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Jim Foster, OTD, MS, OTR/L, CBIS

Assistant Professor, Master of Occupational Therapy Program



717-796-1800, ext. 4024

Interest and areas of expertise

Adult Rehabilitation, Traumatic Brain Injury, Administration, Sleep, Virtual Rehabilitation


BBA in Management and Marketing, Temple University.
MS in Occupational Therapy, Temple University
OTD, University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
Certified Brain Injury Specialist

Classes I teach

Theoretical Perspectives in OT
Therapeutic Techniques
Common Conditions in OT Practice
Adaptations & Assistive Technology


Jim has served in clinical, administrative, and academic roles throughout his career as an OT. He has worked in the acute hospital, acute rehab, sub-acute rehab, and post-acute TBI rehab settings. Jim has served as the Program Director of an Occupational Therapy Assistant program and has published textbook chapters on amputee rehab and progressive neurologic disorders. He has presented in conferences at the state, regional, national, and international levels on such topics as burn orthotics, sleep, amputee rehab, TBI, and virtual rehab. Jim resides in Chester County Pennsylvania with his family and still works clinically within the acute hospital setting.