Occupational Therapy

Advancing the Field of Occupational Therapy

In addition to the Lynette Byarm Fellowship Lecture Series and OT internship program at Children's Hospital, our staff engage in numerous activities to advance the field of OT.

Consulting and Volunteer Work

Publications and Presentations

Cipriani J, Cooper M, DiGiovanni NM, Litchkofski A, Nichols AL, Ramsey A. Dog-Assisted Therapy for Residents of Long-Term Care Facilities: An Evidence-Based Review with Implications for Occupational Therapy. Available from: http://informahealthcare.com/doi/abs/10.3109/02703181.2013.816404

Burrell, C., Pediatric Occupational Performance Interventions: Typical Feeding Skill Development from Birth to School Age. Misericordia University, March 2009

Burrell, C., October 2008: Pediatric Occupational Performance Interventions: Typical Feeding Skill Development from Birth to School Age. Misericordia University, October 2008.

Buxton, J. Adjunct professor: Pediatrics in Occupational Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, Fall semester 2008. Konieczny, T., Assessment and Intervention of Burn Injuries in the Pediatric Population, University of Pittsburgh, Fall semester 2008.

Hsia, M., Assessment and Intervention of Brachial Plexus Injuries in the Pediatric Population, University of Pittsburgh, Fall semester 2008. Andrescavage, April, Trisomy 21, University of Pittsburgh, Fall semester 2008.

Mountz, E., Assessment and Intervention of Brain Injuries in the Pediatric Population, University of Pittsburgh, Fall semester 2008.

Konieczny , T., and Buxton, J., presented: Multimodal Approach to School Re-entry at the 7th World Congress on Brain Injury in Lisbon , Portugal in April 2008. (Associated with the international Brain Injury Association).

McIntyre, M. (2007). Keeping VAD Patients Functional. Advance for Occupational Therapy Practitioners, 23, 43-45.

Levy, T., Estilow, T. and Humpl, D. Molding Splinting Programs to Fit Unique Needs. Retrieved on December 6, 2010, from TherapyTimes.com.

Lynch, A. & Surfus, J., Firefly Training Conference, Kazan Russia, April, 2009 (travel pending; Co-leader of 5 day seminar and coordination of presentation power points for training).

Lynch, A., Program Evaluation & Design, OTD610, 4 credit course in doctoral program, Misericordia University, Spring 2009

Lynch, A., Agrawal, S., and Galloway, Early Power Mobility: Case Study (accepted, awaiting publication). J.C. Pediatric Physical Therapy.

Lynch, A., Dozier, M., Farber, A., Peloso, E., Willis Hepp, B., Bernard, K., Effects of a Parenting Intervention on Cortisol Production Among Children Adopted Internationally: Preliminary Results, SRCD, April, 2009.

Lynch, A., Sensory Processing, Institutionalization, & Attachment, “My New Family” Conference, Moscow, Russia, March 2009.

Lynch, L., Campos, J., Anderson, D., Galloway, J., Mobility and Development: Why the time is right now for early power mobility, Combined Section Meeting, APTA, February, 2009.

Lycnh, A., and Getchell, N., "New directions in understanding individuals with Autism: Integrating research on perception, cognition, and action coupling within an Ecological Perspective” in the Nova edited text entitled New Directions in Developmental Psychobiology, 2009.

Lynch, A., Evaluation and Treatment of Children with Autism, 3 credit course in an advanced Master’s program, College Misericordia, Spring, 2009.

Lynch, A. & Surfus, J., Firefly Training Conference, Kazan Russia, (travel pending; Co-leader of 5 day seminar and coordination of presentation power points for training), April 2009.

Lynch, A., Agrawal, S., and Galloway, J.C., Early Power Mobility: Case Study (accepted, awaiting publication). Pediatric Physical Therapy.

Lynch, A., Dozier, M. Farber, A., Peloso, E., Willis Hepp, B., Bernard, K., Effects of a Parenting Intervention on Cortisol Production Among Children Adopted Internationally: Preliminary Results, SRCD, April, 2009.

Lynch, A., Sensory Processing, Institutionalization, & Attachment, “My New Family” Conference, Moscow, Russia, March 2009.

Lynch, A., Campos, J., Anderson, D., Galloway, J., Mobility and Development: Why the time is right now for early power mobility, Combined Section Meeting, APTA, February, 2009.

Lynch, A., and Getchell, N., "New directions in understanding individuals with Autism: Integrating research on perception, cognition, and action coupling within an Ecological Perspective” in the Nova edited text entitled New Directions in Developmental Psychobiology, 2009.

Kurzenberger, E., Assistive Technology in the Pediatric Population, Misericordia University, March 2009.

Humpl, D. and Duff, S., Philadelphia Hand Meeting, March 2009.

Buxton, J., International Preparation for the NBCOT Certification Evaluation, University of Pittsburgh, Spring semester 2009.

Konieczny, T. Comprehensive PT Clinical Decision Making: Rehab Pediatric Team Approach, Thomas Jefferson University, February 2009.

Mountz, E. ACBIS Training, Health South, Harrisburg, PA, February 2009.

Konieczny, T., Brain Steps, Philadelphia, PA, December 2008

Konieczny, T., Brain Steps, Harrisburg, November 2008.

Konieczny, T., Pediatric Burns, University of Pittsburgh, Fall semester 2008.

Mountz, E., Pediatric Brain Injury, University of Pittsburgh, Fall semester 2008.

Hsia, M,. Brachial Plexus Injury, University of Pittsburgh, Fall semester 2008

Andrescavage, A., Trisomy 21, University of Pittsburgh, Fall semester 2008.

Buxton, J. Pediatrics in Occupational Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, Fall semester 2008.

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