Ashlea D. Cardin



Department

Occupational Therapy

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Occupational Therapy
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897

Details

Education

  • OTD, Post-Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy – St. Catherine University 
  • MS, Occupational Therapy, 1999, Washington University School of Medicine
  • BS, Athletic Training and Sports Medicine, 1997, Missouri State University 

Teaching

  • OTE 610
  • OTE 732
  • OTE 620
  • OTE 640
  • OTE 798
  • OTE 750

Research and professional interests

  • Neonatal occupational therapy practice 
  • Premature and medically fragile infant feeding skills and progression 
  • Evidence-based practice in the NICU 
  • Family systems and parent-infant co-occupation 
  • Cultural competency in healthcare (specific to the local Old Order Amish community) 

Awards and honors

  • AOTA Board Certification in Pediatrics, 2012 - Present 
  • Licensed NOMAS Professional, 2001 - Present 
  • NANN Developmental Care Specialist Designation, 2012 - Present 
  • Springfield Business Journal Healthcare Champion, 2016 
  • Nominee, Service Award, Mercy Hospital, 2008 and 2010