Russell-Thomas, Duana, OTD, OTR/L

Specialty Areas

Occupational Therapy

Patients Seen At

4444 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, 63108
(314) 286-1669
Fax: (314) 286-1601
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Service settings also include community, home, school, and workplace.

Areas of Clinical Interest

Chronic disease management; successful aging; community & population health; youth violence

Board Certification

Occupational Therapy -- Certified


2016: Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD), Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Program in Occupational Therapy
1997: MS in occupational therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, Program in Occupational Therapy
1992: BS in psychology, Washington University in St. Louis

Selected or Recent Journal Articles

Stark, S., Somerville, E., Russell-Thomas, D. Choosing assessments. In M. Christenson & C. Chase (Eds.), Occupational therapy and home modification (pp.25-43). Bethesda, MD: AOTA. 2011

Russell-Thomas, Duana

Russell-Thomas, Duana, OTD, OTR/L

Clinical Specialist

Contact Information

Phone: (314) 286-1669

Ranked as the Number Three OT Program in the Nation

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Current, future and accepted applicants are encouraged to virtual visit. We also welcome people who are exploring career options and considering occupational therapy. Dr. Kathy Kniepmann, one of our faculty members, opens our virtual visit sessions with an informal presentation and discussion,  followed by a chat with a current student.

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Call Dr. Kniepmann at (314) 286-1610
or Robin Hattori at (314) 286-1653