School of Health Sciences Occupational Therapy

Shana Cerny

Shana Cerny, OTD, MS, OTR/L, Chair of OT Admissions
Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy, School of Health Sciences
UMS Lee Med/Sanford School of Medicine 322
Phone: 605-658-6376
Bio:
Dr. Cerny earned her Master’s degree in occupational therapy from The University of South Dakota and later completed her post professional clinical doctoral degree at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. She has clinical experience in outpatient rehab, long term care, pediatric rehab and intermediate care.
Teaching Interests:
Pediatric Occupational Therapy Human Development, Birth through Adolescence Conditions in Occupational Therapy Evicence Based Practive
Research Interests:
Infant/child mental health Self regulation in the young child
Publications:
  • 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.
Presentations:
  • Berg, P., Cerny, S., Svien, L. (2015, February). USE OF THE ICF-CY FRAMEWORK TO DEPICT IMPAIRMENTS OF BODY STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION AND ACTIVITY LIMITATIONS ASSOCIATED WITH IDIOPATHIC TOE WALKING. Presented at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Ikiugu, M., Cerny, S., Nissen, R. (2013, October). The Effectiveness of Intervention based on an Occupation-Based Theoretical Model in Promoting Occupational Performance Change to Help Resolve Global Human Concerns. Presented at the 12th Annual Research Conference “Occupation & Education”, Lexington, KY.