Ryan Patterson
IHL Role:
Continuing Education Course Instructor

Ryan Patterson serves as an Occupational Therapist and Center Manager in the Brooks Outpatient Division. Ryan graduated from the University of Missouri MOT Program and has over 5 years of experience practicing in a variety of settings including acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, skilled nursing, and outpatient. He is a graduate of the AOTA-accredited Brooks Institute of Higher Learning Occupational Therapy Neurologic Fellowship Program and has received his AOTA Board Certification in Physical Rehabilitation. Ryan currently serves as a mentor for both the Brooks System of Care and Neurologic Fellowship Program. He is an instructor for the Functional Application of Evidence-Based Practice Following Brain Injury course, and is a current member of the Clinical Advisory Board for Intermittent Catheterization for Coloplast.

Education & Training:

Bachelor of Health Sciences-Occupational Therapy (2014) from the University of Missouri

Master of Occupational Therapy (2016) from the University of Missouri

Completion of Post-Graduate AOTA Fellowship in Neurology at the Brooks Institute of Higher Learning from 2018-2019

Areas of Interest:
Academic & Professional Activities:

Presenter for CEU course titled Functional Application of Evidence Based Practice in Individuals Following Brain Injury

Adjunct Professor for Tidewater Community College Occupational Therapy Assistant Program, teaching Neurological Concepts for Occupational Therapy Assistants

Brooks IHL Neurological OT Fellowship Program, instructing on Neurological-Based Splinting interventions, and assisting with mentorship in the SCI population.

Poster presenter at AOTA for a single patient case report. Titled: Training using high-repetition, robotic-assisted tasks to improve upper extremity proximal control Post-CVA.

American Occupational Therapy Association Board Certified in Physical Rehabilitation (BCPR)

Educational Material: