Dawn Yoshimura-Smith

Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, School of Occupational Therapy

Dawn Yoshimura-Smith graduated from UPS in 1983 and has worked in the Seattle/Tacoma area since.  She has experience in many areas of adult physical disabilities – acute medical, in-pt and out-pt rehab, hand therapy, SNF, and most recently home health.  Dawn has worked as a clinical instructor for 16 years at the on-site clinic starting in 2000.  She enjoys working with the students and helping them develop professionally.  Dawn has 2 grown children and enjoys road trips.  She has traveled extensively across the US. Dawn has spent most of her career in home health and is a certified aging in place specialist (CAPS).  She continues her clinical work as a per diem home health OT.