Honors and Awards
1st Place, Adult 2-D Art, Eagan Harvest of Art Show, for pastel painting Happy Cabbages, 2014.
Faculty Excellence in Teaching and Advising; 2011.
AOTA Fellow: 2008.
AOTA Service Awards; 2013. 2012, 2011,2008, 2006, 2000, 1995, 1994, and 1992.
MOTA Communication Award; 2010.
MOTA Service Award; 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2002 and 2000.
MOTA Art Show; Second Place Ribbon for a framed needlepoint, 2001.
SSO: USA Service Awards; 2013. 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006.
Nominee for Faculty Teaching Award; 1999.
Minnesota Occupational Therapist of the Year; 1992.
Wisconsin Student Occupational Therapist of the Year; 1980.
Carol Easley Denny Grant, St. Catherine University, $9000 to study the impact of interprofessional education on teamwork skills of healthcare students, 2013.
Faculty Research Grant, College of St. Catherine, $2000 to study the state of OT practice in Minnesota in 2006.
Curriculum Development Grant, College of St. Catherine, $700 to develop the Healthcare Management course, 2006.
Faculty Research Grant, College of St. Catherine, $304, 2003 to assist in researching the impact of the Prospective Payment System in Long Term Care on occupational therapy practice.
Interdisciplinary Feeding Clinic, Children's Hospital of St. Paul; received $70,000 funding for the development and first two years operation of a Clinic for young children with difficulties in feeding; 1992-93.