Tamara Vos-Draper, OTR/L, ATP, SMS

Instructor,

Tamara Vos-Draper

Contact Info

vosdr001@umn.edu

Office Phone (507) 258-8256

Instructor


PhD Candidate in Rehabilitation Science, University of MN 2014-present

B.A. Occupational Therapy College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, MN 1993

Summary

Research

Research Summary/Interests

Tamara Vos-Draper practiced clinically for 24 years in adult rehabilitation practices, specifically in the area of spinal cord injury and disorders, wheelchair seating and mobility, and assistive technology.

Research is in mobile seat interface pressure mapping for wheelchair users; pressure ulcer/injury prevention in wheelchair users; self-efficacy for pressure ulcer prevention in wheelchair users.

Research interest in development of sensor technologies to facilitate improved occupational performance.

Teaching

Teaching Areas

Scholarly Project Advisement

Clinical

Clinical Interests

Wheelchair seating and mobility, Assistive Technology, Inpatient/Outpatient/Community-based Spinal Cord Injuries and Disorders