Researcher biography

Dr Fleming is an occupational therapist and researcher in the field of brain injury rehabilitation. Her PhD completed in 1996 was on the topic of the development of self-awareness following traumatic brain injury. She has continued to pursue collaborative research on role of metacognitive factors in brain injury rehabilitation. Other research interests include prospective memory assessment and rehabilitation, community integration and the transition from hospital to the community, and psychosocial adjustment and outcomes following acquired brain injury, as well as lifetime care and support for people with complex neurological disability. She is Professor of Occupational Therapy at The University of Queensland, and is a Fellow of the Occupational Therapy Australia Research Academy, member of the American Occupational Therapy Research Academy, a Fellow of the Australasian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment, and Co-Editor of Brain Impairment.