SAAPRM President, Australia
Professor John Olver
Professor John Olver is a Consultant Physician in Rehabilitation Medicine and Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine in the Department of Medicine at Monash University. He is the Medical Director of Rehabilitation at Epworth Healthcare, Melbourne, Australia. Professor Olver is the Director of Rehabilitation, Mental Health and Chronic Pain Clinical Institute at Epworth HealthCare and holds the Victor Smorgon Chair of Rehabilitation Medicine, Epworth HealthCare and Monash University. He is also the Director of the Epworth Monash Rehabilitation Medicine Unit and he is on the editorial boards of one national and two international medical journals. Professor Olver's main research interests are traumatic brain injury and stroke rehabilitation.
Professor Olver is the Past President of the Asia Oceania Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Past President of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, Past Regional Vice President of the World Federation for NeuroRehabilitation and past member of the Presidents Cabinet of the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine.