Gayle I. Hersch Phd, OTR
Gayle I. Hersch, PhD, OTR, is an Associate Professor with the School of Occupational Therapy at Texas Woman’s University. Her responsibilities are in the areas of teaching and research with master’s and doctoral students. Her practice area is in gerontology with emphasis on Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, caregiving, and home safety. Prior to joining the faculty at Texas Woman’s University, she was a faculty member of the Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI)*, Indianapolis, IN.
Nancy K. Lamport MS, OTR
Nancy K. Lamport, MS, OTR is an Associate Professor Emerita in the Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, IUPUI*, Indianapolis, IN. Prior to her retirement, her teaching responsibilities included fundamentals of occupational therapy (activity analysis), activities of daily living, leisure activities, and media. Her interests now include travel, community volunteering, and Medieval English tiles.
Margaret S. Coffey, MA, COTA, ROH
Margaret S. Coffey, MA, COTA, ROH is the Activities Coordinator of Providence House, an assisted-living facility for memory impaired adults in South Bend, IN. She is a contributing writer for Spin-Off magazine and teaches occupational therapy concepts in hand spinning and weaving activities to the well population, She is a former lecturer in the Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, IUPUI*, Indianapolis, IN.
*Formerly known as the Occupational Therapy Program, School of Allied Health Sciences, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana.