Ricky Joseph, Ph.D., OTR
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 holds two consecutive diplomas from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and is an inductee in the U.S. Army Medical Department Order of Military Merit. He completed a 27 year US Army career as a military officer and clinician attaining the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. 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, and promoting student learning through innovative teaching strategies. Dr. Joseph was awarded the Texas Occupational Therapy Association‘s Academic Faculty of the Year Award for 2015, the 2017 School of Health Professions Spectrum Award for exceptional contributions in teaching, research ,and service, and the Presidential Award for sustained excellence in teaching in 2019. He received a UT Health San Antonio Presidential Appointment as the Institution‘s Representative for Interprofessional Education on the UT System IPE Consortium and served as a member of the UT Health San Antonio QEP advisory committee for the 2018 SACSCOC Reaffirmation.
- 2005 - PhD - Education - Capella University
- 1993 - Residency - Military Leadership (Graduated top 10%) - U.S. Army Command & General Staff College
- 1979 - MA - Human Resource Management - Pepperdine University
- 1976 - BS - Occupational Therapy - LSU Health Science Center New Orleans
- 9/2019 - Associate Professor - University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, Occupational Therapy, San Antonio
06/2013-Present Curriculum Committee
06/2013-Present Student Affairs Committee
06/2016-Present Student Progression Committee
09/2020-08-2022 AHP Promotion and Tenure Committee
09/2015-08/2021 Scholarships and Stipends Committee
09/2017-08/2021 Interprofessional Education and Practice Committee
09/2018-08/2021 Interprofessional Education Committee
09/2014-08/2021 Faculty Senate, Senator for School of Health Professions: Chair of Faculty Status & Welfare Committee
09/2018-08/2021 Student Health and Wellness Committee
09/2014-08/2021 Infection Policy and Education Committee
08/2018 Term: 01/2019– 06/2022 Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) Roster of Accreditation Evaluators (RAE)
05/2016-11/2018 Professional Advisory Council Member, Office of Minority Health Resource, US Department of Health and Human Services
11/2014-11/2020 Chair, Alamos South District of Texas Occupational Therapy Association
11/2014-11-2020 Executive Board of Texas Occupational Therapy Association
11/2019-11-2022 Texas Occupational Therapy Foundation Board Member
- Institutional and Faculty Vitality Impact on Research Productivity of Occupational and Physical Therapy Faculty
- Development and Evolution of a Model Interprofessional Education Program in Parkinson’s disease: A Ten-year Experience
- . Interprofessional Education Increases Knowledge, Promotes Team Building, and Changes Practice in the Care of Parkins
Barnes KJ, Clegg, AD; Joseph, R; Allegretti, AL. Video Cases to Confirm and Expand Student Learning After Didactic Teaching of Interprofessional Practice; 2017 Jan. (Journal of Allied Health; vol. 45, no. 4). Joseph R. & Waller JL. Institutional and Faculty Vitality Impact on Research Productivity of Occupational and Physical Therapy Faculty Washington, D.C: Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions; 2016 Jan. (Journal of Allied Health; vol. Winte, no. 2016).
Elaine V. Cohen, Ruth Hagestuen, Gladys Gonzalez-Ramos, Hillel W. Cohen, Celia Bassich, Elaine Book, Kathy P. Bradley, Julie H. Carter, Mariann Di Minno, Joan Gardner, Monique Giroux, Manny J. Gonzalez, Sandra Holten, Ricky Joseph, Denise D. Kornegay, Patricia A. Simpson, Concetta M. Tomaino, Richard P. Vandendolder, Maria Walde-Douglas, Rosemary Wichmann, John C. Morgan. Interprofessional education increases knowledge, promotes team building, and changes practice in the care of Parkinson`s disease Parkinsonism & Related Disorders Volume 22, p1-114 2016 Jan;22:21-27.
Ruth A. Hagestuen RN MA; Elaine V. Cohen Ph.D. (Visiting Scholar); Gladys Gonzalez-Ramos PhD (posthumous); Celia Bassich PhD, CCC-SLP; Denise Beran CAPM; Elaine Book MSW, RSW; Kathy P. Bradley EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA; Janice L. Briggs BS, MHA; Julie H. Carter RN, MN, ANP; Hillel W. Cohen DrPH, MPH; Mariann Di Minno RN, MA, CNS; Joan Gardner RN, BSN; Monique Giroux MD; Sandra Holten MT-BC, NMT Fellow; Susan Imke RN, MS; Ricky Joseph PhD, OTR/L; Denise D. Kornegay MSW; John C. Morgan MD, PhD; Patricia A. Simpson RN, MHSM, BSN, CLNC; Concetta M. Tomaino DA, LCAT, MT-BC; Richard P. VandenDolder BA, OTR/L; Maria Walde-Douglas PT; and Rosemary Wichmann PT. Development and Evolution of a Model Interprofessional Education Program in Parkinson?s disease: A Ten-year Experience. Health Health and Interprofessional Practice 2018 Oct;3(3). Ricky Joseph, PhD, OTR
Jennifer Waller, PhD. Institutional and Faculty Vitality Impact on Research Productivity of Occupational and Physical Therapy Faculty 2nd Publication Journal of Education and Human Development 2334-2978 (Electronic Version) 2018 Mar;7(1):1-6.