Moses Ikiugu

Moses Ikiugu

Professor

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

SCSC A364

Phone: (605) 658-6377

Email: Moses.Ikiugu@usd.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Bio:

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.


Teaching Interests:

Research Design and Data Analysis, Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Therapeutic use of Self and Groups, and Occupational Therapy Theory and Philosophy.


Research Interests:

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.


Education:

  • 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

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Texas Occupational Therapy License, Texas Board of Occupational Therapy
  • License to Practice as an Occupational Therapist, California Board of Occupational Therapy
  • Licensed Occupational Therapist, South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners

Research:

  • Participation in Psychologically Rewarding Occupations: Implications for Well-Being, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Characteristics of Daily Activities for People with Lifestyle Diseases: Implications for Preventive Interventions, Sanford Data Collaborative

Grants:

  • Wireless Body Area Network in Space: Development of Wireless Health Monitoring System with New-flexible Sensors, NASA EPSCoR Program. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2018 - 2020)
  • Diversity and Inclusiveness: An Interprofessional Cultural Encounter, USD SHS Diversity, Inclusivity and Cultural Awareness (DICA) Committee. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2018 - Present)
  • School of Health Sciences Research Seed Grant, University of South Dakota, School of Health Sciences. Grant Role: Principal. (2012 - 2013)
  • Smart Home Technology Facilitates Telehealth & Independence, USD Governor's Technology Funds. Grant Role: Supporting. (2012 - 2013)
  • Nola Varns Burnam Incentive Award, South Dakota Occupational Therapy Association. Grant Role: Principal. (2011 - 2012)

Publications:

