Lisa J. Schubert, OTD, MA, OTR/L

Lisa Schubert Portrait

Post-professional doctorate (OTD) in occupational therapy, Boston University, 2012

M.A in Occupational Therapy, New York University, 1985

B.S Exceptional Children’s Education/ Elementary Education, SUNY College at Buffalo, 1980


Dr. Lisa Schubert joined the Brenau University School of Occupational Therapy as an associate professor in August, 2012. Her previous academic position includes the University of Tennessee Health Science Center where she used distance education technology to teach occupational therapy students on both Memphis and Chattanooga campuses. Lisa embraces distance learning and enjoys teaching the Norcross hybrid day and evening/ weekend occupational therapy students. Her clinical occupational therapy profession spans three decades and a variety of practice settings for infants and children. Her professional career began as a special educator where she served as a lead teacher in a hospital-based program for children with multiple disabilities. She has specialized practice skills in the areas of eating, feeding and swallowing disorders in children, neonatal intensive care and early intervention practice. Currently, Lisa serves as an Occupational therapy consultant to the Siskin Center for Developmental Pediatrics in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where she has developed a feeding intervention clinical practice. 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 health literacy topic. Currently, Lisa Schubert serves as the representative from the state of Tennessee on the AOTA Representative Assembly.

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