Student Research​

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Traditional Graduate Students

The class of 2015 completed the following faculty-directed research projects prior to completion of their academic course work:

  • Gardening as a Meaningful Occupation and its Relationship to Flow (S. Hess, N. Matanick,  M. Vorst, E. Wagner; Advisor-Dr. R. King)
  • Developing Effective Scoring Instructions for the Making Meals Performance Measure (MMPM): Establishing Inter-rater Reliability (M. Brown, T. Dunlevy, L. Jackson, L. Kelbley, T. Sanders; Advisor-Dr. L. Schmelzer)
  • Learning Through Interprofessional Education-Students' Perception of an IPE Module (K. Ehemann, J. Herbst, A. Lacey, K. Scheid, L. Snyder; Advisor-Dr. C. Goodwin)
  • Transitioning into Management and Leadership in Occupational Therapy (J. Faurot, T. Heath, K. McKenty, S. Seemann; Advisor-Dr. T. Dillon)
  • Bridging the Gap to Successful community Re-Entry Using Aftercare OT Interventions: A Case Study of Ex-Offenders (K. Burke, S. Fisher, J. Frisch, B. Guice, A. Lock,  R. Mack, J. Seeger, T. Vaughn; Advisors-Dr. M. Dillon, Dr. T. Griffiths)

Weekend Graduate Students

Weekend graduates students from the class of 2015 presented the results of their completed research projects on July 10, 2015 on the following topics:

  • Empowering Marginalized Populations to Overcome Food Insecurity (H. Jackson, N. Martin, C. Schroeder, S. Zukas); Advisor-Dr. L. Schmelzer)
  • Get Out and Stay Out! Inmates' Perceptions of the Effectiveness of Occupational Therapy Programming in a County Jail (C. Gilson, Laura Bair, Amy Adkins, Stacey Lynn, Chris Meyers, Kelly Fritz, Aaron Albrecht, LaToya Speck); Advisors- -Dr. T. Griffiths, Dr. M. Dillon)
  • Getting Further Ahead: Maximizing Resources in an Occupation-
    Based Program (A. Kittle, M. Paparone, W. Schuschke, Kristen Wesche; Advisor-Dr. L. Schmelzer)