Michele Chaleunphonh

Assistant Professor

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School of Health Sciences



 Curriculum Vitae


Michele Chaleunphonh is a graduate of North Park University located in Chicago, Illinois; Washington University (Program in Occupational Therapy) in St. Louis, Missouri; and Indiana University (IUPUI) in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dr. Chaleunphonh has 25 years of experience in direct client care occupational therapy services in hospitals (2 ½ years) and school-based practice settings (22 ½ years). During her years of school-based practice, she served on several teams: play-based evaluation teams, a district-wide inter-professional autism team, and partnered with the assistive technology department. She also served as a Fieldwork Educator (8 years) for occupational therapy assistant students (OTAs) and occupational therapy students (MSOT, entry level OTD). Her poster presentation, Occupational Therapy and the School to Home Partnership, was featured at the INOTA state fall conference, AOTA's child and youth conference, and AOTA's national conference. Dr. Chaleunphonh joined the IWU occupational therapy department in January 2022. She has been married to Seuth Chaleunphonh for 25+ years and has four adult-children. She is thankful for crossing paths with caring and inspiring people on life's journey and for God's presence in all circumstances.


  • OTD - Occupational Therapy
    2018, Indiana University (IUPUI)
  • MS - Occupational Therapy
    1996, Washington University School of Medicine
  • BA - Biology
    1995, North Park University
Indiana Wesleyan University
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Marion, IN 46953