College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Occupational Therapy

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Anne E. Dickerson, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA

Editor of Occupational Therapy in Health Care
Director of ROADI
Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association, 1997
Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America, 2014

Educational Background
B.S. in Occupational Therapy, Temple University, PA
M.S. in Allied Health Education and Health Administration (double major),
Southwest Texas State University
M.S. in Psychology, Florida International University
Ph.D., Life Span Development, Psychology, Florida International University

Significant Professional Honors and Awards
2014: Attained status of Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America.
2014: Scholar Award, Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists.
2014: Outstanding Practice in Research, North Carolina Occupational Therapy Association.
2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 : Health Sciences Author Recognition Award, The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University.
2013: Scholar Award, Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists.
2013: Service Commendation, Member, Driving and Community Mobility Phase II Panel, American Occupational Therapy Association.
2010: Outstanding Performance in Research, College of Allied Health Sciences, East Carolina University.
2009: Allen G. Herkimer Outstanding Alumni Award, School of Health Administration, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas.
2007: One of East Carolina University's 10 Centennial Women of Distinction
2005: Delegate to the White House Conference on Aging, December 2005.
2006: Service Commendation, Chairperson, Professional Program Directors Educational Council, 2003-2006, American Occupational Therapy Association, April 28, 2006
2004: Service Commendation, Commission on Education, 2004, American Occupational Therapy Association, May 21, 2004
: Distinguished Occupational Therapist Award for outstanding achievement and service to the profession, Temple University's Occupational Therapy Department, June 7, 2003.
2003: Award of Recognition for Excellence in Educational Leadership, American Occupational Therapy Association, 2003
2002: Award for Outstanding Practice in Education/Research, North Carolina Occupational Therapy Association, 2002.
1999: Award for Outstanding Service, School of Allied Health Sciences, East Carolina University, 1999.
1997: Received Roster of Fellows Award from the American Occupational Therapy Association for Outstanding Contributions in Research and Theory Development, April, 1997.
1996: Recipient of AOTA/AOTF's Research Mentors' Grant Writers' Award, April, 1996.
1995: Award for Outstanding Research, School of Allied Health Sciences, East Carolina University, 1995.


Professional Interests/Research
ROADI (Research for Older Adult Driving Initiative)
Carfit Training
Research with the Assessment of Motor and Process Skills
Use of the Role Checklist
Use of Theory in Occupational Therapy
Normal Aging
Occupational Therapy in Health Care

Selected Publications

Teaching Responsibilities

Contact Information
Department of Occupational Therapy
Health Sciences Building, 3305E
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858
Phone: (252) 744-6190
Fax: (252) 744-6198