Wayne State University
Regina Parnell PhD, OTRL

Regina Parnell PhD, OTRL

Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy

Contact

313-577-6794
ad9049@wayne.edu

Office location

EACPHS, Room 2208

Appointments

  • Assistant Professor and Level I Fieldwork Coordinator, Occupational Therapy Program, Department of Health Care Sciences
  • Master of Occupational Therapy Admissions Coordinator, Occupational Therapy Program

Degrees and Certifications

  • PhD in Medical Sociology, Wayne StateUniversity (2007)
  • MS in Occupational Therapy, Rush University (1987)
  • BS in Biology and Psychology, Loyola University (1981)

Awards and Honors

Graduate Research Award Recipient. WSU Department of Sociology (2005)

Professional Memberships

  • American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Michigan Occupational Therapy Association
  • Midwestern Sociological Society
  • Eastern Sociological Society

Primary Research Interest

  • Health Symptoms and the Single African American Mothers
  • Researching Inequalities: Hurried Women African American

Recent Publications

Journal

Lacey K.K., Parnell R., Mouzon D.M., et al. (2015). The mental health of U.S. Black women: The roles of social context and severe intimate partner violence. BMJ Open, 5:e008415. doi:10.1136

Parnell, R. (2014). Don’t take my wagon: Using the CHAT model to support elder leisure occupations. OT Practice, (19) 20

Book Chapters

Parnell, R., Head, D., & Kimmons, S. (2009). Assessments and evaluations of mental health conditions (Chapter 11). In DiZazzo-Miller, R., & Pellerito, Jr., J.M. (Eds). Forty-five days and counting: Preparing for the NBCOT exam. New York: Bartlett & James.

Parnell, R., Head, D., & Kimmons, S. (2009). Psychiatric interventions (Chapter 12). In DiZazzo-Miller, R., & Pellerito, Jr., J.M. (Eds). Forty-five days and counting: Preparing for the NBCOT exam. New York: Bartlett & James.

Parnell, R., Head, D., & Kimmons, S. (2009). Intervention-group dynamics (Chapter 13). In DiZazzo-Miller, R., & Pellerito, Jr., J.M. (Eds). Forty-five days and counting: Preparing for the NBCOT exam. New York: Bartlett & James.

Research Connect link

https://researchconnect.wayne.edu/en/persons/regina-parnell

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