Raheema Hemraj

OTR/L

Raheema Hemraj is an Occupational Therapist and Gerontologist with a speciality in falls prevention. She has over 15 years of experience working with older adults to promote successful aging-in-place and is trained in multiple evidence-based falls prevention programs. Raheema has spoken nationally on the outcomes of falls prevention programs for community-based older adults, the value of home safety evaluations in falls prevention and the impact of technology in the aging space. Currently, Raheema provides group and home-based falls education through Stanford Health Care’s Farewell to Falls program. She is also the founder of Grips+Gadgets, a company which seeks to connect healthtech startups with rehab professionals. As its principal health technology consultant, she has worked with multiple companies to ensure their clinical relevance as they build products to support older adults. Previously, Raheema led the clinical program at an early-stage company using AI to detect and prevent falls and she has worked in home care and as a home accessibility consultant. Raheema has a passion for preventative healthcare, utilizing technology to improve health outcomes, and enabling people of all ages to pursue their chosen life activities.

Feb 20 - 12:30 PM PST Career Growth

Healthtech Life Seminars

Real Talk: Is Start-up Life for You?

Join four therapists that have worked in multiple start-up environments for this engaging panel on what start up life is REALLY like. Raheema, Siena, Raad and Emma will discuss how to navigate a different business structure than that of the clinic, what to expect related to roles and duties in a start-up and how to set yourself up for success in a start-up environment as a PT, OT or SLP.

6:45 PM PST

Friday February 19

Occupational Therapy's Role in Technology and Industry: Bridging the Gap

12:30 PM PST

Saturday February 20

Real Talk: Is Start-up Life for You?

Join four therapists that have worked in multiple start-up environments for this engaging panel on what start up life is REALLY like. Raheema, Siena, Raad and Emma will discuss how to navigate a different business structure than that of the clinic, what to expect related to roles and duties in a start-up and how to set yourself up for success in a start-up environment as a PT, OT or SLP.

3:00 PM PST

Friday May 21, 2021

Using Virtual Interventions to Combat Social Isolation and Occupational Deprivation in Older Adults