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AOTF Scientific Advisory Council
AOTF convened its Scientific Advisory Council (formally the AOTF Research Commission) in 2012. In 2015, the AOTF Scientific Advisory Council became a standing committee of the AOTF Board of Trustees. The Scientific Advisory Council advises the AOTF Board and the CEO on priorities and programs for advancing the science of occupational therapy that supports people’s full participation in meaningful life activities.
Chair
Wendy Coster, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Wendy Coster, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts

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Council Members
Scott Campbell, PhD

Scott Campbell, PhD

Staff
CEO, American Occupational Therapy Foundation

Kristie Patten Koenig, PhD, OT/L, FAOTA

Kristie Patten Koenig, PhD, OT/L, FAOTA

New York University
New York City, New York

Mary Lawlor, ScD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Mary Lawlor, ScD, OTR/L, FAOTA

University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California
Ex-officio, Chair, American Occupational Therapy Foundation

Mary Jane Mulcahey, PhD, OTR/L

Mary Jane Mulcahey, PhD, OTR/L

Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Joan C. Rogers, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Joan C. Rogers, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Elizabeth Skidmore, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Elizabeth Skidmore, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Timothy Wolf, OTD, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Timothy Wolf, OTD, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

University of Missouri
Columbia, Missouri

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In addition, the AOTA Academic and Scientific Affairs Officer (Dr. Neil Harvison) and the editor of OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health (Dr. Sherrilene Classen) are invited to participate in all meetings that address research priorities and joint initiatives for advancing the science of occupational therapy.