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  • Ikiugu, Moses N.. Differences between meaningful and psychologically rewarding occupations: A cross-cultural comparison. Edited by Pollie Price, 82-83. Society for the Study of Occupation: USA, 2017.
  • Ikiugu, Moses N., Nissen, Ranelle, Bellar, Cali, Maassen, Alexya, and Van Peursem, Katlin. Clinical Effectiveness of Occupational Therapy in Mental Health: A Meta-Analysis, 7105100020. Vol. 71, Iss. 5. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2017. (DOI: https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2017.024588 )
  • Goodman, Barbara E., and Ikiugu, Moses N.. Designing and implementing a physiology course for a new doctoral occupational therapy program with student feedback, 485-491. Vol. 41. Advances in Physiological Education, 2017. (DOI: 10.1152/advan.00078.2016.)
  • Ikiugu, Moses, Nissen, Ranelle, Bellar, Cali, Maassen, Alexya, and Van Peursem, Katlin. Intervention Strategies Used by Occupational Therapy Practitioners Working in Mental Health and Their Theoretical Basis, 7111520268p1.. Vol. 71. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2017. (DOI: 10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-RP104A)
  • , World Federation of Occupational Therapists, Lynette, Mackenzie, Coppola, Susan, Alvarez, Liliana, Cibule, Lolita, Maltsev, Sergey, Loh, Siew Y., Mlambo, Tecla, Ikiugu, Moses N., Pihlar, Zdenka, Sriphetcharawut, Sarinya, Baptiste, Sue, and Ledgerd, Richard. International occupational therapy research priorities: A Delphi study, 72-81. Vol. 37, Iss. 2. Occupational Therapy Journal of Research: Occupation, Participation and Health, 2017. (DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1539449216687528 )
  • Ikiugu, Moses, Hoyme, Ashley K., Mueller, Brittany, and Reinke, Rochelle R.. Difference between meaningful and psychologically rewarding occupations. Edited by Clare Hocking, 266-277. Vol. 23, Iss. 2. Journal of Occupational Science, 2016. (DOI: 10.1080/14427591.2015.1085431)
  • Ikiugu, Moses, and Nissen, Ranelle. Intervention strategies used by occupational therapists working in mental health and their theoretical basis. Edited by Marie-Louise F. Blount, 109-129. Vol. 32, Iss. 2. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 2016. (DOI: 10.1080/0164212X.2015.1127192)
  • Nakamura-Thomas, Hiromi, Van Antwerp, Leah R., Ikiugu, Moses, Scott, Patricia J., and Bonsaksen, Tore. The 4th International MOHO Institute: Summary and reflections., 62-67. Ergoterapeuten, 2015.
  • Ikiugu, Moses, and Smallfield, Stacy. Theory Application Assessment Instrument: Assessing competency in combining theoretical conceptual practice models in occupational therapy clinical decision making.. American Psychological Association PsychTests, 2015. (DOI: 10.1037/t43690-000)
  • Ikiugu, Moses, Hoyme, Ashley K., Mueller, Brittany A., and Reinke, Rochelle R.. Meaningful occupation clarified: Thoughts about the relationship between meaningful and psychologically rewarding occupations., 47-50. Vol. 45, Iss. 1. South African Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2015. (DOI: 10.17159/2310-3833/2015/v45no1a8)
  • Ikiugu, Moses, and Smallfield, Stacy. Instructing occupational therapy students in use of theory to guide practice. Edited by Anne Dickerson. Occupational Therapy in Health Care, 2015.
  • Ikiugu, Moses, and Pollard, Nick. Meaningful living across the lifespan: Occupation-based intervention strategies for occupational therapists and scientists, 227. Iss. 1st ed.. Forest Hill, London: Whiting & Birch Ltd, 2015.
  • Ikiugu, Moses, Westerfield, Madeline, Lien, Jamie, Cerny, Shana, and Nissen, Ranelle. Empowering People to Change Occupational Behaviours to Address Critical Global Issues. Edited by Helen J. Polatajko. Ottawa, Ontario: Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2015. (DOI: 10.1177/0008417414567529)
  • Ikiugu, Moses, and Smallfield, Stacy. Instructing occupational therapy students in use of theory to guide practice. Occupational Therapy in Health Care, 2015.
  • Ikiugu, Moses. Convergent validity of a newly developed occupational performance assessment: A pilot study. Edited by Diana Jones, Anne-Marie Hassenkamp, and Liz Rasmussen, 219-226. Vol. 21, Iss. 5. London: International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 2014.
  • Ikiugu, Moses. Use of theoretical conceptual practice models by occupational therapists in the US: A pilot study. Edited by Eleanor Gendle, 629-637. Vol. 19, Iss. 11. London: International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 2012.
