Patty Watford

Assistant Professor

Patty Watford

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Occupational Therapy

The Graduate School

  • (706) 446-0009
  • (706) 721-9718
  • EC 2230

Education

  • OTD, Occupational Therapy/Therapist Creighton University, 2019

  • MS, Occupational Therapy/Therapist Florida Gulf Coast University, 2011

  • BS, Elementary Education and Teaching Mississippi State University, 1989

Certifications

  • Georgia Occupational Therapy License Georgia Secretary of State, 2019

  • National Board Certification in Occupational Therapy The Nation, 2011

  • Florida Occupational Therapy License State of Florida, 2021

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • OTHP 6602

    Adult II: Adult Eval & Intervention II
  • OTHP 6708

    Prof Issues and Service Mgmt
  • OTHP 6515

    Research Seminar I
  • OTHP 6510

    Evidence Based Practice
  • OTHP 6710

    Prof Develop & Competencies
  • OTHP 6600

    MY & Psychosoc Eval & Interv
  • OTHP 6520

    Research Seminar II

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Exploring Difference in Occupational Satisfaction Following an Occupation Focused Intervention for Female Spousal Caregivers, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Increasing Meaningful Occupation for Women who Provide Care for Their Spouse: A Pilot Study, 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • Pi Theta Epsilon 2020 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • Student Affairs Committee, Department of Occupational Therapy 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Search Committee 2021 - 2021

    Role: Committee Chair

College Service

  • • College of Allied Health Interprofessional Education Committee 2022 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategic Planning Workgroup 2020 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member
  • Patient Centered Outcome Research Council Group 2020 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Research Council Group 2020 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Informational Technology Resource Committee 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Augusta University Faculty Senate 2021 - 2024

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Georgia Occupational Therapy Association 2022 - Present

    Role: Officer, Vice President
  • Georgia Occupational Therapy Association Educational Liason 2021 - 2022

    Role: Committee Chair