Precious Osuoha, PhD, OTR, ECHM

Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, Assistant Professor, OT Programs


Austin, TX


College of Health Sciences


Adult Rehabilitation
Dementia Care
Neurological Rehabilitation


Doctor of Philosophy in Occupational Therapy, Texas Woman's University
Master of Occupational Therapy, University of Texas Health Science Center
Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Research Interests

Occupational Therapy role in caregiver burden (Dementia); interested in expanding research with other neuro populations

Dr. Precious Osuoha is a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, earning a Bachelor of Science with an emphasis in Exercise Science. She attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, where she earned a Master of Occupational Therapy. She received her Doctor of Occupational Therapy in 2017 from Texas Woman’s University.

Dr. Osuoha has more than 10 years of experience in various areas of practice with a main focus and passion in adult neurorehabilitation in the areas of cerebral vascular injuries, traumatic brain injuries and neurodegenerative diseases, specifically dementia/Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Osuoha is an active member of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) and the Texas Occupational Therapy Association (TOTA). She is also a member of the AOTA Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force.

Dr. Osuoha has three years of experience in academia, with experience teaching Adult Neuromuscular Dysfunction, Biomechanics and Adult Service Delivery. She has been a Certified Fieldwork Educator since 2016. Her research interests include dementia, specifically caregiver burden/improving satisfaction with caregiving and stroke/traumatic brain injury rehabilitation. Dr. Osuoha also holds an Executive Certificate in Home Modification.