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Lynne F. Murphy, EdD, OTR/L

Lynne F. Murphy

Assistant Professor

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

252-744-6193 (phone)

murphylyn16@ecu.edu


Educational Background

  • B.S. in Occupational Therapy, Towson University
  • M.S. in Health Science Administration, Towson University
  • Ed.D. in Instructional Technology, Towson University

Professional Interests/Research

  • Occupational therapy education and instructional methods/clinical reasoning
  • Equine-assisted occupational therapy
  • Ergonomics and injury prevention

Selected Publications

Lawson, S. & Murphy, L. (in press). Orthopedic Conditions: Hip fractures and hip, knee and shoulder replacements. In Pendleton, H. M., & Schultz-Krohn, W. (Eds.). Pedretti's occupational therapy: Practice skills for physical dysfunction (8th ed.). St. Louis: Elsevier.

Lawson, S. & Murphy, L. (2013). Hip fractures and lower extremity joint replacement. In Pendleton, H. M., & Schultz-Krohn, W. (Eds.). Pedretti's occupational therapy: Practice skills for physical dysfunction (7th ed.). (1074-1090). St. Louis: Elsevier.

Lawson, S. & Murphy, L. (2013). Hip fractures and lower extremity joint replacement. In Early, M.B. (Ed.). Physical Dysfunction Practice Skills for the Occupational Therapy Assistant (3rd ed.). (622-638). St. Louis: Elsevier.

Scaffa, M.E., Chromiak, S. B., Reitz, S. M., Blair-Newton, A, Murphy, L., & Wallis, C.B. (2010). Unintentional injury and violence prevention. In M. E. Scaffa, S. M. Reitz, & M. A. Pizzi (Eds.), Occupational therapy in the promotion of health and wellness (pp. 350-375). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Company.

Selected Presentations

Interprofessional Collaboration: Challenges and Opportunities in a Community-Based Program, Presentation with Sonia Lawson and Jacqueline Wilson, Maryland Occupational Therapy Association, November 6, 2015.

Bringing Fieldwork Educators to the Classroom via Information Technology, Presentation with Marlene Riley, Maryland Occupational Therapy Association, November 6, 2015.

The Effects of an Equine-Assisted Occupational Therapy Program on Adaptive Behaviors in Children and Youth, Poster presentation with Jacqueline Wilson, Christina Dimarco and Dana Lishia, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, April 16, 2015.

The Effects of an Equine-Assisted Occupational Therapy Program on Adaptive Behaviors in Children and Youth: A Pilot Study, Poster presentation with Prof. Jacqueline Wilson and Alison Odle, Maryland Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, November 21, 2014.

The Use of Videotapes to Facilitate Clinical Reasoning in Occupational Therapy Education, American Occupational Therapy Annual Conference, April 3, 2014.

Occupation-Based Hand Function Screenings in Senior Centers, Poster presentation with Prof. Marlene Riley, American Occupational Therapy Annual Conference, April 4, 2014.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • OCCT 6001 Occupation and Movement
  • OCCT 6002 Occupational and Movement Lab
  • OCCT 6003 Dyadic and Group Skills in Occupational Therapy
  • OCCT 6004 Dyadic and Group Skills in Occupational Therapy Lab

Selected Honors and Awards

  • 2015: Award of Excellence, Maryland Occupational Therapy Association
  • 1992: Outstanding Practice, Maryland Occupational Therapy Association