Veronica T. Rowe, PhD, OTR/L
Georgia State University
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Dr. Veronica Rowe is an assistant professor at Georgia State University. She obtained a master’s degree in occupational therapy from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri in 1996 and a PhD in occupational therapy from Texas Woman’s University (TWU) in 2016. In her 23 years of experience as an occupational therapist, she has worked in various areas of adult and geriatric care including acute care, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, long term care, burns, hands, and psychiatric care, all areas with an emphasis in neurological disorders. She also has a master’s degree in research from St. Louis University, which has assisted her in many research endeavors. Prior to her work in academia, she spent her career in St. Louis, Missouri at St. Anthony’s Medical Center; Baltimore, Maryland at Johns Hopkins Bayview; and in Atlanta, Georgia at Emory University. She served as a project coordinator for numerous research studies at Emory University involving rehabilitation therapies for the neurologically compromised upper extremity, including constraint induced movement therapy, mental imagery, and use of robotic devices. She has collaborated on several research studies involving task specific training and neurorehabilitation assessment measures with the University of Southern California. Currently she is working on an national multi-site clinical trial as the instructor of outcome measures overseeing the standardization and reliability of raters administering the Fugl-Meyer Assessment, the Wolf Motor Function Test, and the Stroke Impact Scale. She is the author of numerous peer-reviewed articles, and has presented nationally, internationally, and virtually for a wide variety of audiences. She is also a Certified Brain Injury Specialist Trainer and currently teaches courses in occupational therapy.