Gail A. Poskey, Ph.D., OTR

Associate Professor

Occupational Therapy

Gail A. Poskey, Ph.D., OTR

Contact

gposkey@twu.edu
214-689-7763
IHSD 8808

Education

Ph.D., Occupational Therapy, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX
M.O.T., Occupational Therapy, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX
B.S., Health Care Administration, East Central Oklahoma State University, Ada, Oklahoma

Expertise

Pediatrics; Pediatric TBI and SCI; Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU); Fatherhood; Evidence Based Practice; Prevention of Abusive Head Trauma

Latest Articles

Teachers' Experiences with Occupational Therapy Multi-Tiered Systems of Support: A Qualitative Study
Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools and Early Intervention: Innovations in Practice, Theory, and Research (2022)
Lou Ann Hintz, Tina Fletcher, Susan Cahill, Gail Poskey

The Journey: Parental Expectations and Perceptions of Therapy Services for Children With Down Syndrome
Pediatric Physical Therapy (2022)
D Early, M Thompson, S Simpkins, K. A. Luedtke-Hoffman, G. A. Poskey

A survey on NICU therapist' role for infants with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy following therapeutic hypothermia
Journal of Allied Health (2022)
M. Perez, G. A. Poskey

Parents' Experiences with Implementing Therapy Home Programs for Children with Down Syndrome: A Scoping Review
Occupational Therapy In Health Care (2020)
B J Walker, L Washington, D Early, G A Poskey

Exploring the Evidence of Neuromuscular Re-education Programs for Musicians with Focal Hand Dystonia
Medical Problems of Performing Artists (2018)
A Enke, Gail Poskey

Enteral feeding and its impact on family routines for caregivers of children with cerebral palsy: A mixed method study
Australian Occupational Therapy Journal (2018)
M Russell, V Jewell, Gail Poskey

Fatigue: Has it affected your compassion?
Neonatal Network: The Journal of Neonatal Nursing (2017)
B Greiner, Gail Poskey

Determining the Effectiveness of Alternative Seating Systems for Students with Attention Difficulties: A Systematic Review
Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools and Early Intervention: Innovations in Practice, Theory, and Research (2017)
B.K. Gochenour, Gail Poskey

Osteopenia of Prematurity: Does Physical Activity Improve Bone Mineralization in Preterm Infants?
Neonatal Network: The Journal of Neonatal Nursing (2016)
K.A. Stalnaker, Gail Poskey

Chapters

Pediatric spinal cord injuries
in Cases in Pediatric Occupational Therapy: Assessment and Intervention | Slack (2015)
Gail Poskey

Recent Presentations

Current Trends in Neonatal Therapy Practice
Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy Annual Conference (2020)
Poster | A. Fernandez, K. Knudsen, R. Pineoa, J. Siemon, G. Poskey

Neonatal Therapy Science: The Year in Review
9th Annual National Association of Neonatal Therapists (2019)
Podium | R Pineda, Gaill Poskey

A Survey on NICU Therapists' Role for Infants with Hypoxic-ischemic Encephalopathy Following Therapeutic Hypothermia
9th Annual National Association of Neonatal Therapists Conference (2019)
Poster | Madison Perez, Gail Poskey

From Perception to Perspective: Assessing the Effectiveness of a Service Learning Project
99th Annual American Occupational Therapy Association Conference (2019)
Poster | Bobbi Greiner, Gail Poskey

Focal hand dystonia in musicians: A systematic review assessing the effectiveness of neuromuscular re-education programs
2018 Performing Arts Medicine Association Conference (2018)
Poster | A Enke, Gail Poskey

How Connected are We? The Benefits and Challenges in the NICU
8th Annual National Association of Neonatal Therapists (2018)
Podium | Bobbi Greiner, Gail Poskey

Neonatal Therapy Science: The Year In Review
8th Annual National Association of Neonatal Therapists (2018)
Podium | Gail Poskey, Roberta Pineda

Lighting and the Preterm Infant: What is the Effectiveness of Cycled Lighting in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit?
2018 AOTA Annual Conference & Expo (2018)
Poster | Gail Poskey, Bobbi Greiner

Compassion Fatigue in Pediatric Occupational Therapy Practice
97th Annual American Occupational Therapy Association Conference (2017)
Poster | Bobbi Greiner, Gail Poskey

Alternative Seating Systems for Students with Attention Difficulties: A Systematic Review
97th Annual American Occupational Therapy Association Conference (2017)
Poster | Brittany Gochenour, Gail Poskey

Appraising the Evidence of Cycled Lighting in the NICU
7th Annual National Association of Neonatal Therapists Conference (2017)
Podium | Bobbi Greiner, Gail Poskey

Neonatal Therapy Science: The Year In Review ll
7th Annual National Association of Neonatal Therapists Conference (2017)
Podium | Gail Poskey, Roberta Pineda

The injured musician: An occupational therapy perspective on playing-related musculoskeletal disorders
97th Annual American Occupational Therapy Association Conference (2017)
Poster | Ashley Enke, Gail Poskey

Neonatal Therapy Science: The Year In Review
6th Annual National Association of Neonatal Therapists Conference (2016)
Podium | Roberta Pineda, Gail Poskey

Compassion Fatigue and the NICU Therapist
6th Annual National Association of Neonatal Therapists Conference (2016)
Poster | Bobbi Greiner, Gail Poskey

Sleep in Prematurity: An Appraisal of the Evidence
96th Annual American Occupational Therapy Association Conference (2016)
Poster | Lindsay Adams, Gail Poskey

Therapeutic Hypothermia for Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy: Appraising the Evidence
96th Annual American Occupational Therapy Association Conference (2016)
Poster | Whitney Colvin, Gail Poskey

Exploring the evidence of neuromuscular re-education programs for musicians with focal hand dystonia
96th Annual American Occupational Therapy Association Conference (2016)
Poster | Ashley Enke, Gail Poskey

An Appraisal of Evidence on Telehealth and Quality of Life of Adults of Multiple Sclerosis
96th Annual American Occupational Therapy Association Conference (2016)
Poster | Teresa Eklund, Gail Poskey

Promoting Sleep in Prematurity: Appraising the Evidence
5th Annual National Association of Neonatal Therapists Conference (2015)
Poster | Lindsay Adams, Gail Poskey

Osteopenia of Prematurity: A systematic Review of the Evidence
95th Annual American Occupational Therapy Association Conference (2015)
Poster | Kelsey Stalnaker, Gail Poskey

Therapeutic Hypothermia for Neonatal Encephalopathy: Critically Appraising The Evidence
5th Annual National Association of Neonatal Therapists Conference (2015)
Poster | Whitney Colvin, Gail Poskey

Professional Affiliations

  • American Occupational Therapy Association
  • National Association of Neonatal Therapists
  • Nebraska Occupational Therapy Association
  • Texas Occupational Therapy Association

Honors & Awards

  • Redbud Awards Faculty Nomination, Texas Woman's University (2019)
  • Redbud Awards Faculty Nomination, Texas Woman's University (2018)
  • Redbud Awards Faculty Nomination, Texas Woman's University (2017)