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Complete Curriculum Vitae
Complete Curriculum Vitae
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Complete Curriculum Vitae
Complete Curriculum Vitae
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Complete Curriculum Vitae
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  • 1. 1 Betsy VanLeit Occupational Therapy Graduate Program Health Sciences Center (HSC) University of NewMexico 505-272-9435 bvanleit@salud.unm.edu EDUCATION 1993 - 1999 Ph.D., Community Health Education University of New Mexico Albuquerque, New Mexico 1988 - 1990 Master of Public Administration Specialization: Health Services Administration University of San Francisco San Francisco, California 1984 - 1986 Bachelor of Science, Occupational Therapy University of Washington Seattle, Washington FACULTYPOSITIONS 7/2009 to present Director of Interprofessional Education for the HSC (.5FTE) 7/2009 to present Associate Professor (after returning frommedical leave of absence to care for family member – see clinical service in next section*) Assistant Director (starting 1/09) Occupational Therapy Graduate Program University of New Mexico 2002 – 2006 and 08-09 Assistant Professor (on academic leave of absence during 2006-2007**) 1993 – 1999, 2001 Lecturer II and Fieldwork Coordinator (1993-1997) Occupational Therapy Program Department of Pediatrics University of New Mexico Albuquerque, New Mexico 2006 to 2007** Disability Prevention Researcher (while on leave of absence fromUNM) Handicap International Belgium(HIB), Cambodia Responsible for completing a study of children with disabilities in two rural provinces in Cambodia, making recommendations to the Ministry of Health and international community about how to prevent avoidable disability, minimize its impact and promote health, and beginning implementation of recommendations. CLINICAL SERVICE 2/2008 – 8/2008* Occupational Therapist (while on leave of absence fromUNM to care for terminally ill family member) Options Therapy and Consulting Provided occupational therapy services in dementia units of nursing homes, and to people with chronic mental illness in Board and Care homes in community settings. Supervised COTAs, consult with other direct service staff. San Diego, California 2007-2008 Director, Health Extension UNM HSC Office for Community Health
  • 2. 2 Responsible for working with communities around New Mexico to identify health education and service gaps, and to develop/implement collaborative strategies to address community health needs. Albuquerque, New Mexico 2004 to 2006 Occupational Therapist (part-time) UNM Section of Integrative Medicine and Patient Education Provided occupational therapy in programfor individuals experiencing stress and/or pain Albuquerque, New Mexico 2002-2003 Occupational Therapist (part-time) First Choice Pain Clinic Provide occupational therapy evaluation and intervention in clinic for clients with severe and chronic pain. Also responsible for programdevelopment and evaluation. Albuquerque, New Mexico 2002-2003 Occupational Therapist (part-time) Subcontractor to Robert D. Hobbs Work individually with clients in Developmental Disabilities (DD) Waiver Programto support effective participation in community roles and activities. Albuquerque, New Mexico 2001-2003 Clinical Supervisor (part-time) Very Special Arts of New Mexico (VSA) Provide clinical supervision to two occupational therapy students completing their Fieldwork II experiences Albuquerque, New Mexico 1996 - 1999 Consultant Recreation, Health and Occupational Center (RHOC) (part-time) Provide consultation in the areas of psychosocial programming, functional assessment, staff development, grant writing, and OT student education. Albuquerque, New Mexico 1992 - 1993 Occupational Therapist (half-time) ParkCenter Behavioral Health Network Developed and provided services in inpatient and outpatient mental health and substance abuse programfor adolescents, adults and the elderly. Albuquerque, New Mexico 1992 - 1993 Occupational Therapy Supervisor (half-time) New Mexico Rehabilitation Inc Provided rehabilitation and consultation in long-termcare setting, and supervised occupational therapy staff. Albuquerque, New Mexico 1991 -1992 Vocational Services Coordinator Recreation, Health and Occupational Center Developed, coordinated and provided psychosocial rehabilitation services for long-termmentally ill adults. Supervised vocational staff members. Albuquerque, New Mexico 1989 - 1990 Occupational Therapist San Francisco General Hospital Developed and provided acute care treatment for mentally ill and clients with AIDS dementia.
