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Lori Andersen, Ed.D., OTR/L, FAOTA

Lori AndersenAssociate Professor - Occupational Therapy & Community Health
Phone: (239) 590-7508
Office: Marieb Hall 417

Dr. Andersen received her Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from the Medical College of Virginia and her Doctorate in Education from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale.  She has more than 15 years of experience working with adult clients in home health, rehabilitation hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and acute care, serving in both staff and supervisory positions.

Dr. Andersen’s academic experience includes teaching occupational therapy at Nova Southeastern University, Florida International University, Brenau University, and Barry University.  Her research interests include use of technology in education and practice, animal assisted therapy, and accessibility issues.

A long time Florida residents, Dr. Andersen recently returned to Florida after a 5 year stay in northeast Georgia.  She is once again enjoying the Florida sunshine!

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