Joan Rogers PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA



    Department Chair
    Associate Dean of Graduate Studies

    Office Location

    5017 Forbes Tower

    Office phone


Academic Appointment

  • Professor, Department Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy
  • Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Professor (Secondary Appointment), School of Nursing
  • Graduate Faculty, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences


  • PhD, Educational Psychology (Life-Span Human Development), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,IL,1975
  • MA, Occupational Therapy, University of Southern California, 1968
  • BS, Biology, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY, 1966

Research Interests

  • Functional assessment
  • Relationship between pathology, impairment, and disability (activity limitations and participation restrictions)in adults and older adults
  • Enabling dementia care

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