Professor Ann Wilcock, a visiting occupational therapy lecturer at Brunel;
...Professor Ann Wilcock Ann Wilcock obtained a Diploma of the College of Occupational Therapists from the Derby School of Occupational Therapy in 1961, and worked in the UK in physical rehabilitation until she moved to Australia in 1964.
As an occupational therapist in Australia her
practice from 1964 to 1976 included both physical and mental health experience. From 1976 to 1986 she was a senior lecturer at the University of South Australia, becoming Head of the School of Occupational Therapy during the period 1987 to 1993.
was responsible for many important innovations in the development of the undergraduate programme, which included the re-accreditation of Bachelor of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy in 1989.She
designed and gained accreditation of a Master's degree in Occupational Therapy using distance education, from 1992.In 1990 she
was awarded the title Associate Professor by the Council of the University of South Australia
.In 2002 Ann was appointed the first Professor of Occupational Science and Therapy, at Deakin University, Victoria, Australia and established the occupational therapy programme there. has been a Visiting Professor of Occupational Therapy at Brunel University, teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, since 1991.Her
role at Brunel
has promoted the profile of the University within the OT profession both nationally and internationally.