Women in Stroke – Avril Drummond

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Avril Drummond is Professor of Healthcare Research at the University of Nottingham. She is an occupational therapist with a longstanding clinical and academic interest in stroke rehabilitation and has published widely on clinical services and specific rehabilitation interventions, with over 200 publications to date. Avril is a past Chair of the UK Stroke Forum, a member of the Royal College of Physicians Intercollegiate Working Party for Stroke (which develops the UK national clinical guidelines) and she currently Chairs the European Life after Stroke Scientific Committee. She sits on multiple UK research funding bodies and is a trustee of the UK Stroke Association.