Dr. Fergal O’Hagan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Trent University. Prior to his academic career, O’Hagan worked held progressive positions in occupational rehabilitation practice and has developed, implemented, managed and evaluated occupational rehabilitation programs for workers with a range of disabling conditions. His research examines occupational rehabilitation and return to work issues using a biopsychosocial framework. O’Hagan’s research includes work with chronic pain, heart disease and mental health populations. O’Hagan has looked at factors enabling and impeding safe and sustainable return to work through the experiences of workers as well as stakeholders involved in occupational rehabilitation process. Current projects include a four-year SSHRC-funded project focused on improving communication and collaboration among stakeholders during return to work. He teaches courses in behaviour modification, program development, statistics and sport psychology.