Marcia Shea

Assistant Professor; Fieldwork Coordinator

Marcia Shea headshot
Designations

OTD; OTR/L


Contact

 Marcia.Shea@indwes.edu


Department

School of Health Sciences


Resources

Biography

Dr. Marcia Shea joined Indiana Wesleyan University in August of 2017 as an assistant professor and transitioned into the position of academic fieldwork coordinator in January of 2018. Marcia was born and raised in Indiana and received her Associates in Occupational Therapy and Bachelors in Health Services from the University of Southern Indiana. Following her undergraduate studies, she worked as a COTA through graduate school at the University of Toledo, where she completed her Doctorate in Occupational Therapy and a certificate in Contemporary Gerontological Practice. Following graduating as an OTD, she moved to Texas where she worked in inpatient rehab and home healthcare and became Neuro-IFRAH certified. In 2016, Marcia returned to Indiana and worked in inpatient rehab and acute care at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. She has also worked prn at skilled nursing facilities and in home healthcare. She currently spends one day a week in the clinic, working with geriatric clients at a Brookdale Senior Living facility in Indianapolis. She enjoys spending time with her husband, family, and dogs and her interests include travelling, running, and cooking.


Degrees

  • AS - Occupational Therapy
    2009, University of Southern Indiana
  • BS - Health Services
    2009, University of Southern Indiana
  • PhD - Occupational Therapy
    2012, University of Toledo
    Certificate of Contemporary Gerontological Practice
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