Rupambika Sahoo

Assistant Professor

Department of Occupational Therapy


    Rupambika Sahoo is Assistant Professor in Department of Occupational Therapy – Manipal College of Health Professions, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal. 

    She is

    ·        Teaching and clinical supervisorClinical Supervisor in NICU and Onco-radiation

    ·         Student Project In-charge

    ·         Department coordinator student Affairs, SOAHS

    ·         Assistant co-ordinator for ADL and Therapeutics Lab


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Masters in Occupational Therapy Developmental Disabilities School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India 2016
Bachelors in Occupational Therapy Occupational Therapy Swami Vivekanand National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research (SVNIRTAR) ,India 2013


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Occupational Therapy – MCHP, Manipal Assistant Professor Teaching and clinical supervisor Sept 2016 – till date


Area of Interest

Early intervention and developmental therapy program ;School readiness program ; Play therapy; Community integration, Activities of daily living; Sensory integration

Area of Expertise

Occupational therapy in pediatric (developmental Disabilities)

Area of Research

Social participation and cerebral palsy

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

•         Life Member of All India occupational Therapy Associations (AIOTA)

•         Member of Academic Council of Occupational Therapy (ACOT)

Work Experience

Organisation Role Tenure
Pediatric therapy clinic, Chennai Client assessments and intervention planning ,Conducting individual therapy and group therapy sessions and parents education regarding handling their child in different set up Oct 2013 - April,2014

Social Participation in Children with Cerebral Palsy

2017-01-12 Sumita Rege

Social Participation in Children with Cerebral Palsy, Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences, volume:16, issue:4, October-December 2017

Positioning of Preterm Infants in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: A Scoping Review

2017-01-08 Chaitra Somashekar Aswani M P Elizabeth Abraham