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Nancy Carson Ph.D., FAOTA, OTR/L

Nancy E. Carson Ph.D., FAOTA, OTR/L

Associate Dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs

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Biography

MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA

COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Nancy Edwards Carson, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Associate Professor

 

 

EDUCATION

 

2017 Certificate, Institute for Management and Leadership in Education

Harvard Institutes for Higher Education

Graduate School of Education

Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

 

2011 Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health

Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior

University of South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina

 

1989 Master in Health Sciences

Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina

 

1985 Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy

Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina

 

PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

College of Health Professions

 

Associate Dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs July 2015 - present

Assistant Dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs Appointed Sept 2014

 

Administrative Responsibilities

Oversight and guidance for College of Health Professions program accreditations

Regional accreditation compliance

New program initiatives and support

Faculty Assembly liaison and advisor for associated committees

MUSC Educational Advisory Committee liaison

Faculty Orientation implementation, oversight and guidance

Faculty Evaluation, Promotion, and Tenure

Chair, Academic Leadership Team

Chair, Department of Health Studies

Associate Professor, Secondary Appointment

Department of Public Health Sciences

MUSC College of Medicine January 15, 2015

 

Associate Professor, Division of Occupational Therapy July 2015 - present

Assistant Professor, Division of Occupational Therapy July 2002 – June 2015

 

Administrative Roles

Interim Division Director Oct 2011 - July 2013

Curriculum Coordinator July 2010 - Aug 2014

Student Advising Coordinator July 2003 - Aug 2014

Faculty Advisor, Student OT Association July 2003 - Aug 2014

Interim Director Responsibilities

Assuming all administrative duties of Director for Division

Curriculum planning and implementation

Program management, planning, budgeting

Faculty development and evaluation

Coordination of self-study process for accreditation

Accountability for accreditation site visit (May 2013)

 

Course Assignments

Occupational Performance: Psychosocial Issues in Occupational Therapy I

Occupational Performance: Psychosocial Issues in Occupational Therapy II

Clinical Correlate for Psychosocial Practice (Level I fieldwork coordination)

Delivery and Management of Occupational Therapy Services

Research Seminar (one section)

Research Experience (one section)

Introduction to Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science

Geriatrics (Course Coordinator)

IP 710 Transforming Healthcare for the Future (Faculty Facilitator)

 

Adjunct Assistant Professor July 1997 - June 2002

Assistant Professor and Academic Fieldwork Coordinator July 1994 - June 1996

Instructor and Academic Fieldwork Coordinator Sept 1990 - June 1994

 

Responsibilities included teaching, fieldwork coordination, advising student research groups,

serving on college committees, and coordination of Student Job Fair.

 

Coastal Center, Ladson, SC

Contract OT July 1997 - June 1999

Responsibilities included annual evaluations of long-term residents, nutritional management, and psychiatric group treatment.

 

Heartland Healthcare Center

PRN Therapist July 1996 - June 1997

Responsibilities included geriatric rehabilitation and transitional care.

 

 

North Charleston Convalescent Center, Charleston, SC

Part-time OT July 1988 - Oct 1991

Responsibilities included geriatric rehabilitation and supervision of COTA.

 

Trident Regional Medical Center, North Charleston, SC

Director of Occupational Therapy May 1989 - Aug 1990

Staff OT in Rehabilitation & Psychiatric Department May 1988 - May 1989

Psychiatric OT June 1985 - Apr 1988

Responsibilities included patient treatment in acute care psych and acute care & outpatient rehab. Supervisor for Level I and II OT/OTA students. Experienced in program development, quality assurance, staff supervision, interview/hiring process, budgeting, inventory, and public relations.

 

 

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

 

Carson, N., Crawford, J., & Hanner, N. (2018). Creating opportunities for OT-OTA student learning through community collaborations. Journal of Occupational Therapy Education, 2(2). https://doi.org/10.26681/jote.2018.020208

 

Carson, N. E., Wise, H. H., & Jacques, P. F. (2017). Caregivers are heroes: an innovative educational strategy designed to promote compassion/caring in health professional students. Journal of Allied Health, 46(2), 116-122.

 

Carson, N., & Coker-Bolt, P. (2015). In Memoriam - Maralynne Mitcham: Educator, mentor, and innovator. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 69, 13–16. http://dx.doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2015.691003

 

Carson, N. E., Blake, C. E., & Saunders, R. P. (2015). Perceptions and dietary intake of self- described healthy and unhealthy eaters with severe mental illness. Community Mental Health Journal,51(3), 281-288.

