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406C Atwell Hall
453 W. 10th Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43210

Phone: (614) 292-8145


Professional Areas of Interest

  • Clinical Education
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation
  • Service-learning

Research Focus

Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation

Recent Publications

DeMott, L. & Flinn, S. (2019). Functional Anatomy. Cooper's Fundamentals of Hand Therapy : Clinical Reasoning and Treatment Guidelines for Common Diagnoses of the Upper Extremity. Elsevier: 21-45.

Rybski, M. F. and L. DeMott (2019). Occupational Therapy Conceptual Foundations. Kinesiology for Occupational Therapy. M. R. Rybski. Thorofare, NJ, Slack Incorporated: 3-17.

DeMott, L. (2017). Novel isometric exercises for the dynamic stability program for thumb carpal metacarpal joint instability. Journal of Hand Therapy.

Recent Presentations

  • 2020  OT Neuro Lecture Pain Neuroscience Education
    • 1 hour On-line presentation
  • 2018  Orthoses for CMC OA (Carpometacarpal osteoarthritis)
    • 3 hour presentation to O1 Hand therapy Department
  • 2015 Effects of relative motion orthoses and re-direction exercises for extensor lag following proximal phalanx fractures; a case series report.
    • Poster presentation at American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT) Conference October 8th - 11th Denver, CO

Major Awards

Hite Award 2017 Ohio State Occupational Therapy Professional Contribution

Courses Taught

  • Orthopedics in Occupational Therapy OCCTHER 6230
  • Physical Agent Modalities OCCTHER 6251
  • Assess Occ Fundamentals of Biomechanics OCCTHER 35012
  • Doctoral Capstone Experience, OCCTHER 7389
  • Capstone Preparation, OCCTHER 7710
  • Service Learning in Occupational Therapy OCCTHER 6510S
  • Advanced OrthoOT OCCTH 5357
  • OT in Phys Rehab OCCTHER 4671


  • 1981, B.S., Eastern Michigan University, Occupational Therapy
  • 2017, Post-Professional Doctorate of Occupational Therapy, Rocky Mountain University