Patricia Bowyer, OTR, EdD

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Children's Learning Institute
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
7000 Fannin Street
Suite 2476C
Houston, TX 77030-5400
Phone: 630-930-4847
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Last Updated: July 30, 2012


Primary Activity Coordinators: Research
Discipline Coordinators: Occupational Therapy
Discipline(s): Occupational Therapy
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
Research: Children and youth, participation and life engagement, assessment development, treatment effectiveness
Education: B.A., Milligan College; Certificate in OT, Eastern Kentucky University M.S., Eastern Kentucky University; EdD., East Tennessee State University; Postdoctoral Research Affiliate, Johns Hopkins University; Postdoctoral Research associate, University of Illinois at Chicago.
Service: Editorial Board: Groupwork, Willard & Spackman?s Occupational Therapy for Occupational Therapy; Reviewer: British Journal of Occupational Therapy, Groupwork; Editor: American Occupational Therapy Association Early Intervention and School Special Interest Section Quarterly


 Dr. Bowyer is Associate Director and Associate Professor in the School of Occupational Therapy, Institute of Health Sciences, the Texas Medical Center, Texas Woman's University-Houston. Dr. Bowyer's interests focus on increasing levels of life participation for children and youth with disabilities through the development of theory-based assessments and interventions. Dr. Bowyer is the primary developer of the Short Child Occupational Profile (SCOPE). Dr. Bowyer's research applies qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods. Dr. Bowyer has 13 years of experience working with children and youth with disabilities. She has worked in school settings, home health, community based centers, and private practice. She received a certificate and Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy from Eastern Kentucky University and a doctorate from East Tennessee State University. Dr. Bowyer was a postdoctoral research associate at Johns Hopkins University and a postdoctoral research assistant at the University of Illinois at Chicago in the Department of Occupational Therapy.