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Dr. Shirley O'Brien Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA

Dr. Shirley O'Brien
  • Professor


Contact Information

  • Department: Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
  • Office: Dizney 237
  • Email:
  • Phone: (859)-622-6329


  • PhD Educational Policy Studies & Evaluation, University of Kentucky
  • MS in Occupational Therapy, Rush University
  • BS in Occupational Therapy, Temple University

Shirley Peganoff O'Brien is a seasoned faculty member at EKU.  Her work experience has primarily been in the area of pediatrics, school-based practice, advocacy for children and families and the biological foundations of occupation. She has presented and published in these areas. Shirley has continuous service in the American Occupational Therapy Association,  state associations and other professional groups.


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