Fulton, Margaret Barr (1900–1989)

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Fulton, Margaret Barr (1900–1989)

English-Scottish occupational therapist. Born Feb 14, 1900, in Manchester, England; died 1989.

Trained at Philadelphia School of Occupational Therapy in PA; was employed at Aberdeen Royal Asylum (1925–63), the 1st occupational instructor in the United Kingdom; served as chair of Scottish Association of Occupational Therapists (SAOT, 1946–49); helped to establish and was elected president of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT, 1952); received Order of the British Empire. The Fulton Clinic and Memorial Garden (on site of Royal Cornhill Hospital, formerly the Royal Aberdeen Mental Hospital/Aberdeen Royal Asylum) was opened by H.R.H. Princess Anne (May 12, 1995).