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Erin McCann

Specialty area(s)


Early Intervention and School-Based occupational therapy

Acute care for pediatrics and adults

Brief biography

Grew up in Michigan

Worked as an occupational therapist in Kalamazoo, Detroit and La Crosse

Joined UWL faculty in 2017

Enjoys fitness, cooking, gardening, snowboarding and travel

Current courses at UWL

OT 650 & 651 Pediatrics I Lecture and Lab

OT 740 & 741 Pediatrics II Lecture and Lab

OT 640 Therapeutic Adaptations

OT 775 Clinial Analysis of Practice

OT 551 Assessment Lab


Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy (2004)-Western Michigan University 

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (2002)- Michigan State University

Teaching history

Instructor and fielwork coordinator for occupational therapy students at Western Technical College for 3 years. 

Professional history

Hiawatha Valley Education District (birth to 3 and school-based OT) 2015-2017

Gundersen Medical Center (outpatient peds and speciality clinics, acute care- peds and adults) -2009-2017

Western Technical College (OTA instructor) 2009-2012

Travel placements in pediatrics and outpatient adults- 2009-2008

Crittenton Hospital (outpatient peds, inpatient adults)- 2007-2008

Bronson Methodist Hospital (outpatient peds)- 2005-2006

Hand Therapy of Michigan (outpatient aduts) 2004-2006

Research and publishing

Master's Project: Eye-Hand Coordination Assessment Using a Robotic Haptic Interface (2004) IEEE-ICRA (International Conference on Robotics and Automation)