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Bobbi Susanne Greiner, OTD, OTR/L

Director, Occupational Therapy Fellowship Programs

Assistant Professor

Bobbi Greiner

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Graduate School
Occupational Therapy or Rehabilitation (Master of Science)
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Faculty - Pharmacy, OT, PT
Occupational Therapy Faculty
Occupational Therapy Fellowship Programs Faculty
BOYN - Boyne

Bobbi Susanne Greiner, OTD, OTR/L

Director, Occupational Therapy Fellowship Programs

Assistant Professor

Bobbi Greiner, OTD, OTR/L, BCP is an Assistant Professor and Vice Chair for Curriculum and External Relations in the Department of Occupational Therapy (OT) in the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions. Dr. Greiner graduated with her Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) from Creighton in 2005 and joined the OT faculty in 2014. Dr. Greiner is the program director for the Creighton Occupational Therapy Fellowship programs and serves on the Roster of Fellowship Reviewers for the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). She holds a board certification in pediatrics through AOTA and was an item writer for the pediatric board certification examination. She is a co-instructor of record for the pediatric content in the entry-level OTD program and holds a secondary appointment in the Master of Sciences in Rehabilitation and Master of Sciences in Occupational Therapy Program in the Graduate School.

Dr. Greiner is the OT curriculum committee chair and oversees the committee responsibilities including curriculum review, accreditation compliance, and the syllabus template. She has more than four years of experience co-teaching and team teaching and was invited to present on the topic with a colleague for the Fall 2021 School of Pharmacy and Health Professions all-school workshop. Current scholarship pursuits relate to academic service learning, scholarship of teaching and learning in a hybrid environment, and OT fellowship education.

Teaching Interests

  • Director of Occupational Therapy Fellowships

Research Focus

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Evidence-based Practice
Academic-Service Learning
Occupational Therapy Fellowship Programs

Department

Occupational Therapy

Position

Assistant Professor

Books

  • Exploring health sciences
    , Patterson, A. & Greiner, B. (2022). Occupational Therapy. In G.S. Wilson (Ed.). Exploring Health Sciences. (2nd ed.). Kona Publishing. -0001

Articles

  • Neonatal Network
    , Greiner, B. & Poskey, G. A. (2017). Fatigue: Has it affected your compassion? Neonatal Network (36)5, 289-93.
    (36)5, p. 289-293 -0001
  • Annals of International Occupational Therapy
    , Levine, D. & Greiner, B. (2020). Occupational therapy in mainland China: Status, challenges, and future directions. Annals of international Occupational Therapy, 3(1): 38-44 doi.org/10.3928/24761222-20190813-04
    3(1), p. 38-44 -0001
  • Journal of Allied Health
    , Patterson, A., Lohman, H., Bahle-Lampe, A., Mu, K., Greiner, B, Bracciano, A. & Qi, Y. (2020). Meeting global rehabilitation need: The development and evaluation of an international visiting rehabilitation student program. Journal of Allied Health, 49(2), 99-105. https://www.ingentaconnect.com/contentone/asahp/jah/2020/00000049/00000002/art00006
    49, p. 99-105 -0001
  • Journal of Occupational Therapy Schools & Early Interventions
    , Levine, D. & Greiner, B. (2020). Occupational therapy in mainland China: Status, challenges, and future directions. Annals of international Occupational Therapy, 3(1): 38-44 https://doi.org/10.3928/24761222-20190813-04\
    3, p. 38-44 -0001
  • Journal of Occupational Therapy Schools & Early Interventions
    , Lavine, D., Jewell, V. D., & Greiner, B. (2021). Preliminary exploration of caregiver stress responses after a child’s premature delivery. Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools, & Early Intervention, 14(3): 235-247. DOI: 10.1080/19411243.2021.1875387
    14, p. 235-247 -0001
  • , Greiner, B. Patterson, A. Mu, K., Schumacher, M., Qi, Y. (2020). Occupational Therapy Doctoral Students’ Attitudes toward Evidence Based Practice. Rehabilitation Medicine, 30(5), 405-412.
    30, p. 405-412 -0001
  • Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics
    , Mirich, R., Kyvelidou, A. & Greiner, B. (2021). The effects of virtual reality based rehabilitation on upper extremity function in a child with Cerebral Palsy: A case report. Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, 41(6): 1-17. DOI: 10.1080/01942638.2021.1909688
    41, p. 1-17 -0001
  • Journal of Occupational Therapy Education
    , Patterson, A., Feldhacker, D. R., Greiner, B. S., Russel, M., & Bergan, V., (2021). Telehealth and occupational therapy education. Journal of Occupational Therapy Education, 5(4), 6.
    5, p. 6 -0001
  • Journal of Occupational Therapy Education
    , Feldhacker, D. R. & Greiner, B. S. (2022). Evaluating Course Design for Significant Learning Among a Blended Cohort of Occupational Therapy Students. Journal of Occupational Therapy Education, 6 (1).
    4 -0001
  • Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice
    , Qi, Y., Greiner, B., Patterson, A., Mu, K., Javaherian-Dysinger, H., DeClene Huber, K. (In press). Are attitudes toward evidence-based practice different between the United States and Chinese occupational therapy and physical therapy students? Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice. -0001

