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Welcome to Dr. Sajay Arthanat's webpage

I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy in the College of Health and Human Services at the University of New Hampshire

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. Rehabilitation Science, University at Buffalo, Feb 2007
  • Advanced Certificate in Assistive Technology, University at Buffalo, June 2004
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, Santosh College of Occupational Therapy-Dr. M.G.R University, India, November, 1997

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE

  • Occupational Therapist Registered (OTR®). National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Certification# 213751
  • Assistive Technology Practitioner (ATP). Certified by Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA)
  • Licensed Occupational Therapist (#2045)- New Hampshire Office of Licensed Allied Health Professionals

RESEARCH AREA & INTEREST

My research is focused on the implementation of assistive and mainstream technology to improve participation of individuals with disabilities and the elderly.  The broader goals of my research are to:

  • Examine and optimize the interaction of people with disabilities and technology from a human factors perspective
  • Develop best practices and guidelines to integrate technology for people with disabilities and older adults for participation in education, employment, and community living
  • Develop methods and tools to measure the clinical, functional and psychosocial outcomes and benefits of technology use by people with disabilities
  • Help integrate service delivery models and research evidence to optimize the quality of assistive technology service provision

Specific research projects are outlined in my Research Page

Contact Information:

Sajay Arthanat. Ph.D., OTR/L., ATP

Hewitt Hall, 327

College of Health & Human Services

University of New Hampshire

Ph: (603)-862-1625