Sheri Ferland

Assistant Professor

JWU Faculty Since 2021

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About Sheri

Sheri Ferland, OTD, OTR/L has over sixteen years of clinical occupational therapy experience in acute rehabilitation and home health settings. Her clinical experience includes physical dysfunction, neurologic rehabilitation, and geriatric conditions.

In 2011, Ferland earned her Post-Professional Doctorate in Occupational Therapy from Boston University. She was able to bring her clinical skills into the classroom serving as an adjunct professor there for several years before joining the Occupational Therapy program at JWU.

Her interests include her clinical specialty areas of physical and cognitive rehabilitation, healthcare management, interprofessional collaboration, and interactive teaching.


  • OTD, Boston University
  • B.S./M.S., Occupational Therapy, University of New Hampshire

It is my goal as an educator to provide opportunities for students to touch and feel the curriculum by providing real life context and facilitating an interactive approach to learning.


  • OTD8250: Occupational Therapy Practice II
  • OTD7260: Human Conditions II
  • OTD7190: Research I
  • OTD7160: Human Conditions I
  • OTD7110: Kinesiology