Publications

  • American Journal of Occupational Therapy
    , Hasenauer, K. & Greiner, B. (2018) Systematic Review of Fine Motor and Handwriting Programs in Kindergarten Through Second Grade. American Journal of Occupational Therapy 72(4_Supplement_1):7211520330. doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO7035
    72(4 Supplement) -0001

Presentations

  • Shin, J., Jewell, V., Bruner, R., Coppard, B., Greiner, B., Lampe, A., Qi, Y., Domina, A., & Fecht, A. (2022, June 23-24) Formative Assessment Plan and Instruments for a New Occupational Therapy Hybrid Pathway [Poster abstract]. Innovation Summit for Health Professions Education, Omaha, NE, United States. 2022
  • Greiner, B., Qi, Y., Lampe, A., Shin, J., Jewell, V., Bruner, R., Coppard, B., Domina, A. & Fecht, A. (2022, June 23-24). Evaluating team teaching effectiveness: Describing the process and survey development [Poster abstract]. Innovation Summit for Health Professions Education, Omaha, NE, United States. 2022
  • Greiner, B. (2022, April 1). Best Practices in Fellowship Programs: Enhancing the Mentorship Experience: Training the Mentor and the Mentee. [Invited Panel Presentation]. 2022 AOTA INSPIRE conference, San Antonio, TX. (author and invited presenter) 2022
  • Patterson, A., Feldhacker, D., Russel, M., & Greiner, B. (2020, October 16). Student Responses to Telehealth Education: Outcomes from Lecture and Lab Teaching Modules. [Conference session]. AOTA Education Summit. (author) https://www.aota.org/Conference-Events/Calendar/2020/101620-Education-Summit.aspx 2020
  • Greiner, B., Jensen, L., Thinnes, A., Domina, A., Welch, M., & Fellman, S. Clinical Narratives: Assessment and Facilitation of the Clinical Reasoning Process. Panel. 2020 AOTA Annual Conference & Expo Boston, MA 3/27/2020. 2020
  • Thinnes, A., Domina, A., Greiner, B., Jensen, L., Fellman, S., & Welch, M. Fostering Fellow Clinical Reasoning and Interprofessional Practice through Case Presentations. Panel 2020 AOTA Annual Conference & Expo Boston, MA 3/27/2020. 2020
  • Clysdale, E. Bieg, M., Kieffer, E., Peck, K., Kuska, M. & Greiner, B. The effects of animal assisted therapy on improving participation in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster Presentation. Nebraska Occupational Therapy Association, Omaha, NE, February 28, 2020. 2020
  • Lavine, D. & Greiner, B. Occupational therapy in China. Poster presentation, Annual conference for the Texas Occupational Therapy Association, November 2, 2019. 2019
  • Qi, Y., Patterson, A., Greiner, B., Schumacher, M., & Mu, K. Develop sustainable partnership in professional education and practice for health sciences students: Comprehensive assessment of China Honors Interprofessional Program (CHIP). Poster presentation. Creighton University Assessment Symposium, Omaha, NE, October 25, 2019. 2019
  • Domina, A. & Greiner, B. Rock Your Writing handwriting camp: A service-learning model designed to advance clinical skills and apply evidence to practice. Platform presentation, 2019 AOTA Education Summit, Las Vegas, NV, October 19, 2019. 2019
  • Furze, J, Greiner, B., Domina, A. Fostering Fellow/Resident Professional Reasoning and Interprofessional Practice Through Clinical Narratives. Platform presentation, Innovation in Occupational and Physical Therapy Education Summit, Creighton University, Omaha, NE June 28, 2019. 2019
  • Domina, A. Greiner, B., Thinnes, A., & Jensen, L. Lessons learned: Fellowship development and implementation. Poster presentation, Annual Conference of the American Occupational Therapy Association, New Orleans, LA, April 6, 2019. 2019
  • Greiner, B. & Poskey, G. A. From perception to perspective: Assessing the effectiveness of a service learning project. Poster presentation, Annual Conference of the American Occupational Therapy Association, New Orleans, LA, April 6, 2019. 2019
