Posters & Presentations

Experience the breadth and depth of scholarship from our faculty, students and alumni. We’ve highlighted the works by our faculty and recent program graduates on this page.

8:30 a.m.

  • Dr. Jennifer Lape ‘08 (Assistant Professor) presents Poster 1-012
    Using "Brain Color" to Improve Provision & Acceptance of Constructive Feedback in an OTD Program
  • Dr. Serena Zeidler ‘11 presents Poster 1-121
    Clinicians' and Educators' Perspectives on the Usefulness and Effectiveness of PuzzleArt Therapy in Screening and Remediating Visual Skills Deficits
  • Dr. Sherry Stancliff ‘19 presents Poster 1-118
    Improving Community-Based Preschool-Teacher Confidence to Create Motor-Enriched Classrooms
  • Dr. Amy Watson-Grace ‘19 presents Poster 1-124
    Improving Attention for All Students Using Inclusive Coordinative Movement Programs
  • Dr. Chelsey Lyons ‘19 presents Poster 1-132
    Utilizing a Combination of Interactive Technology & Traditional Fine-Motor Activities to Improve Fine-Motor Development in Kindergarten Students
  • Dr. Julia Hawkins ‘15 presents Poster 1-129
    The Impact of Tactile Play on Increasing Oral Acceptance of Wet Food Items
  • Dr. Elaine Keane ‘15 presents Poster 1-309
    Árbol de la Vida: A Contextually Grounded Model for OT Practice

10 a.m.

  • Dr. Olivia White ‘19 presents Tech Short Course 101
    Home Automation: The Emerging Instrumental Activity of Daily Living
  • Dr. Anne Escher ‘16 presents Short Course 124
    Time’s Up Education: OT Educational Programs Meet the Profession’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

11 a.m.

  • Dr. Michele Bennett ‘13 presents Poster 2-510
    OT on a Rural College Campus: Integrated Behavioral Health & Peer-Led Support
  • Dr. Susan Blair ‘19 presents Poster 2-606
    Changing the Perception of Frailty of Community Dwelling Older Adults who Participate in OT-Led Education

12 p.m.

  • Dr. Olivia White ‘19 presents Short Course 163
    Adaptive Yoga for Wellness

1:30 p.m.

  • Dr. Stacia Galey ‘16 presents Poster 3-017
    A Mapping Review of OT Fieldwork Literature
  • Dr. Anne Escher ‘16 presents Poster 3-017
    A Mapping Review of OT Fieldwork Literature
  • Dr. Elaine Keane ‘15 presents Poster 3-403
    Analysis of Local Attitudes Toward Opening a Café Run by People With Disabilities in Ecuador
  • Dr. Karen Hoover ‘12 presents Poster 3-011
    Implementation of a Standardized Patient Simulation Experience in an Adult Intervention Course to Enhance Level I Fieldwork
  • Dr. Sherry Stancliff ‘19 presents Poster 3-127
    The Use of Consultation in School-Based Practice
  • Dr. Karen Hoover ‘12 presents Poster 3-006
    Using the Occupational Profile as a Foundation to Infuse Simulation Throughout the OT Curriculum: A Practical Workshop

2 p.m.

  • Dr. Serena Zeidler ‘11 presents Short Course 179
    Using AOTA's Vision 2025 to Overcome Barriers and Create Pathways for Leadership in School-Based Practice

8 a.m.

  • Dr. Missi Zahoransky ‘19 presents Tech Workshop 201
    Opportunities & Challenges of Real-World Telehealth Practice

9 a.m.

  • Dr. Mary Beth Dillon ‘11 presents Poster 4-018
    Establishing the Role of OT in a County Jail: Facilitating Instrumental Activities of Daily Living Skill-Development & Successful Community Living
  • Dr. Bernadette Schmeltz ‘19 presents Poster 4-309
    Improving Self-Perceived Knowledge & Attitudes Regarding Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Implementation Following Participation in an Online Journal Club
  • Dr. Anne Escher ‘16 presents Poster 4-701
    Enhancing Collaborative Goal-Setting for Adults With Aphasia
  • Dr. Carey Leckie ‘18 presents Poster 4-016
    Use of Interprofessional Education to Prepare for Clinical Fieldwork: Commonalities in OT & PT Students' Learning Needs
  • Dr. Mary Beth Dillon ‘11 presents Poster 4-011
    Laying the Foundation for OT Program Development in the Community: Creating Effective Practice Solutions
  • Dr. Meredith Santana ‘19 presents Poster 4-133
    Caregiver Coaching in Early Intervention
  • Dr. Katie Landsiedel ‘18 presents Poster 4-119
    Video Modeling & Scenario-Based Learning: Effectiveness on Interpersonal Skills to Prepare for Postsecondary Experiences

1:30 p.m.

