Staff profile

Julie Bernstein

Senior Lecturer


Occupational Therapy


College of Health and Social Care


School of Allied Health and Social Care


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus



I am a senior lecturer on the Occupational Therapy programmes at the University of Derby, within the College of Health and Social Care and the School of Allied Health and Social Care.

Teaching responsibilities

I am Placements Lead for Occupational Therapy and also teach on various modules across the BSc, MSc pre-registration, and MSc Advanced Practitioner Occupational Therapy courses.

Professional interests

I am interested in practice placements and also in most aspects of Occupational Therapy practice in mental health settings.

Research interests

I am helping the Cochrane EMBASE project by identifying reports of randomised controlled trials from EMBASE for publication in the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL).

Membership of professional bodies


Undergraduate Qualifications

Postgraduate Qualifications

I am currently studying on the Doctor of Health and Social Care Practice programme.

Experience in industry

My past experience is in the NHS working as an Occupational Therapist in the areas of older adult mental health, adult learning disabilities, substance misuse and adult mental health.

Additional interests and activities

I have been an Oxfam festivals steward supervisor since 2002.