George Tomlin, PhD, OTR/L
Certifications and Licensure
Key University and Community Service
Awards and Honors
Tomlin, G. (2008). Scientific reasoning. In B. A. Schell & J. Schell (Eds.). Clinical and professional reasoning (pp. 91-124). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Tomlin, G. S. (2001). Research activities in an occupational therapy foundations course. In E. B. Crepeau (Ed.), Research across the curriculum: A guide for occupational therapy educators (pp. 148-161). Bethesda, MD: American Occupational Therapy Foundation.
Tomlin, G., & Borgetto, B. (2011). Research pyramid: A new evidence-based practice model for occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 65, 189-196. (Link for AOTA members)
Tomlin, G. (2005). The use of interactive video client simulation scores to predict clinical performance of occupational therapy students. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 59, 50-56.
Tomlin, G. S., Holm, M. B., Rogers, J. C., & Kwoh, C. K. (1996). Comparison of standard and alternative Health Assessment Questionnaire scoring procedures for documenting functional outcomes in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Journal of Rheumatology, 23 , 1524-1530.
Tomlin, G. (1994). The evaluation of an interactive video patient simulation experience. Journal of Medical Education Technologies, 4 (3),10-18.
Tomlin G. (1990, March). From exposure to practice: Vocational curriculum in an occupational therapy program. Work Special Interest Section Newsletter,American Occupational Therapy Association
Tomlin, G. (1986). Clinical skills training in an occupational therapy curriculum: Operating the on-campus O.T. clinic. TARGET 2000: Occupational Therapy Education, Proceedings, American Occupational Therapy Association.
Foss, A., Swinth, Y., McGruder, J., & Tomlin, G. (July, 2003). Sensory modulation dysfunction and the Wilbarger protocol: An evidence review. Occupational Therapy Practice, CE-1 - CE-8.
McGruder, J., Cors, D., Tiernan, A. M., & Tomlin, G. (2003). Weighted wrist cuffs for tremor reduction during eating in adults with static brain lesions. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 57, 507-516.
Dysart, A. M., & Tomlin, G. S. (2002). Factors related to evidence-based practice among U.S. occupational therapy clinicians. American Journal of Occupational Therapy. 56, 275-284.
Cena, L., McGruder, J., & Tomlin, G. (2002). Representations of race, ethnicity, and social class in case examples in The American Journal of Occupational Therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy. 56, 130-139.
Lavelle, P., & Tomlin, G. (2001). Occupational therapy goal achievement for persons with postacute cerebrovascular accident in an on-campus student clinic. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 55, 36-42.
Lawler, A., James, A. & Tomlin, G. (1997). Educational techniques used in occupational therapy treatment of cumulative trauma disorders of the elbow, wrist and hand. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 51, 113-118.
Khader, M. S., & Tomlin, G. S. (1994). Change in wheelchair transfer performance during rehabilitation of men with cerebrovascular accident. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 48, 899-905.
Brodie, J., Holm, M. B., & Tomlin, G. S. (1994). Cerebrovascular accident: Relationship of demographic, diagnostic, and occupational therapy antecedents to rehabilitation outcomes. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 48, 906-913.
Holm, M.B., Manoly, B., & Tomlin, G. (1993). American Occupational Therapy Association Accreditation Committee reliability study. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 47, 561-567.
Recent Conference Presentations
A New Evidence-Based Practice Model for Occupational Therapy: The Research Pyramid. 90-minute presentation, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Long Beach, CA, April 13, 2008.
Evidence-Based Practice: Adding a New Dimension. Two Hour keynote with Dr. Yvonne Swinth, Washington Occupational Therapy Association annual conference, Yakima, WA, October 6, 2007.
Scientific Reasoning. Six-hour institute at the American Occupational Therapy Association annual conference (one of five presenters), St. Louis, MO, April 19, 2007.
Wissenschaftliche Entscheidungfindung in der Ergotherapie (Scientific Reasoning in Occupational Therapy). One hour public lecture (in German) at the Hochschule fuer Angewandte Wissenschaft und Kunst, Hildesheim, Germany, June 20, 2006.
Student-Centered On-Campus Occupational Therapy Clinic. One hour panel presentation at program directors meeting in Long Beach, CA, May 10, 2005.
Clinical Reasoning in Open Learning Environments: Client Interactive Video Simulations. Annual Conference of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Assistive Technology Lab presentation, Seattle, WA, April 2, 2000.
Most Significant Achievements