Rena Purohit, JD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy MS

School of Health Sciences

Rena Purohit

Clinical Specialty

  • Pediatrics
  • Certified in Sensory Integration, including the administration and interpretation of the Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT)


  • Doctor of Law, Emory University
  • Master of Science, Occupational Therapy, Western Michigan University
  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology, University of South Carolina


  • Needs Assessment to Explore the Development of a Center for Autism Advocacy and Research

Professional Service

  • Chair, Occupational Therapy Student Status and Academic Standing Committee
  • Chair, Occupational Therapy Curriculum Committee
  • School of Health Sciences Academic Integrity Committee

Teaching Responsibilities

  • OT 470: OT Theory and Practice: Pediatrics
  • OT 480: Professional Journey II
  • OT 640: Current Trends in Occupational Therapy Practice
  • OT 649: Graduate Independent Study
  • OT 650: Specialty Seminar
  • OT 695: Research I Mentor
  • OT 696: Research II Mentor