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Occupational Therapy

Angie McCombs

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Academic Fieldwork Coordinator

Occupational Therapy
Clinical Assistant Professor

Health Sciences Center
Center for Health Sciences Education at Genesis, 240
1320 W. Lombard St.
Davenport, IA 52804


Why did you decide to study occupational therapy?

I decided to study occupational therapy because it addresses participation at the client and environmental level. Occupational therapy allows individuals to develop strategies and techniques to participate in a variety of activities from dressing to leisure. Participation in any meaningful activity is very empowering, and I love being a part of developing that plan for all clients.

Teaches all fieldwork courses. She advises students throughout the OT curriculum on fieldwork placements.

Her clinical practice interests are in pediatrics and community participation. Previous clinical work experience has focused on school based therapy and pediatric outpatient clinics. She has attended continuing education courses on aquatic therapy, pediatric kinesio-taping, sensory integration and feeding.

Education and Training

OTD, Washington University, St. Louis
Clinical Doctorate of Occupational Therapy

BS, Purdue University
Health Sciences

Courses Taught

Teaches all fieldwork courses.

Recent or Noteworthy Publications


AOTA Educational Summit Fall 2015: Evaluation of a Health Promotion and Coaching Experiential Learning Project on OT Student Abilities and Perceptions

Iowa Occupational Therapy Association Fall 2014 Conference: Fieldwork Education: Evaluating, Progressing and Monitoring Student's Performance

American Public Health Association Fall 2007 Conference: What factors determine exercise adherence in individuals with mobility impairments? 


Community Service

Board member at Hand in Hand


American Occupational Therapy Association

Iowa Occupational Therapy Association