Letter from the Chair

West Virginia University’s Division of Occupational Therapy admitted its first students in 1996, and our entry-level occupational therapy program attracts top students across the state and region. The Division of Occupational Therapy is an integral part of the WVU School of Medicine and is part of a connected community of students, teachers, staff, practitioners and researchers who value health and wellness. We support a culture of purpose, accountability, honesty and gratitude that prepares our learners to be resilient and confident as they care for people, conduct research and transform lives. Guided by the School of Medicine mission of transforming lives and eliminating health disparities, WVU OT graduates are known for their excellence in clinical practice.

West Virginia University (WVU) is an exciting and inviting academic setting for students to complete their college careers. Located in award winning Morgantown, WV, near the borders of PA, MD, and OH, WVU is home to approximately 30,000 students. With its many sporting events featuring nationally ranked Division I collegiate teams, countless student clubs and organizations, and numerous University sponsored events, there is always something to do at WVU. We invite you to explore our website to find out more information about our educational programs, our research programs and accomplishments, our students and alumni, and more.


Anne Cronin, Ph.D., OTR/L, ATP, FAOTA
Professor and Interim Chair
Division of Occupational Therapy, Department of Human Performance
Box 9139
1 Health Sciences Center Drive
Morgantown, WV 26506