The Flint Chapter of the Michigan Occupational Therapy Association provides clinicians with a local connection to the association at large. The mission of The Flint Chapter for Occupational Therapists is to foster the development of networking and leadership opportunities in the greater Flint area. The Flint Chapter will continually evaluate its functions to serve as a model for occupational therapy in Flint through advocacy and professional accountability.
Flint Chapter Contact: Nancy Vandewiele Milligan, PhD OTRL, FAOTA, FMiOTA
Nancy Vandewiele Milligan is the founding director of the entry-level Doctor Occupational Therapy (OTD) program at the University of Michigan- Flint. Dr. Milligan received her bachelor of Occupational Therapy degree from Eastern Michigan University, a Master of Science from the School of Education at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor, and a PHD from Nova Southeastern University in Occupational Therapy. Dr. Milligan’s career in Occupational Therapy includes clinical practice, teaching and research. Her clinical experience included both hospital and community practice, with a specialization in spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries. Dr. Milligan has taught in several levels of occupational therapy academia from associate degree through master degree. Dr. Milligan has been very involved in Occupational Therapy professional associations on a state and national level. In 2015, she received an award for 35 years of Service from the Michigan Occupational Therapy Association. In 2012, she was inducted into the American Occupational Therapy Roster of Fellows for her work and research in promoting Community Practice and advocating for Social Justice. Dr. Milligans’ research areas include Neuro-rehab interventions for individuals with Spinal Cord Injuries, Community Participation for Individuals with Disabilities with Ann Arbor CIL, Interprofessional Education for Health Profession Students and Community Education for Individuals with Diabetes. She currently serves as the founding chair of the Michigan Occupational Therapy Association Flint Chapter.
|2018|| Flint Chapter Meeting Summary 9/18/18|
Flint Chapter Meeting Summary 6/13/18
Flint Chapter Meeting Summary 3/13/18
|2017|| Flint Chapter Meeting Summary 9/13/17|
Flint Chapter Meeting Summary 5/1/17