Marisa R. Welch, OTD, OTR/L
Marisa R. Welch, OTD, OTR/L

Marisa R. Welch, OTD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, Omaha Campus

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Occupational Therapy

Position

  • Assistant Professor

Teaching Activity

  • Occupational Therapy Practice for Children and Youth I
  • Occupational Therapy Practice for Children and Youth II

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • , Games for Health, 4(4), 259-264, 2015
  • , Behavioral Sciences, 6(2), 1-14, 0000

Presentations

  • Janes, W., Ramsdell, K., Foreman, M., & Welch, M. (2019). Increasing Access and Occupational Engagement with GoBabyGo. Pre-Conference Institute at American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference. Salt Lake City, UT. (Co-author; 10% participation), 2019
  • Sevick, M. & Wong, S. (2018). Feasibility of Modified Ride-on Car Use in the Home/Community with Children with Medical Complexity. Poster Session presented at: AOTA Conference, 2018, April 19-22; Salt Lake City, UT. (Co-author and presenter; 50% participation), 2018
  • Domina, A., Goodsell, Z., Bahle-Lampe, A., Bracciano, A., Coppard, B., Jewell, V., Mayer, A., Tinnes, A., Qi, Y., Poutre, B., & Sevick, M. (2018). Student Learning Outcome Measures: Using Rubric-Level Assessment in a Learning Management System. Poster Session presented at: AOTA Conference, 2018, April 19-22; Salt Lake City, UT. (Co-author; 10% participation), 2018
  • Janes, W., Coker-Bolt, P., Plummer, T., Welch, M., & Logan, S. (2018). Increasing Access and Occupational Engagement with GoBabyGo. Pre-Conference Institute at American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference. Salt Lake City, UT. (Co-author and presenter at 6-hour course; 25% participation), 2018
  • Sevick, M. & Wong, S. (2018). Feasibility of Modified Ride-on Car Use in the Home/Community with Children with Medical Complexity.  Poster Session presented at: Creighton’s University Research Day 2018. (Co-author and presenter; 50% participation), 2018
  • Wong, S. & Welch, M. (2018). GoBabyGo: Roles, Research, & Application. Nebraska Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference. Omaha, NE. (Co-author and presenter; 50% participation), 2018
  • Wong, S. & Sevick, M. (2018). Modified Ride on Car as an Alternative to Traditional Therapy Intervention for a Child with Medical Complexity: A Case Study. Poster Session presented at: Combined Sections Meeting, February 22-25; New Orleans, LA. (Co-author and presenter; 50% participation), 2018
  • Sevick, M. & Wong, S. (2017). Implementing Go Baby Go through Interprofessional Collaboration: A Case Study. Poster Session presented at: AOTA Conference, 2017, March 30-April 2; Philadelphia, PA.  (Co-author and presenter; 50% participation), 2017
  • Jordan, L., & Sevick, M. (2017). Outpatient Interdisciplinary Approach to Feeding, Eating, and Swallowing in the Complex Pediatric Patient. Nebraska Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference. Omaha, NE. (Co-author and presenter; 50% participation), 2017
  • Sevick, M. & Sherman, H. (2016). Advancing Knowledge through Residency: The Resident Perspective. Poster Session presented at: AOTA Conference, 2016, April 6-10; Chicago, IL. (Co-author and presenter; 70% participation), 2016
  • Sevick, M. (2014). Improving Upper Extremity Functioning for Children with CP through Internet Virtual Reality Gaming Therapy. American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference. Baltimore, MD. (Author and presenter), 2014
  • Proffit, R., Lange, B., & Sevick, M., (2015). Usability of a virtual reality for in-home stroke rehabilitation: A case series. Poster Session presented at: Clinical Rehabilitation and Recovery. International Stroke Conference, 2015 Feb 11-15; Nashville, TN. (Co-author; 10% participation)
  • Thinnes, A., Domina, A., Greiner, B., Jensen, L., Fellman, S., & Welch, M. (2020). Fostering Fellow Clinical Reasoning and Interprofessional Practice through Case Presentations. American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference. Boston, MA. (Co-author; 10% participation) (Conference Cancelled)
  • Greiner, B., Jensen, L., Domina, A., Thinnes, A., Welch, M., & Fellman, S. (2020). Clinical Narratives: Assessment and Facilitation of the Clinical Reasoning Process. American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference. Boston, MA. (Co-author & presenter; 15% participation) (Conference Cancelled)
  • Sevick, M. (2014). Virtual Reality in Pediatrics. Breakfast for the Brain Talk at Creighton Pediatric Therapy. Omaha, NE.  (Author and presenter)
  • Sevick, M. (2016). Using Free Internet Videogames in Upper Extremity Motor Training for Children with Cerebral Palsy. Creighton University Platform Presentation. (Author and Presenter)
  • Sevick, M. (2017). Understanding Sensory Processing. Community Presentation at Nebraska Children’s Home Society. (Author and presenter)
  • Welch, M. & Mirich, R. (2018). Sensory Processing. Community Presentation at Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska. (Author and presenter; 75% participation)

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

    • Modified ride-on car use for children
    • Feeding, eating, and swallowing in the pediatric outpatient setting
    • Use of service-learning within higher education

Grant Funding Received

Awards and Honors

  • Board Certification in Pediatrics, American Occupational Therapy Association