Visiting Scholar​​​

For the past ten years, the Occupational Therapy Program, with the support of university convocations funds, has been able to bring distinguished scholars in the field of occupational therapy to The University of Findlay campus. This has become an annual event, highlighting the importance of scholarly activity and providing educational opportunities for faculty, area clinicians and students.​

Dr. Jaime Phillip
Muñoz, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA
2014 Distinguished Visitor
(Pictured with traditional student members of Pi Theta Epsilon)

Dr. Mu
ñoz, department chair and associate professor in the Occupational Therapy Doctorate Program at Duquesne University Rangos School of Health Sciences, addressed a large gathering of students, clinicians, and educators on February 13 and 14, 2014.  His presentations focused on the following timely topics: Culturally Responsive Caring: What, Why, How? and The Scholarship of Practice in Community-Based Programs.


Previous Visiting Scholars

2013 - Dr. Amy Lamb

Health Reform: Strategies for health care professionals on the frontline
Advocacy in policy: Making the Occupational Therapy Voice Heard

2012 - Dr. Diane Parham

Why Play? The Serious Nature of Play in Health and Development
Play: A Powerful Tool i N Occupational Therapy

2011 - Dr. Renee Taylor

The Intentional Relationship: Reinvigorating the Vision for Client-Centered Practice in Occupational Therapy
The Intentional Relationship: Clinical Tools for Navigating the Challenges of
Fieldwork and Beyond

2010 - Dr. Roxie Black

Is Culturally Competent Care Achievable?
Becoming Culturally Competent Students: Focus on Self

2009 - Dr. Karen Jacobs

How Full is Your Backpack?
Being an Occupation FANATIC

2008 - Dr. Florence Clark

AOTA's Centennial Vision: What is it and What Does it Mean for Practice?
The Centennial Vision and Occupational Therapy in Health and Wellness: Lifestyle Redesign

2007 - Dr. Charles Christiansen

Occupational Therapy's Vision for 2017 and Beyond
Promoting Resilience Through Life-Style Intervention

2006 - Dr. Winnie Dunn

Going Public: We're Not Just About Disability Anymore
Creating a 'Sensational' Practice

2005 - Dr. Carolyn Baum

The Future of Occupational Therapy
The Older Adult
Students Making a Difference
Engagement in Everyday Activity