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Occupational Therapy

Brenda Hughes

Brenda Hughes photo

Assistant Professor

Occupational Therapy

Health Sciences Center, CHSE 238
1320 W. Lombard St.
Davenport, IA 52804


Dr. Hughes has previously worked in a variety of clinical settings, including ICU/Acute, Skilled Nursing Facility, Inpatient Rehabilitation, Home Health, Outpatient, and Community-Based Sites for Adults and Older Adults.

Her research interests are in Productive Aging, Occupational Justice, and Community-Based Occupational Therapy Practice Development. Dr. Hughes has licensure in Iowa and Illinois.

Education and Training

Post-Professional Doctorate in Occupational Therapy (DrOT), Governors State University

MA, University of Southern California
Occupational Therapy

BS, Northern Illinois University
Health Science

Courses Taught

MOT 575, 640
OTD 515, 555, 605, 655


American Occupational Therapy Association
Iowa Occupational Therapy Association