Dr. Delisha Patel, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy and Director of Research
B.S. Montana State University
Ph.D. Montana State University
Phone: 406.657.1178
Office: 206 Charles Morledge
Email: delisha.patel@rocky.edu

Delisha Patel

Biography

Dr. Patel was born and raised in Mumbai, India. She moved to the United States in 2007 to pursue her college education. She has received her bachelor's degree in Cell Biology and Neuroscience from Montana State University, Bozeman. She completed her Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology from Montana state University, Bozeman. 

Dr. Patel has always been interested in public health, especially in rural areas. She hopes to take her interests and education/training in research to build an excellent research program for the OTD program at RMC. 

Dr. Patel moved to Billings to provide better health care for her son, who was born prematurely at 27 weeks. She lives with her 14-month-old son, her husband, and his family.