UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Joseph, Ricky

School of Health Professions
Occupational Therapy

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, Evidence-Based Practice Capstone, and Professional Issues.
Dr. Joseph was recognizes for two consecutive years by Who`s Who among American Teachers - 2003-2005 and was awarded the Texas Occupational Therapy Association`s Academic Faculty of the Year Award for 2015. He received a UTHSCSA Presidential Appointment as the Institution`s Representative for Interprofessional Education for the University of Texas System and has advised and worked with the QEP to advance Interprofessional Education as an educational outcome measure.

6/2013 - Present Assistant Professor University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, Occupational Therapy, San Antonio, TX