Part-Time Faculty

Jjade-grossade Gross, OTD, OTR/L

OT at DeKalb Medical Center

Jade Gross received her bachelor’s in psychology from the University of Kansas and doctorate of occupational therapy from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Currently, she works at DeKalb Medical Hillandale in outpatient rehab as an occupational therapist and certified lymphedema therapist. Also, she volunteers as a board member for the Lighthouse Lymphedema Network.



patmonAllen Patmon, OTD, OTR/L

Power Springs Transitional Care and Rehabilitation Center

Allen Patmon received his Doctorate and Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. He also received his Bachelor’s degree from Georgia State University in Exercise Science. He currently works as a Registered/Licensed Occupational Therapist at Power Springs Health and Rehabilitation Center in Powder Springs, Georgia. His current and past research projects focus on the community reentry programs, child obesity, health awareness and children living with autism.  In addition, he is a member of American Occupational Therapy Association.



Mphoto-mark_strazynski-gsu-00000002ark Strazynski, DO, BEE

Internal Medicine and Family Practice

Prior to joining the Occupation Therapy Department at Georgia State University, Dr. Strazynski was the Chair of Mathematics and Sciences at Brenau University in Gainesville, GA and at satellite campuses in Norcross and Fairburn, including the Adult and Graduate Studies Program math and science courses and an Associate Professor where he chaired the Academic Affairs Committee and various faculty search committees.

At Brenau, Dr. Strazynski actively collaborated with the School of Occupational Therapy and School of Nursing, where he taught graduate courses in Human Anatomy, Clinical Human Anatomy, Neuroscience, Pathophysiology, Applied and Functional Kinesiology, Genetics, and Epidemiology. Primarily for their use, he chaired the construction of a new state-of-the-art 12-station cadaver lab.  He also joined forces with the Dean in establishing the Brenau Physical Therapy Doctoral Program and developed the soon to be accredited master’s level Athletic Program and Physician Assistant Program, and the curriculum for a Bachelor’s of Arts in Nutrition.

Dr. Strazynski has been teaching at colleges and Universities in metro Atlanta since 2003.

Currently Dr. Strazynski is in a private family practice providing Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment in addition to full service medical care. He enjoys medical education and pharmacotherapy and is fluent in minor office surgical procedures.


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