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MiOTA - Keynote & Special Guests


Celebrating 100 Years of OT in Michigan

2019 Michigan Occupational Therapy Association Annual Fall Conference
Thursday, October 10th – Saturday, October 12th, 2019

Keynote Address

“Suicide Prevention 101”
Laurin Jozlin, LMSW

Friday, October 11th, 2019
8:00am - 9:30am

Laurin Jozlin, LMSW has worked in the public Community Mental Health system for the past 10 years. She has worked with individuals and families experiencing thoughts of suicide and more recently leading the movement called “Zero Suicide” to reduce gaps in treatment, increase training and increase clinical services to those in the public mental health system who are at risk of suicide. Laurin currently leads evidence based practice initiatives for youth and families in Oakland County. She has a toddler and is expecting another baby at the end of October.

Welcome Reception Speaker
Wendy Hildenbrand, PhD, MPH, OTRL, FAOTA

Thursday, October 10th, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm


Wendy C. Hildenbrand, PhD, MPH, OTR/L, FAOTA is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Occupational Therapy Education Department at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy in 1989, a Master of Public Health in 2002, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration in 2016—all from the University of Kansas. Dr. Hildenbrand’s practice experience includes work in mental health, school-based practice, and population and community health. Professional expertise includes leadership; professional formation; policy development and implementation; advocacy; and building bridges between policy, academia, and practice. Her most recent research examined the experience of role conflict in frontline occupational therapy professionals when implementing policies (such as productivity requirements) and working to maintain professional values (such as client-centered care). Dr. Hildenbrand dedicates her leadership service nationally, serving as President of American Occupational Therapy Association until June 30, 2022.  She previously served AOTA as a member of its Board of Directors (2014–2017), and Presidential Ad Hoc Committees on Health Care Reform (2011–2013) and Prevention and Wellness (2011–2012). Dr. Hildenbrand served as Speaker of AOTA’s Representative Assembly (2004–2007), Kansas Representative to the Representative Assembly (2002–2004), and Committee of State Association Presidents Steering Committee Vice-Chair (1999–2002). Additionally, she is an active member and leader within the Kansas Occupational Therapy Association (KOTA). She served as KOTA President (1994–1999), Treasurer (1992–1995), and Education Co-Chair (1991–1993). In recognition of her professional service, Dr. Hildenbrand has been named to AOTA’s Roster of Fellows for her “responsive leadership and promotion of the profession.” She was also awarded the Volunteer of the Year award and the Occupational Therapist of the Year award by her home state professional organization, the Kansas Occupational Therapy Association. Dr. Hildenbrand resides in Blue Springs, Missouri, yet she is a diehard University of Kansas Jayhawk basketball fan. She identifies her greatest life accomplishments as her two daughters and thanks her three grandchildren for helping her “keep it real.” Dr. Wendy Hildenbrand is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Occupational Therapy Education Department at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy in 1989, the Master of Public Health in 2002, and her Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration in 2016 – all from the University of Kansas. Dr. Hildenbrand’s practice experience includes work in mental health, school-based practice, and population and community health.  Professional expertise includes leadership, professional formation, policy development and implementation, advocacy, and working to build bridges between policy, academia, and practice. Dr. Hildenbrand’s desire to understand the experience of practitioners prompted her dissertation research examining role conflict in frontline occupational therapy professionals when implementing policies (such as productivity requirements) and working to maintain professional values (such as client-centered care). Dr. Hildenbrand dedicates her leadership service nationally through her recent election to serve as President-Elect of the American Occupational Therapy Association from July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019 and then will serve as President of AOTA from July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2022.  She has previously served AOTA as a Director on its Board of Directors from 2014 – 2017 and by appointment to Presidential Ad Hoc Committees on Health Care Reform and Prevention and Wellness; honorable service as Speaker of the Representative Assembly from 2004 – 2007; Kansas Representative to the Representative Assembly, 2002 – 2004; and Committee of State Association Presidents Steering Committee Vice-Chair, 1999 – 2002. Additionally, she is an active member and leader within the Kansas Occupational Therapy Association serving as KOTA President from 1994 – 1999 and other elected offices and appointed committee positions. Dr. Hildenbrand joined the AOTA’s Roster of Fellows when inducted for her “responsive leadership and promotion of the profession”. Also, she was awarded the Volunteer of the Year award and the Occupational Therapist of the Year award by the Kansas Occupational Therapy Association. Dr. Hildenbrand resides in Blue Springs, Missouri, yet, she is a diehard University of Kansas Jayhawk basketball fan. She identifies her greatest life accomplishments as her two daughters and credits her three grandchildren with helping her “keep it real”. 
 
 

"Value Based OT: Implications and Opportunities during the PDPM Transition"
Amy Lamb, OTD, OTL, FAOTA

Co-Presenters: Sara Clark, MS, OTRL and Cathleen Johnson, OTD, OTRL, FMiOTA

Friday, October 11th, 2019
1:15pm - 2:15pm


Dr. Lamb is the owner of AJLamb Consulting and an Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy at Eastern Michigan University. She is Past-President of the American Occupational Therapy Association serving in that role from 2016-2019. She has previously served the American Occupational Therapy Association on its Board of Directors as its President-Elect from 2015-2016 and Vice President from 2012-2015. Dr. Lamb is a past chair of the American Occupational Therapy Political Action Committee (AOTPAC) from 2006-2012.  She brings with her the valuable combination of clinical practice as a licensed occupational therapist combined together with health care policy experience at the state and federal levels.  Dr. Lamb’s expertise includes health policy, prevention and wellness, and occupational therapy as a career. Dr. Lamb received both her Bachelors of Science in Occupational Therapy and her post professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. Her policy experience began in the Minnesota House of Representatives working with the Health Policy committee.  From there she went to on to be employed by the Nebraska Occupational Therapy Association as their registered lobbyist from 2000-2008. Dr. Lamb’s clinical expertise spans from private practice, school based pediatrics, acute care, and older adults.  Prior to her current position she was an Outpatient Director with Brookdale Senior Living managing the outpatient therapy clinics, home health rehabilitation services and hospice services in assisted living and independent living communities in the Denver, Colorado area. In 2012, Dr. Lamb was selected to join the American Occupational Therapy Association Roster of Fellows.  In 2011, she received the AOTA Lindy Boggs advocacy award for her leadership in advocacy and political action in the profession of occupational therapy. Dr. Lamb was the 2014 recipient of the Eastern Michigan University College of Health and Human Services Everett L. Marshall Fellow Award for Excellence in Service. In her volunteer leadership positions, Dr. Lamb is part of the team that helps occupational therapy professionals understand AOTA’s policy and quality agenda’s. She is integral in articulating the distinct value of occupational therapy in traditional and emerging areas of practice including primary health care and wellness initiatives.  She speaks regularly to groups on health policy issues impacting practice emphasizing quality services for beneficiaries and provides participants with practical ways to get involved in the process and make their voices heard. Dr. Lamb works to help practitioners, students, educators and researchers identify their role as influencer’s of change in their daily work as we demonstrate the value of occupational therapy to enhancing the efficiency of systems we work within, enhancing the quality of care client’s receive, and being a cost effective solution to meet the dynamic needs of the people, populations and communities we serve. Dr. Lamb currently resides outside of Dexter, Michigan with her husband Nathan and their two children Gabby (17) and Josh (15). 

 
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