College of Health Professions

department of Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science


Faculty and Staff


Jenna Yeager, PhD, OTR/L
Graduate Faculty

Associate Professor


Office:   Enrollment Services,254
Phone:   410-704-2371
Fax:   410-704-2322

Firstname Lastname, Ph.D.


Educational Background.

PhD, University of Maryland, Human Development
A, Towson State University, Clinical Psychology
BS, Towson State University, Occupational Therapy

Areas of Professional Interest

Health and Wellbeing
Complimentary Medicine
Psychosocial Practice

Courses Typically Taught
OCTH 103 Leisure and Health
OCTH 205 Alternative and Complementary Healthcare
OCTH 218 Analysis of Occupational Performance II

OCTH 301 Genetics, Health, and Society (Developed)
OCTH 314 Principles of Psychosocial Occupational Therapy Practice
OCTH 320 Psychosocial Dsyfunction Clinical

OCTH 430 Researcg Methods in Occupational Therapy

OCTH 601 Group Process in Diverse Contexts

OCTH 611 Advanced Theory and Philosophy of Occupational Therapy

OCTH 670 Seminar in Professional and Clinical

OCTH 672 Special topcis-Mind-Body Well-Being and Occupation
OCTH 781 Graduate Seminar in Occupational Therapy
OCTH 880 Graduate Project in Occupational Therapy

OSC 742 Origins and Evolution of Occupational Science

OSC 890 Qualitative Methods: Occupation and Life Narrative

Psyc 361 Abnormal Psychology

TSEM 102 Living a Meaningful Life: Well-Being and Occupation





Yeager, J., Avara, L., Bland, T., & Howe, S. (2013). At ease: Relaxation interventions for women with high risk pregnancy on hospitalized bed-rest. OT Practice, 18(9), 12-16.

Yeager, J.  (November 2005) Occupational Profile Interview, Journal
of Occupational Science


Yeager, J. (2006). Theater engagement and self-concept in college undergraduates. Journal of Occupational
Science, 13(3), 198-208.

Yeager, J. (March 27, 2000). Functional implications of substance use disorders. OT Practice.

Selected Presentations

Yeager, J. (2012). Experiences of bed-rest and relaxation interventions among high-risk pregnant women. Poster session presented at the 32nd Annual Conference of the Maryland Occupational Therapy Association, Baltimore, MD.

Reitz, S. M., Lawson, S., Yeager, J., & Bentley, J. (2011). Opening the world of possibilities to future practitioners: Occupational therapy professional education standards and program evaluation. Oral Presentation at the 31st Annual Conference of the Maryland Occupational Therapy Association, Pikesville, MD.

Yeager, J., & Hummel, L. (2011). Relaxation intervention for pregnant women hospitalized on bed-rest. Poster Presentation 31st Annual Conference of the Maryland Occupational Therapy Association, Pikesville, MD.









Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science
Enrollment Services, Room 245

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-2762
Fax: 410-704-2322



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