Virgil G. Mathiowetz, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Associate Professor,  Program in Occupational Therapy

Virgil G. Mathiowetz

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-626-3759

Office Address:
Program in Occupational Therapy
505 Children's Rehab Ctr
426 Church St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Mailing Address:
Allied Health - OT, Ctr for
MMC 368 Mayo
8368A (Campus Delivery Code)
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

PhD, University of Minnesota (Kinesiology, Motor Behavior)

MS, Boston University, Sargent College (Occupational Therapy, Education & Advanced Physical Disabilities)

BS, University of Minnesota (Occupational Therapy)


Research Summary/Interests

Fatigue management in chronic conditions, multiple sclerosis, task-oriented approach to CNS dysfunction, stroke, functional outcomes, motor control & motor learning, assessment of hand strength, dexterity, and hand function.


Adult Physical Disabilities



OT 6201 Functional Anatomy & Kinesiology; OT 6302 OTPI: Occupation through Remediation; RSC 5106 – Rehabilitation Science: Past, Present, Future; OT 7394/7494 Scholarly Project I & II


Clinical Interests

Adult Physical Disabilities