Professor Priscilla Harries

About

Professor Priscilla Harries, Dip.COT, MSc, Ph.D., FHEA, FCOT. I have worked in the public sector for over 30 years, across a variety of clinical, research and management positions in health and education in London. I am a Professor of Occupational Therapy and a Fellow of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists. My research is focused on decision making; I study clinical decision-making as well as other fields where we are keen to learn from experts. I currently hold research grants from the Wellcome Trust and NIHR. I commenced as Associate Dean of Research and Director of the Research Centre at the Joint Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education at Kingston University & St George's, University of London on 1st October 2018; I am based at Hunter Wing, St George's Campus. I hold a number of national roles: I am an appointed member of the REF 2021 Subpanel for UoA3 Allied Health, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy and employee of Research England; a NIHR appointed Clinical Academic Mentor for those on the NIHR Clinical Academic pathway; an appointed member of both the NIHR HTA Panel and the Clinical Academic Doctoral Fellowships Panel (Deputy Chair). I am former Chair of the Editorial Board for the British Journal of Occupational Therapy, UK elected Vice-Chair of Council at the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT) and Chair of the RCOT Research and Development Board. My clinical posts were as an occupational therapist in the fields of neurosurgery, neurology and mental health at the Maudsley Hospital. I am a strong supporter of doctoral students and ECRs and founded and lead the RISE Research Leadership Academy. I concurrently hold academic lead role for international students as Associate Dean International at St George's, University of London.

Academic responsibilities

Associate Dean Research & Business Innovation, Director for the Centre for Applied Health and Social Care Research

Qualifications

  • PhD Psychology
  • MSc Occupational Therapy
  • Dip. COT (with Distinction)
  • Fellow Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • Fellow Royal College of Occupational Therapists (FRCOT)

Teaching and learning

2003-2013 MSc Occupational Therapy Programme Director 

Responsible for admissions, budget management, course design and evaluation, Clinical Sciences, Brunel University London (VC discretionary award for outstanding work in teaching and research in 2004)

Former PhD students 

  • Dr Austin Claffey (2010) Metamemory function of people with Multiple Sclerosis.
  • Dr Miranda Davies (2011) Detecting and preventing financial abuse in older adults. (Top University PhD academic and impact ‘Walduck' prize 2012, 1st prize School PhD conference 2009)
  • Dr Alison Blank (2011) The journey in to work: Exploring users' perspectives of Vocational Rehabilitation Services for people with severe and enduring mental health problems. (2nd prize PhD School conference 2008).
  • Dr Stephanie Tempest (2014) Promoting MDT working in stroke rehabilitation: evaluating the use of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health. (School 1st prize PhD conference 2008).
  • Dr Nicola White (2017) Identifying factors used to predict death at end of life stage: identification of super prognosticators and information use in effective decision making. Palliative care: Clinicians' EstimateS (P:CES) St George's Hospital Medical School. Funded by St George's Hospital and UCL.
  • Dr Samia Elyoussfi (2021) Better health for people with rare endocrine disorders:  promoting patient engagement in regular screening. Funded by Barts Charity- Harries Brunel PI grant holder.

Current PhD students

1.         Bhupinder Sharma Imaging assessment of lymphoproliferative disorders; advancing global methodologies and tools. Kingston University

2.         Graham Boniface  Therapeutic Exercise Prescription in the Rheumatic Adult Jointed funded by University of Oxford and Brunel University London.

OTD Capstone site mentor for students from Creighton University, USA since Jan 2018 

MSc Occupational Therapy Dissertation (US term Thesis) Students supervised

Chana T (2016) Identifying USA occupational therapy Driving Rehabilitation Specialists (DRSs) judgement on policies when assessing fitness-to-drive decisions for older adults and people with disabilities.

Lim H H (2015). Predicting driving ability for drivers with medical condition using the ‘DriveSafe and DriveAware' in Singapore: A Pilot study.        

Wightman E (2014) Systematic Review: Interventions to Improve Driving Ability after Neurological Impairment.

Parker C (2012) The development of a web-based resource to centralise information and promote awareness and access to information about coloured lens glasses in England.

Perkins L (2012) The development of an on line resource to centralise information about the screening and provision of coloured lens glasses in England.

Fowler L (2012) The development of an on line resource to centralise information about the screening and provision of coloured lens glasses in England.

Wignall S (2012) The development of an on line resource to centralise information about the screening and provision of coloured lens glasses in England.

Elkin K (2011) The Psychosocial Effects of Internet Use of Older Adults: A Systematic Review.

Jamaludin A (2011) A systematic review of the effectiveness of weighting strategies for upper limb postural and intention tremor.

Lowry C (2011) A systematic review of occupational therapy interventions for osteoarthritis of the carpometacarpal joint of the thumb.

Smyth G (2008) Service User Experiences of Social Inclusion in Community Occupations.