  • 3. 3 San Francisco, California 1986 - 1989 Occupational Therapy Director East Bay Psychiatric Hospital Developed, coordinated and provided psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment services for adolescents, adults and elderly in inpatient and outpatient programs. Supervised therapeutic activities staff. Richmond, California 1982 - 1984 Case Manager Kids and Kin Headstart Program Provided life skills training and supportive counseling to parents of children in program. Eugene, Oregon 1980 - 1982 Conservation Corps Supervisor/Forestry Technician US Forest Service Administered job skills development programfor youth and worked on forestry projects. Oakridge, Oregon 1977 - 1979 Crisis Intervention Counselor Whitebird Socio-Medical Aid Clinic Provided community crisis counseling and referral by phone and in person. Eugene, Oregon PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS 2005 – present International Association for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice (InterEd) 2005 – present Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education (CAIPE) 2002 – present Center for Community Partnerships in Health (CCPH) 2002 – present NETWORK – Toward Unity in Health 2001 – present National Rural Health Association (NRHA) 2001 – present National Association of Area Health Education Centers (NAO) 1993 - 2006 New Mexico Public Health Association 1990 - present New Mexico Occupational Therapy Association 1991 - 1999 International Association of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services 1984 - present American Occupational Therapy Association 1990 - present World Federation of Occupational Therapy 1987 - 1990 California Occupational Therapy Association 1984 - 1986 Washington Occupational Therapy Association LICENSURETO PRACTICE 2008 – present State of California 1990 - present State of New Mexico #373 1987 - present AOTCB Certificate #917868 PROFESSIONAL SERVICE 2009 - present Member, American Interprofessional Healthcare Collaborative (AIHC) 2009 - present Ad hoc Reviewer for Journal of Interprofessional Care 2009 - present Ad hoc Reviewer, Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 2009 – present Ad hoc Reviewer, World Health Organization Bulletin 2009 - present Ad hoc Reviewer, Special Education issue of Occupational Therapy in Health Care 2008 – present NM Department of Education Cultural Competence Taskforce member 2008 - present Secretary (elected), New Mexico Occupational Therapy Association 2008 – present Ad hoc Reviewer, Journal of Social Science and Medicine 2008 – present Editorial Review Board member (appointed) for American Journal of Rural Health
  • 4. 4 2007 – present Co-Chair, NETWORK Interprofessional Education Taskforce 2007- 2008 NM Health Disparities Task Force Member 2005 – present Reviewer, Rural and Remote Health (electronic, medline indexed journal) 2005 – 2006 Member, Interim Board for the International Assocation for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice 2005 Co-Chair Family and Community Medicine Rural Outreach Retreat Planning Committee 2005 – 2006 Member, National Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages of the Health Resources and Services Administration of the Department of Health and Human Services (appointed for a 3-year term) 2004 -2005 Southern Area Health Education Search Committee member 2004 – 2005 Member, Bylaws Committee for the International Association for the Study of Interprofessional Education 2004 – present Co-Chair, Interprofessional Education Task Force for the NETWORK: Toward Unity for Health 2002- 2003 Conference Planning Committee Member, HRSA Office of Rural Health Programs 2002 - 2004 Commission Member (elected), American Occupational Therapy Association Commission on Education 1996 - 1998 Editorial Board, American Journal of Occupational Therapy 1995 Coder for American Occupational Therapy Foundation Psychosocial Practice Research 1993 - 1999 Affiliate, University of New Mexico Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Addictions 1993 - 1997 Editor, New Mexico Occupational Therapy Newsletter 1993 - 1995 President, New Mexico Occupational Therapy Association 1991 - 1993 Vice-President, New Mexico Occupational Therapy Association 1989 - 1990 Chairperson, San Francisco Psychiatric OT Forum 1986 - 1988 Chairperson, Student Committee of AOTA (ASCOTA) UNMTEACHINGRESPONSIBILITIES 2010 HSC Interprofessional Event on domestic violence 2009- 2010 Pharm796 Interprofessional Geriatric Elective 2009 OCC TH 634 Neuroscience of Occupation 2009 OTT TH 594 Graduate Seminar 2008 - 2009 OCC TH 514 Introduction to Occupation and Health 2005 – 2006 OCC TH 554 Person, Family and SystemCentered Care 2004 – 2006 OCC TH 640 Community Health 2002 – 2006 OCC TH 599 Graduate Thesis Chair for 12 Occupational Therapy Students Graduate Thesis Committee Member for 5 OT Students Dissertation Committee for 1 doctoral student in College of Education. 2008 – present OCC TH 594 Graduate Project Committee Chair for 13 OT Graduate students 2009 – present Dissertation Committee member for 1 doctoral student in Psychology 2001 –present PBL Tutor Multiple courses throughout the Occupational Therapy curriculum 2002 -2004 OT 540 Assessment Process in Occupational Therapy 2001 -2004 OT/PT 530 Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice 2001- 2002 OCC TH 510 Introduction to Occupation and Health 1996 - 1999 OCC TH 440 Community Health (co-taught) 1995 - 1999 OCC TH 360 Dynamics of Interactions (block on group dynamics) 1994 HSci 400 Interdisciplinary Course on Aging 1994 - 1999 OCC TH 405 Applied Occupations I (Psychosocial) 1993 - 1999 OCC TH 310 Introduction to Occupational Therapy (co-taught) 1993 - 1996 OCC TH 340 Assessment Process in Occupational Therapy 1993 - 1995 OCC TH 350 Problem-Based Learning: Psychosocial Disabilities 1993 - 1997 OCC TH 475 Fieldwork I GRANT RESPONSIBILITIES 2008 – 2009 Principal Investigator UNM Center for Participatory Research (CBPR) $12,000
