The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy: Board Member Profiles
Ben J. Atchison, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA


Ben J. Atchison, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA


Editorial Board



Ben J. Atchison, PhD, OTRL, FAOTA, is the former Managing Editor of OJOT, serving in that role from 2012-2017. He is Chair Emeritus and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Occupational Therapy at Western Michigan University (WMU). Upon his retirement on June 30, 2017, Dr. Atchison celebrated 42 years of a career that included teaching, service, and scholarship with expertise in pediatrics with a special emphasis in childhood trauma. He is a co-founder of the Southwest Michigan Children’s Trauma Assessment Center at WMU and Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association.

Ben J. Atchison, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA