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Amanda K. Giles

Amanda K. Giles, MS OTR/L Instructor Division of Occupational Therapy Department of Health Professions

Amanda K. Giles, OTD, OTR/L
Assistant Professor
Division of Occupational Therapy
151-B Rutledge Ave, MSC 962
Charleston, SC 29425

Office: B316
843-792-4102
gilesak@musc.edu

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Education

  • OTD, University of St. Augustine (2014)
  • MS Occupational Therapy, Medical University of South Carolina (2003)
  • BA Psychology, Furman University (1999)

Areas of Teaching

  • Surface Anatomy
  • Occupational Performance for Musculoskeletal Conditions
  • Occupational Performance for Neurological Conditions
  • Research/Scholarship Experience in Occupational Therapy

Research Interests

  • Educational technology
  • Instructional design
  • Simulated patients and video reflective analysis
  • Neurorehabilitation

Recent Grants

  • 2015  Principal Investigator
    MUSC Changing What’s Possible Through Innovation and Technology Grant
    $31,000
  • 2015  Principal Investigator
    MUSC Changing What’s Possible Through Innovation and Technology Grant
    $8,000
  • 2015  Principal Investigator
    MUSC Technology Applications Center for Healthful Lifestyles (TACHL)
    $10,000
  • 2014  Principal Investigator
    Department of Health Professions Interdivisional / Interdepartmental / Intercollege Seed Grant
    $5,450
  • September 2014  Co-Investigator
    "Educational Technology Journal Club"
    Valerie West Educational Technology Enhancement Fund
    $2,125
  • 2014  Co-Investigator
    Department of Health Professions Interdivisional / Interdepartmental / Intercollege Seed Grant
    $6,000

Recent Publications

  • Giles, A. K., Carson, N. E., Breland, H. L., Coker-bolt, P., & Bowman, P. J. (2014). Use of simulated patients and reflective video analysis to assess occupational therapy students’ preparedness for fieldwork. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 68, S57-S66.

Recent Presentations

  • Giles, A.K., Coker-Bolt, P., Dahns, L., Pena, L., Fitzmaurice, C., Ludovise, R., Hope, K., Husband, M., Atkinson, S., & Velozo, C. "Student--‐run free clinic: An innovative service learning opportunity." Poster. American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Annual Conference, Apr 2016. Chicago, IL.
  • Giles, A. K., Annan-Coultas, D., Coultas, J., Seif, G., Bowman, P. J. "Flipping the OT and PT lab: Development of an e--‐learning module." AOTA Annual Conference, Apr 2015. Nashville, TN.
  • Muntz-Pope, B., Tomsic, P. F., Brawley, C. A., Futrell, N. A., & Giles, A. K. "Evaluating ThinkFirst Injury Prevention Programs using pre- and post-tests: Can we show changes in knowledge and behavior in school children?" South Carolina Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Annual Conference, Nov 2014. Myrtle Beach, SC.
  • Giles, A. K., Seif, G., Annan-Coultas, D., Coultas, J., Bowman, P. J. "Flipping the OT and PT lab: Development of an e--‐learning module." Association of Schools for Allied Health Professions Annual Conference, Oct 2014. Las Vegas, NV.
  • Giles, A. K., Bowman, P.J., Coker-Bolt, P., Carson, N. E., Breland, H. L. "Making it Real: Using Simulated Patients to Assess Students’ Preparedness for Level II Fieldwork." AOTA Education Summit, Oct 2013. Atlanta, GA.

Recent Honors & Awards

  • MUSC College of Health Professions Teacher of the Year Nominee, 2014
  • MUSC Pi Theta Epsilon Induction Ceremony Keynote Speaker, 2014
  • MUSC Teaching Excellence Award - Developing Teacher Nominee, 2014
  • MUSC OT Graduation Keynote Speaker, 2014 
  • MUSC Teaching Excellence Award - Educator-Lecturer Nominee, 2011
  • MUSC Pi Theta Epsilon Induction Ceremony Keynote Speaker, 2010
  • MUSC College of Health Professions Teacher of the Year Nominee, 2010
 
 
 

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