Carrie Ciro, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Carrie Ciro, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Instructor Bio:
Dr. Carrie Ciro is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy Education at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She has over 20 years of clinical experience working with adults/older adults in a variety of settings, including skilled nursing, home health and hospital care. Additionally, she has 18 years of academic experience teaching introductory-level and post-professional curriculum to occupational and physical therapists. Her current research focuses on examining an intervention to improve activities of daily living for people with dementia called Skill-building through Task-Oriented Motor Practice, or STOMP.

Dr. Ciro received her PhD from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Preventative Medicine and Community Health. She has presented at international and national conferences and published 25 peer-reviewed publications on topics such as activities of daily living, dementia and inter-professional education.

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