Vanessa D. Jewell, PhD, OTR/L
Vanessa D. Jewell, PhD, OTR/L

Vanessa D. Jewell, PhD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor
Program Director, Post-Professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Occupational Therapy

Position

  • Assistant Professor

Teaching Activity

  • OTD 601: Capstone
  • POTD 500: Introduction to Clinical Doctorate Studies
  • POTD 554: Research Proposal
  • POTD 555: Research Implementation
  • POTD 556: Manuscript Writing

Biography

Education

  • PhD in Occupational Therapy; Texas Woman's University; Denton, TX
  • MS in Occupational Therapy; Colorado State University; Fort Collins, CO
  • BS in Psychology; University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Certifications

Physical Agent Modalities
Brain Injury Specialist
Assessment of Motor and Process Skills

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • Morawski, D.L., Padilla, R., & Jewell, V. (2018). Working with Elders Who Have Had Cerebrovascular Accidents.  In Lohman, H., Byers-Connon, S., & Padilla, R. Occupational Therapy with Elders: Strategies for the COTA (4th ed.).  Elsevier. ISBN: 9780323498463, Occupational Therapy with Elders: Strategies for the COTA (4th ed.)., 2018

Articles

  • Burgess, G., & Jewell, V.D. (2018).  Occupational Therapists’ Perspectives on Binocular Diplopia in Neurorehabilitation: A National Survey.  Neurorehabilitation., NeuroRehabilitation, 2018
  • Watson, M., Jewell, V.D., Smith, S. (2018).  Journey Interrupted:  A Phenomenological Exploration of Miscarriage.  Open Journal of Occupational Therapy., Open Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2018
  • Swiatek, D., & Jewell, V.D. (submitted). LGBT Seniors: Including the Invisible Population. Occupational Therapy Practice., OT Practice, 2018
  • Watson, M., & Jewell, V.D. (submitted).  The role of occupational therapy for miscarriage. American Journal of Occupational Therapy., American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2018
  • Jewell, V.D., Pickens, N., Burns, S. (submitted).  Identification and effectiveness of occupational therapy interventions in skilled nursing facilities: A scoping review. Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 2018
  • Kerr, L., Jewell, V.D., & Jensen, L. (submitted).  Systematic Review of Stretching Interventions to Improve Post-Stroke Spasticity.  American Journal of Occupational Therapy., American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2018
  • Frigo, N., Hanneman, E., Kashale, A., Sutton, M., Wright, E., Jewell, V.D. (in progress). Utility of the Occupation-Centered Intervention for Level I Fieldwork.  Journal of Occupational Therapy Education., Journal of Occupational Therapy Education, 2018
  • Villasenor, R., Smith, S., & Jewell, V.D. (2018).  A Systematic Review of Sound-Based Interventions to Improve School-Related Abilities in Children with Sensory Processing Dysfunction.  Journal of Occupational Therapy in Schools and Early Intervention. https://doi.org/10.1080/19411243.2018.1432444, Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools, & Early Intervention, 2018
  • Boehne, T., & Jewell, V.D. (2017).  Impact on Quality of Life Following the Implantable Miniature Telescope Procedure.  Activities, Adaptation, & Aging. https://doi.org/10.1080/01924788.2017.1398032, Activities, 2017
  • Russell, M., Jewell, V.D., Poskey, G., & Russell, A. (2017).  Enteral feeding and its impact on family mealtime routines for caregivers of children with cerebral palsy: A mixed method study.  Australian Occupational Therapy Journal. Early Online, 1-10. doi:10.1111/1440-1630.12418, Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 1-10, 2017
  • Jewell, V., & Pickens, N. (2017).  Psychometric Evaluation of the Occupation-Centered Intervention Assessment. OTJR: Occupation, Participation, and Health. 37(2), 82-88. doi: 10.1177/153944921668619, OTJR: Occupation, Participation, & Health, 37(2), 82-88, 2017
  • Jewell, V.D., Pickens, N.D., Hersch, G., & Jensen, G. (2016). An exploration into occupation-centered practice in skilled nursing facilities. Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 34(1), 43-56., Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 34(1), 43-56, 2016
  • Cappozzo, C., & Jewell, V. (Winter 2012-2013). Hands-on lab: Occupational therapy students embark on unique learning opportunity. University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse College of Science and Health Newsletter., University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse College of Science and Health Newsletter, 8(1), 10-11, 2012
  • Jewell, V., & Schultz, S. (2010). Medicare reimbursement trends: Effect on access to skilled nursing facilities, services, and discharge outcomes. Physical Disabilities Special Interest Section Quarterly., Physical Disabilities Special Interest Section Quarterly, 33, 1-3, 2010

