Professor John Olver AM

Professor John Olver AM

Bid wins:
7th World Congress for NeuroRehabilitation
16-19 May 2012

About:
John Olver AM is a Consultant Physician in Rehabilitation Medicine, is Professor in Rehabilitation Medicine in the Department of Medicine at Monash University. He is Medical Director of Rehabilitation at Epworth Healthcare, Melbourne, Australia, where he is also Coordinator of the Epworth Rehabilitation Acquired Brain Injury Programme. He is Director of the Epworth Monash Rehabilitation Medicine Research Unit, the medical research arm of Epworth HealthCare Rehabilitation. He is Clinical Director of the Australasian Rehabilitation Outcomes Centre (AROC). In 2014, he was a Recipient of a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM) “for significant service to medicine, particularly the treatment and rehabilitation of acquired brain injuries” and awarded the Centenary of Federation Medal for services to Road Safety in 2002. 
Professor Olver's main research interests and a focus of publications concerns the outcomes following traumatic brain injury, management of spasticity and innovations in stroke rehabilitation. He has co-authored over 80 papers and 5 book chapters and is currently supervising 7 PhD students.