  • 5. 5 “Reducing Health Disparities for Adults with Developmental Disabilities: Exploration of Health Promotion Services, Systems and Strategies in Bernalillo County” 2008 – 2011 Principal Investigator New Mexico Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Federal Funding: $263,000 annually, State Funding: $231,000 annually “Addressing health workforce shortages in rural and underserved areas of New Mexico” 2007-2008 Principal Investigator McCune Foundation Grant $30,000 Student Support for RHIP Participation “Preparing students for interdisciplinary, community-based health practice” 2007 – 2008 Principal Investigator New Mexico Area Health Education Center (AHEC) State funding: $173,000 annually Federal Funding: $227,000 annually 2006 – 2007 Co-Investigator Tierra La Sagrada Grant $13,000 “Mindful Eating and Living (MEAL)” 2005 – 2007 Principal Investigator and Director Rural Health Interdisciplinary Program(RHIP) Training Grant $1,000,200 for 3 years “Increasing Health Professional Competencies and Interest in Rural and Interdisciplinary Healthcare” 2004 – 2006 Director of Program(RHIP) that is the recipient of funding Ford Foundation (grant #1030 1638) $57,000 “Creating an American Research University for the 21st Century: Multicontextuality and Higher Education: Evaluation of the Rural Health Interdisciplinary Program” 2004 – 2006 Co-Principal Investigator UNM SOM Scholarship in Education Allocation Committee (SEAC) Grant $6860 “Developing the Student Performance Assessment for Occupational Therapy Students” 2004 - 2007 Co-Investigator New Mexico Border Health Education and Training Center (HETC) $100,000 “Improving Health along the US/Mexico Border” 2004 – 2006 Co-Principal Investigator New Mexico Area Health Education Center (AHEC) $227,000 “Improving Health Professional Workforce Distribution and Quality in New Mexico” 2003-2004 Principal Investigator UNM SOM Scholarship in Education Allocation Committee (SEAC) Grant $6100 “Enhancing and Broadening the Impact of Problem-Based Learning Tutor Training” 2002-2005 Principal Investigator and Director Rural Health Interdisciplinary Program(RHIP) Training Grant $900,000 “Increasing Health Professional Competencies and Interest in Rural and Interdisciplinary Healthcare” 1998-1999 Co-Director Interdisciplinary Rural Health Interdisciplinary Program(RHIP) Training Grant $600,000 1997 – 1999 Co-Director
  • 6. 6 Undergraduate Health Sciences Enrichment Program(part of the Health Careers Opportunity Program) for disadvantaged pre-occupational therapy, pre-physical therapy and pre-pharmacy students. 1996 - 1998 Co-Investigator American Occupational Therapy Foundation, $30,000 “Health Promotion: Facilitating Effective Occupational Role Performance, Time Use, and Coping in Mothers of Children with Disabilities” 1995 - 1997 Author, Project Coordinator American Occupational Therapy Association, $2000 "Addressing the Attrition of Occupational Therapy Practitioners fromMental Health Practice" 1995 - 1997 Author, Project Coordinator American Occupational Therapy Association, $1000 "Developing Innovative Models to Increase Occupational Therapy Involvement in Community Settings" 1993 - 1994 Author, Project Coordinator American Occupational Therapy Association, $2500 "Developing Innovative Mental Health Fieldwork I Opportunities for Occupational Therapy Undergraduate Students" AWARDS AND RECOGNITION 2010 University of New Mexico School of Medicine Excellence in Teaching Award 2009 Promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure 2006 Award for Service on HRSA Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary and Community- based Linkages 2004 American Occupational Therapy Association Roster of Fellows (FAOTA) 2004 American Occupational Therapy Association Service Award 2003-2004 Medical Education Scholar (selected competitively) 2003 University of New Mexico School of Medicine Excellence in Teaching Award 1995 University of New Mexico School of Medicine Excellence in Teaching Award 1995 New Mexico Public Health Association Graduate Student Paper Award 1994 American Occupational Therapy Service Award 1987 American Occupational Therapy Service Award 1986 American Occupational Therapy Foundation Scholarship PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS Kaufman, A., Powell, W., Alfero, C., Silverblatt, H., Anastasoff, J., Ronquillo, F., Lucero, K. Corriveau, E., VanLeit, B., Alverson, D., & Scott, A. (2010). Health Extension in New Mexico: An Academic Health Center and the Social Determinants of Disease. Annals of Family Medicine, 8. 1-9. McNulty, M., Crowe, TK., Kroening, C.,& VanLeit, B. (2009). Time use of women with children living in an emergency shelter for survivors of domestic violence. Occupational Therapy Journal of Research. 29, 183- 189. VanLeit, B., & Crowe, T.K. (2009). Influencing health and well-being internationally using an occupation- based perspective: Reflections fromCambodia. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 25, 1-10. VanLeit, B. (2008). Using the ICF to address needs of people with disabilities in developing countries: Cambodia case example. Disability and Rehabilitation, 30(12): 991-998. VanLeit, B., Samol, C., & Prum, R. (2007). Children with disabilities in rural Cambodia: An examination of functional status and implications for service delivery. Asia Pacific Disability Rehabilitation Journal, 18, 35- 49.
