Agenda 26sept2019 Inaugural lecture Maud Graff

Maud Graff Occupational therpy and the power of a meaningful daily life

Prof. dr. Maud Graff will assume her office by an inaugural lecture. During this lecture she will illustrate with examples the core and focus of the occupational therapy, which is the enabling and the power of living a meaningful daily life for people who feel disabled.

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Maud Graff Occupational therpy and the power of a meaningful daily life

On the 26th of September 2019, Prof. dr. Maud Graff will assume her office by an inaugural lecture. During this lecture she will illustrate with examples the core and focus of the occupational therapy, which is the enabling and the power of living a meaningful daily life for people who feel disabled. Maud will give insight in the accessibility and the societal background of the occupational therapy, and the scientific challenges that play a role in the development, evaluation and implementation of evidence-based person and context centered occupational therapy and interdisciplinary allied healthcare, rehabilitation and psychosocial interventions.
 
The scientifically sound development, evaluation and implementation of these complex interventions and innovations in the field of integrated care and welfare, including ehealth and assistive technology interventions, will be the challenge and focus of this first chair in occupational therapy in the Netherlands.

Date, time and location Inaugural lecture

  • Date: 26 September 2019
  • Time: 15.45 hrs
  • Location: Radboud University, Academiezaal Aula, Comeniuslaan 2

Biography

Maud Graff (1967) studied Occupational Therapy at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences and Health Sciences at Maastricht University, where she received her MSc in 1993.

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Biography

Maud Graff (1967) studied Occupational Therapy at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences and Health Sciences at Maastricht University, where she received her MSc in 1993. In 2008 she obtained her PhD – with honours - from Radboud University on her research into the effectiveness and efficiency of person-centered occupational therapy for older people with dementia and their informal caregivers at home. Maud Graff has been appointed as professor (by special appointment) of Occupational Therapy at Radboud University and the Radboud university medical center in Nijmegen with effect from the 1th of September 2018. The chair – the first in the Netherlands – is financed by the Dutch Occupational Therapy Association ‘Ergotherapie Nederland’.

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