The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy: Board Member Profiles
Paula W. Jamison, PhD, OT


Paula W. Jamison, PhD, OT


Advisory Board



Paula W. Jamison, PhD, OT, is a former faculty member of Western Michigan University’s Occupational Therapy Department and has taught for the university’s Holistic Health Program. With over 15 years of experience as a meditation instructor, her clinical interests included applications of self-regulation strategies in mental health and pediatric settings. Dr. Jamison became an occupational therapist after a career as a French scholar, teacher, college administrator, translator, and editor. She is currently active in community service, most notably preserving the Ladies’ Library, one of Kalamazoo’s most significant nineteenth-century buildings, and making it ADA compliant.

Paula W. Jamison, PhD, OT