Beth Barstow, Ph.D., OTR/L, SCLV, FAOTA, is an associate professor and director of the Graduate Certificate in Low Vision Rehabilitation program. The program received the 2017 Envision Oculus award for excellence in internationally impacting people who have low vision through education. Barstow teaches several courses in the certificate program; her course OT 679-Foundations in Low Vision Rehabilitation II received the 2017 UAB Provost’s Transformative Online Course Award for exemplifying best practice and innovation in online education. In 2018, she was awarded the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching from the UAB School of Health Professions.

LVR ExplainingDr. Warren working with studentsWarren, PhD, OTR/L, SCLV, FAOTA, now retired from UAB, serves as adjunct faculty in the Graduate Certificate in Low Vision Rehabilitation and teaches courses including Foundations in Vision Impairment from Brain Injury.

Prior to joining the UAB faculty in 2001 to develop, implement and direct the certificate program, Warren was the occupational therapy director for one of the first medical rehabilitation programs to receive Medicare coverage for low vision rehabilitation services.