Dr. Erik Perez earned his B.S in Occupational Therapy from the University of Texas Pan American in Edinburg, TX and his post professional doctorate with a concentration in Education from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. Dr. Perez accepted a core faculty position in the Occupational Therapy Program at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in 2019. He brings 14 years of clinical experience having served pediatric populations in outpatient, home health, early intervention, and school-based settings. He has presented to multidisciplinary professionals on the topics of Occupational Therapy and promoting participation in childhood occupations. He received the Clinical Excellence Award in 2015 for his service in Fieldwork Education from South Texas College.
Dr. Perez is registered as an occupational therapist by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy and is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association.