  • Patterson, A., Bahle-Lampe, A., Greiner, B., Bracciano, A., Lohman, H., Mu, K. Qi, Y. Rehabilitation International Summer Program: Development and assessment of a global program. Poster presentation, Annual Conference of the American Occupational Therapy Association, New Orleans, LA, April 4, 2019. 2019
  • Neppel, J, Goerdt, E., McMahon, B., Petersen, K., Schroeter, R., Rossow, J., Greiner, B., McCarthy, M. Improvement in social-emotional learning following a classroom intervention among kindergarten students in a low-income urban school. Poster presentation, Annual Conference of the Nebraska Occupational Therapy Association, Omaha, NE, March 2019. 2019
  • Mu, K., Patterson, A., Bahle-Lampe, A., Lohman, H., Greiner, B., Bracciano, A., & Qi, Y. Effect of international rehabilitation visiting student program on students’ professional development. Poster presentation, Annual Congress for the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Therapy, Paris, France, July 2018. 2018
  • Greiner, B. & Wallingford, B. Reflection in IPE Passport NICU Activity and Benefits of Being a Former SITES Attendee. Interprofessional SITES, Creighton University, June 11, 2018. 2018
  • Hasenauer, K., Duff, S., Jessen, R., Pindar, J., Wojcik, J., & Greiner, B. A systematic review of fine motor and handwriting programs in kindergarten through second grade. Poster presentation, Annual Conference of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Salt Lake City, UT, April 21, 2018. 2018
  • Poskey, G. A. & Greiner, B. Lighting and the preterm infant: What is the effectiveness of cycled lighting in the neonatal intensive care unit? Poster presentation, Annual Conference of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Salt Lake City, UT, April 20, 2018. 2018
  • Greiner, B., Patterson, A., Messer, M., Mu, K., & Qi, Y. Contributing authors include Yongyue Qi, MA. The effectiveness of professional education on occupational and physical therapy students’ attitudes perception on evidence-based practice. Poster presentation, Annual Conference of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Salt Lake City, UT, April 20, 2018 2018
  • Greiner, B. & Poskey, G. A. How “connected” are we? The benefits and challenges of social media in the NICU. Short course, National Association of Neonatal Therapists Conference, Charlotte, NC, April 14, 2018. 2018
  • Greiner, B. & Poskey, G. A. From Perception to Perspective: Assessing the Effectiveness of a Service Learning Project. Teaching and Learning Center Educational Seminar, Creighton University, March 21, 2018. 2018
  • Greiner, B., Patterson, A., Messer, M., Schumacher, M., Mu, K., & Qi, Y. The effect of professional education on attitudes toward evidenced-based practice among OT and PT students. Poster presentation, Creighton University Assessment Symposium, Omaha, NE, November 3, 2017. 2017
  • Greiner, B. & Poskey, G. A. Compassion Fatigue in Pediatric Occupational Therapy Practice. Poster presentation, Annual Conference of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Philadelphia, April 14, 2017. 2017
  • Greiner, B. & Poskey, G. A. Appraising the Evidence of Cycled Lighting in the NICU. Short course, Annual Conference of the National Association of Neonatal Therapists, Phoenix, AR, April 7, 2017. 2017
  • Greiner, B. & Furze, J. Rehabilitation after peripheral nerve injury. Invited podium presentation, Shanghai Sanda Tungji International Rehabilitation Workshop, Shanghai, China, March 11, 2017. 2017
  • Greiner, B. Cognitive rehabilitation. Invited podium presentation, Shanghai Sanda Tungji International Rehabilitation Workshop, Shanghai, China, March 11, 2017. 2017
  • Greiner, B. Occupation-based rehabilitation for patients with neurological impairments. Invited podium presentation, Shanghai Sanda Tungji International Rehabilitation Workshop, Shanghai, China, March 11, 2017. 2017