Bird B (2007) Post-operative splinting for Dupuytren's contracture: a systematic review. Recipient of the Brunel Goldtel ‘Best Dissertation' Prize.

Macebo A (2007) HAQ-DAS-WIS Correlational Study.

Dorer G (2006) Community occupations of mental health service users: A quantitative study of engagement and social inclusion. Recipient of the Brunel Goldtel ‘Best Dissertation' Prize.

Glanfield S (2005) Negative symptoms of schizophrenia: An investigation into occupational therapists' awareness and use of evidence based interventions.

Burstein B (2005) Educators' perceptions of the usefulness of an Occupational Therapy training package for children with development co-ordination disorder.

Vaughan J (2004) Occupation in Assertive Outreach Team.

Research

My research interests are in judgement and decision-making, clinical reasoning, and the study of intuitive expert thinking. I have over 100 publications and have held grants from the ESRC, Wellcome Trust, NIHR,UKOTRF to study professional decision-making in various clinical domains. I have developed a range of on-line training resources to support the acquisition of professional decision-making skills in a number of fields, that have all been tested with RCTs and been shown to have a positive effect. These decision training resources are freely available at: https://fitnesstodrive.com http://www.elderfinancialabuse.co.uk/ https://referralprioritisation.com/ https://dietitianreferral.org/ https://colouredlensesandvisualstress.com/

Research Grants (last 10 years)

  • 2019-2024 Deputy Theme Lead - Capacity Building theme, NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) South London. Value of ARC Themes award at Kingston University £83,888.
  • 2018-2022 Joint Principal Investigator Wellcome Trust: Research on Research. Identifying outstanding research proposals: An examination of grant reviewers' judgement processes £175,000
  • 2016 – 2019 Co-investigator. Barts and The London Charity £75,000. Better health for people with rare endocrine disorders: promoting patient engagement in regular screening.
  • 2016 – 2019 Partner Investigator (WP2 lead) Marie Curie Programme Grant. Improving care, assessment, communication and training at the end-of-life (I-CAN-CARE), UCL. £1.5 million (grant number: MCCC-FPO-16U
  • 2017 – 2018 Co-Investigator CNWL NHS Trust/Brunel. Healthy Living Training - making every contact count. HEE NWL Strategic Investment Funding £93,500.
  • 2016 – 2017 Principal Investigator. HEE NWL £80,000. Initiatives to increase community practice placement capacity for occupational therapy and physiotherapy pre-registration students.
  • 2014 – 2016 Co-Investigator. Dawes Trust Charity £98,388. A study of the prevalence and nature of financial abuse of those lacking mental capacity.
  • 2015 – 2015 Co-Investigator AUS$25,000. Public Transport Victoria. Understanding mobility aid users access on public transport.
  • 2015 – 2015 Principal Investigator. £125,000. Motability 10th Anniversary Trust Fund. Scoping our future research priorities.
  • 2013 – 2015 Principal Investigator. Imperial College Healthcare Charity (£12,627) FEC £27,812). Prioritisation of referrals for dietetic acute adult services.
  • 2012 - 2015Principal Investigator. UK College of Occupational Therapists Research Foundation. £79,975 Development of a web-based decision aid to assist occupational therapists to make optimal fitness-to-drive decisions for disabled and older drivers.
  • 2012 – 2012 Co-investigator Joseph Rountree Foundation £28,000. "Risk, trust and relationships in an ageing society".
  • 2011 – 2012 Principal Investigator. ESRC follow on grant £92,743 (FEC £115,929). Developing decision training tools to enhance the ability of professionals to detect and prevent financial elder abuse.
  • 2009 - 2011Principal Investigator. Higher Education Academy: Subject centre for Health Sciences and Practice £5000. "Randomized controlled trial to test the effectiveness of a referral prioritization decision training tool for student occupational therapists".
  • 2008 - 2011Co-investigator. Cross council grant. New Dynamics of Ageing cross-council programme (2008-2011), "Detecting and preventing financial abuse of older adults: An examination of decision-making by managers and professionals in health, social care, banking." Grant ref RES-352-25-0026 £268,526.81 (FEC £325,878).

Research student supervision

Publications

Number of items: 84.

