Kelli Gary, PhD, MPH, OTR/L

Kelli Gary
Occupational Therapy

Kelli Williams Gary, PhD, MPH, OTR/L is an assistant professor in the department of occupational therapy at Virginia Commonwealth University.

After sustaining a severe traumatic brain injury 21 years ago, she obtained a Bachelor of Science in occupational therapy from Chicago State University in Chicago, IL, a Masters of Science and Masters of Public Health from Columbia University in New York, NY, and a PhD from VCU in Richmond, VA.

In the past seven years, Dr. Gary has authored/coauthored more than 16 peer-reviewed journal articles and two book chapters primarily focused on racial and ethnic minorities and caregivers with TBI and other disabilities.

She currently is Co-PI of large research grant, new dissemination coordinator for the VCU TBIMS, and actively volunteers in the brain injury community in Richmond.