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Nancy Carson

Nancy Carson, PhD, OTR/L Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs, Occupational Therapy

Nancy E. Carson, Ph.D., OTR/L
Associate Professor and
Associate Dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs
Division of Occupational Therapy
151A Rutledge Avenue, MSC 960
Charleston, SC 29425

Office: A322

843-792-2239
carsonn@musc.edu

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Education

  • Ph.D. Public Health, University of South Carolina (2011)
  • MHS Health Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina (1989)
  • BS Occupational Therapy, Medical University of South Carolina (1985)

Areas of Teaching

  • Psychosocial Issues
  • Mental Illness
  • Interprofessional Education

Research Interests

  • Sensory Processing Evaluation and Treatment in Adults
  • Mental Health Wellness

Recent Grants

  • September 2014  Co-Investigator
    "Educational Technology Journal Club"
    Valerie West Educational Technology Enhancement Fund
    $2,125
  • 2014  Co-Investigator
    "Sensory Modulation Program to Promote Mental Health Recovery"
    First Citizens
    $10,000

Recent Publications

  • Carson, N. E., Blake, C. E., & Saunders, R. P. (2015). Perceptions and dietary intake of self- described healthy and unhealthy eaters with severe mental illness. Community Mental Health Journal. 51(3), 281-288.
  • Giles, A., Carson, N., Breland, H., Coker-Bolt, P., & Bowman, P. (2014). Use of simulated patients and reflective video analysis to assess occupational therapy students' preparedness for fieldwork. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 68(S2)57-66.
  • Carson, N.E., Blake, C.E., Saunders, R.P., & O'Brien, J.C. (2013). Influences on the food choice behaviors of adults with severe mental illness. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 29(4), 361-384.
  • Kazley, A. S., Annan-Coultas, D., Freeland, M., Carson, N., Zoller, J., & Trickey, B. (2013). Understanding the use of educational technology among faculty, staff, and students at a medical university. Tech Trends, 57(2), 63-70.

Recent Presentations

  • Coker-Bolt, P., Carson, N., Hartman, K., Harvison, N., Herge, E., Hissong, A. & Kern, S. "Interprofessional Collaborative Education:  Linking Student Learning to Patient, Population, and Health System Outcomes." American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Annual Conference, Apr 2016. Chicago, IL.
  • Carson, N., Bowman, P., Breland, H., Coker-Bolt, P., & Smith, C. "Interprofessional Education Moves Forward:  Current Trends and Innovative Models."  Poster presentation. AOTA Education Summit, Oct 2015. Denver, CO.
  • Giles, A., Carson, N., Bowman, P., Coker-Bolt, P., & Smith, C. "Implementation of an Interprofessional Journal Club on Educational Technology." AOTA Education Summit, Oct 2015. Denver, CO.
  • Wise, H., Carson, N., & Jacques, P. "Caregivers are Heroes." Collaborating Across Borders V, Joint Conference, Oct 2015. Roanoke, VA.
  • Carson, N., Mau, A., Simon, L., & Slaughter, L. "Development of a Level One Fieldwork Program at a Residential Housing Complex for Adults with Mental Illness." Poster. American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Annual Conference, Apr 2015. Nashville, TN.
  • Carson, N., Adkins, B., Futrell, N., MacIntire, K., & McArdle, C. "Implementation of a Community-Based Sensory Modulation Program for Adults with Mental Illness." Poster. AOTA Annual Conference, Apr 2015. Nashville, TN.
  • Carson, N., Brannon, K., Higgins, M., McLaurin, M., & Sweeney, T. "Perspectives on Community Integration of Adults With Serious Mental Illness." Poster. AOTA Annual Conference, Apr 2015. Nashville, TN.
  • Kern, S., Coker-Bolt, P., Carson, N., Hartman, K., Harvison, N., Herge, E., & Hissong, A. "Interprofessional Collaborative Education: Preparing Graduates for Community-Based Practice." AOTA Annual Conference, Apr 2015. Nashville, TN.
  • Zoller, J., Jones, W., Correa, L. & Carson, N. "Educating Allied Health Students on the Possible Impacts of Health Reform: Insights from using the RETHINK Health Simulation Model." Association of Schools of Allied Health Professionals Annual Meeting, Oct 2014. Las Vegas, NV.
  • Carson, N., Boyd, R., Martin, J., Stuber, E., & Vesely, P. "Sensory Modulation Strategies Employed by Community-Dwelling Adults with Severe Mental Illness." Poster. AOTA Annual Conference, Apr 2014. Baltimore, MD.
  • Carson, N., Green, E., Hyatt, E., Jensen, S., & Knoebel, K. "Development of a Sensory Modulation Program for a Community Mental Health Drop-In Center." Poster. AOTA Annual Conference, Apr 2014. Baltimore, MD.
  • Carson, N. "Perceptions and Dietary Intake of Self-described Healthy and Unhealthy Eaters with Severe Mental Illness." AOTA Annual Conference, Apr 2014. Baltimore, MD.
  • Coker-Bolt, P., Carson, N., Mitcham, M., Hartman, K., Harvison, N., Herge, E., Kern, S. & Hissong, A. "Integrating InterProfessional Education in Occupational Therapy Curriculum." AOTA Annual Conference, Apr 2014. Baltimore, MD.
  • Mitcham, M., Jacques, P., Wise, H., & Carson, N. "Caregivers are Heroes." The Narrative Bridge: Connecting through the Health Humanities Conference, The Writing Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Feb 2014. Charleston, SC.
  • Giles, A., Bowman, P., Coker-Bolt, P., Carson, N., Breland, H. "Making it Real: Using Simulated Patients to Assess Students’ Preparedness for Level II Fieldwork." AOTA / National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy Education Summit, Oct 2013. Atlanta, GA.
  • Carson, N., Coker-Bolt, P., Hartman, K., Harvison, N., Herge, E., Hissong, A., Kern, S., Mitcham, M. "Integrating InterProfessional Education in Occupational Therapy Curriculum." AOTA Annual Conference, Apr 2013. San Diego, CA.

Recent Awards

  • MSUC Maralynne D. Mitcham Interprofessional Fellowship, 2014-2015
  • MUSC Foundation Teaching Excellence Award Nominee; Educator-Mentor Category: Clinical/ Professional, 2014
 
 
 

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