Author, Occupational Therapist, and Social Scientist, Leeds Beckett University
Dr. Blaine Robin was born in Paddington, Westminster in the 1960s as one of two children to Dominican parentage. His parents would be now regarded as part of the Windrush Generation (denoting migrant arrivals from the former slave colonies of the Caribbean) although their ship was called the Askania – which docked in Southampton in 1957 (father) and 1959 (mother). In 1991 he trained as an Occupational Therapist at the London School of Occupational Therapy, West London Institute of Higher Education (now Brunel University). Research and teaching expertise: Social determinants of health and illness; Under or mis representation of people of Caribbean ethnicity in Occupational Therapy research.