Wayne State University
Doreen Yvonne Head PhD, OTRL

Doreen Yvonne Head PhD, OTRL

Director, Occupational Therapy

Contact

313-577-5884
doreenh@wayne.edu

Office location

EACPHS, Room 2246

Appointments

Director and Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy, Department of Health Care Sciences

Degrees and Certifications

  • Wayne State University, Ph.D. in Sociology, 2009
  • Wayne State University, M.S. in Occupational Therapy, 1995
  • Eastern Michigan University, B.S. in Occupational Therapy, 1987
  • Wayne County Community College, C.O.T.A.,1980

Positions and Employment

  • Program Director (Academic), Occupational Therapy Program, Wayne State University, 2008-present
  • Interim Chair, Department of Health Care Sciences, Wayne State University, 2011-
  • Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy, Wayne State University, 2001-present
  • Senior Lecturer, Occupational Therapy, Wayne State University, 2000-2001
  • Full-time Lecturer, Occupational Therapy, Wayne State University, 1997-2000
  • Part-time Faculty, Occupational Therapy, Wayne State University, 1995-1997
  • Graduate Assistant, Occupational Therapy Program, Eastern Michigan University, 1990

Awards and Honors

  • Women of Wayne Faculty and Staff Award, 2010
  • Award of Teaching Excellence from the College of Pharmacy and Health Professions, 1999
  • The Detroit District of Occupational Therapy Association Peer Recognition in the Occupational Therapy Profession, 1998-1999

Professional Memberships

  • Wayne State University Academic Senate, 1998-2010
  • Pi Theta Epsilon, Eta Chapter, Occupational Therapy Honor Society, 1996-present
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, 1987-present
  • Michigan Occupational Therapy Association, 1987-present
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., 1987-present

Recent Publications

  1. Wayne State University Dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment fo a PhD in Socology. Determining Correlates of Neighborhood Satisfaction. August 2009
  2. Parnell, R., Head, D., Kimmons, S., Assessments and Evaluations of Mental Health Conditions (Chapter 11). (2009) In DiZazzo-Miller, R., Pellerito, Jr., J.M. (Eds). Forty-five days and counting: Preparing for the NBCOT exam. New York: Bartlett & James.
  3. Parnell, R., Head, D., Kimmons, S., Psychiatric Interventions (Chapter 12). (2009) In DiZazzo-Miller, R., Pellerito, Jr., J.M. (Eds). Forty-five days and counting: Preparing for the NBCOT exam. New York: Bartlett & James.
  4. Parnell, R., Head, D., Kimmons, S., Intervention-Group Dynamics (Chapter 13). (2009) In DiZazzo-Miller, R., Pellerito, Jr., J.M. (Eds). Forty-five days and counting: Preparing for the NBCOT exam. New York: Bartlett & James.
  5. Esdaile, S., Head, D. Teen Mothers: conflicting occupations and societal expectations (Chapter 7). In Esdaile, S., Olson, J. (Eds.) (2003) Mothering Occupations. F.A. Davis
  6. Wayne State University Masters project submitted in partial fulfillment for a Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy. Resource Guide to Community Services for Pregnant Teens. Fall, 1995

Research Connect link

https://researchconnect.wayne.edu/en/persons/doreen-head

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