Karen Jacobs, EdD, OTR/L, CPE, is a clinical professor of occupational therapy and director of the distance education post professional occupational therapy programs at Boston University. Her areas of expertise include ergonomics, telehealth, online education and curriculum development, and workplace occupational therapy. She also has a private practice in ergonomics and is an expert on school ergonomics and the healthy growth and development of school-age children. She is past president and vice-president of the American Occupational Therapy Association. For more information on this topic, visit www.aota.org.