UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Joseph, Ricky

School of Health Professions
Occupational Therapy
210-567-8881
josephr@uthscsa.edu

Dr. Ricky Joseph graduated from Louisiana State University with a BS in Occupational Therapy, Pepperdine University with an MA in Human Resources Management, and Capella University with a PhD in Education with a specialization in Higher Education Administration. He has clinical experience as an occupational therapist in mental health, orthopedic rehabilitation, neuro-rehabilitation, ergonomics, and pediatrics. Scholarly interests include mental health, curriculum design and implementation, ergonomic assessment and research, designing clinical environment for outcomes and research, and promoting student learning through innovative teaching strategies. He teaches Human Occupation across the Life Span, Research I: Assessment and Statistics, Psychosocial Components of Occupational Therapy, Environmental Technologies I, Community Project, and Professional Issues.
Dr. Joseph was recognizes for two consecutive years by Whos Who among American Teachers - 2003-2005. He brings a wealth of experience and innovation to the OT Department Faculty.