Ms Joanne Lewis
B.App.Sc.(OT) Hons 1 Master of Health Law (Syd) PhD Candidate (Syd)
Discipline Specialist, Occupational Therapy
C43J - J Block Cumberland Campus
The University of Sydney
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Jo graduated as an occupational therapist in 1999. Since this time, her clinical work has been in workplace rehabilitation and work health and safety. Jo has been teaching at the University of Sydney since 2008. Prior to teaching, she was the manager of a workplace rehabilitation provider. Jo is currently the academic Health Safety Representative (HSR) for the Faculty of Health Sciences. She is currently completing her PhD, investigating how cognitive changes experienced by women with breast cancer, impact on return to work.
Teaching and supervision
OCCP3077: Occupational Performance - Productivity
OCCP5219: OT in School and Work Environments
OCCP4082 / OCCP5246: OT in Work Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation
I have also been involved with teaching injury management, workplace rehabilitation, work health and safety, health law and ethics and disability law in other disciplines.
I am currently working on a project with the team from Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health through the University of Newcastle to explore “Employment Patterns of Women with Breast Cancer in Australia”.
· Registered Occupational Therapist
· Member of Occupational Therapy Australia
In the media
Breast Cancer Network Australia (The Beacon) Autumn 2016 Newsletter: "Chemobrain and Work" - Ask the Expert