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Department of Occupational Therapy
School of Health Professions
University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-1142

O: SHP/SON 3.702
P: 409-772-3060
F: 409-747-1615


Division Faculty

Dr. Patricia Fingerhut

Patricia Fingerhut, OTR, PhD
Robert K. Bing Distinguished Professor
Associate Professor & Chair

E: pefinger@utmb.edu

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Dr. Diane Collins

Diane Collins, OTR, PhD
Assistant Professor

E: dicollin@utmb.edu

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April Cowan

April Cowan, OTR, OTD, CHT
Associate Professor of Instruction
Program Director, Doctorate in OT

E: accowan@utmb.edu

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Dr. Joanne Flanagan

Joanne Flanagan, OTR, ScD
Assistant Professor

E: joflanag@utmb.edu

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Dr. Claudia Hilton

Claudia Hilton, OTR, PhD, MBA, FAOTA
Associate Professor

E: clhilton@utmb.edu

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Dr. Ickpyo Hong

Ickpyo Hong, OTR, PhD
Assistant Professor

E: ichong@utmb.edu

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Dr. Kshitija Kulkarni

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

E: kakulkar@utmb.edu

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Chih-Ying Li

Chih-Ying (Cynthia) Li, OTR, PhD
Assistant Professor

E: chili@utmb.edu

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Dr. Kenneth Ottenbacher

Kenneth Ottenbacher, OTR, PhD, FAOTA
Russell Shearn Moody Distinguished Chair in Neurological Rehabilitation
Professor

E: kottenba@utmb.edu

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Loree Pryor

Loree Pryor, OTR, MS
Assistant Professor of Instruction
Fieldwork Coordinator

E: lepryor@utmb.edu

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Karen Ratcliff

Karen Ratcliff, OTR, MOT
Assistant Professor of Instruction

E: karatcli@utmb.edu

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Dr. Timothy Reistetter

Timothy Reistetter, OTR, PhD, FAOTA
Grace Bucksch Gnitzinger Distinguished Professorship in Aging
Associate Professor

E: tareiste@utmb.edu

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Division Staff

Debbie Cooper

Deborah Cooper
Senior Secretary

E: debcoope@utmb.edu

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Sharon McEachern

Sharon McEachern
Program Coordinator

E: smceache@utmb.edu

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Emeritus Faculty

Donald Davidson, OTR, MA
Associate Professor Emeritus

Suzanne Peloquin, OTR, PhD, FAOTA
Professor Emeritus
E: speloqui@utmb.edu

Gretchen Stone OTR, PhD, FAOTA
Associate Professor Emeritus
E: grstone@utmb.edu

C. Elizabeth Tipple, OTR, BS
Assistant Professor Emeritus