 

Giles, A., Carson, N., Breland, H., Coker-Bolt, P., Bowman, P. (2014). Use of simulated patients and reflective video analysis to assess occupational therapy students’ preparedness

for fieldwork. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 68(S2), S57-66.

 

Carson, N. E., Blake, C. E., Saunders, R. P., & O’Brien, J. C. (2013). Influences on the food choice behaviors of adults with severe mental illness. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 29(4), 361-384.

Kazley, A. S., Annan-Coultas, D., Freeland, M., Carson, N., Zoller, J., & Trickey, B. (2013). Understanding the use of educational technology among faculty, staff, and students at a

medical university.Tech Trends, 57(2), 63-70.

AMERICAN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSOCIATION OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS

 

American Occupational Therapy Association. (2017). Philosophical base of occupational

therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 71(Suppl. 2), 7112410045. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2017.716S06

*Co-author as member of AOTA Commission on Education

 

American Occupational Therapy Association. (2018). Importance of Collaborative OT/OTA Intraprofessional Education in Occupational Therapy Curricula. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 72(Suppl. 2), 7212410030p1-p18. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S207

*Task Group Authors: Nardella, M. S., Carson, N. E., Colucci, C.N., Corsilles-Sy, C.

Hissong, A. N. & Simons, D. for the AOTA Commission on Education

 

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

 

Carson, N. (2016). Community Systems. In J. Solomon & J. O'Brien (Eds.), Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants, Fourth Edition (pp. 60-69). St. Louis, MO: Mosby, Inc.

 

Carson, N. (2013).Interpersonal Relationships and Communication.In J. Solomon & J. O’Brien (Eds.), Occupational Analysis and Group Process, First Edition (pp. 25-35). St.

Louis, MO:Mosby, Inc.

Carson, N. (2011). Community Systems. In J. Solomon & J. O'Brien (Eds.), Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants, Third Edition (pp. 67-76). St. Louis, MO: Mosby, Inc.

 

 

PEER-REVIEWED INTERNATIONAL PRESENTATIONS

 

Carson, N. (October 2, 2017). Therapeutic Gardening as an Interprofessional Service-Learning Project, Collaborating Across Borders VI, Joint Conference, Banff, Canada.

 

Wise, H., Carson, N., & Jacques, P. (October 2, 2015). Caregivers are Heroes, Presentation, Collaborating Across Borders V, Joint Conference, Roanoke, VA.

 

 

PEER-REVIEWED NATIONAL PRESENTATIONS

 

Carson, N. (October 14, 2018). Increasing Student Empathy and Awareness in Identifying and

Addressing Mental Health Needs Across Practice Settings. Presentation, American Occupational Therapy Association Education Summit, Louisville, KY.

 

Carson, N. (April 21, 2018). Evolution of Crafts and the Creative Arts in Occupational Therapy Practice. Presentation, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.

 

Carson, N. (April 21, 2018). Development of Motivational Interviewing Skills to Elicit Behavioral Change in Clients. Poster, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.

 

Carson, N. (October 28, 2017). Creating new opportunities for level one mental health fieldwork. Presentation, American Occupational Therapy Association Education Summit, Fort Worth, TX.

 

Carson, N. & Giles, A. (October 27, 2017). Centennial to Bicentennial: OT Education through the Lens of the Slagle Lectures. Presentation, American Occupational Therapy Association Education Summit, Fort Worth, TX.

 

Carson, N. (April 1, 2017). Therapeutic Gardening for Community-Dwelling Adults with Serious Mental Illness: Planting it Forward. Poster, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Carson, N. & O’Brien, J. (March 31, 2017). Educational strategies to develop therapeutic reasoning for practice in mental health and pediatrics. Short Course, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Carson, N., Crawford, J., & Hanner, N. (March 30, 2017). Creating Opportunities for OT-OTA Student Learning Through Community Collaborations. Poster, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Coker-Bolt, P., Carson, N., Hartman, K., Harvison, N., Herge, E., Hissong, A. & Kern, S., (April 6, 2016). Interprofessional Collaborative Education: Linking Student Learning to Patient, Population, and Health System Outcomes. Pre-Conference Institute, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

 

Carson, N., Bowman, P., Breland, H., Coker-Bolt, P., & Smith, C. (October 17, 2015). Interprofessional Education Moves Forward: Current Trends and Innovative Models. Poster, American Occupational Therapy Association Education Summit, Denver, CO.

