Bachelor of Health Science (Occupational Therapy) (Honours)
Master of Public Health
Emma is an experienced occupational therapist who has practiced across a range of acute, rehabilitation and community health care settings in Canberra, East Arnhem Land, and Darwin. She has provided both inpatient and community-based
Emma has special interest and experience in remote and cross-cultural primary health care. Her experience in this area includes managing the East Arnhem Remote Aged and Disability Program
Emma’s awards and research include:
- 2016: Val Asche Award, Menzies School of Health Research for Academic Excellence.
- 2016: Grimes, Emma (2016). Change and continuity: the influence of policy on the practice of a traditional birth attendant in Eastern Indonesia.
Master of Public Health Thesis, Charles Darwin University.
- 2014: Participatory Action Research Group Facilitator; People with Disabilities Australia, Self-Directed Disability Support (University of New South Wales, 2014)
- 2006: OT Australia NSW Prize for the Best Performance in the Bachelor of Health Science (Occupational Therapy) Course. 2006
- 2006: Grimes, Emma (2006). Health Service Delivery in Remote Areas of Australia: An exploration of the experience of Occupational Therapists.
Honours Research Thesis, Charles Sturt University.