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.
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.
Currently Dr George is the Chairperson of the South Australian Statewide Clinical Network Research Group since 2009. The main activities for this group in 2010 was to develop a strategic research plan for rehabilitation and host a research forum in rehabilitation.
She was Chairperson of the Driver Interest Group of Occupational Therapists in South Australia in 2010. Key projects have included the development of a proposal for transport services in South Australia and liaison with key stakeholders including the AMA and licensing services.