Megan Gately OTD, PhD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor, Geriatrics

72 E. Concord Street | (781) 687-3143



Dr. Gately is an occupational therapist and researcher at the New England GRECC and a member of the GRECC Connect Adoption and Implementation core. Dr. Gately utilizes mixed methods to examine how telehealth can be optimized to reduce barriers to care, including remote delivery of occupational therapy services to meet the functional and quality of life needs of rural older adults and those with cognitive impairment.


PhD, Tufts University, 2020

Occupational Therapy, OTD, Tufts University, 2014

Occupational Therapy, MS, Tufts University, 2013

Literature, MA, Harvard University, 2007

English, BA, Suffolk University, 2000


Published on 7/5/2021

Gately ME, Muccini S, Eggleston BA, McLaren JE. Program Evaluation of My Life, My Story: Virtual Storytelling in the COVID-19 Age. Clin Gerontol. 2022 Jan-Feb; 45(1):195-203. PMID: 34219605.

Published on 6/6/2021

Gately ME, Tickle-Degnen L, McLaren JE, Ward N, Ladin K, Moo LR. Factors Influencing Barriers and Facilitators to In-home Video Telehealth for Dementia Management. Clin Gerontol. 2022 Jul-Sep; 45(4):1020-1033. PMID: 34096477.

Published on 4/27/2021

Gately ME, Tickle-Degnen L, Voydetich DJ, Ward N, Ladin K, Moo LR. Video Telehealth Occupational Therapy Services for Older Veterans: National Survey Study. JMIR Rehabil Assist Technol. 2021 Apr 27; 8(2):e24299. PMID: 33904825.

Published on 12/8/2020

Gately ME, Tickle-Degnen L, Trudeau SA, Ward N, Ladin K, Moo LR. Caregiver Satisfaction with a Video Telehealth Home Safety Evaluation for Dementia. Int J Telerehabil. 2020 Dec 08; 12(2):35-42. PMID: 33520093.

Published on 8/3/2020

Nearing KA, Lum HD, Dang S, Powers B, McLaren J, Gately M, Hung W, Moo L. National Geriatric Network Rapidly Addresses Trainee Telehealth Needs in Response to COVID-19. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 09; 68(9):1907-1912. PMID: 32639578.

Published on 10/1/2019

Pimentel CB, Gately M, Barczi SR, Boockvar KS, Bowman EH, Caprio TV, Colón-Emeric CS, Dang S, Espinoza SE, Garner KK, Griffiths PC, Howe JL, Lum HD, Markland AD, Rossi MI, Thielke SM, Valencia-Rodrigo WM, Moo LR, Hung WW. GRECC Connect: Geriatrics Telehealth to Empower Health Care Providers and Improve Management of Older Veterans in Rural Communities. Fed Pract. 2019 Oct; 36(10):464-470. PMID: 31768097.

Published on 9/1/2019

Gately ME, Trudeau SA, Moo LR. In-Home Video Telehealth for Dementia Management: Implications for Rehabilitation. Curr Geriatr Rep. 2019 Sep 01; 8(3):239-249. PMID: 32015957.

Published on 8/20/2019

Moo LR, Gately ME, Jafri Z, Shirk SD. Home-Based Video Telemedicine for Dementia Management. Clin Gerontol. 2020 Mar-Apr; 43(2):193-203. PMID: 31431147.

Published on 7/18/2019

Gately ME, Trudeau SA, Moo LR. Feasibility of Telehealth-Delivered Home Safety Evaluations for Caregivers of Clients With Dementia. OTJR (Thorofare N J). 2020 01; 40(1):42-49. PMID: 31319745.

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