Smallfield joins faculty July 1

On July 1, the Program in Occupational Therapy will welcome Stacy Smallfield, DrOT, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA, to its faculty as the assistant director of the entry-level doctoral degree program. Smallfield’s position will combine academic coordination activities with teaching responsibilities to create a leadership role that will oversee all elements of the OTD degree program, including recruiting, admissions, curriculum, instruction and program evaluation.

Smallfield earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Gustavus Adolphus College in 1995. She earned her master’s degree in occupational therapy from our Program in 1996, and her doctorate in occupational therapy from Nova Southeastern University in 2007. Her research interests are adult physical rehabilitation and gerontology, including low vision and assistive technology.

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