Name: Brenda  Kennell
Department: Occupational Therapy Assistant (Health Sciences Division)
     Health Sciences Division
Title: Program Chair, Occupational Therapy Assistant
Office Location:
Belk Wing of Health Careers, 3111
Central Campus
Phone Number: (704) 330-6424
Fax Number: (704) 330-6410
Email Address:
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Program Chair - Occupational Therapy Assistant program
Educational Background:
BS in Occupational Therapy 1976
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Graduated with distinction

Arthritis Foundation/UCLA Fellowship 1984

MA in Special Education-Early Childhood 1991 California State University-Northridge
Graduated with honors, Phi Kappa Phi
Educational Experience:
Clinical Assistant Professor - Occupational Therapy
Winston-Salem State University 2005-2011

Assistant Professor - Occupational Therapy
Lenoir-Rhyne College 1996-2004

Fain, E.A. & “Authentic Learning and Multifaceted Assessment utilizing Interprofessional
Kennell, B. (2016) Collaborative Learning Events”,  World Federation of Occupational Therapists Bulletin

Kennell, B. (2014) Author of Chapter 6 “Documentation and Quality Improvement” in Management and Administration for the OTA: Leadership and Application Skills, Karen Jacobs, Ed.; SLACK, Inc.

Fain, E.A. & “Nintendo® WiiTM and a Physical Activity Routine: Effective Therapeutic
Kennell, B (2014) Interventions in the Older Adult Population” Open Journal of Nursing, Vol.4, No.8

Kennell, B. & “Are you there Millennial? It’s me, Baby Boomer” -
Bethea, D (2010) Conference proceedings, 2010 Lilly conference

Clark, H., Kennell, B., Collaboration Across Disciplines and Institutions: Making
& Stierwalt, J. (2001)  Connections in Clinical Education
Reading, travel, quilting/knitting/scrapbooking
Other Information:
Office Hours/Advising: By appointment only

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