Terri Roberts, OTD, MS, OTR/L, CLT

Assistant Professor, Assistant Program Director, OT Programs


San Marcos, CA


College of Rehabilitative Sciences


Manual Therapy


Doctor of Occupational Therapy Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, Belmont University

Research Interests

Hand Therapy

Dr. Terri Roberts brings 20 years of clinical experience to her position as a practitioner specializing in burns, hand therapy and lymphedema.  She teaches Orthotics and Prosthetics, Physical Agent Modalities and Clinical Applications in Adulthood.  In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Dr. Roberts is the Assistant Program Director for the MOT/OTD Flex and Residential programs.  Prior to joining the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, Dr. Roberts served as an occupational therapy practitioner at Palomar Pomerado Health Systems in Escondido, California and  an occupational therapist at the University of California, San Diego before going into private practice as a certified lymphedema therapist and hand therapy specialist. Dr. Roberts served as a clinical adjunct instructor at Grossmont College in El Cajon, California where she developed curricula for the occupational therapy assistant program.  She has presented guest lectures at San Diego State University, West Coast University, Loma Linda University and Grossmont College.

Dr. Roberts is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).  She has also served as a  member of the  Professional Development and Leadership Committee and as the Chair for the Communications Committee for the Occupational Therapy Association of California (OTAC).