Article

Unsworth, Carolyn, Dickerson, Anne, Gélinas, Isabelle, Harries, Priscilla, Margot-Cattin, Isabel, Mazer, Barbara, Stapleton, Tadhg, Swanepoel, Lizette, Timmer, Amanda, Van Niekerk, Lana and Vrkljan, Brenda (2021) Linking people and activities through community mobility : an international comparison of the mobility patterns of older drivers and non-drivers. Ageing & Society, ISSN (print) 0144-686X (Epub Ahead of Print)

White, Nicola, Reid, Fiona, Vickerstaff, Victoria, Harries, Priscilla and Stone, Patrick (2020) Specialist palliative medicine physicians and nurses accuracy at predicting imminent death (within 72 hours) : a short report. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, 10(2), pp. 209-212. ISSN (print) 2045-435X

Harries, Priscilla, Barron, Duncan and Ballinger, Claire (2020) Developments in public involvement and co-production in research : embracing our values and those of our service users and carers. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 83(1), pp. 3-5. ISSN (print) 0308-0226

White, Nicola, Oostendorp, Linda JM, Tomlinson, Christopher, Yardley, Sarah, Ricciardi, Federico, Gokalp, Hulya, Minton, Ollie, Boland, Jason W, Clark, Ben, Harries, Priscilla and Stone, Patrick (2020) Online training improves medical students' ability to recognise when a person is dying : the ORaClES randomised controlled trial. Palliative Medicine, 34(1), pp. 134-144. ISSN (print) 0269-2163

White, Nicola, Reid, Fiona, Harries, Priscilla, Harris, Adam J. L., Minton, Ollie, McGowan, Catherine, Lodge, Philip, Tookman, Adrian and Stone, Patrick (2019) The (un)availability of prognostic information in the last days of life : a prospective observational study. BMJ Open, 9, e030736. ISSN (online) 2044-6055

White, Nicola, Reid, Fiona, Vickerstaff, Victoria, Harries, Priscilla, Tomlinson, Chris and Stone, Patrick (2019) Imminent death : clinician certainty and accuracy of prognostic predictions. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, ISSN (print) 2045-435X (Epub Ahead of Print)

Oostendorp, Linda, White, Nicola, Harries, Priscilla, Yardley, Sarah, Tomlinson, Christopher, Ricciardi, Federico, Gokalp, Hulya and Stone, Patrick (2019) Protocol for the ORaClES study : an online randomised controlled trial to improve clinical estimates of survival using a training resource for medical students. BMJ Open, 9(3), ISSN (online) 2044-6055

Unsworth, Carolyn A., Baker, Anne, Lannin, Natasha, Harries, Priscilla, Strahan, Janene and Browne, Matthew (2019) Predicting fitness-to-drive following stroke using the Occupational Therapy – Driver Off Road Assessment Battery. Disability and Rehabilitation, 41(15), pp. 1797-1802. ISSN (print) 0963-8288

White, Nicola, Harries, Priscilla, Harris, Adam JL, Vicerstaff, Victoria, Lodge, Philip, McGowan, Catherine, Minton, Ollie, Tomlinson, Christopher, Tookman, Adrian, Reid, Fiona and Stone, Patrick (2018) How do palliative care doctors recognise imminently dying patients? A judgement analysis. BMJ Open, 8(11), e024996. ISSN (online) 2044-6055

Harries, Priscilla, Gokalp, Hulya, Davies, Miranda, Tomlinson, Christopher and Hickson, Mary (2018) Enhanced referral prioritisation for acute adult dietetic services: A randomised control trial to test a web-based decision training tool. Clinical Nutrition, 37(5), pp. 1456-1461. ISSN (print) 0261-5614

Vaucher, Paul, Choi, Moon, Gelinas, Isabelle, Harries, Priscilla, Margot-Cattin, Isabel, Mazer, Barbara, Van Niekerk, Lana, Patomella, Ann-Helen, Stapleton, Tadhg, Swanepoel, Lizette, Unsworth, Carolyn and Vrkljan, Brenda (2018) Development of the International Expert Advisory Panel on Community Health and Transport (I-CHaT) to coordinate research on transport mobility. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 81(5), pp. 245-246. ISSN (print) 0308-0226

Harries, Priscilla, Unsworth, Carolyn, Gokalp, Hulya, Davies, Miranda, Tomlinson, Christopher and Harries, Luke (2018) A randomised controlled trial to test the effectiveness of decision training on assessors’ ability to determine optimal fitness-to-drive recommendations for older or disabled drivers. BMC Medical Education, 18(27), ISSN (online) 1472-6920

Dalley, Gillian, Gilhooly, Mary Lynn, Gilhooly, Kenneth, Levi, Michael and Harries, Priscilla (2017) Researching the financial abuse of individuals lacking mental capacity. The Journal of Adult Protection, 19(6), pp. 394-405. ISSN (print) 1466-8203

Unsworth, Carolyn A., Baker, Anne M., So, Man H., Harries, Priscilla and O’Neill, Desmond (2017) A systematic review of evidence for fitness-to-drive among people with the mental health conditions of schizophrenia, stress/anxiety disorder, depression, personality disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder. BMC Psychiatry, 17, p. 318. ISSN (online) 1471-244X

Hickson, M, Davies, M, Gokalp, H and Harries, P (2017) Using judgement analysis to identify dietitians' referral prioritisation for assessment in adult acute services. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 71(11), pp. 1291-1296. ISSN (print) 0954-3007

