Denise Reid

D. Reid's PortraitProfessor Emerita
Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy



Dr. Denise Reid is a professor emerita in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy.  Dr. Reid has well over 100 research and clinical publications. She was the director of the Virtual Reality and Rehabilitation Lab where she created virtual reality programs and has used the IREX Gesture Xtreme ™software for conducting studies in rehabilitation, exploring presence and engagement with disabled children and adults.  Her  research focused on understanding the components of mindfulness and mindful practice. Projects included the development of an introductory online mindfulness curriculum.

Cross Appointments

Rehabilitation Sciences Institute

School of Graduate Studies

Full Member

Research Keywords

Mindfulness; Mindful practice; Virtual reality in rehabilitation; Virtual wheelchair simulator trainer; Presence moments.