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Melissa Smith

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Instructor of OTA, Academic Fieldwork Coordinator
Occupational Therapy
316-942-4291 ext. 2349
Office: E205
|Occupational Therapy Assistant


Miscellaneous Information

Miscellaneous Information:

Melissa Has been an occupational therapist for 32 years with well rounded experience in physical disabilities, ergonomics, hand therapy and psychosocial dysfunction



University of Kansas

BS in Occupational Therapy, 1986

Areas of Expertise:
  • Psychosocial Dysfunction
Research Interest:
  • OT in Mental Health
Publications & Presentations:
  • Occupational Therapy and Mental Wellness KOTA annual Conference Sept 2017
  • How Occupational Therapy can assist teens succeed Prairie Health and Wellness June 2018
Affiliations / Community Leadership:
  • Vice President of the Kansas Occupational Therapy Association
  • Owner of my Private Practice "Innovative Holistic Therapy"
  • Member of Kappa Kappa Gamma alumni association
  • Steering Committee for Episcopal Social Services and Breakthrough Club
  • Member of Blessed Sacrament Church Women's Club
  • Member of Monican Circle (catholic women's group named from Saint Monica)