School of Allied Health Professions

Department of Occupational Therapy


Ingrid Franc, Ph.D., LOTR

Interim Department Head
Associate Professor
Phone: 504-568-4304


Ph.D. in Occupational Therapy, 2018, Texas Woman’s University, Houston, Texas
M.S. in Healthcare Management, 2014, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana
B.S. in Occupational Therapy, 1986, Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana

Courses Taught:

Concepts of Occupation
Occupational Therapy with the Older Adult
Management in Occupational Therapy
Research I, II, & III

Research Interests:

Occupation-based sitting balance assessment
OT’s role in the prevention of amputations in individuals with diabetes
OT’s role in improving the quality of life of individuals during end stage renal disease

Clinical Interests:

Adult neurological and orthopedic rehabilitation
Diabetes management
Low vision