Wayne State University
Malcolm P. Cutchin , Ph.D.

The best we can accomplish for posterity is to transmit unimpaired and with some increment of meaning the environment that makes it possible to maintain the habits of decent and refined life.

John Dewey

Malcolm P. Cutchin , Ph.D.

Professor, Occupational Therapy, Health Care Sciences

Contact

313-577-9956
mpc@wayne.edu

Office location

EACPHS, Room 2226

Appointments

Professor, Occupational Therapy Program, Department of Health Care Sciences

Co-Chair, RoBUST  http://research.wayne.edu/robust/

Co-Leader, Integrative Health Science Facility Core, CURES http://iehs.wayne.edu/cures.php

Degrees and Certifications

Ph.D. 1995, University of Kentucky (Geography)

M.A. 1992, University of Kentucky (Geography)

B.A. 1984, University of Texas, Austin (Psychology)

Positions and Employment

2016-         Professor, Occupational Therapy, Department of Health Care Sciences, WSU

2013-2016 Professor and Chair, Department of Health Care Sciences, Wayne State University

2010-2013 Professor, Division of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, UNC

2010-2013 Adjunct Professor, Department of Geography, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

2010-2011 Associate Professor, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark

2005-2010 Associate Professor, Division of Occupational Science, UNC

2005-2013 Senior Research Scientist, Institute on Aging, UNC

2006-2010 Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Geography, UNC

2001-2005 Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Texas Medical Branch

2001-2005 Fellow, Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch

1995-2001 Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Middlebury College

1991-1995 Instructor, Department of Geography, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Recent Publications

Publications and citations via google scholar:

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=8EDKsTEAAAAJ&hl=en

Last 3 years

Articles in Peer Reviewed Journals

Zilioli, S., Slatcher, R. B., Fritz, H., Booza, J. C., & Cutchin, M. P. (in press). Brief report: Neighborhood disadvantage and hair cortisol among older urban African Americans. Psychoneuroendocrinology.

Fritz, H., & Cutchin, M. P. (in press). Changing neighborhoods and occupations: Experiences of older African-Americans in Detroit. Journal of Occupational Science.

Fritz, H., Tarraf, W., Saleh, D, & Cutchin, M. P. (2017). Using a Smartphone-based Ecological Momentary Assessment Protocol with Community Dwelling Older African-Americans. Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbw166

Heatwole Shank, K., & Cutchin, M. P. (2016). Processes of developing ‘community livability’ in older age. Journal of Aging Studies, 39, 66-72.

Fritz, H., & Cutchin, M. P. (2016). Integrating the science of habit: Opportunities for occupational therapy. OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health. 36, 92-98.

Pergolotti, M., Cutchin, M. P., & Muss, H. (2015). Predicting participation in meaningful activity for older adults with cancer. Quality of Life Research, 24, 1217-1222.

Pergolotti, M., & Cutchin, M. P. (2015). The Possibilities for Activity Scale: Development, validity and reliability. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 82, 85-92.

Pergolotti, M., Cutchin, M. P., Weinberger, M., & Meyer, A.-M. (2014). Occupational therapy utilization by older adults with cancer. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 68, 597-607. doi:10.5014/ajot.2014.011791

Hunold, K. M., Richmond, N. L., Waller, A. E., Cutchin, M. P., Voss, P. R., & Platts-Mills, T. F. (2014). Primary care availability and emergency department use by older adults: A population-based analysis. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 62, 1699-1706.

la Cour, K., & Cutchin, M. P. (2013). Developing community based rehabilitation for cancer survivors: Organizing for coordination and coherence in practice. BMC Health Services Research. 13:339 http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/13/339

Tobin, K., Cutchin, M. P., Latkin, C., & Takahashi, L. (2013). Social geographies of African American men who have sex with men (MSM): A qualitative exploration of the social, spatial and temporal context of HIV risk in Baltimore, Maryland. Health & Place, 22, 1-6.

