Leonard N. Matheson, PhD recently received the 2021 Health Advocate Award from the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). The Health Advocate Award expresses appreciation for extraordinary contributions of national significance that led to the advancement of health promotion and/or health care. AOTA – a leading body of the Occupational Therapy profession in the world – recognized Dr. Matheson’s contributions as a “Work-Oriented Neurorehabilitation Pioneer, Educator, and Policy Advocate.”
Dr. Matheson is a founding Board Member of The Vert Mooney Research Foundation and President of EPIC Neurorehabilitation & Psychology Services. As a Clinical Psychologist and researcher, his contributions to the field of occupational rehabilitation across many domains are unparalleled. More importantly, he is an outstanding mentor, great friend, and has touched the lives of many people around the world.
Congratulations, Dr. Matheson!