Dalley, Gillian, Gilhooly, Mary, Gilhooly, Kenneth, Levi, Michael and Harries, Priscilla (2017) Exploring financial abuse as a feature of family life : an analysis of Court of Protection cases. Elder Law Journal, 7(1), pp. 28-37. ISSN (print) 2044 9593

White, Nicola, Reid, Fiona, Harris, Adam, Harries, Priscilla and Stone, Patrick (2016) A systematic review of predictions of survival in palliative care: How accurate are clinicians and who are the experts? PLoS ONE, 11(8), e0161407. ISSN (online) 1932-6203

Harries, Priscilla, Gilhooly, Mary M., Gilhooly, Kenneth J. and Davies, Miranda S. (2016) Enhancing workforce capacity in the detection and prevention of elder financial abuse. Public Policy & Aging Report, 26(1), pp. 30-33. ISSN (print) 1055-3037

Gilhooly, Mary M., Dalley, Gillian, Gilhooly, Kenneth J., Sullivan, Mary P., Harries, Priscilla, Levi, Michael, Kinnear, Deborah C. and Davies, Miranda S. (2016) Financial elder abuse through the lens of the bystander intervention model. Public Policy & Aging Report, 26(1), pp. 5-11. ISSN (print) 1055-3037

Saha, Bijan Kumar, Harries, Priscilla and Gilhooly, Kenneth James (2016) Living with stroke in Bangladesh : factors influencing quality of life (QoL). World Federation of Occupational Therapists Bulletin, 72(2), pp. 117-125. ISSN (print) 1447-3828

Unsworth, Carolyn A and Harries, Priscilla A (2015) Special issue : Driving and community mobility (II) – interventions to enable driving. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 78(6), pp. 337-338. ISSN (print) 0308-0226

Harries, Priscilla A and Unsworth, Carolyn A (2015) Special issue : Driving and community mobility (I) – clinical assessment of fitness to drive. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 78(2), pp. 71-72. ISSN (print) 0308-0226

Unsworth, Carolyn, Harries, Priscilla and Davies, Miranda (2015) Using Social Judgment Theory method to examine how experienced occupational therapy driver assessors use information to make fitness-to-drive recommendations. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 78(2), pp. 109-120. ISSN (print) 0308-0226

Harries, Priscilla, Hall, Roger, Ray, Nicola and Stein, John (2015) Using coloured filters to reduce the symptoms of visual stress in children with reading delay. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 22(2), pp. 153-160. ISSN (print) 1103-8128

Blank, Alison Anne, Harries, Priscilla and Reynolds, Frances (2015) ‘Without occupation you don't exist’ : occupational engagement and mental illness. Journal of Occupational Science, 22(2), pp. 197-209. ISSN (print) 1442-7591

Harries, Priscilla, Yang, Huiqin, Davies, Miranda, Gilhooly, Mary, Gilhooly, Kenneth and Thompson, Carl (2014) Identifying and enhancing risk thresholds in the detection of elder financial abuse : a signal detection analysis of professionals' decision making. BMC Medical Education, 14(1044), ISSN (online) 1472-6920

Harries, Priscilla, Perkins, Lucy, Parker, Clare, Fowler, Lisa, Wignall, Sharon, Mangalpara, Esheeta and Harries, Luke (2014) Supporting children with visual stress: the development of a web resource for parents and professionals. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 77(12), pp. 626-633. ISSN (print) 0308-0226

Harries, Priscilla, Davies, Miranda, Gilhooly, Ken, Gilhooly, Mary and Tomlinson, Christopher (2014) Educating novice practitioners to detect elder financial abuse : a randomised controlled trial. BMC Medical Education, 14(21), ISSN (online) 1472-6920

Harries, Priscilla A., Davies, Miranda L., Gilhooly, Kenneth J., Gilhooly, Mary L.M. and Cairns, Deborah (2014) Detection and prevention of financial abuse against elders. Journal of Financial Crime, 21(1), pp. 84-99. ISSN (print) 1359-0790

Davies, Miranda L., Gilhooly, Mary L. M., Gilhooly, Kenneth J., Harries, Priscilla A. and Cairns, Deborah (2013) Factors influencing decision-making by social care and health sector professionals in cases of elder financial abuse. European Journal of Ageing, 10(4), pp. 313-323. ISSN (print) 1613-9372

Hall, Roger, Ray, Nicola, Harries, Priscilla and Stein, John (2013) A comparison of two-coloured filter systems for treating visual reading difficulties. Disability and Rehabilitation, 35(26), pp. 2221-2226. ISSN (print) 0963-8288

Harries, Priscilla A., Gutman, Sharon A. and Polatajko, Helene J. (2013) Reciprocal access agreements between BJOT, AJOT, and CJOT. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 80(2), pp. 68-69. ISSN (print) 0008-4174

