Avril Drummond, Professor of Healthcare Research, School of Health Sciences

Avril Drummond is an occupational therapist. Her main areas of interest are stroke rehabilitation and conducting randomized controlled trials; she is interested in all aspects of rehabilitation research. She has conducted trials and service evaluations of stroke units, occupational therapy pre-discharge home visits, falls reduction/management, interventions for people with MS, traumatic brain injury, low back pain and total hip replacements.

Avril is currently conducting research into GP 'fit notes', fatigue after stroke, falls, memory rehabilitation after brain injury, vocational rehabilitation and hemianopia.