Janet M. Powell, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA

Janet M. Powell, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA

Janet M. Powell is an occupational therapist and associate professor emeritus with the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. She is the former Head of the Division of Occupational Therapy.

Teaching Interests

Dr. Powell teaches Foundations of Occupational Therapy, Physical Disabilities Theory and Practice, Geriatrics Theory and Practice, the MOT Project Seminar, and coordinates and instructs in the Occupational Therapy Practice Skills course.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Powell's clinical interests include the treatment of individuals following stroke and traumatic brain injury; assessment and interventions for visual and motor impairments following acquired brain injury; and the use of the Neuro-developmental (NDT) treatment approach.

Research Interests

Dr. Powell's research interests include visual and motor impairments following brain injury; functional outcomes of rehabilitation for brain injury; and individual recovery from brain injury.




Occupational Therapy, Rehabilitation Medicine

Selected Publications