Harries, Priscilla and Craik, Christine (2013) Onwards and upwards : publication directions of the British Journal of Occupational Therapy. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 76(1), p. 1. ISSN (print) 0308-0226

Harries, Priscilla A and Steeden, Beryl (2013) Fond farewells and warm welcomes : the editor, British Journal of Occupational Therapy. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 76(4), p. 161. ISSN (print) 0308-0226

Gilhooly, Mary L.M., Cairns, Deborah, Davies, Miranda, Harries, Priscilla, Gilhooly, Kenneth J. and Notley, Elizabeth (2013) Framing the detection of financial elder abuse as bystander intervention : decision cues, pathways to detection and barriers to action. The Journal of Adult Protection, 15(2), pp. 54-68. ISSN (print) 1466-8203

Harries, P. A., Gutman, S. A. and Polatajko, H. J. (2013) Reciprocal access agreements between BJOT, AJOT, and CJOT : new resources for occupational therapists around the world. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 67(2), pp. 138-139. ISSN (print) 0272-9490

Harries, Priscilla, Gutman, Sharon A and Polatajko, Helene J (2013) Reciprocal access agreements between BJOT, AJOT and CJOT : new resources for occupational therapists around the world. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 76(3), p. 117. ISSN (print) 0308-0226

Harries, Priscilla A and Unsworth, Carolyn A (2013) Clinical assessment of fitness-to-drive : positioning occupational therapy for workforce development. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 76(7), p. 299. ISSN (print) 0308-0226

Tempest, Stephanie, Harries, Priscilla, Kilbride, Cherry and De Souza, Lorraine (2013) Enhanced clarity and holism : the outcome of implementing the ICF with an acute stroke multidisciplinary team in England. Disability and Rehabilitation, 35(22), pp. 1921-1925. ISSN (print) 0963-8288

Blank, Alison, Harries, Priscilla and Reynolds, Frances (2013) The meaning and experience of work in the context of severe and enduring mental health problems : an interpretative phenomenological analysis. Work, 45(3), pp. 299-304. ISSN (print) 1051-9815

Newell, Susan E., Harries, Priscilla and Ayers, Susan (2012) Boredom proneness in a psychiatric inpatient population. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 58(5), pp. 488-495. ISSN (print) 0020-7640

Harries, Priscilla and Tomlinson, Christopher (2012) Teaching young dogs new tricks : improving occupational therapists' referral prioritization capacity with a web-based decision-training aid. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 19(6), pp. 542-546. ISSN (print) 1103-8128

Harries, Priscilla, Tomlinson, Christopher, Notley, Elizabeth, Davies, Miranda and Gilhooly, Kenneth (2012) Effectiveness of a decision-training aid on referral prioritization capacity. Medical Decision Making, 32(6), pp. 779-791. ISSN (print) 0272-989X

Tempest, Stephanie, Harries, Priscilla, Kilbride, Cherry and De Souza, Lorraine (2012) To adopt is to adapt : the process of implementing the ICF with an acute stroke multidisciplinary team in England. Disability and Rehabilitation, 34(20), pp. 1686-1694. ISSN (print) 0963-8288

Harries, Priscilla, Weale, Clare and Kilbride, Cherry (2012) Changes to the Blue Badge Scheme : equity for service users — employment opportunities for therapists. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 75(9), p. 395. ISSN (print) 0308-0226

Smyth, Genevieve, Harries, Priscilla and Dorer, Gemma (2011) Exploring mental health service users' experiences of social inclusion in their community occupations. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 74(7), pp. 323-331. ISSN (print) 0308-0226

Davies, Miranda, Sullivan, Mary Pat, Harries, Priscilla, Cairns, Deborah, Stanley, David, Gilhooly, Mary, Gilhooly, Kenneth, Notley, Elizabeth, Gilbert, Anthony, Penhale, Bridget and Hennessy, Catherine (2011) Factors used in the detection of elder financial abuse : a judgement and decision-making study of social workers and their managers. International Social Work, 54(3), pp. 404-420. ISSN (print) 0020-8728

Blank, Alison, Harries, Priscilla and Reynolds, Frances (2011) Mental health service users' perspectives of work : a review of the literature. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 74(4), pp. 191-199. ISSN (print) 0308-0226

Harries, Priscilla and Gilhooly, Kenneth (2011) Training novices to make expert, occupationally focused, community mental health referral decisions. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 74(2), pp. 58-65. ISSN (print) 0308-0226

Harries, Priscilla Ann and Gilhooly, Kenneth J. (2010) Occupational therapists’ self-insight into their referral prioritisation policies for clients with mental health needs. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 57(6), pp. 417-424. ISSN (print) 0045-0766