Giles, A., Carson, N., Bowman, P., Coker-Bolt, P., & Smith, C. (October 17, 2015). Implementation of an Interprofessional Journal Club on Educational Technology. Presentation, American Occupational Therapy Association Education Summit, Denver, CO.

 

Carson, N., Mau, A., Simon, L., & Slaughter, L. (April 17, 2015). Development of a Level One Fieldwork Program at a Residential Housing Complex for Adults with Mental Illness. Poster, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Nashville, TN.

 

Carson, N., Adkins, B., Futrell, N., MacIntire, K., & McArdle, C. (April 16, 2015). Implementation of a Community-Based Sensory Modulation Program for Adults with Mental Illness. Poster, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Nashville, TN.

 

Carson, N., Brannon, K., Higgins, M., McLaurin, M., & Sweeney, T. (April 16, 2015). Perspectives on Community Integration of Adults with Serious Mental Illness. Poster, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Nashville, TN.

 

Kern, S., Coker-Bolt, P., Carson, N., Hartman, K., Harvison, N., Herge, E., & Hissong, A. (April 15, 2015). Interprofessional Collaborative Education: Preparing Graduates for Community-Based Practice. Pre-Conference Institute, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Nashville, TN.

 

Zoller, J., Jones, W., Correa, L. & Carson, N. (October 24, 2014). Educating Allied Health Students on the Possible Impacts of Health Reform: Insights from using the RETHINK Health Simulation Model, Oral Presentation, Association of Schools of Allied Health Professionals Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV.

 

Carson, N., Boyd, R., Martin, J., Stuber, E., & Vesely, P. (April 5, 2014). Sensory

Modulation Strategies Employed by Community-Dwelling Adults with Severe Mental Illness.

Poster, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD.

 

Carson, N., Green, E., Hyatt, E., Jensen, S., & Knoebel, K. (April 4, 2014). Development of a Sensory Modulation Program for a Community Mental Health Drop-In Center. Poster,

American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD.

 

Carson, N. (April 3, 2014). Perceptions and Dietary Intake of Self-described Healthy and Unhealthy Eaters with Severe Mental Illness. Presentation, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD.

 

Coker-Bolt, P., Carson, N., Mitcham, M., Hartman, K., Harvison, N., Herge, E., Kern, S. & Hissong, A. (April 2, 2014). Integrating InterProfessional Education in Occupational

Therapy Curriculum. Pre-Conference Institute, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD.

 

Mitcham, M., Jacques, P., Wise, H., & Carson, N. (February 24, 2014). Caregivers are

Heroes. Presentation, The Narrative Bridge: Connecting through the Health Humanities

Conference, The Writing Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC.

Giles, A., Bowman, P., Coker-Bolt, P., Carson, N., Breland, H. (October 5, 2013). Making it Real: Using Simulated Patients to Assess Students’ Preparedness for Level II Fieldwork. American Occupational Therapy Association/National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy Education Summit, Atlanta, GA.

 

Carson, N., Coker-Bolt, P., Hartman, K., Harvison, N., Herge, E., Hissong, A., Kern, S. Mitcham, M. (April 24, 2013). Integrating InterProfessional Education in Occupational Therapy Curriculum. Pre-Conference Institute, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.

Carson, N., Coker-Bolt, P., Harvison, N., Herge, E., Kern, S. Mitcham, M. (April 27, 2012). Exploring Opportunities To Integrate Interprofessional Education/ Practice (IPEP) in Occupational Therapy Curriculum. Presentation, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

 

Carson, N. (April 16, 2011).Occupational Roles of Meal Planning and Food Preparation of Adults with Chronic Mental Illness. Poster, American Occupational Therapy Association

Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Carson, N. E. & O’Brien, J. (April 26, 2009). Establishing Community Partnerships to Address Obesity in Adults with Chronic Mental Illness and in Children from a Rural Community. Short Course, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Houston, TX.

 

Carson, N. E., Allen, G., Campbell, R., Harris, L., Lebkicher, Starks, T. & White, C. (April 21, 2007). Practice Approaches and Evaluations used by OTs working with adults with sensory processing deficits. Poster, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO.

