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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

Phone: 843-792-2239
Fax: 843-792-3322

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  • 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

  • Psychiatric Treatment
  • Developmental Disabilities in the Adult Population
  • Mental Retardation
  • Psychosocial Issues
  • Delivery and Management of Occupational Therapy Services
  • Research Seminar and Research Experience

Research Interests

  • Sensory Processing Evaluation and Treatment in Adults
  • Nutrition and Obesity

Recent Publications

  • Carson, N.E., Blake, C. E., & Saunders, R.P. (Accepted December 2014). Perceptions and dietary intake of self-described healthy and unhealthy eaters with severe mental illness. Community Mental Health Journal.
  • 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.

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