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Nancy Carson

Nancy Carson

Nancy Carson, PhD, OTR/L
Assistant Professor and
Assistant Dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs
Occupational Therapy
151B Rutledge Avenue, MSC 962
Charleston, SC 29425

Phone: (843) 792-2239
Fax: (843) 792-0710

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  • PhD, 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

  • Kazley, A. S., Annan-Coultas, D., Freeland, M., Carson, N., Zoller, J., & Trickey, B. (Accepted February 2012). Understanding the use of educational technology among faculty, staff, and students at a medical university. Tech Trends.
  • Carson, N. (2011). Interpersonal Relationships and Communication. In J. Solomon & J. O’Brien (Eds.), Occupational Analysis and Group Process, First Edition, (in press). St. Louis, MO: Mosby, Inc.
  • Carson, N. (2010). Community Systems. In J. Solomon & J. O'Brien (Eds.), Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants, Third Edition (pp.67-76). St. Louis, MO: Mosby, Inc.

Grant Activity

  • Faculty Mentor, Community Connections I Grant: Partners for Learning and Service. Health Resources and Service Administration. $368, 906.00. (2002-2005). Principal Investigator: Dr. Maralynne Mitcham.
  • Faculty Mentor, Community Connections II: Learning, Service and Research. Health Resources and Services Administration. (2005-2006). Principal Investigator: Dr. Maralynne Mitcham.

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