Ed Myers Profile

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Myers, Ed (OTD, OTR/L, ATP, RA(FL))

Program Leader/Associate Professor
Occupational Therapy Program

Adult rehabilitation | Assistive technology| Management of therapy services

Dr. Myers earned a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Findlay and his master’s and practice doctorate degrees in occupational therapy from Boston University. In his 30 years of occupational therapy service, Dr. Myers has practiced in a wide variety of healthcare organizations with a focus on adult physical dysfunction as well as mentoring over 100 fieldwork students. His professional area of expertise is in assistive technology, with a focus on seating and wheeled mobility, and earned an Assistive Technology Professional certification from the Rehab Engineering Society of North America. He is very active in the community by performing wheelchair evaluations for Lee Health. He is currently the Representative Assembly (RA) representing the state of Florida for the American Occupational Therapy Association engaging in legislative issues affecting his profession. Dr. Myers is also the faculty advisor for the Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA), a two-time FGCU Registered Student Organization of the Year. Dr. Myers moved to Florida from Ohio with his wife, who is a physical therapist, and his twin girls to teach at FGCU. He enjoys playing tennis and juggling. He is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association, the Florida Occupational Therapy Association, and the Rehab Engineering Society of North America.

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  • Dr. Myers has over 30 years of clinical experience working in: acute care, inpatient rehab, skilled nursing, home health, and outpatient therapy. He continues to serve the community by performing most of the wheelchair evaluations in Lee County through Lee Health working with all ages.
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