Lisa J. Schubert, OTD, MA, OTR/L
Doctor of Occupational Therapy, Boston University, 2012
Masters in Occupational Therapy, New York University, 1985
Bachelors in Exceptional Children’s Education, Buffalo State College, 1980
Dr. Lisa Schubert is Associate Professor at Brenau University – School of Occupational Therapy in both the Gainesville and Norcross, Ga. Campuses. Her service to the occupational therapy profession spans a variety of pediatric practice settings in New York, Pennsylvania, Georgia, and Tennessee. Her professional career began in special education where she served as a lead teacher in a hospital-based program for children with multiple disabilities. She has specific expertise in pediatric feeding disorders, neonatal intensive care and early intervention practice. Currently, Lisa serves as a therapy consultant to the Siskin Center for Developmental Pediatrics in Chattanooga, Tn., where she has developed a feeding intervention practice. Her additional areas of interest include the promotion of health literacy and communication in the occupational therapy profession. In 2012, she produced an American Occupational Therapy Association Living Life to Its Fullest podcast on the topic of Integrating Health Literacy into Occupational Therapy Practice.
While a New Yorker at heart, Lisa now calls Chattanooga, Tennessee her home. She is proud to embrace academia with her three college-aged children and husband. She is especially passionate about the virtues of online education opportunities available in OT education. Her occupational balance comes in the form of hiking, quilting, and travel.