Jennifer Piatt

Jennifer Piatt

Assistant Professor, Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies, School of Public Health

Recreational Therapy Graduate Program Coordinator, School of Public Health

Affiliate, Study of Global Change

  • (812) 855-7819
  • Public Health 145B
  • Office Hours
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  • Ph.D., University of Utah, 2007


Dr. Jennifer Piatt, Assistant Professor at Indiana University at Bloomington in the School of Public Health, has worked in the health care field as a recreational therapist for over 18 years in acute mental health, physical medicine and rehabilitation, community recreation programs, Paralympic Clubs, and adapted sports camps.  Her research focus is in the area of mobility impairments, primarily spinal cord injury and community participation as defined by the International Classification for Disability and Health (ICF).  Dr. Piatt has delivered over 60 presentations and has secured over $200,000 in grant funds to examine recreational therapy interventions.