Brorsson, A., Öhman, A., Cutchin, M. P., & Nygård, L. (2013). Managing critical incidents in grocery shopping by community-living people with Alzheimer's disease. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 20, 292-301.

Cutchin, M. P. (2013). The art and science of occupation: Nature, inquiry, and the aesthetics of living. Journal of Occupational Science, 20, 286-297.


Books

Cutchin, M. P., & Dickie, V. A. (Eds.). (2013). Transactional perspectives on occupation. Dordrecht: Springer.

Cutchin, M. P., Kemp, C. L., & Marshall, V. W. (Eds.). (2013). Researching social gerontology, Volumes 1-4. London: Sage.

 

Book Chapters

Cutchin, M. P. (2016). Place integration: Notes on a Deweyan framework for community development. In Skinner, M. W., & Hanlon, N. (Eds.), Ageing resource communities: New frontiers of rural population change, community development and voluntarism (pp. 24-37). London: Routledge.

Larsen, K., Cutchin, M., & Harsløf, I. (2013). Health capital: New health risks and personal investments in the body in the context of changing Nordic welfare states. In I. Harsløf & R. Ulmestig (Eds.), Changing social risks and social policy adaptations in the Nordic welfare states (pp. 165-188). London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Cutchin, M. P. The complex process of becoming at-home in assisted living. (2013). In G. D. Rowles & M. Bernard (Eds.), From knowledge to practice in environmental gerontology: Making meaningful places in old age (pp. 105-124). New York: Springer Publishing Co.

Cutchin, M. P., Kemp, C. L., & Marshall, V. W. (2013). Introduction: Ageing and places. In M. P. Cutchin, C. L. Kemp, & V. W. Marshall (Eds.), Researching social gerontology, Volume 1 (pp. xxvii-xli). London: Sage.

Kemp, C. L., Marshall, V. W., & Cutchin, M. P. (2013). Introduction: Social relationships and ageing. In M. P. Cutchin, C. L. Kemp, & V. W. Marshall (Eds.), Researching social gerontology, Volume 2 (ix-xxiii). London: Sage.

Marshall, V. W., Kemp, C. L., & Cutchin, M. P. (2013). Introduction: Social institutions, the life course, and ageing. In M. P. Cutchin, C. L. Kemp, & V. W. Marshall (Eds.), Researching social gerontology, Volume 3 (ix-xxiv). London: Sage.

Cutchin, M. P., Kemp, C. L., & Marshall, V. W. (2013). Introduction: Cross-cutting epistemological issues. In M. P. Cutchin, C. L. Kemp, & V. W. Marshall (Eds.), Researching social gerontology, Volume 4 (ix-xxi). London: Sage.

Cutchin, M. P., & Dickie, V. A. (2013). Transactional perspectives on occupation: An introduction and rationale. In M. P. Cutchin & V. A. Dickie (Eds.), Transactional perspectives on occupation (pp. 1-10). Dordrecht: Springer.

Aldrich, R. M., & Cutchin, M. P. (2013). Dewey’s concepts of embodiment, growth and occupation: Extended bases for a transactional perspective. In M. P. Cutchin & V. A. Dickie (Eds.), Transactional perspectives on occupation (pp. 13-23). Dordrecht: Springer.

Johansson, K., Cutchin, M. P., Lilja, M. (2013). Place integration: A conceptual tool to understand the home modification process. In M. P. Cutchin & V. A. Dickie (Eds.), Transactional perspectives on occupation (pp. 107-117). Dordrecht: Springer.

Dickie, V. A., & Cutchin, M. P. (2013). Transactional perspectives on occupation: Main points of contribution in this volume. In M. P. Cutchin & V. A. Dickie (Eds.), Transactional perspectives on occupation (pp. 257-261). Dordrecht: Springer.

Research Connect link

https://researchconnect.wayne.edu/en/persons/malcolm-cutchin

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