  • 7. 7 Daniels, Z.,VanLeit, B., Skipper, B., Sanders, M. & Rhyne, R. (2007). Factors associated with choosing a health career in rural areas. Journal of Rural Heath, 23, 67-71. VanLeit, B.,Starrett, R., & Crowe, T.K. (2006). Occupational performance concerns of women who are homeless and have children: An occupational justice critique. Occupational Therapy in Health Care., 20, 47- 62 Smith, B.W., Shelley, B.M., Leahigh, L., & VanLeit, B. (2006). A preliminary study of the effects of a modified mindfulness intervention on binge eating. Complementary Health Practice Review, 11, 3, 1-11. Rhyne, Robert L; Daniels, Zina M; Skipper, Betty J; Sanders, Margaret L; & VanLeit, Betsy (2006). Interdisciplinary health education and career choice in rural and underserved areas Journal of Medical Education, 40 Issue 6, p504-513, 10p; DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2929.2006.02475.x; (AN 20857377) VanLeit, B. & Cubra, J. (2005). Student-developed problem-based learning cases: Preparation for rural healthcare practice. Education for Health, 18, 416-426. and published simultaneously in Rural and Remote Health , 5, (an international electronic journal). Donovan, M., VanLeit, B., & Crowe, T.K. (2005). Occupational goals of mothers of children with disabilities: Influence of temporal, social and emotional contexts. American Journal of Occupational Therapy 59, 249-261. Mentoring Author McNulty, M., Crowe, T.K., & VanLeit, B. (2004). Promoting professional reflection through problem-based learning evaluation activities. Occupational Therapy in Health Care: Best Practices in Occupational Therapy Education,18, 71-82. McGuire, B.,Crowe, T.K., Law, M., & VanLeit, B. (2004). Mothers of children with disabilities: Occupational concerns and solutions. Occupational Therapy Journal of Research., 54-63. VanLeit, B. (2003). Interdisciplinary health professional education in the rural United States. Bulletin of the World Federation of Occupational Therapy 47, 17-21. VanLeit, B., & Crowe, T.K. (2002) Outcomes of a health promotion programfor mothers of children with disabilities: Impact on time use, occupational performance and satisfaction. American Journal of Occupational Therapy 56, pp 402-410. Geller, Z.D., Rhyne, R.L., Hansbarger, C., Borrego, M.E., VanLeit, B., & Scaletti, J.V. (2002). Interdisciplinary health professional education in rural New Mexico: A ten-year experience. Learning in Health and Social Care, 1, pp 33-46. Helitzer, D.L., Cunningham-Sabo, L.D., VanLeit, B., & Crowe, T.K. (2002). Changes in self-perception and coping strategies in mothers of children with disabilities. Occupational Therapy Journal of Research, 22, pp. 25-33. VanLeit, B., Crowe, T.K., & Waterman, R. (2000). Essentials for successful integration of problem-based learning in occupational therapy curricula. Innovations in Occupational Therapy Education, 78-94. Crowe, TK, VanLeit, B., & Berghmans, K. (2000). Mothers’ perceptions of childcare assistance: The impact of a child’s disability. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 53. VanLeit, B. (1998). Adolescent Social Action Program: Involvement of occupational therapy students in an innovative health promotion program. Occupational Therapy in Health Care, 11, 329-38. Crowe, T.K., VanLeit, B., Berghmans, K., & Mann, P. (1997). Role perceptions of mothers with young children: The impact of a child’s disability. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 51, 651-661.
  • 8. 8 VanLeit, B. (1996). Managed mental healthcare: Reflections in a time of turmoil. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 50, 428-434. VanLeit, B. (1995). Using the case method to develop clinical reasoning skills. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 49, 349-353. NON-PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS VanLeit, B. (2010). Invited Book Review: Leadership in interprofessional health education and practice. In Journal of Interprofessional Care, 24. VanLeit, B. (teamleader of consultant group) (2008). Disability data, cost-effectiveness of medical rehabilitation interventions and impact on poverty reduction in developing countries. Report written for the Health and Human Sector Division of the World Bank. VanLeit, B., Rithy, P. & Channa, S. (2007). Secondary prevention of disabilities in the Cambodian provinces of Siem Reap and Takeo: Perceptions and use of the health system to address health conditions associated with disability in children. Report prepared for Handicap International Belgiumand the Cambodian Ministry of Health. VanLeit, B., & Crowe, T.K. (2000, June 19). Promoting wellness in mothers with children with disabilities: An intervention model. OT Practice, 26-31. Saperstein, S., & VanLeit, B. (1995, July 27). Nontraditional psychosocial fieldwork placements. OT Week, 24-25. VanLeit, B. (1994). Problem-Based Learning: A strategy for teaching undergraduate occupational therapy students. American Occupational Therapy Association Education Special Interest Section Newsletter. CHAPTERS IN EDITED VOLUMES McNulty, M.C., Crowe, T.K., & VanLeit, B. (2004). Promoting professional reflection through problem- based learning evaluation activities. In P.C. Crist & M.E. Scaffa (Eds.), Best Practice in Occupational Therapy Education. New York: The Haworth Press. VanLeit, B., Crowe, & T.K. (2003). Outcomes of an occupational therapy programfor mothers of children with disabilities. In C.B. Royeen (Ed.), Pediatric Issues in Occupational Therapy: A Compendium of Leading Scholarship. Bethesda, MD: AOTA Press. Crowe, T.K., & VanLeit, B. (2003). Mothers’ perceptions of child care assistance: The impact of a child’s disability. In C.B. Royeen (Ed.), Pediatric Issues in Occupational Therapy: A Compendium of Leading Scholarship. Bethesda, MD: AOTA Press. VanLeit, B. (2000). Managed mental health care in a time of turmoil. In R.P.F. Cottrell (Ed.) Proactive Approaches in Psychosocial Occupational Therapy. Thorofare, N.J.: SLACK. IN PRESS SUBMITTED FOR PUBLICATION IN PREPARATION VanLeit, B. Development of childhood disability in rural Cambodia: Implications for the primary health care system. VanLeit, B. Rhyne, R. & Poole,J. Factors associated with physical and occupational therapy graduate rural and underserved health practice choices. VanLeit, B., Cruz, J., Amaro, L., & Park, H. Using the natural environment to facilitate health and wellness in adults with developmental disabilities.
