Regina Parnell PhD, OTRL

Regina Parnell PhD, OTRL

Title

Assistant Professor

Department

Occupational Therapy

Office Location

EACPHS, Room 2208

Phone

313-577-6794

Email

ad9049@wayne.edu

Regina Parnell PhD, OTRL

Degrees and Certifications

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

Positions and Employment

  • Assistant Professor and Level I Fieldwork Coordinator, Occupational Therapy Program
  • Master of Occupational Therapy Admissions Coordinator, Occupational Therapy Program

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 articles

  1. 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
  2. Parnell, R. (2014). Don’t take my wagon: Using the CHAT model to support elder leisure occupations. OT Practice, (19) 20

Book chapters

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.