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AWARDS & HONORS

• Inducted to the Roster of Fellows of the American Occupational Therapy Association 2023

   Transformational Leadership in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

• Nominated for MUSC College of Health Professions Distinguished Alumnus Award 2023

• Nominated for MUSC Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award 2023

• Keynote Speaker for Maine Occupational Therapy State Association Conference 2022
• Keynote Lead Speaker for Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Association Conference 2022

• World Federation of Occupational Therapy Congress Short Course Presentation 2022

• Nominated for South Carolina Occupational Therapy Association Lifetime Legacy Award 2022

• Women We Admire "The Top 50 Women Leaders of South Carolina for 2022"
• Keynote Speaker for Innovation Summit for Health Professions Education 2022
• Keynote Speaker for University of Pittsburgh OT Student Conclave 2021
• MUSC Emerging Leaders Development Program 2021
• MUSC Career Development Program: Leadership & Advancement Program 2020
• Nominated for MUSC Earl B. Higgins University Leadership in Diversity   Award     2020
• Nominated for MUSC President's Values in Action Award   2019
• CHP Faculty Excellence in Service Award   2018
• CHP Achievement in Diversity Award   2018
• Keynote Speaker for Occupational Therapy Association of Oregon State Conference  2018

• Nominated for MUSC Earl B. Higgins University Leadership in Diversity   Award     2018

• Nominated for MUSC Earl B. Higgins University Leadership in Diversity   Award     2017
• Nominated for MUSC Educator-Mentor Award 2017
• Emily L. Moore and J. Herman Blake CARE Fund Award for Pioneer Volunteer Faculty
Leaders in the CARES Therapy Clinic    2013
• American Occupational Therapy Association Emerging Leaders Program Participant 2012
• Alicia Balkcum Outstanding Student Award for Occupational Therapy       2006
• CHP Alumni Association Scholarship Award    2006
• CHP Dean’s Honors List    2005 – 2006
• Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship Award 2005

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