Tatiana Kaminsky Curriculum Vitae

Tatiana Kaminsky

 

 

 

 

 

 


Tatiana Kaminsky
Associate Professor
tkaminsky@pugetsound.edu


Education

  • Bachelor of Science Occupational Therapy
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
    1995
  • Post-Professional Master of Science Occupational Therapy
    University of Washington
    2003
  • Doctor of Philosophy Nursing Science
    University of Washington
    2008

Certifications and Licensure

  • NBCOT
  • Washington State occupational therapy license

Courses Recently Taught

  • OT 621 Gerontological Concepts
  • OT 645 Treatment of Adult Neurological Disorders
  • OT 692 Policy, Advocacy, Leadership Seminar
  • OT 693a Policy, Advocacy, Leadership Project
  • OT 693b Policy, Advocacy, Leadership Project
  • Chair for student-led projects and research

Key Community and University Service

  • Volunteer, including past service on the Board of Directors, for North East Seattle Together (NEST) (www.nestseattle.org)
  • Volunteer, co-facilitating a support group for new parents, with Program for Early Parenting Support (PEPS) in Seattle.
  • Per diem at a local agency providing rehabilitation services to adults, primarily with neurological injury, in their homes and communities.

Awards
Graduate student scholarship to attend and present at the International Conference on Aging, Disability and Independence (February 2006)

Magnuson Scholarship from the University of Washington (2005-2006)

National Institutes of Health Rehabilitation Medicine Training Grant from the University of Washington (09/04 – 08/05)

National Institutes of Health Biobehavioral Training Grant at the University of Washington (10/03-08/04)

Fellowship Award from the Parkinson's Disease Foundation (Summer 2002)

Selected Publications
Books

Dr. Kaminsky has been contracted to co-author Zoltan’s Vision, Perception, and Cognition: A Manual for the Evaluation and Treatment of the Adult with Acquired Brain Injury, Fifth Editionwith an anticipated completion date of August 2013.

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

Kaminsky, T.A., Mitchell, P.H., Thompson, E.A., Dudgeon, B.J., & Powell, J.M. (under review) Supports and Barriers as Experienced by Individuals with Vision Loss from Diabetes.

Kaminsky, T.A., Dudgeon, B.J., Billingsley, F.F., Mitchell, P.H., & Weghorst, S.J. (2007). Virtual cues and functional mobility of people with Parkinson's disease: A single-subject pilot study.  Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development,44(3), 437-448. (www.rehab.research.va.gov/jour/07/44/3/pdf/kaminsky.pdf)

Journal Articles

Kaminsky, T.A. (April 5, 2010). The role of occupational therapy in successful aging. OT Practice, 11-14.

Conference Presentations

Lessons from the Field: Occupational Therapy in Hospice. Moderator for intensive workshop with four other presenters. Washington Occupational Therapy Association state conference. (October 2012)

Got OT? How Occupational Therapy Benefits Hospice Clients, Clinicians, and Agencies. Moderator for workshop with four other presenters. Washington State Hospice & Palliative Care Organization annual conference. (October 2012)

Lessons from the Field: The Experiences of Hospice Occupational Therapists. Moderator for workshop with four other presenters. Washington Occupational Therapy Association state conference. (October 2011)

Introduction to Low Vision Rehabilitation. Workshop at the Washington Occupational Therapy Association state conference. (October 2010)

Perceived Environmental Barriers and Supports for People with Low Vision due to Diabetic Retinopathy. Research Platform at the American Occupational Therapy Association national conference (April 2009)

Applying the Occupational Therapy Framework: Experience and Stories from the Field. Part of a panel of presenters at the Washington Occupational Therapy Association state conference (October 2008)

Home and Environmental Safety.  Breakout session at the Healthy Aging Partnership of King County workshop: “Standing Strong, Moving Forward:  Fall Prevention Strategies for Older Adults.”  (October 2007)

Posters

The Effects of Animal Assisted Therapy on the Recovery of Unilateral Spatial Neglect. With Lisa Hegarty, Anne James at the Washington Occupational Therapy Association state conference (October 2011)

Lessons from the Field: The Experiences of Hospice Occupational Therapists. With Gaea Haymaker, Kirsten Wilbur, and Stephanie Sahanow at the American Occupational Therapy Association national conference (April 2011)

Perception Path: Recommendations for Adaptation and Expansion. With Jaclyn Sturm at the American Occupational Therapy Association national conference (April 2011)

Addressing the Needs of Informal Caregivers of Stroke Survivors: Self-reported Practices of US Occupational Therapists. With Kimberly Naguwa, George Tomlin, and Kirsten Wilbur at the American Occupational Therapy Association national conference (April 2011)

A Therapeutic Garden Plan for Keiro: A Skilled Nursing Facility in Seattle. With Christine Hay at the Washington Occupational Therapy Association state conference. (October 2010)

Perception Path: Recommendations for Adaptation and Expansion. With Jaclyn Sturm at the Washington Occupational Therapy Association state conference. (October 2010)

A Therapeutic Garden Plan for Keiro: A Skilled Nursing Facility in Seattle. With Christine Hay at the American Occupational Therapy Association national conference. (April 2010)

Implementing Meaningful Activities for Older Adults with Dementia in a Long Term Care Facility. With Alexis Miura at the American Occupational Therapy Association national conference. (April 2010)

Music for the Mind: Using Music with Elderly Who Have Dementia. With Katherine Sweigart at the American Occupational Therapy Association national conference. (April 2010)

The Effect of Occupational Therapy on Food Intake, Satisfaction and Participation in Group Dining. With Kirsten Wilbur and Kari Tanta at the Washington Occupational Therapy Association state conference. (October 2009)

The ‘Aging-in-Place Kit’ Project: Promoting Safety and Quality of Life in Elderly People with Low Incomes Through Simple Home Modifications to Prevent Falls. With Mary Christie at the American Occupational Therapy Association national conference (April 2009)

The Effect of Occupational Therapy on Food Intake, Satisfaction and Participation in Group Dining. With Kirsten Wilbur and Kari Tanta at the American Occupational Therapy Association national conference (April 2009)

Virtual Cues and the Functional Mobility of People with Parkinson’s Disease: A Single Subject Study.  International Conference on Aging, Disability and Independence.  (February 2006)

The Effects of Virtual Cues on the Functional Mobility of People with Parkinson’s Disease.  Occupational Therapy Association national conference. (May 2004)

Augmented Reality Device for Enabling Gait in Parkinson’s Disease.  Fall 2002 Virtual Worlds Consortium Meeting (October 2002)