Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy and Neurology
Washington University School of Medicine
St Louis, Missouri
Kerri Morgan, PhD, OTR/L ATP. Dr. Morgan received a Masters of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Washington University and a PhD in Movement Science from Washington University. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. She is currently an Assistant Professor for the Program in Occupational Therapy and Neurology at Washington University School of Medicine. She is actively involved in conducting research and mentoring health professional students. The focus of her clinical and research career has been to generate empirical knowledge helpful for guiding rehabilitation to improve the participation of people with lower limb mobility impairments once they have been discharged from rehabilitation and are living in the community. Her work has ranged from community-based studies to basic mechanistic studies focused on preventing secondary conditions and improving overall health. In addition, she is deeply involved in the community working with disability organizations to promote health and wellness for people with disabilities. Dr. Morgan is also an avid wheelchair athlete. She has won 4 Paralympic medals and 10 World Championship medals in Paralympic track in distances ranging from 100m to 800m.