Aimee Ward graduated from Washington State University with a Bachelor degree in Kinesiology and worked for ten years in cardiac rehabilitation in Portland, Oregon. She then went back to school at Oregon State University, where she pursued and received her Master degree in International Public Health. She has conducted research in public health at organizations in the U.S., Taiwan, France and New Zealand. Currently Aimee holds several positions at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand, as a teaching fellow at the Otago Medical School, as an Assistant Research Fellow at the School of Physiotherapy, and is also a PhD student in Public Health. She is currently on maternity leave, caring for her first child, a daughter called Anna Belle.
The Journal for the Humanities in Rehabilitation is a peer reviewed, multi-media journal using a collaborative model with rehabilitation professionals, patients and their families to gain a greater understanding of the human experience of disability through art, literature and narrative. The purpose of this interdisciplinary journal is to raise the consciousness and deepen the intellect of the humanistic relationship in the rehabilitation sciences.
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