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Faculty and Staff

The Department of Occupational Therapy Education is interested and committed to helping every student become the professional they aspire to be!

With diverse clinical, teaching, service, and research experience, KU faculty are in strong position to advise, teach, and mentor across all of the department's academic programs.

Department Faculty

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Dory Sabata, OTD, OTR/L, SCEM, FAOTA
Interim Department Chair
Doctoral Capstone Coordinator
Clinical Associate Professor

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Joan Augustyn, OTD, OTR/L
Clinical Assistant Professor

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Wendy Hildenbrand, Ph.D., MPH, OTR/L, FAOTA
Program Director
Clinical Assistant Professor

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Lisa Mische Lawson, Ph.D., CTRS
Interim Program Director
Associate Professor

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Jane Hughes, OTD, OTR/L
Program Director
Clinical Assistant Professor

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Rebecca Nicholson, OTD, OTR/L
Interim Academic Fieldwork Coordinator
Program Director
Clinical Assistant Professor

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Jeff Radel, Ph.D.
Director for Faculty and Student Development
Associate Professor

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Kelli Reiling Ott, OTD, OTR/L
Academic Program Developer
Clinical Assistant Professor

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Frances Yang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor


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Jaime Skultety, MPA
Experiential Learning & Administrative Coordinator

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Bobbi Stidham, M.A.
Administrative Program Manager

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Jennifer Tanquary, M.A.
Administrative Officer

Last modified: Aug 15, 2019
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Mailing Address:
KU Dept. of Occupational Therapy Education
Mail Stop 2003
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160

The KU Department of Occupational Therapy Education main office is located in Robinson Hall, room 3033, on the University of Kansas Medical Center campus in Kansas City, Kansas. Please contact the department to schedule a campus visit.

Current KU undergraduate students: for advising on the KU Lawrence campus, please contact Robin Merritt in the KU Undergraduate Advising Center.