Lisa C. Tekell, MS, OTR, OTD Education Adjunct Faculty

Lisa C. Tekell, MS, OTR, OTD
Adjunct Faculty
University of St. Augustine, St. Augustine, FL
Doctor of Occupational Therapy
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Master of Science in Occupational Therapy
St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA
Bachelor of Science in Psychology Minor: Sociology and Biology
Dr. Tekell continues to maintain clinical practice. She provides occupational therapy home health
assessment and intervention. She is a consultant for Arkansas State University and teaches adjunctively
for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Research Interests
Mental health needs for consumers including homeless, veterans, and children who have been victims
of Trauma. Dr. Tekell has conducted research related to fieldwork as well as lead a group of
occupational therapists in a service mission opportunity abroad.
Recent Professional Activities
Tekell, L. & Flick, J. (2013, September). Living Life to its Fullest: Capacity Building in a
Developing Nation. Mental Health Special Interest Section Quarterly, 36, 1-4.
Tekell, L. C. (2009, March.) Developing a Fieldwork program within a mental health setting.
Mental Health Special Interest Section Quarterly, 32, 1-4
Olson, L., & Tekell, L., (April 2012). Support for Mental Health Practice: Trends, Challenges and
Opportunities, American Occupational Therapy Association, Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN
Roberts, M, & Tekell, L,. (April 2012). Evaluation of Fieldwork Performance: A Critical Tool for
Program Evaluation, American Occupational Therapy Association, Annual Conference,
Indianapolis, IN, April 2012
Tekell, L., & Nolen, A (2009, January). Preventing Falls by Adapting Your Home. Video
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Community Occupational Therapy Services grant. Program Funded 2004-2006.
Annual Award $105,738
Johnson & Johnson, Society for the Arts in Healthcare
Program funded. February 2006.
Award $13,500
Outstanding Achievement in the Advancement of Occupational Therapy (TNOTA, 2005)
Membership in Professional Associations
American Occupational Therapy Association
**Dr. Tekell is licensed in Iowa and Tennessee
Contact Information
Email: [email protected]