Occupational Therapy

Faculty & Staff

Patricia Fingerhut

Patricia E. Fingerhut, PhD, OTR
Robert K. Bing Distinguished Professor
Associate Professor and Chair

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Contact Information

301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1142

P: 409-772-3061
F: 409-747-1615
E: pefinger@utmb.edu

Teaching Areas of Interest

Pediatrics, neurology, and global health

Research Interests

Family-centered practice, instrument development, pediatrics


Patricia Fingerhut, PhD, OTR is the Robert K. Bing Distinguished Professor Associate Professor and Chair in the Department of Occupational Therapy at the UTMB School of Health Professions. She earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Alberta. She received her Doctor of Philosophy in Occupational Therapy from Texas Woman's University.

Dr. Fingerhut is a member of the following organizations; UTMB Academy of Master Teacher, Alpha Eta Honor Society, Texas Occupational Therapy Association, America Occupational Therapy Association, and Phi Theta Epsilon Honor Society, NU chapter.

Previous to her work at UTMB, her practice and research were primarily in pediatrics both in the US and Canada. In 2005, she developed the Life Participation for Parents (LPP) to evaluate and measure outcomes in family-centered practice.

Download: Life Participation for Parents (pdf)

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