Dr. Khowdee received a Bachelor's degree from the University of California, Riverside and her Teaching Credential from Cal Poly Pomona. She enjoyed a career as an elementary school teacher, but found a passion for occupational therapy. Dr. Khowdee earned a Master's and her Doctor of Occupational Therapy from Loma Linda University. Her primary setting is in outpatient neurology, but has experience in outpatient hand therapy, primary care, telehealth, acute care, outpatient pediatrics, school-based practice, and is licensed in California and Hawaii. She focuses her work and research on those impacted by neurological diseases and disorders such as Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). With her strong interest in program development she helped establish the OT program at the Center for Restorative Neurology (CRN), as part of the Loma Linda Medical Center. Dr. Khowdee presents for regional and international conferences and is a guest lecturer and speaker. Dr. Khowdee’s research was recognized when selected to deliver the 10th annual Dr. Ester Huecker keynote lecture at the OT research colloquium at Loma Linda University. She continues to be of service and volunteers with several nonprofits. Most of all she feels blessed to be a mom, spends time with her dog, enjoys cycling, and traveling .