Christine Griffin, MS, OTR/L, BCPR

Who She Is...

Christine has practiced in multiple rehabilitation settings since 2000, including inpatient rehabilitation, skilled nursing facilities, acute care, and outpatient clinics. Her area of expertise is stroke and brain injury. Christine is currently a Clinical Instructor for The Ohio State University OT Department, providing instruction on neurological physical rehab content, and is a member of the research team in the B.R.A.I.N. Laboratory (Better Rehabilitation and Assessment for Improved Neuro-recovery). Christine also co-directs the Ohio Neurorehabilitation Academy, which brings in national speakers to provide all day, hands-on clinics to rehabilitation clinicians from across the region. In addition to this work, she is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at The Ohio State University, and is the coordinator of the OSU OT Division Doctoral Admission Interviews.
 
Christine is AOTA Board Certified in Physical Rehabilitation, an AOTA Board Certification Reviewer, and is the recipient of the 2011 Ohio OT Association Model Practice Award in Physical Rehabilitation, and the 2014 HITE Symposium Award. She has had extensive teaching experience in the OSU medical system, including OSU’s Physical Medical & Rehabilitation Residency Education Program. Additionally, she has consistently presented at the AOTAannual conference, and at multiple local, state, and national conferences. Throughout all of her presentation and instruction, she promotes evidence-based treatments to improve the quality of interventions implemented by occupational and physical therapists

Who She Really Is...

When not studying or lecturing, Christine is an avid musician and performer. Co-principal clarinetist in the Greater Columbus Community Orchestra, she plays multiple wind instruments and has studied voice, piano, and dance. Music has been a life long interest, and she has enjoyed playing in school, church, and theater productions. Christine also delights in having dinner with friends, sampling the rich variety of local cuisines, traveling, cheering on the Columbus Crew, and returning every summer to the shores of Lake Michigan for rest, relaxation, and spectacular sunsets.