The Ohio State University
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Division of Occupational Therapy
443 Atwell Hall
453 West Tenth Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43210
Visit the website of Dr. Page's Research Lab - the B.R.A.I.N. Laboratory - here.
Post Doctoral Fellowship: The Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation
Education and Selected Academic Honors:
- The University of Tennessee (Ph.D.) (Outstanding Graduate Student);
- The University of Findlay (M.O.T.) (Outstanding Occupational Therapy Student in the State of Ohio);
- Ball State University (M.S.) (Outstanding Graduate Student);
- The College of Wooster (B.A.) (Top Ten - Outstanding Senior Male)
Research and Clinical Interests:
Dr. Page develops and tests therapies to increase function and independence after stroke and other neurologic diseases. He also applies various neuroimaging and molecular techniques to understand how, why, and in whom these approaches are most effective. He has held uninterrupted extramural funding to support this work for over a decade, and has produced many "firsts" in neurorehabilitation, developing and showing efficacy of mental practice, portable robotics, modified constraint-induced therapy, functional electrical stimulation, and several other innovative strategies in stroke. He has published over 100 peer reviewed publications, has delivered over 200 lectures nationally and internationally, and has served as guest issue editor for 14 special issues of journals since 2001, including The Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, The American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. He has also organized and chaired 8 regional, national, and international neurorehabilitation conferences, including co-chairing the 2003 and 2004 international, joint meetings of the American Society of Neurorehabilitation/the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine as well as serving on the Board of Directors for these organizations. Dr. Page is Associate Editor of The American Journal of Occupational Therapy and is on the Editorial Board of The Occupational Therapy Journal of Research.He is also a fellow of both the American Heart Association and The American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine; the only OT to hold both of these distinctions.Additionally, in 2013 Page was inducted as a member into the American Occupational Therapy Foundation's prestigious Academy of Research.
Dr. Page has also provided > 200 "lunch and learns" and inservices to community therapists, and volunteers for local and national organizations (e.g., National Stroke Association; American Stroke Association) and regularly presents CEU seminars to clinicians across the country, and webinars on a monthly basis. He has mentored over 50 medical, engineering, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy students, with most of these resulting in at least a peer-reviewed publication and/or presentation.
Dr. Page feels it is important for those in academic positions to continue to also be active clinicians; therefore, he also treats older adults and individuals with neurologic diagnoses locally.
Selected Awards and Honors:
2014 - Fellow, The American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
2013 - Elected to American Occupational Therapy Foundation Academy of Research
2013 - Hite Lecturer, The Ohio State University
2012 - Invited Speaker and Consultant, Signature Center for Brain Rehabilitation, Advanced Imaging, and Neuroscience, Indiana University School of Medicine
2011 - Distinguished Lectureship, The University of Toledo Department of Occupational Therapy
2011 - Distinguished Member, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
2009 - 1st ever Peter J. Sharp Visiting Professor in Neurological Rehabilitation, Cornell Weill Medical Center
2008 - President's Excellence Award, The University of Cincinnati
2008 - Outstanding Mentor, Xavier University
2006 - Finalist, Healthcare Hero Award, Innovator Category, Cincinnati, Ohio
2006 - Deborah Wilkerson Early Career Award (1st ever recipient), American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
2004 - Fellow, American Heart Association