Mary Warren, PhD, OTR/L, SCLV, FAOTA
Associate Professor and Director, Graduate Certificate Low Vision Rehab
Phone: 205 934-1800
Fax: 205 975-7787
Mary is the editor of the Self -Paced Clinical Course: Low Vision: Occupational Therapy Intervention with the Older Adult, published by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) and co-editor with Beth Barstow of the textbook: Occupational Therapy Interventions for Adults with Low Vision from AOTA Press. She served as the chair of the panel that developed AOTA specialty certification in low vision rehabilitation (SCLV) and has participated in numerous national committees addressing issues in low vision rehabilitation.
Mary has presented numerous workshops and invited presentations on low vision rehabilitation and on visual processing deficits in adult acquired brain injury and is an internationally recognized authority in this area. She has contributed chapters to several rehabilitation textbooks including Occupational Therapy: Practice Skills for Physical Dysfunction. She is the author of the Brain Injury Visual Assessment Battery for Adults. She has received numerous awards for her teaching including the Presidents Award for Excellence in Teaching from the UAB School of Health Professions, and the Excellence in Teaching Award from the Envision Foundation. She was named a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association in 2006 for her work in vision rehabilitation.
Mary received her doctorate in health education and health promotion from UAB. Her research interests in include health literacy in older adults with low vision and reading performance in adults with hemianopsia.