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Publications & Scholarship

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications:

   --Nirmul, U., Cabrejo, P. T., & Smith, C. R. (2023). Leadership Development of Women of Color in Occupational Therapy: A Qualitative Intersectional Analysis. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 77(6), 7706205120. DOI: 10.5014/ajot.2023.050331 

   --Hoyt, C. R., Clifton, M., Smith, C. R., Woods, L., & Steven D. Taff. (2023). Transforming occupational therapy for the 21st century PAIRE: Recognize privilege, acknowledge injustice, and reframe perspective to reach equity, Occupational Therapy In Health Care. DOI: 


   --Bryant, K. A., Wengerd, L., & Smith, C.R. (2022). Social determinants of health for older adults with low vision. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 38(3), 195-202. DOI: 10.1097/TGR.0000000000000362

    --Brotherton, S., Smith, C.R., Boissonneault, G., Wager, K. A., Velozo, C., & de Arellano, M. (2021). Holistic admissions: Strategies for increasing student diversity in occupational therapy, physical therapy, and physician assistant studies programs. Journal of Allied Health, 50, e91-e97.

     --Hoyt, C.R., Pearson, A.C., Skowronski, J., Lancaster, L., Smith, C.R., & Daniel, A. (2021). Don’t ignore the tipping point: A framework for DEI efforts in healthcare. Education in Health Professions, 4, 33-6. DOI: 10.4103/EHP.EHP_11_21 

     --Wilson, S., Smith, C.R., Hunter-Bennett, C., & Hoyt, C. R. (2020). Occupational therapy’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion [AOTA Official Document]. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 74(Suppl. 3), 7413410030p1–7413410030p6. DOI: 10.5014/ajot.2020.74S3002

     --Kaunnil, A., Khemthong, S., Sriphetcharawut, S., Thichanpiang, P., Sansri, V., Thongchoomsin, S., Permpoonputtana, K., & Smith, C.R. (2020). Occupational therapists’ experiences and perspectives towards occupation-based practice in Thailand: A mixed-methods study. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 84(1), 54-64. DOI:10.1177/0308022620910402

     --Horowitz, B. P., Lopez, A., & Smith, C.R. (2018). Culturally competent strategies: Evidence and case studies to improve health and occupational participation in the United States, World Federation of Occupational Therapy Bulletin, 74(1), 17-23. DOI:  10.1080/14473828.2018.1432313



Invited Book Chapters:


  -- Smith, C.R., Jones, L., & Schwietert, J. (In Preparation). Leadership & Administration for the OTA:  Intraprofessional Collaboration and Documentation for Evaluation, Intervention, and Discharge.  In Smet, N. (Ed.), Solomon and O’Brien’s Pediatric Skills for OTA, 6e. Philadelphia: Elsevier.

    -- Smith, C.R., Bryant, K. A., & Wengerd, L. (2023). Health legislation, laws, policy, and advocacy. In VanWye, W., & Lunsford, D. (Eds.), Health System Management and Leadership: for Physical and Occupational Therapists. Philadelphia: Elsevier.
    --Raber, C., & Smith, C.R. (2023). MOHO-Based Program Development. In Taylor, R. (Ed.), Kielhofner’s Model of Human Occupation: Theory and Application (6th ed.). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.
     -- Smith, C.R. (2021). Teaching Culturally Sensitive Care Through Writing. In Madson, M. (Ed.), Teaching Writing in the Health Professions: Perspectives, Problems, and Practices. Oxfordshire, United Kingdom: Routledge/Taylor & Francis.
     -- Smith, C.R., & Coker-Bolt, P. C. (2021). Trends and Opportunities for Expanding Occupational Therapy Practice. In O'Brien, J. C., & Solomon, J. W. (Eds.), Occupational Analysis & Group Process (2nd ed.). Amsterdam: Elselvier.
Additional Publications:

     --Vesely, P. & Smith, C. R. (2016). Alegría: A dance-based community health education program for Spanish-speaking families. SIS Quarterly Practice Connections: A Supplement to OT Practice, 1(1), 4-5.
    --Wilson, S., Anvarizadeh, A. Drazen, C. H., Holland, D., Kwebetchou, N., Smith, C. R., & Skowronski, J. (2015). Diversity in the workforce: Perspectives from emerging leaders. OT Practice Magazine, 20(21), 19-20.
    --Smith, C.R., Drazen, C.H., & Toth-Cohen, S. (2014). No hablo inglés: Client-centered occupational therapy practice with Spanish-speaking clients, OT Practice Magazine, 19(22), 8-12. 


Invited Podcasts:


    --Nirmul, U. (Guest), Cabrejo, P. T. (Guest), Smith, C. R. (Guest), Hinkley, S. (Host), & Reynolds, S. (Host). (2023, Nov. 19). Authors & issues session 23: Leadership development in women of color in OT [Video Podcast]. AJOT Authors and Issues Series.

    --Smith, C.R. (Guest), & Cleary, D. (Host). (2023, Oct. 10). Diversity, equity, and inclusion In the occupational therapy profession [Audio Podcast].

    --Smith, C.R. (Guest), & Cleary, D. (Host). (2022, Aug. 5). What’s culture got to do with it? OT practice with pediatric clients from diverse communities [Audio Podcast].

    --Smith, C. R. (Guest), & Hoyt, C. R. (Guest), & Lyon, S. (Host). (2021, Sept. 13). Disparities in Supports for Autism in Latino Families [Audio Podcast]. OT Potential.

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