Razan Hamed, PhD, OTR/L

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Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine (Occupational Therapy) at CUMC


  • Female

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MS, Rehabilitation Science/Occupational Therapy, University of Pittsburgh
  • PhD, Rehabilitation Science, University of Pittsburgh

Honors & Awards

Journal Reviewer for: 

  • American Journal of Occupational Therapy (AJOT)
  • OTJR: Occupation, Participation, and Health
  • International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • International Journal of Mental Health
  • Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy
  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) annual conference

Editorial Board member of Transactions on Pervasive Health and Technology.  


Selected Publications

Hawamdeh, Z., Hamed, R., El-Yahia, E. (2015). Environment and the Daily Functioning of Jordanian Patients with Stroke: An Exploratory Study. International Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 3, 288: doi:10.4172/2329-9096.1000288

Abu Tariah, H., Hamed, R., & Al-Omari, H. (2015). Jordanian client perspectives on substance abuse: Implications for occupational therapists. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation. http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/ijtr.2015.22.12.566

Manee, F., Otaibi, N., Abu Tariah, H., Hamed, R., Eklund, M. (2015). The Psychometric Properties of the Arabic Version of the Satisfaction with Daily Occupations (SDO)". British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 78 (4): 260-267 

Malkawi, S., Hamed, R., Abu Dahab, S., AlHeresh, R., Holm, MB. (2015). Development of the Arabic Version of the Preschool Activity Card Sort (A-PACS). Child: Care, Health & Development, 4 (4): 559-568.

Al-Omari, H., Hamed, R., & Abu Tariah, H. (2015). Role of Religion in Recovery from Alcohol and Substance Abuse in Jordan. Journal of Religion and Health, 54: 1268-1277 

Hamed, R., AlHeresh, R., Abu Dahab, S., Collins, B., Fryer, J., & Holm, M.B. (2011). The development of the Arab Heritage Activity Card Sort (A-ACS). International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 34, 299–306.

Abu Tariah, H., Abu Dahab, S., Hamed, R., AlHeresh, R., & Yousef, H. (2011). Working conditions of occupational therapists in Jordan, Occupational Therapy International, 18, 187–193.

Abu Tariah, H., Hamed, R., Abu Dahab, S., & AlHeresh, R. (2011). Factors influencing job satisfaction among Jordanian occupational therapists: A qualitative study. Australian Journal for Occupational Therapy, 58, 405–411.

Hamed, R., & Holm, M.B. (2012). Psychometric properties of the Arab-Heritage Activity Card Sort (A-ACS). Occupational Therapy International, 20: 23-34.

Hamed, R., Abu Tariah, H., Malkawi, S.,& Holm, M.B. (2012). The Arabic version of the Mayo-Portland Adaptability Inventory-4: A validation study. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 35:243-247.

Hamed, R., Abu Tariah, H., Jarrar, M., & Holm, M.B. (2012). Development of the Arabic version of the Performance Assessment of Self-Care Skills. Jordan Medical Journal, 46: 221-228.

Hamed, R., Abu Tariah H., & Hawamdeh, Z. (2012) Personal factors affecting the daily functioning and well-being of patients with multiple sclerosis using the ICF model: A qualitative study. International Journal of Mental Health, 41 (3):47-61.

Hamed, R. (2012). Exploring ICF Environmental factors affecting the daily functioning of Jordanian patients with multiple sclerosis. International Journal of MS Care, 14: 169-178.