Charmaine Chandler

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Personal profile


Charmaine is a Lecturer in Occupational Therapy and the Senior Adviser for The School of Health Sciences pre-registration learners.  She joined the School of Health Sciences as an associate tutor in 2015 and then went on to become a full time Lecturer in Occupational Therapy in 2016.  Charmaine is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and teaches on the BSc, MSc and Degree Apprenticeship in Occupational Therapy.  Her clinical background includes working with adults with neurological conditions and adults with learning disabilities.  

Academic Background

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Practice, University of East Anglia
  • MSc Clinical Research (NIHR route), University of East Anglia - Distinction
  • BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy, University of East Anglia - First Class Honours


  • July 2021 to present - Senior Adviser for The School of Health Sciences (pre-registration learners)
  • Feb 2019 - Feb 2022 - Course Director and Admissions Officer - MSc Occupational Therapy
  • 2016 to present - Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, University of East Anglia 
  • 2015-2016 - Senior Occupational Therapist, Adult Learning Disabilities Service, Norfolk Community Health & Care NHS Trust (NCH&C)
  • 2014-2015 - MSc Clinical Research, University of East Anglia
  • 2015 - Senior Occupational Therapist, The Colman Centre for Specialist Rehabilitation Services, NCH&C
  • 2010-2014 - Band 5 Rotational Occupational Therapist, NCH&C.  Rotations included:
    • In-patient stroke rehabilitation
    • Stroke rehabilitation research
    • Community therapy
    • Adult learning disabilities
    • Community neurology