John Jackson

Associate Professor; Chair of the Occupational Therapy Department and Interim Capstone Coordinator Occupational Therapy

John Jackson is the founding director of the occupational therapy program at Emory & Henry College School of Health Sciences. He has been an occupational therapist for over 30 years. His career has included working in a variety of clinical settings as well as teaching in occupational therapy.  John’s favorite area of practice is hand and upper extremity rehabilitation in which he is a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT). 

Occupational therapy is a great career in providing care to all persons promoting independence in life skills and meaningful occupations. 


  • Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
    Ed.D. Instructional Technology
  • Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
    M.A., Administration and Education in Occupational Therapy
  • Medical College of Georgia, University of Georgia, Augusta, GA
    B.A., Occupational Therapy

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Marion, VA 24354



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