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National Occupational Therapy Month: Ryan Austin

April 26, 2023

Name/Title: Ryan Austin, DOR/COTA

Educational Background: BA – English: University of Louisville; Associates Degree – Occupational Therapy Assistant – Brown Mackie

How long have you been in healthcare?: Ten years

Why did you choose to pursue this career?: I enjoy helping others and I wanted to change my career from the electrical industry to the healthcare industry so I could help those in need

What sparked your passion to work with this population?: My Grandparents

During a challenging time in healthcare, what keeps you motivated?: Knowing that what I am doing is going to help out others

What do you find most rewarding about your role?: Helping others/patients achieve their goals in hopes of becoming as independent as possible