Susan Ávila Misciagno, OTD, OTR/L, BCG, c/NDT

Professor Susan Misciagno

B.S., Escuela Colombiana de Rehabilitación; OTD, Creighton University


Susan A. Misciagno has been an occupational therapist for over 20 years. Her areas of expertise include management of rehabilitation services at skilled nursing facilities coordinating and supervising daily operations. Before joining Methodist University, she held educative roles as part of the doctoral experiential component as a distance-education teaching assistant at Creighton University; and she worked as an adjunct professor in the OT Masters’ program at Winston Salem State University.

For over four years, she was a clinical instructor for occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistant fieldwork students while she held the lead occupational position at a program designed to provide all-inclusive services for the elderly (PACE).

Her research interest includes older adults, social justice, aging in place, and validating the occupational-centeredness of interventions and assessments. Dr. Misciagno is the Academic Capstone Coordinator and will assist students in completing their doctoral capstone experiences.