  • 9. 9 VanLeit, B., & Trani, J.F. Issues in disability research: Reflections fromCambodia and Afghanistan. Submitted to Disability and Rehabilitation. MULTIMEDIA DEVELOPMENT Video – Addressing Rural Health Care Needs: A Comprehensive Approach (2007) Video - Health Care in the Country: The Rural Health Interdisciplinary Program(2004) Video: Problem-Based Learning Trigger Tape (2002) Video: An Occupational Therapy Problem-Based Learning Group in Action (1996) Video: Challenging Group Situations in Problem-Based Learning (1996) Video: Giving Feedback in Problem-Based Learning (1996) SELECTED PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS VanLeit, B. Health Extension Regional Offices: Applying the Agricultural Extension Model at an Academic Health Center. Poster presentation at National Rural Health Association Conference, Savannah, GA, May 2010. Richter, D., Arndell, C., VanLeit, B., & Disco, M. Educating for health equity through interprofessional education at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center. WGEA Regional Conference, Asilomar, CA, April 2010. VanLeit, B. Faculty Development for Interprofessional Education (Invited Panel Presenter). Interprofessional Care for the 21st Century: Redefining Education and Practice Conference. Philadelphia, PA, March, 2010. VanLeit, B., McCarty, T., Sinclair, N., Salazar, K., Cone, C., Spisla, J., & Kuemper, J. Developing an Interprofessional Healthcare Simulation Center: Example of Systems Transformation Through Collaboration. Interprofessional Care for the 21st Century: Redefining Education and Practice Conference. Philadelphia, PA, March, 2010. VanLeit, B., Hoelzel, MS., Hobbs, R., Esguerra T., & Hill, M. Reducing health disparities for adults with developmental disabilities: Exploration of health promotion services, systems and strategies in Bernalillo County. UNM Center for Community-Based Participatory Research Lecture Series, Albuquerque, New Mexico, October, 2009. VanLeit, B., Hoelzel, MS., Hobbs, R., Esguerra T., & Hill, M. Reducing health disparities for adults with developmental disabilities: Exploration of health promotion services, systems and strategies in Bernalillo County. Southwest Disability Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, September , 2009. VanLeit, B., Duran, G., & Winkle, M. Needs, Challenges and Opportunities in Community-based Occupational Therapy Practice. New Mexico Occupational Therapy Association Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, September, 2009. VanLeit, B. Preventing Childhood Disability and Improving Services for Families in Rural Cambodia. American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Houston, Texas, April 2009. VanLeit, B., & Romero-Leggott, V. Achieving Health Equity through Health Careers Pathways. Rural Minority and Multicultural Health Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, December 2008. VanLeit, B., Romero-Leggott, V., Romero, L., Borrego, M., & Harris, J. University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center Pathways to Health Careers: Achieving Health Equity. Medical Education for the 21st Century: Teaching for Health Equity, Havana Cuba, December 2008. Forman, D. & VanLeit, B. Strategic Leadership in Interprofessional Education: Perspective fromaround the world. Keynote address: The NETWORK: Toward Unity for Health Annual Conference, Bogota, Columbia, September 28, 2008.
