Staff profile

Ann Underhill

Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy

Ann talking to potential applicants at an open day


Occupational Therapy


College of Health, Psychology and Social Care


School of Allied Health and Social Care


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus



My clinical background is in acute physical health and I worked within a large general hospital. My clinical caseload was mainly in elective orthopaedics and I had a leadership role within the musculoskeletal therapy team.

Teaching responsibilities

I teach on both the Pre-Registration MSc Occupational Therapy and BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy programmes as well as the Post-Registration MSc Advanced Occupational Therapy and MSc Hand Therapy programmes.

Membership of professional bodies


Recent conferences

Recent publications

Cole T, Underhill A and Kennedy S (2016). Adherence behavior in an acute pediatric hand trauma population: A pilot study of parental report of adherence levels and influencing Factors. Journal of Hand Therapy, 29(3), 299-306