S. Maggie Maloney, Ph.D, OTR/L

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Assistant Professor
Vice Chair
Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

S. Maggie Maloney


Phone: (314) 977-8575

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Doctor of Philosophy in Occupational Therapy
Nova Southeastern University

Master of Occupational Therapy
University of Toledo, Medical College of Ohio

Graduate Course Work, Instructional Technology
University of Oregon

Bachelor of Arts in Communications
Kent State University

Dr. Maloney has been an occupational therapy educator and fieldwork coordinator for over 15 years. She has been with the Saint Louis University faculty since 2011. Her primary work experience in occupational therapy has included both in- and out-patient psychiatric settings with clients across the lifespan. She also worked extensively with patients with substance abuse conditions and with patients with long-term chronic physical who were experiencing psychosocial distress relative to their medical needs. Dr. Maloney's research has been in the areas of behavioral health and substance abuse, as well as investigations related to the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Professional Associations
Society for the Study of Occupation
Society for the Arts in Healthcare
American Occupational Therapy Association
Missouri Occupational Therapy Association

Courses Taught
IPE 490 Interprofessional Education Practicum
MOT 541 Occupational Therapy in Behavioral Health - I
MOT 549 Applied Research Seminar - I
MOT 556 Occupational Therapy in Behavioral Health - II
MOT 566 Applied Research Individual MOT Research Projects

Research Interests
Therapeutic benefits of Serious Leisure Pursuits; service-learning experiences; Interprofessional Education (IPE); time use patterns; mental health (substance abuse, anxiety, depression, Adult ADD); creativity and wellness; medical humanities; occupational balance; role balance; occupational science; sleep; Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction; and wellness and health promotion.


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