Pamela Gallagher is a holder of the BA Mod (psychology), DipStat, Ph.D., PGCE, GDipE, and Reg. Psychol. Ps.S.I. He is a Senior Lecturer in psychology at Dublin City University, Ireland, and a Director of the Dublin Psychoprosthetics Group, a unique multidisciplinary group of international researchers and clinicians interested in applying many and varied aspects of psychology to living with limb loss, rehabilitation, and prosthetic use. Dr. Gallagher was awarded her Ph.D. degree from Trinity College, University of Dublin, for a thesis entitled “Psychosocial adjustment to lower limb amputation.” She is a Registered Member of the Psychological Society of Ireland. Her research areas include psychosocial adjustment to illness and disability, psychosocial oncology, enabling technology, its integration into the self and its impact on body image and rehabilitation, and correlates of levels of ability and functioning, participation in society. Gallagher has published extensively in each of these areas.
Biography Updated on 4 September 2011