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Anne E. Dickerson, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Anne E. Dickerson

Professor

Department of Occupational Therapy
Health Sciences Building, 3305E
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858

252-744-6190 (phone)
252-744-6198 (fax)

dickersona@ecu.edu


Editor of Occupational Therapy in Health Care
Director of ROADI (Research for Older Adult Driving Initiative)
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

  • 2017: Cordelia Myers AJOT Best Article Award, American Occupational Therapy Association, April 1, 2017.
  • 2015: Suzanne C. Scullin Award, North Carolina Occupational Therapy Association's highest award, October 2015.
  • 2014: Outstanding Practice in Research, North Carolina Occupational Therapy Association.
  • 2014: Scholar Award, Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists.
  • 2013: Scholar Award, Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists.
  • 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.
  • 2003: 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.
  • 1995: Award for Outstanding Research, School of Allied Health Sciences, East Carolina University, 1995.
  • 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008: Health Sciences Author Recognition Award, The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University.

Areas of Research

Selected Publications

Teaching Responsibilities

OCCT 6600 Concepts and Practice of Research in Occupational Therapy (3)
Presentation of the principles and processes involved in scientific research with review and analysis of both qualitative and quantitative research. Application of knowledge will culminate in the development of a research proposal.

OCCT 6650 Conducting Research in Occupational Therapy (3)
Design and implement a research project that contributes to the knowledge base of occupational therapy, including an approved research proposal and the completion of collection of the research data.

OCCT 6660 Master's Project (3)
Completion of a research project that contributes to the knowledge base of occupational therapy, including a manuscript appropriate for submission to a referred journal.

OCCT 7000 Thesis (3)