 

Carson, N. E. & Reyes, C. (April 27, 2006). Incorporating Dance and Movement Therapy Interventions into Occupational Therapy Practice. Poster, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Charlotte, NC.

 

Carson, N. E. (April 27, 2006). Integrating and Sustaining Mental Health Approaches in the Occupational Therapy Curriculum. Presentation, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Charlotte, NC.

 

Bowman, P. J., Burik, J. K., & Carson, N. E. (May 12, 2005). Community as Classroom: Integrating Occupation-Based Community Experiences into the Curriculum. Presentation, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Long Beach, CA.

 

Carson, N. E., Benedik, S., Gent, R., Miller, B., Pooser, P. (July 11, 1994). Recent Graduates Perceptions of Level II Fieldwork Experiences. Presentation, Fieldwork for the Future Task Force, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Boston, MA.

 

 

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

 

OT/OTA Intraprofessional Collaboration Panel (April 6, 2016). American Occupational

Therapy Association, Academic Leadership Council, Chicago, IL.

 

Interprofessional Education Panel (October 6, 2012). American Occupational Therapy Association, Program Directors’ Meeting, Orlando, FL.

 

Keynote Speaker, (March 3, 2012). Pi Theta Epsilon Induction Ceremony, Occupational

Therapy Division, Charleston, SC.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

 

Carson, N. (January 22, 2016). Sensory Modulation for the Adult Mental Health Client. Staff Presentation, Our Place, Mental Health of America, North Charleston, SC.

 

Anderson, L., Belk. R., Coon, S., McKee, K., Paine, H., Weatherford, T., Woodberry, B., & Carson, N. (December 6, 2012). Implications of the Adult Sensory Profile in a Mental Health Setting. Staff and Client Presentations, SEASONS Outpatient Mental Health Program, Medical University of SC, Charleston, SC.

 

 

FACULTY MENTOR: GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

2014 Coxe, S., Hellman, K., Katalinas, S., & Myers, C. Sensory Profiles of Adults with Severe Mental Illness. Poster Presentation, Medical University of South Carolina Student Research Day.

 

2014 Brannon, K., Higgins, M., McLaurin, M., & Sweeney, T. Perceptions of Community Integration Reported by People with Serious Mental Illness. Poster Presentation, Medical University of South Carolina Student Research Day.

 

2013 Boyd, R., Green, E., Hyatt, E., Jensen, S., Knoebel, K., Martin, J., Stuber, E., & Vesely, P. Sensory Modulation Strategies Employed by Community-Dwelling Adults with Severe Mental Illness. Poster Presentation, Medical University of South Carolina Student Research Day.

 

2012 Armstrong, L M, Frentrup, S A, Griffith, O E, Guerrieri, C D, Patel, N A, Pearman, K N, & Posey, J L. Relationships between the Sensory Profiles of Graduate Students with and without Depression and/or Anxiety.

 

2011 Anderson, L., Belk. R., Coon, S., McKee, K., Paine, H., Weatherford, T., & Woodberry, B.

Implications of the Adult Sensory Profile in a Mental Health Setting. Poster Presentation, Medical University of South Carolina Student Research Day.

 

2010 Blomquist, D., Collie, S., Davidson, S., Modlin, E., Pouliot, K., Warner, T., & Wilkes, C. Dietary Habits of Community Dwelling Individuals with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness.

Poster Presentation, Medical University of South Carolina Student Research Day.

 

2009 Bartlett, B., D’Elia, J., Gilkerson, J., McGonegal, M., Owenby, M., & Snyder, M. C. Perceived Benefits and Barriers to Social Participation for Mental Health Clients Living in the Community.

Poster Presentation, Medical University of South Carolina Student Research Day.

 

2008 Craddock, H., Cunningham, A., Hassler, T., Polk, P., Sandifer, A., & Smith, E. Perceived Barriers to Healthy Nutritional and Physical Activity Habits Among Community Dwelling Mental Health Clients. Poster Presentation, Medical University of South Carolina Student Research Day.

 

2007 Allen, G., Campbell, R., Harris, L., Lebkicher, Starks, T. & White, C. Practice Approaches and Evaluations used by Occupational Therapists Working with Adults with Sensory Processing Deficits.