Dorer, Gemma, Harries, Priscilla and Marston, Louise (2009) Measuring social inclusion : a staff survey of mental health service users' participation in community occupations. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 72(12), pp. 520-530. ISSN (print) 0308-0226

Harries, Cilla (2009) Service-user story : recovering from anxiety. Mental Health Occupational Therapy, 14(1), pp. 14-16. ISSN (print) 1363-4682

Harries, P (2007) Progress report : use of the Web tool for training prioritisation skills for Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) referrals. Mental Health Occupational Therapy, 12(2), pp. 69-70. ISSN (print) 1363-4682

Harries, Priscilla and Gilhooly, Ken (2006) Identifying occupational therapists' referral priorities in community health. Occupational Therapy International, 10(2), pp. 150-164. ISSN (print) 0966-7903

Weiss, David J., Shanteau, James and Harries, Priscilla (2006) People who judge people. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 19(5), pp. 441-454. ISSN (print) 0894-3257

Harries, Priscilla (2006) The development of a web-based tool for training referral prioritization skills. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 13(6), p. 244. ISSN (print) 1741-1645

Harries, Priscilla A and Gilhooly, Ken (2003) Generic and specialist occupational therapy casework in community mental health teams. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 66(3), pp. 101-109. ISSN (print) 0308-0226

Harries, Priscilla A and Harries, Clare (2001) Studying clinical reasoning, part 2 : Applying social judgement theory. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 64(6), pp. 285-292. ISSN (print) 0308-0226

Harries, Priscilla A and Harries, Clare (2001) Studying clinical reasoning, part 1: Have we been taking the wrong ‘track’? British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 64(4), pp. 164-168. ISSN (print) 0308-0226

Harries, Priscilla (1998) Community Mental Health Teams : occupational therapists' changing role. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 61(5), pp. 219-220. ISSN (print) 0308-0226

Harries, Priscilla and Caan, A W (1994) What do psychiatric inpatients and ward staff think about occupational therapy? British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 57(6), pp. 219-223. ISSN (print) 0308-0226

Harries, Priscilla (1992) Facilitating change in anorexia nervosa : the role of occupational therapy. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 55(9), pp. 334-339. ISSN (print) 0308-0226

Book Section

Gilhooly, Mary, Kinnear, Deborah, Davies, Miranda, Gilhooly, Kenneth and Harries, Priscilla (2018) Financial elder abuse. In: Walker, Alan, (ed.) The new dynamics of ageing. Volume 2. Bristol, U.K. : Policy Press. pp. 51-70. (The New Dynamics of Ageing, (2)) ISBN 9781447314790

Harries, Priscilla and Duncan, Edward A.S. (2009) Judgement and decision-making skills for practice. In: Duncan, Edward A.S., (ed.) Skills for practice in occupational therapy. Edinburgh, U.K. : Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier. pp. 25-40. ISBN 9780080450421

Harries, Priscilla (2007) Knowing more than we can say. In: Creek, Jennifer and Lawson-Porter, Anne, (eds.) Contemporary issues in occupational therapy : reasoning and reflection. Chichester, U.K. : John Wiley. pp. 161-188. ISSN (print) 9780470065112

Harries, Priscilla (2005) Health promotion in eating disorders : the contribution of occupational therapists. In: Scriven, Angela, (ed.) Health promoting practice : the contribution of nurses and allied health professionals. Basingstoke, U.K. : Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 127-137. ISBN 9781403934116

Conference or Workshop Item

Vallee-Tourangeau, Gaelle [Presenter], Wheelock, Ana, Vandrevala, Tushna and Harries, Priscilla (2021) Applying social judgment theory to better understand what peer reviewers pay attention to when evaluating fellowship grant proposals. In: Centre for Decision Research (CDR) Seminar Series; 03 Mar 2021, Leeds, U.K. (Held online). (Unpublished)

Harries, Cilla, Unsworth, Carolyn, Vrkljan, Brenda and Dickerson, Anne (2020) International comparison of older drivers and non-drivers for activity access and quality of life. In: GSA 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting : “Turning 75 : Why Age Matters”; 04-07 Nov 2020, Philadelphia, U.S.A. (Held online).

Gilhooly, M.L., Dalley, G., Gilhooly, K.J., Harries, P., Sullivan, M. and Levi, M. (2016) Financial elder abuse : findings from a UK study of Court of Protection cases. In: 2016 GSA Annual Scientific Meeting : New Lens on Aging : Changing Attitudes, Expanding Possibilities; 16-20 Nov 2016, New Orleans, U.S.A.. (Unpublished)

