Dr Adeline Hodgkinson – Specialist in Rehabilitation Medicine and a Fellow of the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (RACP)
Dr Adeline Hodgkinson is a Specialist in Rehabilitation Medicine and a Fellow of the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (RACP). She commenced in her current position as the Director of the SSWAHS (based in Liverpool NSW) Brain Injury Rehabilitation Programme in 1993. In addition, in 2003 she took on the role of Chair the NSW Brain Injury Rehabilitation Network, ACI.
After qualifying as a specialist in Rehabilitation medicine she commenced as a staff specialist and medical director of the Liverpool and Fairfield general rehabilitation service. In 1991 she was appointed as a conjoint Lecturer in the School of Community Medicine, UNSW.
Her research interests have been in a number of areas in Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service Delivery and Outcomes following TBI. These have included Vocational outcomes, Life expectancy and PTA measurement. Through the ACI Brain Injury Directorate she has been involved in research into Challenging Behaviour following TBI, developing a state-wide outcomes approach and evaluation of service provision to those with TBI in remote and indigenous areas.
Current interests include the introduction of technology and robotics into rehabilitation research and clinical applications.