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Rafael E. Salazar II, MHS, OTR/L

10398030_10154779280640411_5035890474137172485_nBio: A licensed Occupational Therapist practicing in the State of Georgia, Rafael is a graduate of the Augusta University (formerly MCG) Department of Occupational Therapy class of 2012. Rafael has worked in a variety of settings focusing on the adult population to include skilled nursing, long term care, subacute rehabilitation, acute care, and outpatient specialty care. Rafael has served on the Georgia State Board of Occupational Therapy as a Licensed board member and has taught as an adjunct faculty instructor at Augusta University in the Graduate OT Program. Rafael currently works at his local VA Hospital in the outpatient specialty clinic and treats patients from specialty services such as orthopedics, plastic surgery, neurology, rheumatology, emergency care, and primary care. He also coordinates clinical education for his OT department. He has been active and involved as a leader in the profession, being asked to volunteer as a subject matter expert with NBCOT for item development and enhancement for the national certification examination. 

Education: Graduated from Augusta University (formerly MCG) 2012, Masters in Health Science, Occupational Therapy

Professional Involvement: Licensed Board Member on Georgia State Board of Occupational Therapy, Adjunct Faculty Instructor at Augusta University’s OT Department, Volunteer with NBCOT for item development & enhancement, Clinical Education Coordination 

Specialty Areas: Upper Extremity Orthopedics, Outpatient Rehabilitation, Hand Rehabilitation, Adult Physical Dysfunction, Post-Surgical and Sports-Related Injury Rehabilitation