Amy Evans

Clinical Assistant Professor Occupational Therapy

Dr. Evans has been an occupational therapist for over 22 years. She has enjoyed a career primarily in pediatrics including school setting, early intervention, and private practice. Her interests include promoting employment opportunities for young adults with intellectual disabilities, the development of scissor skills, risky play tolerance, and therapeutic use of self to enhance client outcomes. She is passionate about sharing the unique perspective of occupational therapy with future clinicians. 


  • Doctor of Occupational Therapy (DOT), Radford University Carilion; Roanoke, Virginia                                                                  December 2019

Area of Study: Occupational Therapy, Higher Education Track

Capstone Title: Using An Occupational Therapy Framework to Promote Employment Opportunities for Occupational Course of Study (OCS) Students Transitioning from High School to the Workforce

  • Master of Science (M.S.), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Chapel Hill, NC      August 1998

Area of Study: Occupational Therapy 

Capstone Title: Experiences of Time Use and Adaptedness of Older Adults in a Rural Long-Term Care Facility      


  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Elizabethtown College;  Elizabethtown, PA  May 1992

 Major: Early Childhood and Elementary Education                                                                     


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