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: 605-677-6582
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
  • Cerny, S., Ikiugu, M., 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.