Researcher biography

Pam is co-ordinator of the Graduate Entry Masters Occupational Therapy Program, and co-ordinates the psychosocial curriculum within the Division of Occupational Therapy.

Dr Pamela Meredith has extensive clinical experience as an occupational therapist, and has worked in Child Guidance and CYMHS with children at risk, as well as their families, schools, and communities. She has also worked in the disability sector and in education. Pam is registered as both an occupational therapist and a psychologist, and has a PhD in occupational therapy focusing on chronic pain outcomes for adults with childhood experiences predisposing them to insecure attachment patterns. Pam has a special interest in the factors that influence adaptive functioning across the lifespan. She first joined the staff of the Division of Occupational Therapy at The University of Queensland in 1997.