Karen Beaulieu

Academic profile

Dr Karen Beaulieu

Associate Lecturer
School of Health Professions (Faculty of Health)

The Global Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Karen's work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

Goal 03: SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-beingGoal 04: SDG 4 - Quality EducationGoal 17: SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

About Karen

I am the Associate Head of School Internationalisation, the Programme Leader for the MSc Advanced Professional Practice in Occupational Therapy and a Lecturer within the Occupational Therapy Team. I teach and assess on the BSc Occupational Therapy, the MSc Occupational Therapy pre-registration, and the MSc Advanced Professional Practice programmes. I have specific responsibility for MSc post registration modules related to Neuroscience. I also supervise PhD, MSc and BSc research. I have been a University Senate member since 2018. 


I enjoy teaching across all of our occupational therapy programmes, however my main teaching commitments are within the MSc Advanced Professional Practice Programmes and modules, especially those related to Neuroscience. 

My teaching interests include

·        Brain Injury

·        Return to work following acquired or traumatic brain injury

·        Neurology

·        Qualitative methodologies

·        Internationalisation of curricula, teaching and learning 

·        Vocational rehabilitation

Contact Karen

SF39, PAHC, Derriford Rd, Plymouth, PL6 8BH
+44 1752 588806