Staff profile

Dr Lisa Ledger

Head of Occupational Therapy, Discipline Lead Occupational Therapy, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Hand Therapy


Occupational Therapy


College of Health, Psychology and Social Care


School of Allied Health and Social Care


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus



I am Head of Occupational Therapy at the University of Derby.

Teaching responsibilities

I am a Guest Lecturer on a variety of teaching programmes, primarily around wheelchairs, seating and pressure ulcer prevention.

Professional interests

  • Specialist seating
  • Posture management
  • Wheelchairs and tissue viability
  • Models of integration
  • Pressure ulcer prevention

Research interests

Membership of professional bodies


Recent conferences

Experience in industry

Involvement in a variety of collaborative projects, particularly around equipment provision and community.

Additional interests and activities

I enjoy running and swimming

Recent publications

PMG Journal

OT News

Two hands holding , one elderly

To mark World Occupational Therapy Day 2017, Lisa Ledger at the University of Derby, discusses why the profession is so important across the globe.