Work Experience

Teaching

Instructor in Occupational Therapy, September. 1993 - June 1994, responsible for teaching undergraduate adult physical dysfunction content. College of St. Catherine, Department of Occupational Therapy. St. Paul, MN.

Assistant Professor in Occupational Therapy. September. 1994 - 1999 responsible for teaching graduate and undergraduate adult physical dysfunction content and academic advising. College of St. Catherine, Department of Occupational Therapy. St. Paul, MN.

Tenured, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy January 2000 – present Teaching and advising graduate and undergraduate students. Coordinate community fieldwork

Administrative

OT Department Supervisor  January 1978 - January 1980 in charge of developing new services and supervising OT staff at Villa Maria Nursing Home, Minneapolis. MN.

OT Department Supervisor  September 1983- September 1984 responsible for all service, administrative duties, and supervision of staff therapists. Oakridge Nursing Home, Minneapolis. MN.

OT Department Supervisor  September 1984 to April 1985, in charge of developing new services and supervising OT staff.  Crystal Care Center, Crystal, MN

OT Department Supervisor  April 1985 - June 1987, responsible for all service and  administrative duties and supervision of staff therapists. Hampton Care Center, Minneapolis. MN.

MAOT Graduate Program Director  September 2003- present. St. Catherine University, St. Paul, MN.

OSOT Deprtment Chair Sept 2012 - present. St catherine University, St. Paul, MN.

Clinical

Staff Therapist January 1980 - September 1983, responsible for inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, Consultant to school system for children with special needs,  Consultant to local nursing home activities department,  provider of direct OT services to the community. Leisure Hills Rehabilitation Services, Grand Rapids, MN.

On -Call Therapist  for several rehabilitation agencies in the June. 1987 - July 1990 Twin Cities Area.

Staff Therapist  (part time and on -call) in acute care rehabilitation July 1990 - July 1995 and cardiac rehabilitation. St. Joseph’s Hospital, St. Paul, MN

Staff Therapist (part time and on - call) acute and sub-acute September. 1990 – September 1997, rehabilitation, work hardening, cardiac rehabilitation, and functional capacities evaluations. Fairview/Riverside Hospital,  Minneapolis, MN..

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