Professor and Medical Director of Rehabilitation
Monash University and Epworth HealthCare
John Olver, AM, MB, BS, M.D. (Melb), FAFRM (RACP),
Consultant Physician in Rehabilitation Medicine, is Professor in Rehabilitation Medicine in the Department of Medicine at Monash University. He is Medical Director of Rehabilitation at Epworth Healthcare, Melbourne, Australia. In 2009, he was appointed to the Victor Smorgon Chair of Rehabilitation Medicine, Epworth HealthCare and Monash University. He has been Clinical Director of the Australasian Rehabilitation Outcomes Centre (AROC) for the past six years.
Professor Olver is a past-President of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (AFRM) and of the Asia-Oceanian Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (AOSPRM). He served as treasurer of the President’s Cabinet of the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ISPRM) for six years. Professor Olver was Convenor of the 2012 Melbourne WFNR Conference Committee. In 2014, he was a Recipient of a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM) “for significant service to medicine, particularly the treatment and rehabilitation of acquired brain injuries” and awarded the Centenary of Federation Medal for services to Road Safety in 2002.
Professor Olver's main research interests and a focus of publications includes: traumatic brain injury, concussion, spasticity management and stroke rehabilitation. He has co-authored over 95 papers and 5 book chapters. He is co-supervising five PhD projects within EMReM.
Monday, September 27, 2021
4:30 PM – 4:47 PM ET