Occupational Therapy

Faculty & Staff

Karen Ratcliff

Karen Ratcliff, PhD, OTR
Associate Professor

Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1142

P: 409-747-1629
F: 409-747-1615
E: karatcli@utmb.edu

Teaching Areas of Interest

Pediatrics, Learning and Cognition, Education Theory in Academic and Clinical Practice

Research Interests

Participation patterns of children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder, executive function, and cognitive rehabilitation for breast cancer survivors


Karen Ratcliff, PhD, OTR is an Associate Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy in the School of Health Professions at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Texas Woman's University, a Master of Science degree from the University of Central Arkansas and a Doctorate of Philosophy from Grand Canyon University.

Dr. Ratcliff has clinical experience in pediatrics. She has presented at regional and national conferences on her research in cognitive rehabilitation for breast cancer survivors, education, academic fieldwork, and autism and participation in recreation and leisure activities.

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