Mrs Ricky Pomroy

Mrs Ricky Pomroy

Associate Lecturer Occupational Therapy

University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health

Career Summary


Ricky Pomroy is an Associate Lecturer in Occupational Therapy at the University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health, based in Port Macquarie. This position enables her to work collaboratively with undergraduate allied health students, local clinical educators and therapists to enhance the clinical placement experience of Occupational Therapy students in a regional setting. Ricky has previously worked in New South Wales, Victoria and Canada as well as in both public and private health care settings. The majority of her career has been working in the area of adult rehabilitation and aged care. She completed her Masters of Public Health in 2012, and is interested in population health, clinical education and workforce drivers and retention.


  • Master of Public Health, University of Newcastle
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, La Trobe University


  • Occupational Therapy adult
  • Rehabilitation
  • Rural health
  • Student supervision


  • English (Mother)

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
119999 Medical and Health Sciences not elsewhere classified 100

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Associate Lecturer Occupational Therapy University of Newcastle
University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health

Professional appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
30/3/2008 - 15/4/2009 Occupational Therapist- Traumatic Brain Injury Epworth Healthcare
26/4/2009 -  Occupational Therapist- Acute & Community Mid North Coast Local Health District


For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

Conference (2 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2019 Pomroy R, Wolfgang R, 'The Rail Assessment Station: An interactive approach for occupational therapy students to develop clinical reasoning skills for grab rail assessment.', Sydney, NSW (2019)
DOI 10.1111/1440-1630.12586
Co-authors Rebecca Wolfgang
2017 Pomroy RJ, Howell R, Wakely K, Wolfgang R, 'Practice education split placement models: Equipping Occupational Therapy students with the necessary skills for a changing work environment', Sydney (2017)
Co-authors Katrina Wakely, Rebecca Wolfgang

Mrs Ricky Pomroy


Associate Lecturer Occupational Therapy
University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health
Faculty of Health and Medicine

Contact Details

Phone (02) 4055 3444