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Kuzhilethu Krishnan Kshepakaran

Kuzhilethu Krishnan Kshepakaran, American occupational therapist, educator. Certified occupational therapist. Recipient Hilldale research grantee University Wisconsin, 1978. Member American Occupational Therapy Association (grantee 1979), Gerontological Society of America, Illinois Occupational Therapy Association.

Background

  • Kshepakaran, Kuzhilethu Krishnan was born on December 22, 1935 in Kerala, India. Came to the United States, 1962. Son of Krishnan and Velumpy Krishnan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Kerala University, 1958. Diploma in occupational therapy, University Nagpur, Maharashtra, India, 1960. Master of Education, University Puget Sound, 1975.

      Postgraduate, University Maryland, since 1992.

    Career

    • Occupational therapist IPD Orthopaedic Center, Madras, India, 1960-1962, New Jersey Orthopaedic Hospital, Orange, 1962-1963, Jewish Chronic Disease Hospital, Brooklyn, 1963-1964. Chief occupational therapist Bon-Hooghly Hospitals, Calcutta, India, 1964-1966. Superintendent Home for Handicapped Children, Patna, India, 1966-1969.

      Supervisor, occupational therapist New Jersey Orthopaedic Hospital, Orange, 1969-1971. Occupational therapy instructor University Puget Sound, Tacoma, 1971-1976. Assistant professor Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, 1976-1977, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1977-1980, University Illinois, Champaign, 1980-1981.

      Chief therapeutic activities District of Columbia Village, Washington, 1981-1989. Director occupational therapy program Chicago State University, since 1989. Member advisory board home health care facilities, Chicago, since 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Certified occupational therapist.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Occupational Therapy Association (grantee 1979), Gerontological Society of America, Illinois Occupational Therapy Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography, stamp collecting/philately.

    Connections

    • Married Ramola Munshi, March 31, 1965. 1 child, Anil.
    • father: Krishnan Krishnan
    • mother: Velumpy Krishnan
    • spouse: Ramola Munshi
    • child: Anil Kshepakaran
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    Born December 22, 1935
    Nationality

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