College of Health Professions

department of Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science


Faculty and Staff

Myrtle Evans, DrPH, MSPH, OTR/L

Visiting Instructor

Office:   Enrollment Services, Room 259
Phone:   410-704-4305
Fax:   410-704-2322
Web site:    

Education and Certifications
DrPH, Doctor of Public Health, Morgan State University
MS in Public Health, Meharry Medical College
BS in Occupational Therapy, Tennessee State University

Areas of Professional Interest
Community engagement in disaster preparedness
Disaster preparedness, response and recover among vulnerable populations
Disasters and the disabled
Disasters and elderly

Courses Typically Taught
OCTH 428 Occupational Therapy Organizations in Modern Society
OCTH 435 Physical Rehabilitation Level II Fieldwork
OCTH 600 Foundations to Occupational Therapy
OCTH 612 Occupational Therapy Health Promotion Initiatives in Community

Selected Publications

Rowel, R. Sheikahattari, P., Barber, T., & Evans-Holland, M. (2012). Introduction of a guide to enhance risk communication among low-income and minority populations: A grassroots community engagement approach. Health Promotion Practice, 13(1), 124-132.

Evans-Holland, M. (2010). Perceived preparedness and preparedness behavior for terrorism and natural disasters among low-income African Americans in Maryland. Proquest/UMI,

Rowel, R., Sheikahattari, P., Barber, T., & Evans-Holland, M. (2010). Guide to enhance grassroots risk communications among low-income populations. Community-Engaged Scholarship for Health.

Evans-Holland, M. (September 2009). Maryland Preparedness Study.









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