Kathleen T. Foley, Ph.D., OTR/L
Department of Occupational Therapy
University of Alabama at Birmingham
1530 3rd AVE S
Birmingham, AL 35294-1212
E-mail: Kathleen T. Foley
Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education, Indiana University, 2007. Master of Science in Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University, 2002, Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy, Quinnipiac University, 1988.
Foley joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor in July 2006. Her teaching responsibilities in the program include History and Theory of Occupation, Barriers to Occupational Performance, Adult and Older Adult Occupations, and Special Topics.
A native of Massachusetts, Foley has worked in staff and leadership positions in the rehabilitation arena with extensive experience in adult brain injury. She has held adjunct and part-time faculty positions in both Massachusetts and Indiana. She has presented at the state and national level on a variety of topics. Her research interests include the older adult, neurorehabilitation, and professional education. Foley authored the introduction to the Self-Paced Clinical Course on Neurorehabilitation in Dementia
She is active in professional organizations at the state levels, most recently as the membership chair of the Alabama OT Association and past president of the Indiana OT Association. In addition, she was an item writer for the national occupational therapy certification examination.