  • 10. 10 Trani, JF & VanLeit, B. Survey in Cambodia and Afghanistan: Using the ICF and Capability Framework. Conference on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: A Call for Action on Poverty, Lack of Access and Discrimination. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May, 2008. VanLeit, B. Preventing disability in rural Cambodia: Impact of the primary health care system. The NETWORK: Toward Unity for Health, Kampala, Uganda, September, 2007. VanLeit, B. Using the ICF in International Development to MainstreamPeople with Disabilities. North American ICF Conference, Niagara Falls, NY, June, 2007. VanLeit, B. Understanding, preventing and minimizing consequences of childhood disability in rural Cambodia, World Bank Brown Bag Presentation, Washington DC, May 17, 2007 VanLeit, B. Basic Epidemiology Skills. Cambodian Mine/UXO VictimInformation System(CMVIS) Annual Workshop, Kep, Cambodia, December 13, 2006. VanLeit, B., Jensen, G., Clay, M., & Cummings, D. Grounding Professional Education in Theory: A Cross - Case Analysis of Three Systems in the United States. Interprofessional Education Across Boundaries Conference, London, U.K. March 2006. Shelley, B. & VanLeit, B. Integrating Mindfulness-Based Interventions into Medicine, Health Care and Society for Clinicians, Researchers and Educators. University of Massachusetts Medical Center Annual Conference, March 31, 2006. Shelley, B. & VanLeit, B. Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction to Increase Control Over Eating. North American Research Conference on Complementary and Integrative Medicine, May 2006). VanLeit, B. The Network: Toward Unity for Health : “How Health Professional Students Choose Rural Practice” (thematic poster presentation, November 14, 2005) VanLeit, B. Hispano/Latino Summit: “How the Rural Health Interdisciplinary ProgramAddresses Rural Primary Health Care Needs in Underserved Rural New Mexican Communities (invited panel presentation, October 22, 2005, Albuquerque, NM) VanLeit, B. National Rural Health Association Quality Conference: “How to Train the 21st Century Interdisciplinary Workforce” (invited panel presentation, October 4, 2005, Kansas City, MO) Applegate, C., VanLeit, B., Crowe, T.K., & Keefe, E. Southwest Disability Conference: “Occupational Performance Concerns of Mothers of Adolescents with Disabilities” (poster presentation, September 2005, Albuquerque, NM) Mugavero, S., VanLeit, B., Crowe, T.K., & Keefe, E. Southwest Disability Conference: “24-7: Time Use of Mothers of Adolescents with Disabilities” (poster presentation, September 2005, Albuquerque, NM) Bureau of Health Professions First All-Grantee Conference: “Recruitment, Retention and Tracking of ProgramParticipants” (Invited roundtable presentation, June 3, 2005, Washington DC) Interprofessional Education: Grounding Action in Theory: “Problem-based Learning: An Interprofessional Educational Tool” ( May 26, 2005, Toronto, Canada) Interprofessional Education: Grounding Action in Theory: “Students Teaching Students: An Interprofessional Peer Mentoring Programin Rural New Mexico” ( May 27, 2005, Toronto, Canada) Consultation to Health Professional Faculty at the University of Mary (May 23-25, 2005): “Making PBL Work for You” (Bismarck, ND).
  • 11. 11 National Rural Health Association Annual Conference: “Student Perceptions of Rural Healthcare“ (Poster presentation, May 19-21, 2005, New Orleans, LA) Mini Med School Seminar: “Integrative Medicine: Where Complementary Therapies and Conventional Medicine Intersect” (Invited presentation, February 1, 2005, Albuquerque, NM) Oklahoma AHEC Workshop: “The What and Why of Interdisciplinary Training” (Invited Keynote speaker, November 19, 2004, Tulsa, OK) Symposiumof Integrative Medicine Professionals in the Land of Enchantment: “Mindfulness -based Stress Reduction in Everyday Life” (Workshop, October 16, 2004, Albuquerque, NM) The Network: Towards Unity for Health: “Innovations in Multiprofessional Education: A Fourteen Year Retrospective” (Thematic Poster Session, October 8, 2004, Atlanta, GA) Multicontextuality, Unity, and Diversity in a Pluralistic Society: “The Rural Health Interdisciplinary Program as a Model of High Context Learning” (Panel Presentation, September 18, 2004, Albuquerque, NM) All Together Better Health: Progress in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice: The Anatomy of an Interdisciplinary Problem-Based learning Case: What do Health Professional Students Really Learn?” (May 2004, Vancouver, British Colombia) All Together Better Health: Progress in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice: “The Rural Health Interdisciplinary Program: Fostering Student Interest and Skills for Interprofessional Healthcare Practice” (May 2004, Vancouver, British Columbia) National Rural Health Association Annual Conference: “The Rural Health Interdisciplinary Program: A 14 Year Retrospective” (Poster Presentation, May 2004, San Diego, CA) The NETWORK: Toward Unity in Health Annual Conference Poster Presentation: “Multiprofessional Education in Rural United States: Experiences of Professional Students and Educators” (October 2003, Newcastle, Australia). Southwest Conference on Disability: “Occupational Goals for Mothers of Children with Disabilities” (poster), October 2003, Albuquerque NM. University of New Mexico School of Medicine Problem-Based Learning Case Development Workshops: September 24, 2005; July 13, 2005; November 17, 2004; August 18, 2004; June 9, 2004; June 18, 2003; April 18, 2003; Albuquerque, NM) New Mexico Family Practice Physician Annual Conference: “Use of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in Primary Care Settings” (February 2003, Albuquerque, NM) University of New Mexico School of Medicine Problem-Based Learning Tutor Training Workshops: (September 22-23, 2005; July 11-12, 2005; November 15-16, 2004; August 16-17, 2004; June 7-8, 2004; October 22-23, 2003; July 21-22, 2003; June 16-17, 2003; April 16-17, 2003; October 28-29, 2002; June 11-12, 2002; March 12-13, 2002; Albuquerque, NM). American Occupational Therapy Association 2003 Annual Conference: “Occupational Therapy Student Performance Assessment” (June, 2003). (Washington D.C.) Private Practice Group presentation: “Introduction to Client-Centered Practice with People with Developmental Disabilities”. (December 2002, Albuquerque, NM) New Mexico Occupational Therapy Annual Conference: “Time and Space Use of Women who are Homeless with Children”. (November, 2002, Las Cruces, NM)
