Pooja Jethani, OTD, LOTR, Clinical Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy at LSU Health Shreveport, was selected as the recipient of the 2021 Integrative Rehabilitation Research Mentoring & Career Development Fellowship from the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine. This fellowship honors talented early career clinical investigators from underrepresented and diverse backgrounds.
Dr. Jethani earned her Post-Professional Doctorate in Occupational Therapy degree at Washington University in St. Louis, her master's and bachelor's degree in occupational therapy at Seth G.S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital, Mumbai, India. She specializes in neurological rehabilitation.
Her research interests include cognition and neuroscience in occupational therapy. She teaches Occupational Therapy in Neurological Conditions at LSU Health Shreveport.