference, Stillorgan, Dublin, 2006.
Robinson, K, Kelly, G., Twomey, F., Ward, M.
Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland, Annual Conference, Stillorgan, Dublin, 2006.
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

Published Reports

2013

Vocational Rehabilitation for Clients with Chronic Pain and Musculoskeletal Disorders in Ireland: A Handbook for Occupational Therapists
Brennan, B., Corcoran, O., Irudayaraj, B., Kearney, S.A., Kelley, V., Lyons, E., Magee, L., Robinson, K., and Vine, S.
(2013) Vocational Rehabilitation for Clients with Chronic Pain and Musculoskeletal Disorders in Ireland: A Handbook for Occupational Therapists
Dublin : Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland

Other Publications

2006

Occupational Therapy an essential ingredient in dementia services',
Mc Kay, E.A, Robinson, K. & Warren, A.
(2006) Occupational Therapy an essential ingredient in dementia services',
In British Medical Journal;

2003

The Discourses used by a sample of people with hand injuries in constructing their expeirence of hand injury
Robinson, K
(2003) The Discourses used by a sample of people with hand injuries in constructing their expeirence of hand injury
University College Dublin :