Team

The GW OT Team aspires to create a welcoming and brave environment for everyone to flourish and grow.

The staff are experienced administrators creating a responsive environment to meet the needs of students, faculty, and community members.

The faculty are experienced clinicians, educators, researchers, and administrators bringing diverse perspectives to the academic community. To learn more about the faculty member, click their name to be directed to the School of Medicine and Health Sciences Faculty Directory. 

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Lisa Bagby

Assistant Professor
Academic Fieldwork Coordinator

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Kiara Caldwell

Admissions and Enrollment Management Officer 
kcaldwell@gwu.edu
202 994 2144

Alison Cogan

Alison Cogan

Adjunct Assistant Professor

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Leslie Davidson

Chair, Department of Clinical Research and Leadership
Associate Professor

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Sarah Doerrer

Assistant Professor

Jeremy Furniss

Jeremy Furniss

Adjunct Assistant Professor

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​​Tippi Geron

Assistant Professor

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Madelyn Higareda

Academic Department Administrator
mhigareda@gwu.edu
202 994 1668

Roger Ideishi

Roger Ideishi

Professor
Program Director, Occupational Therapy

trudy mallinson

Trudy Mallinson

Associate Dean for Health Sciences Research
Associate Professor

Joyce Maring

Joyce Maring

Chair, Department of Health, Human Function, and Rehabilitation Sciences
Professor

Heather Richards

Heather Richards

Clinical Education Specialist
hrich@gwu.edu
202 994 6341

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Josh Walberg

Program Manager
jwalberg@gwu.edu
202 994 1026