Staff Information
Dr. Khader Almhdawi
Assistant Professor of rehabilitation
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About Me

​Khader Almhdawi, OT, MSc, PhD, has a clinical background in Occupational Therapy for adults' physical dysfunctions (orthopedic and neuro rehabilitation). 

His practice and research focuses on Neurorehabilitation (specialized in stroke) and musculoskeletal and mental related occupational stress.

Dr. Khader is highly trained in delivering regular, hybrid, and online courses. He took many courses and participated in multiple advanced teaching/ICT workshops.  

He delivers basic and advanced occupational therapy pre-clinical (laboratory-based) and clinical (hospital based) courses covering a wide variety of neurological and orthopedic conditions including OT for physical dysfunctions 1 & 2, Upper extremity rehabilitation and prosthesis/orthosis course, and OT fundamentals. 

Additionally, Khader supervises many OT undergraduate research projects each year. He also delivers an online elective course (disability and the society) providing university students (out of rehabilitation department) with knowledge helpful in accommodating and integrating individuals with disabilities in the community.  

He also contributes regularly in educating the local community in topics related to disability, rehabilitation, and individuals with disabilities advocacy. 

  • ​BSc in Occupational Therapy from Jordan University of Science and Technology.
  • MA from Colorado State University 
  • PhD in Rehabilitation Science from the University of Minnesota, USA, 2011.
Research Interest

Dr. Almhdawi is interested in teaching and researching in the field of adults' physical dysfunctions particularly of neurological challenges, assistive technology, occupational stress, education, and accommodating individuals with special needs and integrating them in community.

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