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Barbara A. Wilson
OBE , Ph.D, D.Sc., CPsychol, FBPsS, , FmedSC, AcSS

The Oliver Zangwill Centre, Ely, Cambridgeshire, United KingdomBarbara Wilson is a clinical neuropsychologist who has worked in brain injury rehabilitation for over 35 years. She has won many awards for her work including an OBE for services to rehabilitation in 1998 and two lifetime achievement awards, one from the British Psychological Society and one from the International Neuropsychological Society.  In September 2011 she received the Ramon Y Cahal award from the International Neuropsychiatric Association. In November 2014 she received the Distinguis​hed Lifetime Contributi​on to Neuropsych​ology Award from the National Academy of Neuropsychology, and in December 2014 she received the M.B.Shapiro award from the Division of Clinical Psychology (British Psychological Society), a late career award for clinical psychologists who have achieved eminence in the profession and have had significant impact on the knowledge/practice of British clinicalShe has published 20 books (with another in press), over 270 journal articles and chapters and 8 neuropsychological tests. She is editor of the journal “Neuropsychological Rehabilitation” which she founded in 1991 and in 1996 she founded the Oliver Zangwill Centre for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. A rehabilitation centre in Quito, Ecuador is named after her. She is currently president of the Encephalitis Society and on the management committee of The World Federation of Neuro Rehabilitation. The Division of Neuropsychology has named a prize after her, the Barbara A Wilson prize for distinguished contributions to neuropsychology. She is a Fellow of The British Psychological Society, The Academy of Medical Sciences and The Academy of Social Sciences. She is honorary professor at the University of Hong Kong, the University of Sydney and the University of East Anglia.

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