  • 12. 12 University of New Mexico Occupational Therapy Program: “Moving to a Graduate Curriculum: A Renewed Focus on Occupation” (Feb 13, 2002). (Albuquerque, NM) New Mexico Occupational Therapy Association 2001 Annual Conference: “Community-based Practice Options in New Mexico” (Albuquerque, NM) American Occupational Therapy Association 1999 Annual Conference: “Team-Building: Rural Fieldwork and Problem-Based Learning” (Indianapolis, IN). Consultation to Occupational Therapy Department at University of Wisconsin at LaCrosse (June 24-26, 1998): “Problem-Based Learning Facilitation Training” (LaCrosse, WI). University of New Mexico (June 19-20, 1998): “Problem-Based Learning Facilitation Training for Educators” (Albuquerque, NM). World Federation of Occupational Therapy Congress (June 3, 1998): “Health Promotion for Mothers of Children with Disabilities” (Montreal, Canada). World Federation of Occupational Therapy Congress (May 30, 1998): “Problem-Based Learning: Preparing Students for the 21st Century” (Montreal, Canada). Consultation to Occupational Therapy Department at Concordia University (May 21-22, 1998): “Case Development” (Milwaukee, WI). Consultation to Occupational Therapy Department at Colorado State University (March 20-22, 1998): “Problem-Based Learning Facilitation Training” (Ft Collins, CO). Consultation to Occupational Therapy Department at Concordia University (December 3-5, 1997): “Problem- Based Learning Facilitation Training” (Milwaukee, WI). Consultation to Occupational Therapy Department at Concordia University (June 18-20, 1997): “Integrating Problem-Based Learning into an Occupational Therapy Curriculum” (Milwaukee WI). University of New Mexico (May 16-17, 1997): “Problem-Based Learning Facilitation for Occupational Therapists and Physical Therapists” (Albuquerque, NM). American Occupational Therapy Association 1997 Annual Conference: “Problem-based Learning: Preparing Students for the 21st Century” (Orlando, FL). Consultation to Occupational Therapy Department at Colorado State University (1997): “Integrating Problem-Based Learning into the Occupational Therapy Curricululm”. New Mexico Occupational Therapy Association 1996 Annual Conference: “Using the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure (COPM) to assess client goals”. American Occupational Therapy Association 1996 Annual Conference: “Problem-based learning: Developing cases to facilitate clinical reasoning”. New Mexico Occupational Therapy Association 1995 Annual Conference: “Strengthening the psychosocial dimensions of occupational therapy practice”. AAHPERD 1995 National Conference: "Violence in the schools: Prediction and prevention". New Mexico Public Health Association 1995 Conference: "Middle school youth violence prevention". Recreation Health and Occupational Center Training Session (1994): "Teaching basic living skills to individuals with long-termmental illness".
  • 13. 13 American Occupational Therapy Association 1994 Annual Conference: "Occupational Therapy in a managed mental health care system". International Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services 1994 Annual Conference: "A Collaborative Approach to Functional Assessment". University of New Mexico Faculty Clinician Collaborative Workshop (1994): "Developing Fieldwork II Objectives". New Mexico Occupational Therapy Association 1993 Conference: "Addressing Coping Problems in Addictive Disorders". New Mexico Occupational Therapy Association 1992 Conference: "Challenges to Holistic Occupational Therapy Practice in Long-TermCare". New Mexico Health Care Association Conference (1992): "A Model for Interdisciplinary TeamMeeting in Nursing Homes". Bay Area Psychiatric Forum(1990): "The Role of Occupational Therapy in Drug and Alcohol Treatment Programs". California Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference (1989): "Effective Group Therapy Techniques". UNIVERSITYAND DEPARTMENTAL RESPONSIBILITIES 2009 to present Member, Interprofessional Healthcare Simulation Center Steering Committee 2009 to present Member, HSC 2020 Vision Strategic Planning Taskforce 2009 to present Chair, Education Subcommittee of ProfessionalismTaskforce 2009 to present Member, HSC Healthcare ReformTaskforce 2009 to present Member, HSC Workforce Diversity Committee 2009 to present Member, HSC Dean’s Council 2009 to present Assistant Director, Occupational Therapy Graduate Program 2008 to present Director, HSC Office for Interprofessional Education: This is now a .5FTE position 2007 to present Director, UNM AHEC (was co-director from2005-2006) This is a now a .3FTE position 2008 Member, Physical Therapy ProgramFaculty Search Committee 2007 to 2008 Director, Health Extension, Office of the Vice-President for Community Health 2007 to 2008 Director, Rural Health Interdisciplinary Program(also director from2001-2006) 2005 to 2006 Chair, Committee Outreach subcommittee of the BA/MD Executive Steering Committee 2004 to 2006 Co-Chair, SOM Tutorial Steering Committee 2004 to 2006 Chair, SOM Faculty Excellence Teaching Award Committee 2003 to 2004 Public Health in Medicine Planning Group 2003 to 2006 Occupational Therapy Faculty Search Committee 2003 to 2006 Committee Member, BA/MD Combined Degree Task Force 2002 to 2006 Member, AHEC Advisory Council 2002 to 2006 Director, SOM Office of Interdisciplinary Education 2002 to 2006 Director of Tutor Training, SOM Office of Teacher and Educational Development 2001 to 2006 OT ProgramStudent Progress Committee 2001 to 2003 Admissions Chair for OT Program 2002 to 2005 Coordinator for OT ProgramEvaluation 2001 to 2005 Member, MPH Academic Advisory Committee 1996 to 2002 Faculty Associate and Tutor Trainer, School of Medicine Division of Educational Development and Research 1997 to 1999 HSC Interdisciplinary Steering Committee Member 1997 UNM Health Sciences Center Leadership Council 1997 to 1999 Advisory Council member, Area Health Education Council (AHEC) 1996 to 1999 UNM CurriculumCommittee member 1995 to 1999 Physical /Occupational Therapy CurriculumCommittee member