  • Dr. Gretchen Hannah ‘19 presents Tech Lab 202A
    Assistive Technology Solutions for Writing
  • Dr. Amy Rebovich ‘13 presents Tech Short Course 202
    Traveling the Path of Telehealth Implementation in the Low Vision Clinic to Improve Access to Care

2 p.m.

  • Dr. Susan Blair ‘19 presents Workshop 209
    Changing the Perception of Frailty of Community Dwelling Older Adults who Participate in OT-led Education
  • Dr. Kayla Smith ‘19 presents Workshop 209
    (BASC) Changing the Perception of Frailty of Community-Dwelling Older Adults Who Participate in OT-Led Education
  • Dr. Missi Zahoransky ‘19 presents Workshop 212
    Homecare 2020 & Beyond

3:15 p.m.

  • Dr. Kathleen Weissberg ‘14 presents Poster 6-305
    Millennials: The Emerging Generation of Caregivers
  • Dr. Michelle Buccinna ‘19 presents Poster 6-314
    Formal Stroke Education Program Effects on Occupational Therapists’ Competence and Confidence

9 a.m.

  • Dr. Sheila Moyle ‘17 presents Poster 7-014
    Students’ Perspectives of an Emerging Practice Area Level II Fieldwork Experience
  • Dr. Becky Piazza ‘18 presents Poster 7-008
    Are They Qualified? Characteristics To Consider When Selecting Healthcare Professionals To Mentor OTD Capstone Experiences
  • Dr. Anne Lee ‘18 presents Poster 7-125
    Fast, Real & Lasting Changes in Handwriting: An Evidence-Based Approach
  • Dr. Breanne Grasso ‘19 presents Conversations that Matter 301
    Getting Over the Hump: Discussing the Common Reasons OT Practitioners are Not Addressing Sexuality

10 a.m.

  • Chris Delenick ‘20 presents Conversations that Matter 303
    Occupation-Based Assessments of Executive Function: What Are They & How Can I Successfully Utilize These Tools in My Practice?

11 a.m.

  • Dr. Brian Scaife ‘15 presents 
    PASIS (Productive Aging SIS Session): Surviving the PDPM/PDGM

11:30 a.m.

  • Dr. Elizabeth Shaffer ‘19 presents Poster 8-112
    Parental Stress and Its Impact on the Child: Mindfulness-based Approaches May Be the Answer
  • Dr. Missi Zahoransky ‘19 presents Poster 8-405
    Telehealth and Occupational Therapy: Patients’ Perceived Satisfaction with and Perception of Occupational Performance
  • Dr. Olivia White ‘19 presents Poster 8-308
    The Road to Resilience & Engagement
  • Dr. Mary Beth Dillon ‘11 presents Poster 8-006
    Developing Professional Behavior in OT Students Using the Kawa Model: A Preliminary Study 
  • Dr. Sheila Moyle ‘17 presents Poster 8-018
    A Multisource Approach to Facilitate Student Performance in Fieldwork: Using Outcomes Data to Examine Effectiveness of Specific Feedback Strategies
  • Dr. Nadia Rust ‘16 presents Poster 8-004
    Gamified Instruction to Increase Cultural Competence for Non-Traditional OT Students

1:30 p.m.

  • Dr. Joyce Salls ‘06 and Dr. Orit Tal-Atzili ‘16 present Short Course 356
    A Qigong Sensory Treatment Early Intervention Home Program for Young Children with Autism

2 p.m.

  • Dr. Breanne Grasso ‘19 presents Poster 9-731
    Improving OT's Comfort and Confidence in Addressing Sexuality Function through Education
  • Emily Pugh ‘20 presents Conversations that Matter 307
    Using Mindfulness Training to Reduce Stress and Anxiety in Entry-Level Occupational Therapy Students
  • Dr. Kayla Smith ‘19 presents Poster 9-712
    Increasing Therapists’ Knowledge of & Confidence in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Through Online Learning
  • Dr. Kayla Smith ‘19 presents Poster 9-712
    Increasing Occupational Therapists Knowledge of and Confidence in the ICU
  • Dr. Gretchen Hannah ‘19 presents Poster 9-126
    Teacher Perceptions of Writing-Based Assistive Technology
  • Danielle Clune ‘20, Lindsey Eckstein ’20, Koreena Thompson ‘20, and Abi Valenta ‘20 present Poster 9-029
    Overcoming Obstacles: Healthcare Students with Disability on Fieldwork

3:30 p.m.

  • Sarah Maust ‘12 presents Short Course 375
    Considerations for Students With Visual Impairments (VI) in School-Based Settings

9:30 a.m.

  • Dr. Mary Beth Dillon ‘11 presents Short Course 422
    Justice-Based OT (JBOT) Across the Lifespan: Essential Education, Competencies & Resources for Optimal Practice