Mary Warren, PhD, OTR/L, SCLV, FAOTA. Dr. Warren is an Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Director of the Graduate Certificate in Low Vision Rehabilitation Program and Co-Director of the UAB Center for Low Vision Rehabilitation. Dr. Warren lectures extensively on vision rehabilitation for adults with age-related eye disease and vision impairment from adult acquired brain injury and is an internationally recognized authority in this area.
Dr. Warren is the author of the Brain Injury Visual Assessment Battery for Adults (biVABA), is the co-editor of the textbook: Occupational Therapy Interventions for Adults with Low Vision and has contributed chapters to several rehabilitation textbooks including "Occupational Therapy: Practice Skills for Physical Dysfunction." In addition, Dr. Warren chaired the AOTA panel that developed specialty certification in low vision rehabilitation (SCLV) and has represented AOTA on numerous ad hoc committees addressing issues in low vision rehabilitation. She was named a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association in 2006 for her work in vision rehabilitation. Her other honors include the Excellence in Teaching Award from the Envision Foundation in 2012 and the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching from the UAB School of Health Professions in 2010.