Monday, 4 April 2016

Congratulations to Professor Gail Mountain awarded fellowship by the College of Occupational Therapists

Prof Gail Mountain
Professor Gail Mountain has been awarded a fellowship from the College of Occupational Therapists in recognition of her exceptional service and outstanding contribution to the profession.

The award of the fellowship is the highest honour the College can bestow on members of the College. Gail is one of only three fellows awarded in 2016.

Gail worked as an occupational therapist for over 13 years before commencing a research career. Gail's research interests are focused upon improving the quality of life of older people through provision of appropriate interventions, good design and by facilitating participation.

Gail is Professor of Health Services Research (assisted living research) within the Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Group and Chair of Applied Dementia Research at the University of Bradford.

On hearing the news Gail said: “I am thrilled to receive this award.  Throughout my research career I have carried the values and interests of occupational therapy with me so it is very special to be recognised in this way.”

Gail will receive her award at a ceremony in July 2016.

You can find out more about Gail’s academic profile and current research projects here.

To find out more about the award please click here.

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