LVR ExplainingDr. Warren working with studentsMary Warren, PhD, OTR/L, SCLV, FAOTA, is an associate professor and Director of the Graduate Certificate in Low Vision Rehabilitation program. She is also the co-director of the UAB Center for Low Vision Rehabilitation.

Prior to joining the UAB faculty in 2001 to develop and implement 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.

Beth Barstow, Ph.D., OTR/L, SCLV, FAOTA, is an associate professor and co-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.