Wightman, E and Harries, P (2015) Systematic review : interventions to improve driving ability after neurological impairment. In: College of Occupational Therapists 39th Annual Conference & Exhibition and Specialist Section – Work Annual Conference; 30 Jun - 02 Jul 2015, Brighton, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Harries, P, Hall, R and Stein, J (2014) Helping children to read : reducing the symptoms of visual stress using coloured lens spectacles. In: College of Occupational Therapists 38th Annual Conference and Exhibition; 03 - 05 Jun 2014, Brighton, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Harries, P, Davies, M, Gilhooly, M, Carins, D and Gilhooly, K (2013) Detection and prevention of elder financial abuse in health and social care. In: College of Occupational Therapists 37th Annual Conference and Exhibition; 18-20 Jun 2013, Glasgow, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Blank, A and Harries, P (2008) The journey into work : returning to work with a mental health problem. In: College of Occupational Therapists 32nd Annual Conference and Exhibition; 10-13 Jun 2008, Harrogate, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Monograph

Harries, Priscilla, Giacomin, Joseph, Nickpour, Farnaz, Young, Will, Unsworth, Carolyn and Boniface, Gail (2015) Scoping our future research priorities : full report. (Project Report) London, U.K. : Research Institute for Disabled Consumers. 123 p.

Dalley, Gillian, Gilhooly, Kenneth, Gilhooly, Mary, Barnett, Julie, Gobet, Fernand, Harries, Priscilla, Niblock, Sarah, Sullivan, Mary Pat and Victor, Christina (2012) Risk, trust and relationships in an ageing society. (Discussion Paper) York, U.K. : Joseph Rowntree Foundation. 65 p. ISBN 9781859359334

Davies, Miranda, Harries, Priscilla, Gilhooly, Kenneth and Gilhooly, Mary (2011) Decision making in relation to financial elder abuse : a review of the literature on decision making and judgment analysis. (Project Report) London, U.K. : Brunel Institute for Ageing Studies, Brunel University. 17 p. (NDA Programme : Detecting and Preventing Financial Abuse of Older Adults, no. 2) ISBN 9781902316895

Davies, Miranda, Gilhooly, Mary, Harries, Priscilla and Gilhooly, Kenneth (2011) Financial elder abuse : a review of the literature. (Project Report) London, U.K. : Brunel Institute for Ageing Studies, Brunel University. 23 p. (NDA Programme : Detecting and Preventing Financial Abuse of Older Adults, no. 1) ISBN 9781902316888

Davies, Miranda, Gilhooly, Mary, Harries, Priscilla and Gilhooly, Kenneth (2011) Phase II - methodologies used in a study modelling decision making by social care, health and banking professionals. (Project Report) London, U.K. : Brunel Institute for Ageing Studies, Brunel University. 25 p. (NDA Programme : Detecting and Preventing Financial Abuse of Older Adults, no. 5) ISBN 9781902316925

Davies, Miranda, Gilhooly, Kenneth, Harries, Priscilla and Gilhooly, Mary (2011) Phase II results : modelling financial elder abuse cue usage by banking professionals : results from a study on decision making. (Project Report) London, U.K. : Brunel Institute for Ageing Studies, Brunel University. 24 p. (NDA Programme : Detecting and Preventing Financial Abuse of Older Adults, no. 7) ISBN 9781902316949

Davies, Miranda, Harries, Priscilla, Gilhooly, Kenneth and Gilhooly, Mary (2011) Phase II results : modelling financial elder abuse cue usage by social care and health professionals : findings from a study of decision making in detecting financial abuse. (Project Report) London, U.K. : Brunel Institute for Ageing Studies, Brunel University. 25 p. (NDA Programme : Detecting and Preventing Financial Abuse of Older Adults, no. 6) ISBN 9781902316932

Database or Web Resource

Hickson, Mary and Harries, Priscilla (2016) Dietitian referral prioritisation : clinical decision training for dietitians. Website.

Harries, Priscilla and Unsworth, Carolyn (2015) Fitness-To-Drive : assisting clinical decision making for occupational therapists. Website.

Harries, Priscilla, Wignall, Sharon, Parker, Clare, Perkins, Lucy, Fowler, Lisa and Mangalpara, Esheeta (2012) Coloured lenses and visual stress : A resource to centralise information about the screening, assessment and provision of coloured lens glasses in England. Website.

Harries, Priscilla, Gilhooly, Mary, Gilhooly, Ken and Davies, Miranda (2012) Elder financial abuse : research and training. Website.

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Business, knowledge transfer and international

  • I  led on the internationalisation of the clinical programs at Brunel where I was previously Head of Clinical Sciences; identifying 5 key markets and implementing an international scholarship program. Together with Dr Anne McIntyre, we secured the first ACOTE Masters in Occupational Therapy international accreditation outside the USA. I successfully moved a number of programmes to 30% international students over a three year period.

