301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1142
Teaching Areas of Interest
Pediatrics, Learning and Cognition, Education Theory in Academic and Clinical Practice
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 Assistant Professor of Instruction 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.