  • 14. 14 1995 to 1999 Occupational Therapy Coordinator for Adolescent Social Action Program 1995 to 1999 Occupational Therapy Representative for Interdisciplinary Rural Training Program 1995 to 1999 Health Sciences Center Core CurriculumCommittee member 1993 to 1999 Occupational Therapy CurriculumCommittee member 1993 to 1999 Occupational Therapy Fieldwork Coordinator 1993 to 1999 Problem-Based Learning Coordinator for Occupational Therapy Program RECENT CONTINUINGEDUCATION 2009 Altogether Better Health: Interprofessional Education Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia 2009 American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Houston, TX 2009 “Zen Brain”: Neuroscience and Meditation workshop, Santa Fe, NM 2009 New Mexico Occupational Therapy Association Conference, Albuquerque, NM 2008 Medical Education for the 21st Century: Teaching for Health Equity, Havana, Cuba 2008 Rural Minority & Multicultural Health Conference, Albuquerque, NM 2008 New Mexico Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM 2008 American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Long Beach, CA 2007 The Network: Toward Unity for Health, Kampala, Uganda 2007 North American division of the ICF Conference, Buffalo, NY 2006 UNESCAP/WHO Disability Statistics Workshop, Bangkok, Thailand 2006 World Bank Equity and Development Workshop, PhnomPenh, Cambodia 2005 The Network: Toward Unity for Health, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 2005 National Rural Health Association Quality Conference, Kansas City, MO 2005 Interprofessional Education Conference, Toronto, Canada 2005 Health Professions All-Grantee Conference, Washington DC 2004 The Network: Towards Unity for Health, Atlanta, GA 2004 Multicontextuality, Unity and Diversity in a Pluralistic Society, Albuquerque, NM 2004 National Area Health Education Center Organization Workshop, Baltimore, MD 2004 National Rural Health Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA 2004 Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice Conference, Vancouver, BC 2003 HRSA Office of Rural Health ProgramMeetings, Washington DC 2003 National Rural Health Association Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, UT 2002 Symposiumon Integrative Medicine, Albuquerque, NM 2002 Psychosocial Dimensions of Pain Management Programs, Albuquerque, NM 2002 Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Watsonville, CA 2001 Symposiumon Disability Research, Albuquerque, NM 2000Overview of Buddhist Psychological Concepts, Barre, MA 1999 Cultural Aspects of Healthcare, Albuquerque, NM 1998 World Federation of Occupational Therapy Congress, Montreal, Canada 1997 American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Orlando, FL 1997 Spirituality in Health Care, Albuquerque, NM 1996 ProblemDevelopment and CurriculumDesign in Problem-Based Learning, Santa Fe, NM 1996 American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL 1995 New Mexico Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico 1995 University of New Mexico School of Medicine Update on Healthcare for the Elderly, Albuquerque, New Mexico 1995 American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado 1995 New Mexico Public Health Association Annual Conference, Santa Fe, New Mexico 1994 New Mexico Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico 1994 Client-Centered Approach to Assessment: Using the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure, Boston, Massachusetts 1994 Update on Treatment for Schizophrenia, Dementia and Late Life Depression, Tampa, Florida 1993 Problem-Based Learning Tutor Training, Albuquerque, New Mexico 1993 Case Development for Problem-Based Learning, Albuquerque, NM 1993 New Mexico Annual Conference on Aging: Glorieta, New Mexico 1993 Multicultural Mental Health Conference: Emotional Disorders in Ethnic Minority Children and Adolescents, Albuquerque, New Mexico 1992 New Mexico Occupational Therapy Association Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 15. 15 1992 Balance Dysfunction and Motor Control: Implications for Function, Colorado Springs, Colorado 1992 American Occupational Therapy Association Private Practice and Consultation Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1992 Consultation in Long-TermCare, Houston, Texas 1991 New Mexico Occupational Therapy Association Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico 1991 Psychosocial Rehabilitation in New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 1991 Brain Injury Symposium, Albuquerque, New Mexico 1990 Allen's Model of Cognitive Disabilities, San Francisco, California 1990 California Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, California 1989 The Role of Occupational Therapy in AIDS Treatment, San Francisco, California 1989 Negotiating the Mental Health System, San Francisco, California 1988 American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona

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