Dr Joanna Fadyl

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Senior Lecturer, School of Clinical Sciences & Deputy Director, Centre for Person Centred Research

Phone: 09 921 9999 ext 7675

Email: jfadyl@aut.ac.nz

Physical Address:
Room AB105, AUT North Shore Campus, 90 Akoranga Drive, Northcote 0627, Auckland, New Zealand

Postal Address:

School of Clinical Sciences
Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences
AUT University, Private Bag 92006, Auckland 1142, New Zealand


MHSc (Hons)

Teaching Areas:

Vocational rehabilitation, case management, social and political context of disability, post-structural research

Research Areas:

Vocational rehabilitation, experiences of adaptation and recovery, social and political context of disability


Fadyl, J. K., Channon, A., Theadom, A., & McPherson, K. M. (2017). Optimising Qualitative Longitudinal Analysis: Insights from a Study of Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery and Adaptation. Nursing Inquiry, 24(2). doi:10.1111/nin.12170

McPherson, K., Fadyl, J., Theadom, A.,, Channon, A., Starkey, N., Levack, W. M. M., Kayes, N., Wilkinson-Meyers, L. (2017). Living life after traumatic brain injury: Phase 1 of a longitudinal qualitative study  Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation (in press)

Fadyl, J. K., & Payne, D. (2015). Socially constructed ‘value’ and vocational experiences following neurological injury. Disability and Rehabilitation, doi:10.3109/09638288.2015.1116620

Fadyl, J. K., McPherson, K., & Nicholls, D. A. (2015). Re/creating entrepreneurs of the self:  Discourses of worker/employee ‘value’ and current vocational rehabilitation practices. Sociology of Health and Illness, 37(4), 506-521. doi:10.1111/1467-9566.12212

Nicholls, D. A., Gibson, B. E., & Fadyl, J. K. (2015). Rethinking movement: Postmodern reflections on a dominant rehabilitation discourse. In K. McPherson, B. E. Gibson, & A. LaPlege (Eds.), Rethinking rehabilitation: Theory and practice. London, UK: CRC Press/Taylor & Francis.

Levack, W., Boland, P., Taylor, W., Siegert, R., Kayes, N., Fadyl, J., . . . McPherson, K. (2014). Establishing a person-centred framework of self-identity after traumatic brain injury: A grounded theory study to inform measure development. British Medical Journal Open, 4. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004630

Fadyl, J. K., McPherson, K. M., Schluter, P. J., & Turner-Stokes, L. (2014). Development of a new tool to evaluate work support needs and guide vocational rehabilitation: The Work-ability Support Scale (WSS). Disability and Rehabilitation. doi:10.3109/09638288.2014.914586 

Theadom, A., Fadyl, J., Hollands, T., Foster, A., & McPherson, K. M. (2014). Exploring participant experiences of research after traumatic brain injury. Brain Injury, 28(7), 995-1002. doi:10.3109/02699052.2014.888767

Turner-Stokes, L., Fadyl, J., Rose, H., Williams, H., Schluter, P., & McPherson, K. (2013). The Work-ability Support Scale: Evaluation of scoring accuracy and rater reliability. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. doi:10.1007/s10926-013-9486-1

Fadyl, J., & Nicholls, D. A. (2013). Foucault, the subject, and the research interview: A critique of methods. Nursing Inquiry, 20(1), 23-29.

Fadyl, JK., Nicholls, D. A., & McPherson, KM. (2013). Interrogating discourse: The application of Foucault’s methodological discussion to specific inquiry. Health: an interdisciplinary journal for the social study of health, illness and medicine, 17(5), 491-507. doi:10.1177/1363459312464073

Denny, S. E., & Fadyl, J. K. (2012). Envisaging Vocational Rehabilitation (No. Of Pieces: 2) [Booklet and video]. Germany: Westfälischer Kunstverein. Retrieved from http://natlib.govt.nz/records/30557316?search%5Bpath%5D=items&search%5Btext%5D=envisaging+vocational+rehabilitation

Fadyl, J. K., McPherson, K. M., Schluter, P. J., & Turner-Stokes, L. (2010). Erratum: Factors contributing to work-ability for injured workers: Literature review and comparison with available measures (Disability and Rehabilitation 32:14 (1173-1183)). Disability and Rehabilitation, 32(19), 1619.

Fadyl, J. K., & McPherson, K. M. (2009). Understanding decisions about work after spinal cord injury. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 20(1), 69-80. Retrieved from http://www.springerlink.com.ezproxy.aut.ac.nz/content/c13x23531n5486n1/fulltext.pdf

Fadyl, J., & McPherson, K. (2009). Approaches to vocational rehabilitation after traumatic brain injury: A review of the evidence. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 24(3), 195-212.

Levack, W. M. M., Kayes, N. M., & Fadyl, J. K. (2010). Experience of recovery and outcome following traumatic brain injury: a metasynthesis of qualitative research. Disability and Rehabilitation, 32(12), 986-999.

Fadyl, J. K., McPherson, K. M., Schluter, P. J., & Turner Stokes, L. (2010). Factors contributing to work-ability for injured workers: Literature review and comparison with available measures. Disability & Rehabilitation, 32(14), 1173-1183. Retrieved from http://informahealthcare.com.ezproxy.aut.ac.nz/doi/full/10.3109/09638281003653302

Fadyl, J. K., McPherson, K. M., & Kayes, N. M. (2011). Perspectives on quality of care for people who experience disability. BMJ Quality & Safety, 20(1), 87-95. Retrieved from http://qualitysafety.bmj.com.ezproxy.aut.ac.nz/content/20/1/87.full.pdf

Fadyl, J. K., & McPherson, K. M. (2008). Return to work after injury: A review of evidence regarding expectations and injury perceptions, and their influence on outcome. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 18(4), 362-374. Retrieved from http://www.springerlink.com.ezproxy.aut.ac.nz/content/p0n8338306117056/fulltext.pdf