Phone: (605) 658-6458
I received my Bachelor in Psychology from Southwest State University, Marshall, MN in 2002. In 2004, I received my Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of South Dakota. I received my Doctorate of Occupational Therapy degree through the post-professional program at the University of South Dakota in 2016. I have clinical experience in the areas of hand to elbow rehabilitation, occupational health, and lymphedema therapy. I am a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT), and I am also certified through the Lymphology Association of North America (LANA).
I have teaching interests in the areas of upper extremity rehabilitation, splinting, occupational health and ergonomics, and professional identity and Level I fieldwork experiences.
My scholarship interests include upper extremity rehabilitation, occupational health and injury prevention, and the role of occupational therapy in lymphedema therapy.