Contributors

Lesley Khan-Farooqi

Lesley Khan-Farooqi

Lesley Khan-Farooqi, OTD, OTR/L, CHT, CLT-UE is full-time faculty member at a Masters of Occupational Therapy program in Austin, Tx. She has clinical practice experience in areas of pediatrics, neuro, and outpatient hand therapy working with both adults and children. She is a certified hand therapist and a certified upper extremity lymphedema therapist. She is a high honors graduate from Washington University in St. Louis, Occupational Therapy Program in 2010. Dr. Khan-Farooqi is passionate about the occupational therapy profession and facilitating student success on the occupational therapy boards and beyond!

Brooke Cutler

Brooke Cutler
Brooke Cutler, MOT, OTR/L is an Occupational Therapist at Mentis Neuro Health providing rehabilitation services to individuals with traumatic brain injuries. She completed her undergraduate degree at The University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelors of Science in Human Development. She then went on to pursue a Master of Occupational Therapy degree. At her occupational therapy graduation, she was awarded the first  "Outstanding Student Award" for her academic and clinical performance.  Brooke is dedicated to helping others increase their quality of life and finding creative ways to facilitate their independence.

Allison Caton

Allison Caton
Allison Caton, OTR/L, CHT practices as a certified hand therapist in Asheville, North Carolina with Carolina Hand & Sports Medicine as well as Southeastern Physical Therapy. She is adjunct faculty for the Occupational Therapy Assistant program at South College Asheville where she has taught custom orthosis fabrication and physical dysfunction theory.  She received her Master’s of Occupational Therapy from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2010.

Kathleen B. Rybczynski

Kathleen B. Rybczynski
Kathleen B. Rybczynski, MSOTR/L is an occupational therapist working in outpatient neuro and skilled nursing clinical settings. She is an adjunct faculty member for the Saint Louis University OT program. She is also a consultant for a startup company that is conducting a clinical trial using brain-computer interface technology for stroke recovery. Kathleen graduated with honors from Washington University in St Louis Occupational Therapy Program in 2009. During her studies, she received the "Excellence in Student Research" award and later had her research published in American Journal of Occupational Therapy.