Student Profile

Students in our Entry-Level Occupational Therapy Doctorate (ELOTD) represent a wide range of practice areas. Through their doctoral studies, students are able to focus on areas of personal interest and specialized practice.

Capstone Projects

Individualized projects allow students to gain knowledge and translate evidence for clinical practice relative to their area of expertise.

2022 Graduates

Alison Adams, Overcoming the Barriers to Aquatic Recreation: Implementation of an Aquatics-Based Training Program for Adults with Physical Disabilities.
Kennedy Krieger Institute Adaptive Programs

Sarah Allsop-Scott, Promoting Increased ADL Performance in Children with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities through Music and Movement.
MOCO Movement Center

Shirel Altmann, Enhancing Social Emotional Learning for Young Learners Through a Caregiver Education Toolkit.
Baltimore City Public Schools

Erin Busch, Overcoming Occupational Injustice: Identifying and Reducing Barriers to Quality Participation in Wheelchair Lacrosse.
Kennedy Krieger Institute Adaptive Programs

Emily Fong, Supporting Play and Playfulness Among Youth with Complex Trauma in a Residential Treatment Center.
Sheppard Pratt

Brandyn Geist, Addressing Innate Barriers within Nature-Based Environments for Individuals with Mobility Disabilities Across the Lifespan.
Community Ecology Institute

Liz Hagan, Development of a Sexual Health Program for a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Setting
Sheppard Pratt

Azalia Hernandez, Living My Best Life: A Health and Wellness Program for Underserved Older Adults
GEDCO/Senior Network of Northern Baltimore

Brent Hickey, Access to Community-Based Programs for Stroke Survivors.
SCALE (Snyder Center for Aphasia Life Enhancement

Maria James, Integration of Culturally Informed Care and Trauma Informed Care through Provision of Sensory Based Interventions.
Sheppard Pratt

Kate Kerr, Training Staff and Caregivers for Participants in Senior Centers.
Baltimore County Department of Aging

Holly Long, Special Education Law and Interprofessional Collaboration: Viewing Education through an Occupational Lens.
Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities

Katie McCormick, The Development and Sustainability of an Equine Therapy Program for Veterans.
Taking the Lead

Sabrina Mughal, Assessments for Improved Participation and Engagement Among the Elderly.
Baltimore County Department of Again

Sarah Nepini, Pilot Study: Modified Nine-Hole Peg Test Use in Stroke Survivors.
SCALE (Snyder Center for Aphasia Life Enhancement)

Pratik Parmar, Integration of Technology Based Resources to Support Vocational Rehabilitation in a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Program.
Sheppard Pratt

Rebecca Sykes, The Development of Culturally Relevant Resources for Families Transitioning Out of Early Intervention Programs.
Baltimore City Public Schools

Sarah Tayel, An Exploration of the Healthcare Experiences of Families of Children with Sickle Cell Disease and a Clinical Measure of Neurological Soft Signs.
Kennedy Krieger Institute

Jamie Trimble, DIR/Floortime at MOCO Movement Center: Comprehensive Parent Education Models.
MOCO Movement Center

Lauren Villa, The Influence of an Inclusive, Nature-Based Program on the Well-Being of Neurodivergent Individuals.
Community Ecology Institute