Expert Exchange Series @ USAHS

During this time of virtual instruction, we have partnered with our faculty to offer our community a series of interactive virtual talks on thoughtfully curated, current topics to prepare students for clinical practice in a dynamic, changing health care world. With over 170 core and 460 contributing faculty, we are a proud and vast network of healthcare experts who bring decades of clinical experience, abundant scholarly research, and distinctive excellence in graduate level instruction.

Expert Exchanges are approximately one hour long and held Tuesdays at 7pm Eastern Time / 6pm Central Time / 4pm Pacific Time. They are open to all students, faculty, and staff. There will be a presentation and lecture, as well as time for questions and moderated discussion.

June/July: Expert Exchange Schedule



Expert Speaker (click the link to jump to bio)

June 9, 2020

The Evidence Based Practice of Mindfulness (link to YouTube video)

Dr. Meghan Savage, Associate Professor, MS-SLP (Austin, TX)

June 16, 2020

The Power of Positive Thinking and Persistence During COVID-19

Dr. Erin McIntyre, Assistant Professor, OT (San Marcos, CA)

June 23, 2020

COVID-19 and the Rise of Telehealth

Dr. Becki Cohill, Assistant Professor and Doctoral Coordinator OT Programs (San Marcos, CA)

June 30, 2020

Preparing for Licensure Exams: Strategies for Success

Dr. Mary Shotwell, Program Director and Professor, MOT/OTD Programs (St. Augustine, FL) 

Dr. Karen Snyder, Director, Post Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program (St. Augustine, FL)

July 7, 2020

Preparing for Clinical Placement in a Changing Healthcare Landscape

Dr. Mary Zadnik, Program Director and Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy Programs (Austin, TX)

Dr. Erin Schwier, Program Director and Associate Professor, OT Programs (San Marcos, CA)

July 14, 2020

Transitioning from Graduate School to Full Time Employment

Dr. Mary Zadnik, Program Director and Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy Programs (Austin, TX)

Dr. Thomas Werner, Program Director, DPT Program, Dallas (Dallas, TX)


To sign up, please click here.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SIGNUP TIMES ARE REFLECTED IN EASTERN TIME. Sessions are: 7pm Eastern / 6pm Central / 4pm Pacific

Simply click the red Sign Up next to the session or sessions you are interested in then hit Submit & Sign Up.  Once you are registered there is an option to have the details included on your calendar.


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