Ira Jeglinsky (PhD, PT)

Principal lecturer, Arcada University of Applied Sciences, Helsinki, Finland

Ira Jeglinsky (PhD, PT) is a principal lecturer at Arcada University of Applied Sciences, where she is involved in two master programmes in the area of health and welfare. Her field of research is children with neurodevelopmental disorder. The research focuses on child- and family-centered service, functioning and interprofessional work within the rehabilitation field. She is interested in how everyday functioning and participation of children with disabilities can be improved in collaborative networks.

She has been involved in several domestic and international projects and research programs, both as a principal investigator and researcher. Currently Jeglinsky is involved in a national health technology project as well as in two Nordic and one international research program. In addition, she is a member of several steering groups and is an often-invited educator, facilitator or speaker.