Patricia Bowyer, Ed.D., MS, OTR, FAOTA

Professor and Coordinator of Post-Professional Programs

Occupational Therapy

Patricia Bowyer, Ed.D., MS, OTR, FAOTA

Contact

pbowyer@twu.edu
713-794-2130
Houston 7134

Education

Ed.D., Educational Leadership, East Tennessee State University, 2001
Postdoctoral Studies, University Of Illinois at Chicago, 2007
Postdoctoral Studies, Johns Hopkins University, 2004
M.S., Occupational Therapy, Eastern Kentucky University, 1996
Cert., Occupational Therapy, Eastern Kentucky University, 1993
B.A., Communications, Milligan College, 1987

Research Interests

Children and Youth as it relates to the Model of Human Occupation; Assessment development specific to the Short Child Occupational Profile and Child Occupational Self Assessment as well as other MOHO based pediatric assessments; Treatment effectiveness that is based on the Model of Human Occupation

Latest Articles

Admission Requirements and Practices in Entry-Level Occupational Therapy Programs
Journal of Occupational Therapy Education (2018)
Patricia Bowyer, Cindi Tiongco, Kaye Rubio, Judy Liu, Sandra Whisner

As It Relates to ADL
Revista OT (2018)
Patricia Bowyer, Lauro Munoz

The Clinical and Classroom Utility of the Inventory of Reading Occupations: An assessment tool of children's reading participation
Open Journal of Occupational Therapy (Online) (2018)
L. Grajo, C. Candler, P. Bowyer, S. Schultz, J. Thomson

An Examination of Occupational Therapy in the Context of Head Start
Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools and Early Intervention: Innovations in Practice, Theory, and Research (2017)
Patricia Bowyer, C Moore, C Tiongco, M Tkach

Perspectives of Occupational Therapists on the Challenges of Early Intervention Practice: A Descriptive Study.
Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools and Early Intervention: Innovations in Practice, Theory, and Research (2017)
Patricia Bowyer, C Tiognco, M Tkach, C Thom

A Study of the Amputee Experience of Viewing Self in the Mirror
Rehabilitation Nursing Journal (2016)
Wyona Freysteinson, L Thomas, A Sebastian-Deutsch, D Douglas, Patricia Bowyer

Determining the Internal Validity of the Inventory of Reading Occupations: An Assessment Tool of Children's Reading Participation
American Journal of Occupational Therapy (2016)
L Grajo, C Candler, Patricia Bowyer, J Thompson, S Schultz

Books

Cases in Pediatric Occupational Therapy Assessment and Intervention
SLACK Inc (2015)
Susan Cahill, Patricia Bowyer

Chapters

Formation of Identity and Occupational Competence: Occupational adaptation in the Model of Human Occupation
in In L.Grajo and A, Boiselle (Eds) Occupation and Adaptation: Multidimensional Perspectives | Slack Inc. (2018)
Patricia Bowyer

Older Workers and Retirement
in Functional Performance in Older Adults | F.A. Davis (2018)
Brent Braveman, Patricia Bowyer, Elaine Fogerty

Applying the Model of Human Occupation in Pediatric Practice: Working with Children with Sensory Processing, Motor, Medical, and Developmental Issues
in The Model of Human Occupation, 5th Ed. Philadelphia | FA Davis (2017)
S. Cahill, Patricia Bowyer, L. Munoz, J. O'Brien

Evidence for Practice from the Model of Human Occupation
in The Model of Human Occupation, 5th Ed. Philadelphia | FA Davis (2017)
J. Kramer, Patricia Bowyer

Assessments Combining Methods of Information Gathering
in The Model of Human Occupation, 5th Ed. Philadelphia | FA Davis (2017)
S. Parkinson, J. Cooper, C. de las Heras, N. Duffy, Patricia Bowyer

The Model of Human Occupation, the ICF, and the Occupational Therapy Practice
in The Model of Human Occupation, 5th Ed | FA Davis (2017)
L. Haglund, Patricia Bowyer, P. Scott, T. Bondsaken

Applying the Model of Human Occupation to pediatric practice
in Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants | Mosby (2016)
Jessica Kramer, Patricia Bowyer

Turning theory into practice: Managerial strategies
in Leading and Managing Occupational Therapy Services | F.A. Davis (2016)
Brent Braveman, Lauro Munoz, Patricia Bowyer

Externally Funded Projects

Maternal and Child Health: Lonestar LEND
GOV-Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) | $150,000.00 | 2016
Role: Principal Investigator

Internally Funded Projects

Jean A. Spencer, Occupational therapy in acute care: Predictors of occupational competence and hospital readmission
$3,125.00 | 2018
Research Grant

A Working Conference to Advance Occupational Therapy in Research and Practice for Cognition and Dementia
$25,000.00 | 2018
Research Grant

Spencer Award: OT Student Perspectives on Self Reflection and Its Predictive Relationship to Occupational Competence and Performance in Level II Fieldwork
$9,850.00 | 2016
Research Grant

Spencer Award: Use of a Person-Centered Model and Assessment in a Cancer Care Setting to Improve Communication between Practitioners, Clients and Family
$7,500.00 | 2015
Research Grant

ORSP Travel Funds
$800.00 | 2015
Research Grant

Professional Affiliations

  • American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Texas Occupational Therapy Association

Honors & Awards

  • Faculty Learner: Effective Teaching Practices (2018)
  • Fulbright U.S. Scholar to Iceland (2018)
  • Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy (2017)
  • Outstanding Mentor Award (2016)