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Dr. Amanda Davis - OTD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor
Department of Rehabilitation Science and Fitness

Website: https://www.mga.edu/health-natural-sciences/rehabilitation-science/master-occuptional-therapy-program/index.php

Office Hours: Virtual by appointment
Biography: Amanda Davis joined the Middle Georgia State University's Master of Science in Occupational Therapy Bridge Program in April of 2023. She became a nationally registered occupational therapist in 2010 and currently holds licenses in the states of North Carolina and Georgia. Her clinical experiences include working with adults in inpatient rehabilitation, acute care, outpatient rehabilitation, and specialized programs for neurorehabilitation, mental health, and workplace disability. Dr. Davis earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of South Carolina, a Master of Science in Rehabilitation Science degree from the Medical University of South Carolina, and a post-professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. Prior to joining Middle Georgia State, she has worked with occupational therapy students in the role of assistant professor, adjunct instructor, role-emerging fieldwork program supervisor, and fieldwork educator.
Courses: OTMS 5120 - Neuroscience Foundations for Occupational Therapy with Lab
OTMS 5140 - Evidenced Based Practice and Research I
OTMS 5210 - Evidence Based Practice and Research II
OTMS 5300 - Occupation Based Assessment and Intervention with Lab and FW-IC: Adults to Geriatrics
OTMS 5340 - Evidence Based Practice and Research III
OTMS 5220 - Emerging and Nontraditional Practice
Education: Doctorate in Occupational Therapy, Medical University of South Carolina
Master of Science in Rehabilitation Science, Occupational Therapy
Certificate of Interprofessional Fellowship, Medical University of South Carolina
Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, University of South Carolina
Professional Affiliations: American Occupational Therapy Association
North Carolina Occupational Therapy Association
Coalition of Occupational Therapy Advocates for Diversity
Publications: Davis, A. U., Lewis, R., & Saunders, S. (2022). Evaluation of an innovative student-led work disability prevention program. Journal of Occupational Therapy Education, 6 (1). https://doi.org/10.26681/jote.2022.060118

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