Angela M. Bahle-Lampe, OTD, OTR/L

Angela M. Bahle-Lampe, OTD, OTR/L

Angela M. Bahle-Lampe, OTD, OTR/L

Associate Professor
Program Director, Interim Program Director Post-Professional Occupational Therapy Program
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, Omaha Campus

Academic Appointments


  • Occupational Therapy


  • Associate Professor

Teaching Activity

  • Doctoral Experiential Component
  • Health Program Management
  • Healthcare Advocacy and Leadership
  • Historical Perspectives of Occupational Therapy
  • Management and Program Development
  • Occupations and Occupational Therapy
  • Professional Trajectory


Angela Lampe, OTD, OTR/L is Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy at Creighton University. In additional to her faculty role, Dr. Lampe is Director of Occupational Therapy Distance Education for the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions and is completing an Academic Administrative Fellowship in the Teaching and Learning Center. She has over 20 years of administrative experience in acute and post-acute rehabilitation practice including 5 acute care hospitals, 16 ambulatory clinics, inpatient rehabilitation, and skilled nursing/long-term care settings.  Highlights from Dr. Lampe’s administration responsibilities include working collaborately with nursing and physician leaders and leading an interprofessional therapy team of nearly 125 therapists to direct inpatient rehabilitation accreditation and compliance processes, lead quality improvement projects, plan strategically, and develop programs including assisting with the plan and design of a 40 bed, $24 million-dollar, inpatient rehabilitation unit. Dr. Lampe has served in an academic role since 2014. She shares her expertise and research interest in leadership, health care accreditation and compliance, management and administration, program development, and quality with students in the occupational therapy entry-level and post-professional programs.    


Publications and Presentations


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Editing and Reviews


Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Research interests include historical inquiry, leadership, healthcare management, as well as clinical and academic quality and outcomes

Current Research Projects

  • Current research projects involve leadership and leadership issues within the profession occupational therapy and allied health professions as well as projects related to the scholarship of teaching and learning

Grant Funding Received

  • Shin, J., Mu, K., Jewell, V., Qi, Y., Lohman, H., & Lampe, A. (2019). Development of a Certificate Program to Support Life-Long Learning of Occupational Therapy Students and Graduates: A Participatory Mixed Methods Study. Creighton University President’s Distinguished Curriculum Innovation and Pedagogical Research Grant, $9,430 [Not Funded].