  • Ikiugu, Moses, and Mami, Aoyama. Occupational Science and Sustainability: A Conference Report. London: Center for Sustainable Health Care, 2012.
  • Ikiugu, Moses, and McCollister, Larissa. The Effectiveness of an Occupation-Based Framework in Facilitating Occupational Performance Change to help Resolve Global Issues of Concern to Humanity, 402-417. Vol. 2, Iss. 4. Nairobi: International Journal of Professional Practice, 2011.
  • Ikiugu, Moses, and Smallfield, Stacy. Ikiugu's eclectic method of combining theoretical conceptual practice models in occupational therapy. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 2011. (DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1630.2011.00968.x)
  • Ikiugu, Moses. The new occupational therapy paradigm: Implications for integration of the psychosocial core of occupational therapy in all clinical specialties. In Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, edited by Marie-Louise F. Blount and Mary V. Donohue, 343-353. Vol. 26, Iss. 4. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 2010. (DOI: 10.1080/0164212X.2010.518284)
  • Ikiugu, Moses. Analyzing and critiquing occupational therapy practice models using Mosey's extrapolation method. In Occupational Therapy in Health Care, edited by Anne E. Dickerson, 193-203. Vol. 24, Iss. 3. New York, New York: Occupational Therapy in Health Care, 2010. (DOI: 10.3109/07380570903521641)
  • Ikiugu, Moses. Influencing social challenges through occupational performance. In Occupational therapie without borders: Towards an ecology of occupation-based practices, edited by Frank Kronenberg, Nick Pollard, and Dikaios Sakellariou, 113-122. Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2010. (DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-7020-3103-8.00021-3)
  • Ikiugu, Moses, and Smallfield, Stacy. Interrater, Intrarater and internal consistency reliability of the theory application assessment instrument. In Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, edited by Elspeth Froude, 253-260. Vol. 57. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 2010. (DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1630.2009.00837.x)
  • Ikiugu, Moses, and Anderson, Lynne. The validity of occupational performance measurement in psychosocial occupational therapy: A meta-analysis using the validity generalization method. In International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, edited by A. Anderson, 77-91. Vol. 13, Iss. 2. International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, 2009.
  • Ikiugu, Moses, Smallfield, Stacy, and Condit, Charity. A framework for combining theoretical conceptual practice models in occupational therapy. In Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, edited by Marcia Finlayson, 162-170. Vol. 76, Iss. 3. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2009.
  • Ikiugu, Moses. The Validity of occupational performance assessments: A validity generalization meta-analysis, 372-391. Vol. 27, Iss. 4. London: iNForma Health Care. (DOI: 10.3109/07380577.2013.847298)
  • Ikiugu, Moses, Lucas Molitor, Whitney, and Feldhacker, Diana. Guidelines for Occupational Therapy Interventions Based on Meaningful and Psychologically Rewarding Occupations. Journal of Happiness Studies.
  • , World Federation of Occupational Therapists, Shann, Samantha, Ikiugu, Moses N., Whittaker, Ben, Pollard, Nick, Kahlin, Ida, Hudson, Mark, Galvaan, Roshan, Roschnik, Sonia, and Aoyama, Mami. Sustainability matters: Guiding principles for sustainability in occupational therapy practice, education, and scholarship. World Federation of Occupational Therapists.
  • Ikiugu, Moses, Nissen, Ranelle, Bellar, Cali, Maassen, Alexya, and Van Peursem, Katie. Clinical Effectiveness of Occupational Therapy in Mental Health: A Meta-Analysis. Edited by Lorie Richards. Bethesda, Maryland: American Journal of Occupational Therapy.
  • Ikiugu, Moses, and Cross, Audrey. Meaning-Making through Occupations and Occupational Roles: A Heuristic Study of Worker-Writer Histories. London: British Journal of Occupational Therapy.
  • Ikiugu, Moses. The test-retest reliability of a battery of occupational performance measures grounded on the philosophy of pragmatism and the complexity/dynamical systems theory. In Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, edited by Marie-Louise Blount and Mary V. Donohue. Vol. 27, Iss. 4. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Occupational Therapy in Mental Health.

