John Jackson is the founding director of the occupational therapy program at Emory & Henry College School of Health Sciences. He has been an occupational therapist for over 30 years. His career has included working in a variety of clinical settings as well as teaching in occupational therapy. John’s favorite area of practice is hand and upper extremity rehabilitation in which he is a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT).
Occupational therapy is a great career in providing care to all persons promoting independence in life skills and meaningful occupations.
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
Ed.D. Instructional Technology
Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
M.A., Administration and Education in Occupational Therapy
Medical College of Georgia, University of Georgia, Augusta, GA
B.A., Occupational Therapy
John is proud to be part of Emory & Henry College and is excited to begin a quality occupational therapy program. He believes in providing meaningful hands-on education in connection with the civic community while having high expectations of excellence.