Visiting Assistant Professor, School of Occupational Therapy
Tatiana A. Kaminsky, PhD, OTR/L, received her Bachelor of Science in occupational therapy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Madison, Wisconsin, and her Master of Science in rehabilitation medicine and Doctor of Philosophy in nursing science from the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. She has been a clinician for more than 27 years providing services to adults, especially those with neurological disorders, in a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient settings. She has also worked as a low vision therapist in a hospital outpatient setting and a low vision clinic where she partnered with optometrists. Dr. Kaminsky taught full time in the School of Occupational Therapy at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, from 2005 until 2021. She is currently teaching as a Visiting Assistant Professor. The courses she has taught have primarily focused on neuroscience and the treatment of adults with neurological disorders, in addition to courses about the foundation of occupational therapy practice. Her research has focused on people with visual and/or cognitive deficits. She is especially interested in examining the use of everyday technology for adults with cognitive deficits after acquired brain injury. Dr. Kaminsky is the lead author of Zoltan’s Vision, Perception, and Cognition: Evaluation and Treatment of the Adult with Acquired Brain Injury, 5th Edition, published in 2023.