Awards and Honors:

  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Representative Assembly Service Award, American Occupational Therapy Association Representative Assembly, 2015
  • 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
  • 2011 Nola Award, South Dakota Occupational Therapy Association (SDOTA)

Presentations:

  • Ikiugu, Moses, Feldhacker, Diana, Lucas Molitor, Whitney. Development, Validity, and Reliability of the Meaningful and Psychologically Rewarding Occupation Rating Scale (MPRORS). Presented at the SSO: USA 2018 Conference, Lexington, Kentucky. (October 12, 2018)
  • Ikiugu, Moses, Lucas Molitor, Whitney, Feldhacker, Diana. Guidelines for Assisting Individuals Identify Personally Meaningful and Psychologically Rewarding Occupations for Incorporation into Individual Lifestyles. Presented at the SSO: USA 2018 Conference , Lexington, Kentucky. (October 11, 2018)
  • Ikiugu, Moses N.. Contemporary Practice Issues from Around the World. Presented at the WFOT Congress 2018, Cape Town, South Africa. (May 25, 2018)
  • Ikiugu, Moses N.. Sustainability Matters: Guiding Principles on Sustainability, Ecological Health, and Occupational Therapy. Presented at the WFOT Congress 2018, Cape Town, South Africa. (May 24, 2018)
  • Ikiugu, Moses N.. Meaningful and Psychologically Rewarding Occupations: A Cross-Cultural Perspective. Presented at the WFOT Congress 2018, Cape Town, South Africa. (May 23, 2018)
  • Ikiugu, Moses N., Niekerk, Lana V., Plastow, Nicola. Using Ikiugu's Eclectic Framework for Combining Theoretical Conceptual Practice Models as a Guide for Theory-Based Clinical Decision-Making in Occupational Therapy. Presented at the WFOT Congress 2018, Cape Town, South Africa. (May 22, 2018)
  • Ikiugu, Moses N., Stoffel, Ginny, Pattison, Marilyn, Baptiste, Sue. World Federation of Occupational Therapy: International Updates on Occupational Therapy. Presented at the 2018 AOTA Annual Conference & Expo, Salt Lake City, Utah. (April 21, 2018)
  • Ikiugu, Moses N., Stoffel, Ginny, Argabrite-Grove, Rebecca, Ledgerd, Ritchard. (AOTA) The World Federation of Occupational Therapists and AOTA: Building Professional Strength for Occupational Therapy Internationally. Presented at the 2018 AOTA Annual Conference & Expo, Salt Lake City, Utah. (April 20, 2018)
  • Ikiugu, Moses N.. Differences between meaningful and psychologically rewarding occupations: A cross-cultural comparison. Presented at the 16th Annual SSO:USA Research Conference, Seattle, Washington. (October 21, 2017)
  • Ikiugu, Moses N., Pattison, Marilyn, Baptiset, Susan, Shann, Samantha, Ledgerd, Ritchard, Stoffel, Ginny, Argabrite-Grove, Rebecca. A Globally Connected Profession - WFOT and AOTA Consolidating Occupational Therapy Gains Internationally. Presented at the 2017 AOTA Annual Conference & Centennial Celebration, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (March 31, 2017)
  • Ikiugu, Moses N., Nissen, Ranelle, Bellar, Cali, Van Peursem, Katlin, Maassen, Alexya. Intervention Strategies used by Occupational Therapy Practitioners Working in Mental Health and Their Theoretical Basis. Presented at the 2017 AOTA Annual Conference & Centennial Celebration, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (March 30, 2017)
  • Nissen, Ranelle, Ikiugu, Moses. Intervention Strategies Used by Occupational Therapists Working in Mental Health and Their Theoretical Basis. Presented at the AOTA National Conference , Chicago, IL. (April 9, 2016)
  • Ikiugu, Moses, Jenkins, Anne, Coppola, Susan, Pattison, Marilyn, Ledgerd, Ritchard, Will, Kristin, Argabrite Grove, Rebecca. Building a Globally Connected Profession: AOTA-WFOT Partnership in Growing the Profession. Presented at the 2016 AOTA Annual Conference & Expo, Chicago, Indiana. (April 8, 2016)
  • Ikiugu, Moses. Using theory to guide clinical decision-making in occupational therapy: An eclectic framework. Presented at the 4th MOHO Institute, Indianapolis, Indiana. (October 24, 2015)
  • Ikiugu, Moses. Difference between meaningful and psychologically rewarding occupations: Findings from two pilot studies. Presented at the 14th Annual Research Conference of the Society for the Study of Occupation (SSO):USA, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. (October 02, 2015)
  • Ikiugu, Moses, Smallfield, Stacy. Usign theory to guide clinical deciaion-making in occupational therapy: An eclectic framework. Presented at the South Dakota Occupational Therapy Association Fall Conference, Chamberlain, SD. (September 18, 2015)
  • Ikiugu, Moses, Cerny, Shana, Nissen, Ranelle. 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. (October 18, 2013)
  • Ikiugu, Moses, Cerny, Shana, Nissen, Ranelle, Kranz, Robyn, Neukirch, Alex. 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 2013 Society for the Study of Occupation (SSO):USA Research Conference, Lexington, Kentucky. (October 18, 2013)
  • Ikiugu, Moses. An Eclectic Framework for Combining Theoretical Conceptual Practice Models in Clinical Decision Making. Presented at the 2013 Annual American Occupational Therapy Assoiciation (AOTA) Conference & Expo, San Diego, Califoirnia. (April 26, 2013)
  • Ikiugu, Moses. Clinical decision-making in occupational therapy using the profession's theoretical conceptual practice models.. Presented at the 2012 Occupational Therapy Association of South Africa Annual Conference, Durban, South Africa. (July 05, 2012)
  • Ikiugu, Moses. Meaning-Making through Occupational Performance: Occupational Scientists/Therapists' Role in Guiding Society towards Meaningfulness, Purposefulness, and Happiness. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Occupational Therapy Association of South Africa, Durban, South Africa. (July 04, 2012)
  • Ikiugu, Moses, Mami, Aoyama, Ben, Whittaker, Tamara, Rayment. Thinking about Occupation like a Mountain: Connecting Occupation, Nature and Well-being. Presented at the 2011 SSO Research Conference, Park City, Utah. (October 21, 2011)
  • Ikiugu, Moses, McCollister, Larissa. The effectiveness of an occupation-based framewor for facilitating change in occupational performance to ameliorate global issues. Presented at the 15th International Congress of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists, Santiago, Chile. (May 05, 2010)
  • Ikiugu, Moses. Instrumentalism in occupational therapy: Development and validation of a philosophiclly grounded theoretical conceptual model of practice. Presented at the 15th International Congress of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists, Santiago, Chile. (May 04, 2010)
  • Ikiugu, Moses. Occupational performance and survival of the human species: Why does it matter what we do from dawn to dusk?. Presented at the Annual Japanese Occupational Science Conference, Fukuoka, Japan. (November 2009)
  • Ikiugu, Moses. Occupational performance and survival of the human species: Why does it matter what we do from dawn to dusk?. Presented at the Human Activity and Environmental Change, Kanzaki, Japan. (November 2009)
  • Ikiugu, Moses, McCollister, Larissa. The effectiveness of an occupation-based framework for facilitating change in occupational peformance to ameliorate global issues. Presented at the Annual Conference of the American Medical Anthropologists' Association, New Haven, Connecticut. (October 2009)