Bill Kopke MED, OTR/L
William Kopke (Mr. Bill) is native Chicagoan and who received a Bachelor of Science degree in Advertising from the University of Florida. He later went on to receive his degree in Occupational Therapy from the Medical College of Georgia. Whereas there were not advanced degrees being offered in Occupational Therapy at that time, Mr. Kopke went on to take a Masters of Education from Georgia College and State University. He remained an extra semester at the Medical College to take advanced courses in Pediatrics. Mr. Kopke’s first position was at Central State Hospital in Milledgeville, Georgia in the 800 bed Development Disabilities division of the hospital. While there, he also was the occupational therapist in the long-term care division. He went on from there to become Assistant Professor at Darton College in Albany, Georgia where he was the Program Director as well as the writer of the curriculum for an Occupational Therapy assistant program. His experience in pediatrics crosses over a variety of settings that includes, but is not restricted to: Multiple School Systems, Easter Seals, Children’s Specialized Hospital in Toms River, New Jersey, North Carolina State position of Pediatric Occupational Therapy Diagnostician for Women’s and Children’s Health in North Carolina, Home Health interventionist for the state of South Carolina.
In his free time, Mr. Bill is an amateur chef, avid ornamental gardener, antique restorer and voracious reader of fantasy novels.