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Dr. Kshitija Kulkarni

Kshitija A. Kulkarni, PhD, MPH, MSOT, OTR

Assistant Professor

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301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1142

P: 409-747-1630
F: 409-747-1615

Teaching Areas of Interest

Geriatric Rehabilitation, Fall Prevention Among Older Adults in the Community Research, and Aging in Place

Research Interests

Rehabilitation Outcomes Research and Community-Based Health Education/Health Promotion Research


Dr. Kshitija Kulkarni, PhD, MPH, MSOT, OTR, is a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy. She has seven (7) years of clinical experience and five (5) years of research experience. Dr. Kulkarni received her PhD and MPH from the University of Texas Medical Branch. She also has a Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from SUNY Buffalo and a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from India.