  • Furze, J. & Greiner, B. Rehabilitation for the medically complex patient in the ICU/acute care setting. Invited podium presentation, Shanghai Sanda Tungji International Rehabilitation Workshop, Shanghai, China, March 10, 2017. 2017
  • Greiner, B. Fine motor and visual motor skill development. Hebei Medical University Symposium, Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province, China, March 5, 2017. 2017
  • Greiner, B., Patterson, A., Messer, M., Schumacher, M., Mu, K., & Jessen, R. Attitude drives behavior: the effectiveness of professional education on students’ attitudes toward evidence-based practice. Poster presentation, Annual Conference of the Nebraska Occupational Therapy Association, Omaha, NE, February 2017. 2017
  • Guest lecture for OTD 333: 'Orthotic Provision in Pediatric Practice.' 2016
  • National Association of Neonatal Therapists annual conference, Orlando, FL, Poster Presentation with Gail Poskey, 'Compassion Fatigue and the NICU Therapist.' 2016
  • Bahle-Lampe, A., Messer, M., Greiner, B., & Powers, K. Thinking of Academia? Deciding, surviving, and thriving the first three years. Poster presentation, Annual Conference of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Chicago, IL, April 8, 2016. (author and presenter) 2016
  • thriving the first three years. Poster presentation, Annual Conference of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Chicago, IL, April 2016. 2016
  • Greiner, B. Occupational therapy student clinical placement and faculty and student interactions. Invited podium presentation, Rehabilitation Symposium, Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province, China, March 6, 2016. 2016
  • thriving the first three years. Poster presentation, Annual Conference of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Chicago, IL, April 2016. 2016
  • Garrett, K., Jordan, J., Kregel, K., Lopez, K. Steinwart, S. & Greiner, B. Evaluation of elementary teachers’ perspectives regarding adequate training for classroom inclusion. Poster presentation, Annual Conference of the Nebraska Occupational Therapy Association, Omaha, NE, March 2016. 2016
  • Cunningham, B., Eis, C., Eklund, T., Rauch, J., Sloboth, C. & Greiner, B. Effects of recreational gymnastics on repetitive and self-stimulating behaviors in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster presentation, Annual Conference of the Nebraska Occupational Therapy Association, Omaha, NE, March 2016. 2016
  • Greiner, B. Occupation-based Intervention. Invited podium presenter, Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province, China, October 2015. 2015
  • Domina, A., & Greiner, B. Understanding Sensory Integration: What are my child’s sensory preferences. Nebraska Adoption Conference, La Vista, NE, August 2015. (author and invited presenter) 2015
  • China Honors Program, General Studies Course, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, lecture presentation, “Child development: Birth – 3 Years.” 2015
  • Greiner, B. Child development: Birth – 3 years. Invited podium presenter, China Honors Program, General Studies Course, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, June 26, 2015. 2015
  • Greiner, B. Effects of shoulder dystocia on the neonate. Invited podium presenter, Continuing education seminar, Omaha, NE, February 2011. (author and invited presenter) 2011
  • Greiner, B. The Beat Goes On: Neurodevelopment after cardiac surgery- Can we change the outcome? Nursing Grand Rounds, Children’s Hospital and Medical Center, Omaha, NE, February 2007. Interdisciplinary presentation with nursing, child life, physical therapy, and nurse practitioners. 2007

Awards

  • CFE Associate (2022-2024)
    Center of Faculty Excellence
  • Educator of the Year
    OTD Class of 2022
  • Educator of the Year
    OTD Class of 2014