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MaryBeth Gallagher

Assistant Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery, Occupational Therapy
311 Trent Drive, Durham, NC 27710

Selected Publications

Using Practice-Based Inquiry to Enact Occupation-Centered, Justice-Oriented Practice in an Acute Mental Health Setting.

Journal Article Am J Occup Ther · January 1, 2023 IMPORTANCE: Occupational therapy practitioners working in mental health settings in the United States are faced with challenges and barriers to implementing justice-oriented, occupation-centered practice. Research situated in the practice context with prac ... Full text Link to item Cite

Expectations of choice: an exploration of how social context informs gendered occupation

Journal Article Irish Journal of Occupational Therapy · April 3, 2017 PurposeOccupational choice describes the process that leads to occupational engagement as a result of intrinsic and extrinsic influences. There has been a considerable amount o ... Full text Cite

A preliminary investigation into the psychometric properties of the Dublin Extrapersonal Neglect Assessment (DENA): A novel screening tool for extrapersonal neglect.

Journal Article Neuropsychol Rehabil · April 2017 Extrapersonal neglect is one clinical manifestation that can occur following stroke. Existing neglect assessment procedures have been criticised for lengthy administration and do not assess how extrapersonal space is affected. This study investigated the p ... Full text Link to item Cite

Occupational choice of youth in a disadvantaged community

Journal Article British Journal of Occupational Therapy · October 2015 IntroductionThe ability to make daily autonomous occupational choices has been identified as a human right and positively linked to wellbeing. Those marginalized from choice are considered at risk of occupational ... Full text Cite

An integrative review of social and occupational factors influencing health and wellbeing.

Journal Article Front Psychol · 2015 Therapeutic approaches to health and wellbeing have traditionally assumed that meaningful activity or occupation contributes to health and quality of life. Within social psychology, everyday activities and practices that fill our lives are believed to be s ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

1000 fieldwork hours: analysis of multi-site evidence.

Journal Article Can J Occup Ther · June 2010 BACKGROUND: Internationally, the World Federation of Occupational Therapists has established a minimum of 1,000 hours as the fieldwork standard. PURPOSE: To examine student development in fieldwork across placements to determine if students achieve entry-l ... Full text Link to item Cite