Mary Khetani was named to the American Occupational Therapy Association’s 2023 Roster of Fellows
Thursday, April 6, 2023
OT professor Mary Khetani was named to the American Occupational Therapy Association’s 2023 Roster of Fellows, an award that honors occupational therapists who have achieved a long history of contributions to the profession, the association and consumers of OT services.
A pediatric occupational therapist and rehabilitation scientist, Khetani is director of the Children’s Participation in Environment Research Laboratory. CPERL uses technology to build tools that help improve young children’s participation in activities at home, school and in community life.
She is a scientist with CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research in Ontario, Canada, a hub for interdisciplinary research and knowledge translation in childhood disability worldwide.
Other honors she’s received include the UIC Honors College Capstone Adviser of the Year Award, the AHS Researcher of the Year Award and the Motivator Award from the Chicago chapter of the Association for Women in Science.
Khetani explains her research, and the life experiences that influenced her career, in this video.