Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Sciences
Department of Occupational Therapy

Grampurohit, Namrata

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Namrata, Grampurohit, PhD, OTR/L

Namrata Grampurohit, PhD, OTR/L

Contact Dr. Grampurohit

901 Walnut Street
Suite 613
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-9421
(215) 503-2950 fax


PhD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
MOTh, University of Mumbai, India
BSc, OT, University of Mumbai, India


  • National Board Certification for Occupational Therapy
  • Licensed Occupational Therapist: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Washington

University Appointment

Assistant Professor

Professional Societies

  • Member, American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Member, Measurement Task Group, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Member, Association for Women in Science
  • Member, New Jersey Occupational Therapy Association

Research and Clinical Interests

  • Rehabilitation of neurological conditions across the lifespan
  • Client-centered, inclusive, and evidence-informed care
  • Clinically relevant areas of assessment and measurement, upper extremity rehabilitation, and interventions for neurological conditions such as virtual reality

Award and Honors

  • Early Career Poster Award from Spinal Cord Injury Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, 2018, Dallas, TX
  • Graduate Top Scholar Award at University of Washington, 2010, Seattle, WA
  • Smt. Tara Bastikar Award, University Top Rank and University of Mumbai, 2002, Mumbai, India
  • Graduate School Top Ranking Award, LTMMC, University of Mumbai, 2000, Mumbai, India


Most Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Feasibility of integrative games and novel therapeutic game controller for telerehabilitation of individuals chronic post-stroke living in the community
  2. A Randomized Feasibility Trial of a Novel, Integrative, and Intensive Virtual Rehabilitation Program for Service Members Post-Acquired Brain Injury
  3. Sleep Management within Skilled Nursing Facilities: A Practice Survey
  4. Home Activity-based Interventions for the Neurologically Impaired Upper Extremity: A Scoping Review
  5. Effects of Elastic Therapeutic Taping on Joint Position Sense of the Ankle in Stroke Survivors
  6. Effects of Virtual Reality Compared to Conventional Therapy on Balance Poststroke: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
  7. Novel Therapeutic Game Controller for Telerehabilitation of Spastic Hands: Two Case Studies
  8. Immersive Virtual Reality for the Management of Pain in Community-Dwelling Older Adults
  9. The Cerebral Palsy Profile of Health and Function: Upper-Extremity Domain's Sensitivity to Change Following Musculoskeletal Surgery
  10. Outcome measures
  11. Assistive game controller for artificial intelligence-enhanced telerehabilitation post-stroke
  12. Evaluation of the capabilities of upper extremity test (CUE-T) in children with tetraplegia
  13. Integrative rehabilitation of residents chronic post-stroke in skilled nursing facilities: the design and evaluation of the BrightArm Duo
  14. A feasibility study to determine the benefits of upper extremity virtual rehabilitation therapy for coping with chronic pain post-cancer surgery
  15. A Rehabilitation First - Tournament Between Teams of Nursing Home Residents with Chronic Stroke
  16. Efficacy of adhesive taping as an adjunt to physical rehabilitation to influence outcomes post-stroke: a systematic review