Professional practice, knowledge exchange and impact

Mentorship for ICA NIHR CDR Fellows (1-2 hours a month) - The NIHR has an ICA Mentorship scheme available to Clinical Academics undertaking their Doctoral Fellowships. I was nominated by my professional body and was successfully appointed to the NIHR Academy; I have been a committed and active mentor since the inception of the Scheme. I regularly participate in the mentor and mentees training events and have mentored two ICA CDR Fellows (max allowed) every year since the inception of the Scheme. These very talented mentees have included a range of health professionals including Physiotherapists, Dieticians, Nurses etc.

NIHR ICA Clinical Academic Doctoral Fellowships Panel (1 week a year) – In November 2020 I was appointed a Deputy Chair of the NIHR ICA CDRF Panel. I have been a panel member for the last three years. I provide advice to those applying on an ad hoc basis, and give a week a year to the reviewing tasks and panel interviews.

Fellow of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists.

NIHR HTA Prioritisation Committee C member.

HEE/NIHR appointed Mentor for the Integrated Clinical Academic Program for Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals http://www.healthresearchmentor.org.uk/website/54-2/

Invited member of the expert review interview panel for the NIHR/HEE ICA Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship Scheme

Member of the UK Council of Deans for Health, Expert Research Advisory Group

Member of the Council of Allied Health Professions Research Professoriate

Former Chair of the Editorial Board for the British Journal of Occupational Therapy (2012-2013).

Former Member of the Editorial Board of the British Journal of Occupational Therapy (2010-2012).

Former Member of the ESRC Peer Review College (2012-2014).

Member of the Editorial Board of the Hong Kong Journal of Occupational Therapy (2018-2020).

Former Member of the College of Occupational Therapists-Specialist Section: Mental Health (Member of Editorial Board for national peer-reviewed journal publication 2006-2010 and voted Acting Chair of Editorial Board for 2010-11).

Former Expert Consultant to Department of Transport -The Blue Badge Scheme Local Authority Guidance (England), 2011.

Leadership and management

Associate Dean Research, Business and Innovation, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Kingston and St George's, University of London.

Chair of the Faculty Research and Business Innovation Committee

Associate Dean International - Education Development, St George's, University of London.

RISE Research Leadership Academy (Kingston and St George's Joint Faculty)

I co-designed (with ECRs) and led the Faculty RISE Research Leadership Academy. This was very received. The Academy, RISE 2020, incorporated lectures on research leadership journeys; expert-led discussions on topics such as strategy, impact, collaboration, policy development and mentorship as well as more practical sessions on costing grants and project management. As part of this I offered individual mentorship - undertaking this with 15 members of the course. The Academy will run next in 2022.

Former Elected Vice-Chair and Council Member, Director and Trustee, Royal College of Occupational Therapists, UK (33,000 COT members) ending term of office June 2019

Former Elected Chair, R&D Board, Royal College of Occupational Therapists, UK 

Former Chair of the Editorial Board for the British Journal of Occupational Therapy (2012-2013).

When Head of Clinical Sciences at Brunel University, I had responsibility for the line management of a wide range of disciplines. These included Occupational Therapy, Specialist Community Public Health Nursing, Physiotherapy, Physician Associate, Social Work, Public Health, Health Promotion and Health Economics. As the Head, I was responsible for the support and development of 80 academic staff and 1000 students. While Head, all the Brunel University London NHS commissioned programmes became green rated on the NHS QCPM RAG ratings. In 2018, I was awarded the Vice Chancellor's University Prize for outstanding academic leadership

2014-2018: Chair of the Brunel University Student Misconduct committee; Chair of the Brunel Clinical Sciences Promotions Panel, Probationary Review Panel, Academic Committee and Management Board

2015-2018      Professor of Occupational Therapy and Head of Clinical Sciences, Brunel University London. 

2013-2015     Reader and Head of Clinical Sciences, Brunel University London – Managed 80 Faculty across 7 disciplines/1000 students, plus budget and overall evaluation of teaching and research performance of programs and Faculty.

2013-2014     Occupational Therapy Division Director – Managed 26 and 350 OT students, plus budget and overall evaluation of teaching and research performance of programs and Faculty.

2012-2013     Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, Divisional Research Lead and UoAs REF Impact Champion, School of Health Science and Social Care.

2009-2013     Senior Lecturer, Divisional Research Lead and MSc Program Director (Occupational Therapy) including budget management, managing design and evaluation, School of Health Science and Social Care.

2003-2009      Lecturer in Occupational Therapy and MSc Program Director (Occupational Therapy) including budget management, managing design and evaluation, School of Health Science and Social Care, Brunel University London (discretionary award for outstanding work in teaching and research in 2004)

1995-2003      Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, Health Sciences, School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Brunel University London. 

1993  1994  Sabbatical in Autumn term: Volunteer Lecturer and clinician in Occupational Therapy, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, South India.

1987-1995    Occupational Therapist, Bethlem & Maudsley Hospitals in the clinical fields of neurology, neurosurgery, adolescent psychiatry, eating disorders, older adults, psychosis, community mental health and post partum psychiatry.

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