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JoAnne Wright, Ph.D., OTR/L, CLVT

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Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 585-7788 Life Skills Clinic
540 Arapeen Drive , Suite 200
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Specialties

Bio

JoAnne Wright, PhD, OTR/L, CLVT's has been an occupational therapist for over 25 years and now combines advanced knowlege related to functional restoration in clients with low vision. She is one of the lead therapists at the Life Skills Clinic, the faculty practice for the Division of Occupational Therapy. primary clinical work is currently with clients who have low vision that impacts their daily functional ability. She is involved in research with soldiers who have participation difficulties related to impact of the visual system from blast injuries.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Occupational Therapy - Adjunct Professor
Gerontology Interdisciplinary Program - Adjunct Professor
Nursing - Adjunct Professor
Physical Therapy - Clinical Professor
Therapy Services - Midlevel
Academic Divisions Occupational Therapy UH
Board Certification National Board for Certification in Occp Therapy

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Low Vision
  • Aging and Health Promotion
  • Aging in Place

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Occupational Therapy - Adjunct Professor
Gerontology Interdisciplinary Program - Adjunct Professor
Nursing - Adjunct Professor
Physical Therapy - Clinical Professor
Therapy Services - Midlevel
Academic Divisions Occupational Therapy UH
Board Certification National Board for Certification in Occp Therapy

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 585-6837 Life Skills Clinic
540 Arapeen Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
(801) 585-7788 Health Profession Education Building
Occupational Therapy
520 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Academic Bio

JoAnne Wright, PhD, OTR/L, CLVT was the founding chair of the Division of Occupational Therapy in the College of Health. Dr Wright currently is involved in building the Life Skills Faculty Practice for the Division as well as conducting research in the area of low vision. Dr Wright is also the Director of the post-professional Clinical Doctorate Program (OTD) in the Division. Dr Wright is a full professor (clinical) who has devoted her time and talents to helping create successful outcomes in many arenas in the University since 1997.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Certification University of Alabama-Birmingham
Low Vision
Certificate
Doctoral Training University of Southern California
Occupational Therapy
Ph.D.
Certification University of Southern California
Gerontology
Certification
Graduate Training Tufts University
Occupational Therapy
M.A.
Undergraduate University of Utah
Health Education
B.S.

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