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Occupational Therapy

Christine Urish



Occupational Therapy

Health Sciences Center, 226
1320 W. Lombard St.
Davenport, IA 52804


Teaches foundational and psychosocial content within the curriculum as she is a board certified occupational therapist in mental health. She is also a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association and has served in leadership roles at the state and national level within the profession of occupational therapy.

Dr. Urish's clinical work includes a clinical appointment at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics and as a PRN occupational therapist.

Licensure in Iowa and Illinois
Board Certification in Mental Health Occupational Therapy
Fellow, American Occupational Therapy Association

Education and Training

PhD, University of Iowa
College of Education

MS, Western Michigan University
Occupational Therapy

BS, Western Michigan University
Occupational Therapy

Courses Taught

MOT 425 Fundamentals of Occupational Therapy for Individuals and Groups
MOT 467 Psychosocial Interventions Across the Lifespan
MOT 510 Special Topics: Health Care & Social Justice in Latin America - Brasil
MOT 600 OT Research III


American Occupational Therapy Association
Illinois Occupational Therapy Association
World Federation of Occupational Therapy
Iowa Occupational Therapy Association
Pi Kappa Phi

Recent Publications

Hemphill-Pearson, B.J., & Urish, C.K. (in press). Assessments in Occupational Therapy Mental Health. Thorofare, NJ: Slack Inc.