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Michelle Fair

Assistant Professor

Level 4, Bond Institute of Health and Sport, 2 Promethean Way, Robina QLD 4226

Professional biography

Michelle has over 25 years’ experience as an occupational therapist, working in both Australia and the United States of America. She has spent much of this time working with the adult population across hospital settings, community and in the workplace. Currently, Michelle is in private practice, using her diverse background to holistically assess, recommend, and implement appropriate solutions for employers, injured workers, and people with a disability. Michelle is engaged part time at Bond University, and has been a member of faculty since 2016. She finds the balance between practising as an OT and being an educator is beneficial for students and her own professional development. Michelle has also spent many years in leadership and executive management roles, adding to her depth of experience across health related sectors.

Teaching awards

  • 2018 Certificate of Excellence (eTeval Award) – Occupational Therapy Roles & Responsibilities
  • 2018 Certificate of Excellence (eTeval Award) - Enabling Environments : A Systems Approach
  • 2018 Certificate of Excellence (eTeval Award) - Occupational Therapy: Work
  • 2019 Certificate of Excellence (eTeval Award) - Enabling Environments: A Systems Approach
  • 2019 Certificate of Excellence (eTeval Award) – Occupational Therapy Roles and Responsibilities
  • 2019 Certificate of Excellence – Commendation for Early Career Teaching Excellence for 2018

Professional admissions

  • Registered Occupational Therapist (AHPRA)
  • Member of OT Australia
  • Full member of HFESA


  • Masters of Business Administration (major in WHS) USQ
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy UQ
  • Graduate Certificate Health Systems Bond University Qld
  • Graduate Certificate in Human Factors and Safety Management Systems University of South Australia
  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment First Choice Training
  • Certificate IV WHS TAFE QLD