Moses Ikiugu, PhD, OTR/L, Director of OT Research
Occupational Therapy, School of Health Sciences
UMS Lee Med/Sanford School of Medicine 323
I recieved a Diploma in Occupational Therapy from the Kenya Medical Training College, Nairobi, Kenya. I was also educated at the United States International University and Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas.
Research Design and Methods, Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Therapeutic use of Self and Groups, and Occupational Therapy Theory and Philosophy.
Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Occupational Performance Measurement, Theory Development and Application, meaningful occupations, and use of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science concepts to address broad social and environmental issues.
- Ph D, Occupational Therapy, Texas Woman's University, 2001
- MA, Counseling Psychology, United States International University (USIU), 1994
- BA, Psychology, United States International University (USIU), 1992
- Diploma, Counseling Psychology, Amani Counseling Center and Training Institute, 1989
- Diploma, Occupational Therapy, Medical Training College, 1985
- School of Health Sciences Research Seed Grant, University of South Dakota, School of Health Sciences, (2012 - 2013)
- Smart Home Technology Facilitates Telehealth & Independence, USD Governor's Technology Funds, (2012 - 2013)
- Nola Varns Burnam Incentive Award, South Dakota Occupational Therapy Association, (2011 - 2012)
- Ikiugu, M., Pollard, N., Meaningful living through occupation: A guide for every-day life.
- Ikiugu, M., The Validity of occupational performance assessments: A validity generalization meta-analysis, iNForma Health Care, vol. 27, iss. 4, pp. 372-391. (DOI: 10.3109/07380577.2013.847298)
- Ikiugu, M., Westerfield, M., Lien, J., Cerny, S., Nissen, R., Empowering People to Change Occupational Behaviours to Address Critical Global Issues , Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy.
- Ikiugu, M., Smallfield, S., Instructing occupational therapy students in use of theory to guide practice , Occupational Therapy in Health Care.
- Ikiugu, M., (2014), Convergent validity of a newly developed occupational performance assessment: A pilot study, International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, vol. 21, iss. 5, pp. 219-226.
- Ikiugu, M., (2012), Use of theoretical conceptual practice models by occupational therapists in the US: A pilot study, International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, vol. 19, iss. 11, pp. 629-637.
- Ikiugu, M., Mami, A., (2012), Occupational Science and Sustainability: A Conference Report, Center for Sustainable Health Care.
- Ikiugu, M., Cross, A., Meaning-Making through Occupations and Occupational Roles: A Heuristic Study of Worker-Writer Histories , British Journal of Occupational Therapy.
- Ikiugu, M., McCollister, L., (2011), The Effectiveness of an Occupation-Based Framework in Facilitating Occupational Performance Change to help Resolve Global Issues of Concern to Humanity, International Journal of Professional Practice, vol. 2, iss. 4, pp. 402-417.
- Ikiugu, M., Smallfield, S., (2011), Ikiugu’s eclectic method of combining theoretical conceptual practice models in occupational therapy, Australian Occupational Therapy Journal. (DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1630.2011.00968.x)
- Ikiugu, M., (2010), Influencing social challenges through occupational performance, Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, pp. 113-122. (DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-7020-3103-8.00021-3)
- Ikiugu, M., Smallfield, S., (2010), Interrater, Intrarater and internal consistency reliability of the theory application assessment instrument, Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, vol. 57, pp. 253-260. (DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1630.2009.00837.x)
- Ikiugu, M., The test-retest reliability of a battery of occupational performance measures grounded on the philosophy of pragmatism and the complexity/dynamical systems theory, Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, vol. 27, iss. 4.
- Ikiugu, M., (2010), The new occupational therapy paradigm: Implications for integration of the psychosocial core of occupational therapy in all clinical specialties, Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, vol. 26, iss. 4, pp. 343-353. (DOI: 10.1080/0164212X.2010.518284)
- Ikiugu, M., (2010), Analyzing and critiquing occupational therapy practice models using Mosey's extrapolation method, Occupational Therapy in Health Care, vol. 24, iss. 3, pp. 193-203. (DOI: 10.3109/07380570903521641)
- Ikiugu, M., Smallfield, S., Condit, C., (2009), A framework for combining theoretical conceptual practice models in occupational therapy, Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, vol. 76, iss. 3, pp. 162-170.
- Ikiugu, M., Anderson, L., (2009), The validity of occupational performance measurement in psychosocial occupational therapy: A meta-analysis using the validity generalization method, International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, vol. 13, iss. 2, pp. 77-91.
Awards and Honors:
- 2011 Nola Award, South Dakota Occupational Therapy Association (SDOTA)
- School of Health Sciences Faculty Research Achievement Award, University of South Dakota, School of Health Sciences, 2011
- Top Psychology Award (City Bank Trophy), United States International University, Africa, 1992
- Best academic, best practical, and best all round student (Solveig Togeverd Trophy), Kenya Medical Training College, Nairobi, Kenya, 1985