General

  • Bennett, L., Jewell, V.D., Scheirton, L., & Muira, B. (submitted).  Productivity standards and the impact on quality of care in inpatient rehabilitation hospitals. Occupational Therapy in Healthcare., Occupational Therapy in Health Care

Presentations

  • Jewell, V., Reynolds, M., & Hackett, E. Learning the Occupation-Centered Intervention Assessment (workshop). International Occupation-Centered Symposium. Fort Collins, CO., 2016
  • Dewan, H., & Jewell, V. Identification of Barriers and Training Needs in Low Vision: A Survey of Low Vision Therapists (poster session). American Occupational Therapy Association. Chicago, IL., 2016
  • Jewell, V., Reynolds, M., & Swartzer, C. Occupation-Based and Occupation-Focused Interventions: A Practice Guide to Implementing Authentic Occupational Therapy (workshop). American Occupational Therapy Association. Nashville, TN., 2015
  • Jewell, V., & Pickens, N. Occupation-Centered Intervention Assessment: A Tool to Capture Occupation-Centered Practice (poster session). Occupational Therapy Intervention Process Model Symposium. Tokyo, Japan., 2014
  • Jewell, V. Exploration of a Home-Based Client-Centred mCIMT Program (poster session). Canadian Association of Occupational Therapy National Conference. Victoria, B.C., Canada., 2013
  • Jewell, V. Guide to Authentic Occupational Therapy: A Tool for Designing Occupation-Based Interventions (oral presentation). Midwest Deans’ Occupational Therapy Research Conference. University Center, MI., 2013
  • Waldgovel, P., Webber, C., Jewell, V., & McCannon, R. Development of a Worksite Assessment for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Case Example (poster session). Midwest Deans’ Occupational Therapy Research Conference. University Center, MI., 2013
  • Jewell, V., & Cappozzo, C. Green House Model Nurtures Occupational Engagement with Older Adults (poster session). Midwest Deans’ Occupational Therapy Research Conference. University Center, MI., 2013
  • Jewell, V. Identification and Effectiveness of Occupational Therapy Interventions in Skilled Nursing Facilities: A Systematic Review (poster session). Midwest Deans’ Occupational Therapy Research Conference. Kalamazoo, MI., 2012
  • Jewell, V., Einck, C. & Naiberg, J. Evidence for a Client Centered Modified Constraint Induced Movement Therapy Program (poster session). American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference. Indianapolis, IN., 2012
  • Whisner, S., Thom, C. & Jewell, V. OT-Clinical Improvement Measure (workshop). Iowa Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference. Des Moines, IA., 2010
  • Jewell, V. Medicare Reimbursement Trends: Effect on access to skilled nursing facilities, services, and discharge outcomes. Iowa Occupational Therapy Association fall conference (poster session). Des Moines, IA., 2010

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Occupation-centered practice; Type 1 diabetes and family quality of life; postacute care

Grant Funding Received

  • Jewell, V., Knezevich, E., Naber, L., & Dowd, M. (2018). Building Rural Stakeholder Involvement in Type 1 Diabetes Research. PCORI; Eugene Washington Engagement Award. $236,000
  • Jewell, V. (2017-2018). Effectiveness of the Occupation-Centered Intervention Assessment to Improve Client-Centered Practice and Client Satisfaction in Inpatient Rehabilitation. HealthSouth Therapy Grant. $5965.00 [Funded].
  • Jewell, V. (2017). Use of the Occupation-Centered Intervention Assessment to Improve Professional Reasoning in Occupational Therapy Students. AAdvantage Global Scholars Travel Grant. $1400 [Funded].
  • Jewell, V., Harris, B., Laughlin, A., & White, N. (2017). Identification of Family Needs to Improve Quality of Life for Families Living with Type 1 Diabetes. George Haddix Grant. $15,000.00
  • Jewell, V., Smith, S., Dowd, M., & Naber, L. (2016). Improving the Quality of Life of Families with Children with Type 1 Diabetes with Occupational Performance Coaching. Pipeline to Proposal Awards Independent Tier III – Proposal Development Project. $50,000.00
  • Jewell, V., Madigan, C., & Smith, S. (2016). Occupational Performance Coaching for Families with Children with Type 1 Diabetes. School of Pharmacy and Health Professions Student Fellowship (Carrie Madigan). $3000.
  • Jewell, V., Lohman, H., & Stoffer, K. (2015-2016). Blending Client-Centered Care and Critical Pathways with Acute Orthopedic Clients. School of Pharmacy and Health Professions Student Fellowship (Katherine Stoffer). Funded. $3000.00 [Funded].
  • Jewell, V. & Gronwaldt, V. (2012). Use of the Assessment of Motor and Process Skills to Develop Student Clinical Reasoning in a Student Run Clinic. Faculty Development Grant. $14,796.86

Awards and Honors

  • Virginia Chandler Dykes Scholarship Award, 2012