• Charles Sturt University Elizabeth Mitchell Drive Thurgoona NSW

    Australia

  • 1283 Citations
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1993 …2020

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Professor Whiteford is currently in the position of Strategic Professor/Conjoint Chair of Allied Health and Community Wellbeing a newly established position between the Mid North Coast LHD of NSW Health and CSU. Professor Whiteford has held several senior positions over time at universities in Australia and New Zealand and was Australia’s first Pro Vice Chancellor of Social Inclusion at Macquarie University. In her home discipline of Occupational Therapy she has been a thought leader, scholar and researcher for over two decades and enjoys an international profile. Professor Whiteford is currently project leader of a World Federation of Occupational Therapists project convening a team of researchers from around the world in research and initiatives aimed at exploring the links between occupational participation and wellbeing. She has been the recipient of a Canadian Award for her Outstanding Contribution to the profession internationally and in 2017 received one of Australia’s highest awards in occupational therapy, the Freda Jacobs Award. She is an inaugural Fellow of the Occupational Therapy Australia Research Academy and is current Chair of the OTA Research Foundation.

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Research Output

Absence of rigorous evidence undermines cultural safety reforms

Lock, M., Burmeister, O., McMillan, F. & Whiteford, G., 27 Feb 2020, In : Australian Journal of Rural Health. 28, 1, p. 4-5 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Capabilities, Opportunities, Resources and Environments (CORE): using the CORE approach for inclusive occupation centred practice.

Whiteford, G., Pereira, R., Hyett, N., Di Tommaso, A., Weekes, G. & Naismith, J., 2020, In : Australian Occupational Therapy Journal.

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Combatting occupational deprivation and advancing occupational justice in institutional settings: Using a practice-based enquiry approach for service transformation

Whiteford, G., Jones, K., Weekes, G., Ndlovu, N., Long, C., Perkes, D. & Brindle, S., 01 Jan 2020, In : British Journal of Occupational Therapy. 83, 1, p. 52-61 10 p.

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  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Study protocol of the parents in child nutrition informing community (PICNIC) peer education cohort study to improve child feeding and dietary intake of children aged six months to three years old

    Ball, R., Vaschak, R., Bailey, A., Whiteford, G., Burrows, T., Duncanson, K. & Collins, C., 2020, In : Children . 7, 1, p. 1-14 14 p., 7010003.

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    Prizes

    Freda Jacobs Award

    Whiteford, Gail (Recipient), Jul 2017

    Prize: Award

  • Press / Media

    How to benefit from and get started on mentoring others

    Gail Whiteford

    23/07/19

    1 item of Media coverage

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    Benefits to flow from strengthening health and education links

    Gail Whiteford

    24/06/19

    1 item of Media coverage

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    New adjunct positions enhance CSU health studies

    Gail Whiteford

    22/06/19

    1 item of Media coverage

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    New adjunct positions enhance Charles Sturt health studies

    Gail Whiteford

    17/06/19

    1 Media contribution

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