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Associate Professor Mary Kennedy-Jones

Course director, Occupational Therapy



Associate Professor Mary Kennedy-Jones has experience in curriculum development in health professional education, in particular in occupational therapy. She also has expertise in the development of inter-professional health education studies. Her interest/ expertise lies in curriculum design, in particular the use of case based learning which, when integrated across several units of study, leads to the development of high level competencies in the graduate Health professional.

Research interest

Mary’s research interests in the scholarship of learning and teaching relates to health professional education. She has collaborated with colleagues from occupational therapy and related disciplines to explore how threshold concepts (Meyer and Land, 2003) can inform student learning and curriculum design. In addition, within the occupational therapy discipline and using a qualitative approach to research design, she has supervised projects which explore the relationship between occupations (that is, everything that a person needs or wants to do) and health and wellbeing

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Fields of Research

  • Health Services And Systems - 420300
  • Public Health - 420600


Also published as: Kennedy-Jones, Mary; Kennedy-Jones, M.
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