University of Southern Indiana

Richard (Rick) Hobbs

Richard (Rick) Hobbs, - DrHSc, OTR

Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapy Program

Stone Family Center for Health Sciences - 3041

About Me

  • I have worked at USI since 1993
  • I serve as the Advising Coordinator for the USI OT Program
  • I have worked as a clinician, manager, and consultant within the field of OT
  • I have worked as an OT in settings including schools, hospitals, out-patient rehab, home health, academia, and community organizations.
  • I have worked with clinical clients primarily with neurological and/or behavioral deficits
  • I have consulted with community organizations addressing accessibility concerns

Education and Certifications

  • Professional OT degree (a B.S.) was earned from Indiana University-Indianapolis
  • Post-professional doctorate from the University of Indianapolis.

Course Taught

  • OT 641: Occupational Therapy Research
  • OT 652: Applied Neuroscience
  • OT 671: Occupational Therapy Leadership
  • OT 683: Advanced Occupational Therapy Research Strategies


  • Accessibility of Religious Organization
  • Community OT

Professional Organizations

  • AOTA
  • IOTA

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