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Lisa Jaegers , Ph.D., OTR/L

Associate Professor
Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy


  • Ph.D. in Public Health Studies/Behavioral Science & Health Education - Saint Louis University
  • Master of Science in Occupational Therapy - Florida International University
  • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy - Maryville University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Maryville University

Research Interests

Applications of occupational science principles and Total Worker Health® strategies for workplace health protection and health promotion; prevention of incarceration; and community transition and integration of individuals with a history of justice setting involvement.

Jaegers serves as Associate Director of the Saint Louis University Health Criminology Research Consortium, an interdisciplinary collaboration of researchers investigating the nexus of health, crime and the criminal justice system, and how to improve effectiveness in the areas of prevention, clinical intervention and policy.

Professional Experience

Professional Organizations and Associations

  • Chairperson - Work & Industry Special Interest Section, American Occupational Therapy Association
  • World Federation of Occupational Therapy
  • American Public Health Association
  • Missouri Occupational Therapy Association