Miss Sam Whiting
Teaching and Research Associate - Occupational Therapy
School of Health Professions (Faculty of Health and Human Sciences)
I am a Teaching and Research Associate in Occupational Therapy at Plymouth University. This role involved both working as a member of the lecturing team within Occupational Therapy and working as a PhD student. I graduated from Northumbria University with a MSc in Occupational Therapy and have worked in Acute physical health since 2012 in several roles within Occupational Therapy. I have also worked within homeless services for children and young adults and mental health and learning disabilities within differing roles across the South West and Newcastle.
BSc in Health and Complementary Therapies, University of Worcester 2012.
Member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists
I am currently engaged in supporting teaching on the Undergraduate Occupational Therapy programme. I am also the PALS (Peer Assisted Learning Scheme) academic facilitator for Occupational Therapy at Plymouth University.
I am an early PhD researcher with interests in older adults and community engagement. My PhD is currently investigating multidisciplinary working with primary care and how this impacts the lives of those with long term conditions.
Other academic activities
Whiting, S. (2017), 'Social Groups: Exploring occupational engagement in older men.- The College of Occupational Therapists Annual 41st Conference, Birmingham. 19/06/2017
Twitter Handle: @SWhitingOT