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Claudia Hilton

Claudia Hilton, OTR, PhD, MBA, FAOTA

Associate Professor

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301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1142

P: 409-772-3079
F: 409-747-1615

Teaching Areas of Interest

Research, pediatrics, context and environment, leadership, process and foundations, applied reasoning

Research Interests

Sensory, motor, social skills and participation in individuals with autism spectrum disorders, interventions that increase participation in life activities for individuals with autism spectrum disorders


Claudia Hilton, PhD, OTR, MBA, FAOTA, has published widely in peer-reviewed journals and presented in regional, national, and international conferences on her research examining individuals with autism spectrum disorders, specifically contributors to participation: sensory, motor, executive function, social skills, endophenotypes, and intervention.

Grants & Funding

  • C. Hilton (PI) 10/17 - 10/18
  • Grantor: Texas Society of Allied Health Professions
  • Study: Effect of Sustained Exercise on Physiological and Behavioral Factors among Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Notable Publications