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


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


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.


Occupational therapist, IPD Orthopaedic Center, Madras, India, 1960-1962;occupational therapist, New Jersey Orthopaedic Hospital, Orange, 1962-1963;occupational therapist, 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, U. Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington, 1971-1976;assistant professor, Eastern Kentucky U., Richmond, 1976-1977;assistant professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1977-1980;assistant professor, University of Illinois, Champaign, 1980-1981. Chief therapeutic activities District of Columbia Village, Washington, 1981-1989. Director occupational therapy program Chicago State University, since 1989.

Member of advisory board home health care facilities, Chicago, since 1990.


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


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, stamp collecting.


Married Ramola Munshi, March 31, 1965. 1 child, Anil.