Dr. Sapna Chakraborty



Department

Occupational Therapy

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

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

Details

Education

  • OTD, 2010, Creighton University
  • PG Dip, Rehabilitation, 1992, AIIPMR - Bombay, India  
  • BOccThy, 1990, Institute for Physically Handicapped - New Delhi, India  

Teaching

  • OTE 612
  • OTE 725
  • OTE 765
  • OTE 798
  • OTE 750

Professional experience

  • Pediatric certifications: Neuro Development Therapy
  • Upper Extremity Casting
  • Aquatics
  • Floor Time Therapy
  • Constrained Induced Therapy
  • Kinesiotaping
  • Interactive Metronome
  • Advanced Brain Therapy
  • Integrated Listening Therapy  

Research and professional interests

  • Constraint Induced Therapy 
  • Neuro-occupation and occupational therapy practice 
  • Linking sensory integration and nonlinear dynamics in pediatric clinical setting 
  • Effectiveness of neuro- and sensory-based approaches in pediatric occupational therapy 
  • Political impact on the occupational therapy practice in school-based setting 
  • Diversity in OT education and clinical practice 

Awards and honors

  • Health Sense Magazine, featured expert in Constrained Induced Therapy (CIT), 2010
  • Springfield News-Leader, featured expert in article on pediatric Constrained Induced Therapy (CIT) program, 2009 
  • Designated as Clinical Specialist, Nova Care Therapy, 1998