Women in Stroke – Marion Walker


Marion Walker is Emeritus Professor of Stroke Rehabilitation at the University of Nottingham, England. She is an occupational therapist by professional background and has played a leading role in developing a research culture within her own profession.

Marion has a strong research portfolio covering a wide area of local, national and international research projects. She is passionate about supporting the next generation of stroke rehabilitation researchers and a strong advocate of patient partnership. She is also executive coach with a specific interest in coaching women to achieve their career ambitions.

She is an Emeritus NIHR Senior Investigator and was awarded an MBE in the Queens New Year Honours list 2012 for her service to stroke rehabilitation and stroke survivors.