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Caroline Thompson Memorial Lecture – Speaker Archive

20​16 - Debbie Laliberte Rudman, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.)
"Addressing ​Occupation as Situated: Potential Contributions of Transformative Occupation-focused Scholarship and Practice"

2015 - Virginia "Ginny" Stoffel, PhD, OT, BCMH, FAOTA
"​Photvoice as a Lens to Lived Experience: Discerning What Matters in Everyday Occupations"

2014 - Elizabeth Skidmore, PhD, ORT/L
"Acute Cognitive Impairments: New Approaches to Intervention"

2013 -  Cheryl Mattingly, PhD 
"Vulnerability, Trust and the Good Life: Navigating between Home and Clinic Worlds"

2012 -  Joy Hammel, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
"Insider Perspectives on Home, Community & Work Participation Disparities Experienced by People with Disabilities"

2011 - Diane Parham, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA 
"Assessment of Sensory Integration Through the Eyes of Parents and Teachers"

2010 - Laura Gitlin, PhD 
"Small Changes, Big Effects: The Role of Psycho-social-environmental Interventions in Enhancing Well-being in Older Adults and Family Caregivers" 

2009 - Patricia L. Davies, Ph.D., OTR, FAOTA
"Investigating the Brain Physiology Underlying Sensory Processing Disorders: Deficits in Auditory Detection and Filtering"

2008 - Carolyn Baum, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA
"American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Centennial Vision"

2007 - Catherine Lysack, Ph.D., OT/C
"Risk-Taking and Spinal Cord Injury: Is Chance-Taking Good for Women in Pursuit of Better Community Participation?"

2006 - Jane Case-Smith, Ed.D., OTR/L, FAOTA
"Assessment of School Readiness in Children 4 to 6 years"

2005 - Grace Baranek, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA
"Sensory Experiences in Children with Autism"

2004 - Virginia Dickie

2003 - Charles Christiansen, EdD, OTR, OT(C), FAOTA
"Occupational Therapists as Lifestyle Architects."

2002 - Sharon Cermak, Ed.D., OTR/L, FAOTA
"The Effect of Environmental Deprivation on Play and Praxis: Facilitating Play with Caregiver Interaction."

2002 - Wendy Costner, Ph.D., OTR
"You Are What I Measure: The Challenge of Outcomes Measurement in Rehabilitation."

2000 - Janice Burke, Ph.D., OTR
"Developing Community: Exploring Ways to Reconnect Researchers & Practitioners."

1999 - Wendy Wood, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA
"Inhabiting the Whole: Reflections on the Current State & Potential Future of Occupational Therapy."

1998 - Mary Catherine Law, Ph.D., OTR
"Putting the Occupation Back Into Occupational Therapy."

1997 - Suzanne Peloquin, Ph.D., OTR, FAOTA
"Confluent Education: A Reclamation of Selves."

1996 - Gary Kraemer, Ph.D., OTR
"Attachment & Sensory Integration."

1995 - Ruth Zemke, Ph.D., OTR, FAOTA
"Brain, Mind & Meaning."

1994 - Satoru Izutsu, Ph.D., OTR, FAOTA
"The Challenges of Life-Long Learning" 50th Anniversary of the Occupational Therapy Program.

1993 - Kenneth Ottenbacher, Ph.D., OTR, FAOTA
"Why Rehabilitation Research Doesn't Work (as well as we'd like it to)."

1992 - Florence Clark, Ph.D., OTR, FAOTA
"Occupational Science: Springboard to Academic Legitimacy and Practice Innovation."

1989 - Winifred Dunn, Ph.D., OTR, FAOTA
"Decision-making Paradigms for Service Provision."

1988 - Kimberly Edwards, M.S., OTR, FAOTA
"Systems Theory and Minorities: Clients and Health Professionals."

1987 - Robert Bing, Ed.D., OTR, FAOTA
"The Occupational Therapy Age: A Formula for Success."

1986 - Joan Rodgers Ph.D., OTR, FAOTA
"Functional Implications: A Rationale for Focusing on Function."

1985 - Jerry Johnson, Ed.D., OTR, FAOTA
"The Application of Occupational Therapy to Wellness and Health Promotion."

1984 - Charles Christiansen, Ed.D., OTR, FAOTA
"Theoretical Models as the Basis for Research."

1983 - Gary Kielhofner, Ph.D., OTR, FAOTA
"The Future of Occupational Therapy: Impact on Practice."

1982 - Philip Shannon, M.A., MPA, OTR, FAOTA
"Occupational Therapy: Biomedical & Biosocial Perspectives."

1980 - Elizabeth Yerxa, Ed.D., OTR, FAOTA
"Utilizing Individual Differences for Team Effectiveness."

1979 - Wilma West, M.A., OTR, FAOTA
"The Future of Occupational Therapy: In Whose Hands?" 

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