Tony Gentry, Ph.D. OTR/L is an assistant professor in the Occupational Therapy Department at Virginia Commonwealth University. A graduate of Harvard College (BA), New York University (MA OT) and the University of Virginia (PhD), Dr. Gentry is a specialist in neurological rehabilitation whose research career has focused on assistive technology for cognition.
Dr. Gentry has developed and directed innovative programs for individuals with neurological impairments, including a vision rehabilitation clinic, a multi-disciplinary, community-based brain injury day rehabilitation program and an online clinical training curriculum for brain injury practitioners.
He is the director of the Assistive Technology for Cognition laboratory at VCU, which conducts research into the development and utilization of smart homes, electronic cognitive aids, computer games and applications to support individuals with brain injury, autism and other neurological conditions.
Dr. Gentry is on the full-time faculty of VCU’s occupational therapy department, where he teaches courses in adult physical disability, supervision and management and assistive technology.
In partnership with his wife, he owns and operates Neurological Expert Therapies, LLC, a rehabilitation therapy company. He is also the president of the board of the Brain Injury Association of Virginia.