Winnie Dunn

Winnie Dunn


Distinguished Professor

Educational background

  • Bachelor of Science – Occupational Therapy, University of Missouri
  • Master of Science in Education – Special Education – Learning Disabilities, University of Missouri
  • Doctor of Philosophy – Applied Neuroscience – University of Kansas

Areas of expertise

  • The impact of Sensory Processing on Everyday life
  • Coaching as an Evidence based practice
  • Strengths-based Approaches
  • Community Based Practice

Selected professional honors and awards (selected)

  • Award of Merit, AOTA (1991)
  • AOTF Academy of Research (1993)
  • Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lectureship (2001)
  • A. Jean Ayres Research Award (2003)
  • William T. Kemper Teaching Fellowship (2004)
  • Chancellor’s Club Teaching Professorship (2011)
  • Doctorate of Honorary Letters, A. Still University (2013)
  • 100 Influential People in Occupational Therapy (2017)

Membership in professional organizations

[see curriculum vitae for service in these organizations]

  • National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
  • American Occupational Therapy Association 1972-Present
  • American Occupational Therapy Foundation
    • Currently member of the Development Committee
  • Kansas Occupational Therapy Association
  • Missouri Occupational Therapy Association
  • International Coaching Federation
  • Institute of Coaching
  • Association of Positive Psychology Coaching

Selected publications

Publications and information regarding scholarly activity and service may be viewed in Dr. Winnie Dunn’s CV.

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