Molly McCarthy, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Division of Occupational Therapy Education
Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
College of Allied Health Professions
984000 Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, NE 68198-4000
402-552-3362
Email

Academic Appointments:
Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2021 – Present
Assistant Professor, Creighton University, 2017 – 2021

Degrees/Certifications:
PhD, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, UNMC, 2017
MPH, Community Health Education, UNMC, 2013

Primary Teaching Responsibilities:
Evidence-Based Practice I, II, and III

Scholarly Activity:
Access to health services
Social and structural determinants of health
Research methods and methodology

Publications: (last 5 years)

Shin J, McCarthy M, Schmidt C, Zellner J, Ellerman K, & Britton M. (In press). Prevalence and Predictors of Burnout among Occupational Therapy Practitioners. American Journal of Occupational Therapy.

McCarthy MA. Using Critically Appraised Papers (CAPs) in an OT curriculum: Ideas for teaching and practice. (In press). OT Practice. [Invited paper].

McCarthy MA. (In press). Contraceptive counseling following in-clinic pregnancy test among women not desiring pregnancy: Disparities by service delivery setting and sociodemographic characteristics. Contraception. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.contraception.2021.02.014

McCarthy MA, Upadhyay M, Ralph R, Biggs MA, Greene Foster D. (2020). The effect of abortion on having and achieving aspirational five-year plans. BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health, 46:177-183. DOI: 10.1136/bmjsrh-2019-200456.

Bennett L, Jewell V, Scheirton L, McCarthy MA, Muir B. (2019). Productivity standards and the impact on quality of care: A national survey of inpatient rehabilitation professionals. Open Journal of Occupational Therapy, 7(4):1-11.

Michaud TL, Zhou J, McCarthy MA, Siahpush M, Su D. (2018). Costs of home-based telemedicine programs in the US: A systematic review. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 34(4): 410-418.

Nasir A, Nasir L, Tarrell A, Finken D, Lacroix A, Pinninti S, Pitner S, McCarthy MA. (2018). Complexity in pediatric primary care. Primary Health Care Research & Development, May: 1-7. doi: 10.1017/ S146342361800035X

McCarthy MA, Upadhyay U, Biggs MA, Anthony R, Roberts SCM. (2018). Predictors of timing of pregnancy discovery. Contraception, 97(4):303-308. doi: 10.1016/j.contraception.2017.12.001

Wan N, Siahpush M, Shaikh RA, McCarthy MA, Ramos AK, Correa AM. (2017). Point-of-sale E-cigarette advertising among tobacco stores. Journal of Community Health, 42(6): 1179-1186. DOI: 10.1007/s10900-017-0368-x.

Service:
Member, American Occupational Therapy Association (2017 – present)

Member, American Public Health Association

Member, Nebraska Occupational Therapy Association (2018 – present)

Reviewer for Psychology & Sexuality