Leah M. Stade, OTD, OTR/L

Academic Fieldwork Coordinator/ Assistant Professor

Department of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences
Occupational Therapy Program

Health Science Education Complex
2402 University Drive
Kearney, NE 68849-4510

Academic Appointments:
Academic Fieldwork Coordinator/ Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy, UNMC: 2020-Present

OTD: Creighton University, 2005
BS: Park and Recreation Management emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation, University of Nebraska-Kearney 2002
PAMS Certified
AOTA Fieldwork Educator Badge

Primary Teaching Responsibilities:
Level I and Level II Fieldwork

Lucas Molitor W, Ikiugu MN, Stade LM, Wardian JL. Validating the Assessing Student Competence and Knowledge of Social Determinants of Health (ASCK-SDH) Instrument. Journal of Occupational Therapy Education, 7 (2). 2023. Retrieved from https://encompass.eku.edu/jote/vol7/iss2/3

Invited Presentations:
Stade L, Clapper K, Bouthillier J, Pieper L, Buechler J, Wells T, Sleddens N. (2022, November 11). EASE-ing OTD students into the acute care environment [Conference session]. American Occupational Therapy Association Education Summit, Orlando, FL, United States.

Member of The American Occupational Therapy Association- Academic Education, Rehabilitation and Disability, and Productive Aging Special Interest Sections
Member of the Nebraska Occupational Therapy Association
Volunteer for UNMC IPE Series
Kearney Public Schools Foundation and CLASS Act Board Member