Dr Emmah Doig

Research Fellow

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
+61 7 3896 3081


Dr Doig is an experienced occupational therapist who has worked in the field of brain injury rehabilitation in Australia and the United Kingdom across acute, inpatient rehabilitation and community-based rehabilitation in both public and private practice settings. She is an experienced researcher in the field of brain injury rehabilitation, completing her PhD in 2010, which compared the effectiveness of an outpatient brain injury rehabilitation program in home and hospital settings. She has conducted research using quantitative and qualitative methodologies with a particular interest in the use of single case experimental research design to trial effectiveness of interventions in clinical settings. Research interests include goal planning approaches, metacognitive and occupation-based treatment approaches, community integration, outcomes following traumatic and acquired brain injury, and community-based rehabilitation. Her current appointment is as a research fellow in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Queensland.


  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy with Honours, The University of Queensland
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland


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  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Featured Publications

Book Chapter

  • Doig, Emmah and Fleming, Jennifer (2014). Occupation-based, client-centred approach to goal planning and measurement. In Richard J. Seigert and William M. M. Levack (Ed.), Rehabilitation goal setting: theory, practice and evidence (pp. 181-211) Boca Raton, FL, USA: Taylor & Francis. doi:10.1201/b17166-13

  • Kuipers, Pim and Doig, Emmah (2011). Community based rehabilitation. In Maurice Blouin and John Stone (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of Rehabilitation (pp. *-*) New York, NY, United States: Cirrie.

  • Doig, E. and Kuipers, W. (2008). Continuity and change in Rehabilitation: The shift towards community-based services. In Puddingburn Publishing Services (Ed.), Health Care Practice in Australia: policy, context and innovation 1st ed. (pp. 202-219) Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

Journal Article

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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