 

 

CONSULTANT

 

2014-2015 Occupational Therapy Consultant ($500/month)

Our Place (mental health program)

Mental Health America of the Lowcountry, North Charleston, SC

 

2013-2014 Program Accreditation Consultant

Occupational Therapy Program

University of New England, Portland, ME

 

 

GRANT PARTICIPATION

 

2014 Co-Investigator (with Joy Lauerer, DNP). Therapeutic Gardening for Community-Dwelling Adults with Serious Mental Illness: Planting it Forward, Medical University of South Carolina, Interprofessional Collaboration Grant Opportunity Pilot Project Program, $24,073 requested. This innovative project focuses on collaboration between occupational therapy (OT) students in the College of Health Professions and nursing students in the College of Nursing and a partnership with Mental Health America (MHA) to establish a therapeutic garden for adults with serious mental illness. *Grant submitted, not funded.

 

2014 Co-Investigator (with Dusti Annan-Coultas, PhD, Abby Kazley, PhD, Gretchen Seif, DPT, and Amanda Giles, MS), Educational Technology Journal Club, College of Health Professions, Medical University of South Carolina, Valerie West Educational Technology Enhancement Fund, $2125 requested. Grant support to implement a year-long Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) – Educational Technology focused journal club. *Grant funded.

 

2014 Co-Investigator (with Holly Wise, PhD and Paul Jacques, DHSc), COMPASS Grant, Department of Health Professions, College of Health Professions, Medical University of South Carolina, Interdivisional Seed Grant Program, $6873.62 requested. Grant support to evaluate effectiveness of interprofessional educational project designed to increase student perception of caregiver stress and grant support to evaluate and enhance caregiver involvement in the project. *Grant submitted, not funded.

 

2013 Co-Investigator (with Mental Health America), Sensory Modulation Program to promote Mental Health Recovery, First Citizens, $10,000. Grant support for occupational therapy faculty and students in the development of a sensory modulation room with sensory equipment and supplies, and the development of sensory kits for individual use by clients at Our Place, the community site for Mental Health America. This sensory modulation program will provide individuals with mental illness the opportunity to self-regulate and cope with their symptoms using sensory strategies. *Grant funded.

 

2011 Co-Investigator (with Dusti Annan-Coultas, PhD and Abby Kazley, PhD), Can IT Help Improve Access to IP?, Medical University of South Carolina, Interprofessional Collaboration Grant Opportunity Pilot Project Program, $14,585 requested. Grant support to evaluate the use of iPads to facilitate communication among interprofessional teams; specifically, the extent to which these devices could be used to improve communication, satisfaction, efficiency, and performance in interprofessional activity. *Grant submitted, not funded.

 

2002-2006 Faculty Mentor, Community Connections: Partners for Learning and Service. 1D37- HP00876 Health Resources and Services Administration), $368,906.00 Project

Director: Maralynne Mitcham. 5% of faculty time funded expanding clinical training

sites in medically underserved areas for students and designing community-based

learning experiences for OT 638 Psychosocial Issues in Occupational Therapy to meet

the criteria for this grant.

 

 

FACULTY DEVELOPMENT AND AWARDS

 

2018 Service Commendation, Commission on Education Task Group

Importance of Collaborative OT/OTA Intraprofessional Education in Occupational Therapy Curricula”

American Occupational Therapy Association

 

2017 Outstanding Facilitator Award, IP-710, Fall 2016

MUSC Office of Interprofessional Initiatives

 

2017 Long-Term Service Award

South Carolina Occupational Therapy Association

 

2016 Roster of Fellows Award

“Leader, Educator, Mentor in Community Mental Health”

American Occupational Therapy Association

2014-2015 LEAD: Leadership in Academic Medicine, Inaugural Class Participant

Nominated and selected for participation

Leadership Training Program, Medical University of South Carolina

2014-2015 Maralynne D. Mitcham Interprofessional Fellowship, Recipient

Medical University of South Carolina, $5000 Stipend Award

2014 MUSC Foundation Teaching Excellence Award, Nominee

Educator-Mentor Category: Clinical/ Professional

 

Jun 19-22, 2013 Designing Graduate Courses for Integrative Learning: Theory, Research, Implementation & Assessment, Participant in Summer Institute

Center for Occupational Therapy Education, Colorado State University

 

Apr-Sept 2012 Interprofessional Faculty Education Institute, Participant

Creating Collaborative Care Initiative

Medical University of South Carolina

 

May 4, 2012 MUSC Mentor Training Program, Participant

Middleton Plantation, Charleston, SC

2011 - 2014 Leadership Development Workshop Series, Participant

Medical University of South Carolina

 

