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Kathlyn Louise Reed, American occupational therapist, retired educator. Recipient Award of Merit, Canada Association Occupational Therapists, 1988, Service award 2010.


Reed, Kathlyn Louise was born on June 2, 1940 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Herbert C. and Jessie R. (Krehbiel) Reed.


Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy, University Kansas, 1964. Master of Arts, Western Michigan University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University Washington, 1973.

Master of Library and Information Science, University Oklahoma, 1987.


Occupational therapist in psychiatry, Kansas U. Medical Center, Kansas City, 1964-1965;instructor occupational therapy, U. Washington, Seattle, 1967-1970;associate professor department occupational therapy, U. Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, 1973-1977;professor, U. Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, 1978-1985;department chairman occupational therapy, U. Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 1973-1985;library education information services, Houston Academy Medicine Texas Medical Center Library., 1988-1997. Consultant to Oklahoma State Department Health, 1976-1977, Children's Convalescent Center, Oklahoma City, 1977-1980, Oklahoma City public schools, 1980-1981. Visiting scholars program Texas Woman's U., 1991-1994, Adjunct Professor School Occupational Therapy, 1992-1997, visiting professor, since 1997, visiting professor Houston Center, since 1998.


Volunteer crisis counselor Open Door Clinic, Seattle, 1968-1972. Member executive board Seattle Mental Health Institute, 1971-1972. Member Citizen Participation Liaison Council, Seattle, 1970-1972.

Fellow: American Occupational Therapy Association (chairman ethics commission 2008-2010, Merit award 1983, Slagle lecturer award 1985, Service award 1985, 2001). Member: American Hippotherapy Association, Society for the Study of Occupations, Texas Occupational Therapy Foundation, American Occupational Therapy Foundation, Medical Library. Association (Rittenhouse award 1987, Academy Health Information Professions), Texas Occupational Therapy Association (Roster of Merit award 2002, Distinguished Service award 2004), Oklahoma Occupational Therapy Association (president 1974-1976), Council Exceptional Children, World Federation Occupational Therapists, North America Riding for Handicapped Association, Sigma Kappa (Colby award 1994), Pi Theta Epsilon.