Associate Professor Stacey George

Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Repatriation General Hospital (Health Sciences Bldg, level 2)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia
Research expertise
Ageing policy
Allied health workforce, rural and remote
Other medical and health sciences
Public health and health services
Research interests

Dr George has an internationally recognised track record in rehabilitation and driving research.

Dr George has experience in undertaking research with adults in acute, rehabilitation and community settings in relation to driving, vision and rehabilitation.  She has coordinated two randomized controlled trials, involving the coordination of a team of therapists and research staff across government and non-government organizations.  Her unique research methodology focuses on the translation of clinic based techniques to the real driving environment is unique in the field. She is actively seeking collaborative partners to further research exploring application to the real driving environment.


Teaching interests

Dr George coordinates the Postgraduate Programs in Clinical Rehabilitation which provides opportunities for training in interdisciplinary approaches to rehabilitation. She teaches the Postgraduate course in Driver assessment and rehabilitation to Occupational Therapists.

Supervisory interests
Driving performance
Neurological rehabilitation
Vision impairment
Higher degree by research supervision
Principal supervisor: Goal setting and attainment with older adults (1), Driving Rehabilitation and Stroke (1)
Associate supervisor: Telerehabilitation (1)
Principal supervisor: COPD in rural Australia and the influence of pulmonary rehabilitation (1)
Associate supervisor: Virtual Reality in Rehabilitation (1), Compassion in Care with Adults with Acquired Brain injury (1), Altered Functional self after rehabilitation (1), Driving and Stroke (1)
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