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

 

Editorial Board

 

2017 Manuscript reviewer for American Journal of Occupational Therapy

2017 Manuscript reviewer for Occupational Therapy Journal of Research

2014-present Editorial Board member and manuscript reviewer for Occupational Therapy in

Mental Health

 

University

 

2017 – 2018 Faculty Senate, Secretary

2016 Search Committee for Provost, Member

2016-17 SACS Quality Enhancement Plan, Leadership Team

2016 MUSC Interprofessional Clarion Competition, Faculty Advisor

2015-17 Faculty Senate, Executive Council, CHP Unit Representative

2015-16 MUSC Strategic Leadership Development Committee

2015-18 MUSC Promotion Workshop, Facilitator

2015-16 MUSC Maralynne D. Mitcham Interprofessional Fellowship, Judge

2015 MUSC Interprofessional Clarion Competition, Judge

2014, 2016 MUSC Student Research Day, Judge (Interprofessional Category)

2014 - present MUSC Interprofessional Advisory Council

2014 - present MUSC Education Advisory Council

2013-14 MUSC Women Scholars Initiative, Career Development Program Planning

Committee

2013-14 Campus Safety Task Force

Sept 2012 - 2017 Faculty Senate, Senator

Sept 2013- 2018 Faculty and Institutional Relationships, Faculty Senate Committee, Member

2016 – 2017 Faculty Senate Executive Committee, Unit Representative

Sept 2012-13 Communication and Education, Faculty Senate Committee, Member

May 2010 - present Behavioral Support & Intervention Team, Development & Intervention

Committees

 

Aug 2012 - present Behavioral Support & Intervention Team, College of Health Professions

Representative

Spring 2012 Dean’s Council Representative, MUSC Faculty Hearing Committee

2009-17 Faculty Mentor, Interprofessional Day

2011-14 SC AHEC Summer Careers Academy Committee

2012 MUSC Mentoring Champion

Jan 2009-11 FAIR CV Database Committee

 

College of Health Professions

 

2018 - 2019 Search Committee, Academic Fieldwork Coordinator for Division of

Occupational Therapy, Member

2018 Search Committee, Faculty in Division of Occupational Therapy, Member

2017 Search Committee, Dean of College of Health Professions, Member

2017 Search Committee, Director of Technology, Chair

2016 Search Committee, Director, Physican Assistant Studies Division, Chair

2014 Search Committee, Faculty, Division of Occupational Therapy, Member

2014 Search Committee, Associate Director, Division of Physician Assistant Studies,

Member

2013 - 2014 Faculty Assembly, Secretary

2013 – present Maralynne D. Mitcham Lectureship Planning Committee, Chair

2012 Faculty Evaluation Committee, Member

2011 - 2013 Leadership Council, Member

Jan 2009 - present Educational Technology Advisory Committee, Member

July 2009 - July 2010 Search Committee, Director of Physical Therapy Division, Chair

2010 DATE Committee, Member

2009 Policy and Procedures Committee, Member

2007 - present Student Appeals Committee, Chair for seven committees, Member for six committees

2004 - present Scholarship Committee, Chair (as of 2014)

 

South Carolina Occupational Therapy Association

 

2015-16 SCOTA State Conference, Planning Committee

2013-present Lowcountry District Chair

2002-2004 Mental Health Special Interest Section Chairperson

1998-2002 State Treasurer

American Occupational Therapy Association

Apr 2018 – present Experiential Learning Research Group, Appointed Member

July 2016 – present Commission on Education, Appointed Member

Oct 2018 AOTA Hill Day Participant (mentored 7 students to participate), Washington DC

Sept 2017 AOTA Hill Day Participant (mentored 3 students to participate), Washington DC

Sept 2016 AOTA Hill Day Participant (mentored 3 students to participate), Washington DC

Sept 2015 AOTA Hill Day Participant (mentored 9 students to participate), Washington DC

Sept 2014 AOTA Hill Day Participant (mentored 9 students to participate), Washington DC

Sept 2013 AOTA Hill Day Participant (mentored 3 students to participate), Washington DC

2012-2013 Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) Task Force

 

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

 

1985-present American Occupational Therapy Association

Member, #614735

1983-present South Carolina Occupational Therapy Association

Member

 

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE

 

1985-present South Carolina Occupational Therapy State Licensure, #256

1985-present National Board of Certification for Occupational Therapy, #AA614735