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Amanda Caldwell Wise, OTD, MS, OTR/L, BCPR, NBC-HWC, CPAM

Assistant Professor


School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Occupational Therapy Faculty
Faculty - Pharmacy, OT, PT
CRISS I - Criss 1 - 118H

Amanda Caldwell Wise, OTD, MS, OTR/L, BCPR, NBC-HWC, CPAM

Assistant Professor

Dr. Wise graduated from the University of Nebraska Omaha in 1995 with a Bachelors in Biology, and from Creighton University in 1998 with her Bachelors in OT, in 2019 with her Masters in Integrated Health and Wellness, and in 2021 with her Post Professional OTD. She worked full-time in outpatient, mental health, pediatric, home health, community, and administrative positions in Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa before entering higher education at College of Saint Mary in Omaha in 2021. Her research and scholarship interests are in wholistic health and wellbeing, community-based services, and preventive care. She infuses her teaching philosophy with a dynamic and service-oriented focus, empowering future practitioners to be self-reflective, ethical, and competent life-long learners. Optimizing others’ wellbeing is her passion, striving to achieve this through scholarship, mentoring, volunteering, program development, and leadership.
When she is not teaching, she enjoys spending time hosting family and friend gatherings, golfing, camping, and baking.

Curriculum Vitae

Research Focus

Student and Clinician self-care and wellness, Health Disparities, Emerging Practice Areas & Community-based Services


Occupational Therapy


Assistant Professor