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Mary Isaacson, EdD, OTR/L, ATP, FAOTA

Mary Isaacson, EdD, OTR/L, ATP, FAOTA


Schusterman Campus, 2F11

(918) 660-3272


  • Ed.D., Adult Education, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, 2003
  • M.A., Occupational Therapy Administration, Texas Women’s University, Denton, TX, 1991
  • B.S., Occupational Therapy, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, 1985 

Societies and Organizations:

Member, Alpha Eta Honor Society


  • OCTH 7443: Promoting Performance for People with Chronic Conditions
  • OCTH 7413: Behavioral Dynamics
  • OCTH/PHTH 8292: Introduction to Assistive Technology
  • OCT/PHTH 9391: Interdisciplinary Case Management
  • OCTH 7812: Research II

Research Interests:

  • Service Dog Education
  • The Impact of Service Dogs on Individuals with Mobility Challenges
  • Assistive Technology
  • Education

Clinical Interests:

  • Seating and Mobility
  • Assistive Technology
  • Community-based services
  • Administration and Management

Select Publications:

  • Isaacson, M. (2015). Examining the Outcomes of Service Dog Placement for Individuals with Mobility Challenges Using Mixed Methods. Submitted to the Open Journal of Occupational Therapy.
  • Isaacson, M. (2013). The training and use of service dogs and the application to the occupational therapy education process. Open Journal of Occupational Therapy, 1(2). Retrieved from
  • Isaacson, M. (2011).  Best practices by occupational and physical therapists performing seating and mobility evaluations. RESNA-Assistive Technology Journal, 23(1):13-21.
  • Randall, K.E., Isaacson, M., & Ciro, C. (2017). Systematic review and meta-analysis of the Meyers briggs. Journal of Best Practices in Health Professions Diversity: Research, Education, and Policy. Spring 10(1), 1-27.
  •   Ciro, C., Isaacson, M. (2016). Student rating of skill performance opportunities in faculty-directed research.  Open Journal of Occupational Therapy. 4(3), Article 3.  Available at


  • Community Education through the Professor Paws Project
  • Mentor AOTA Representative Assembly
  • OT Advisory Board TCC
  • Simulation Steering Committee