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About Darla Coss, OTD, OTR/L, CHT

Darla joined the OCTH department at St. Catherine University full time in August of 2016. In addition to clinical expertise in areas of hand therapy and industrial rehabilitation, Darla has spent the past few years exploring the effects a cancer diagnosis has on one’s ability to participate fully in life. She is an active member and educator at Gilda’s Club Twin Cities, helping those living with cancer-related issues like fatigue and cognitive changes return to the activities they want and need to do.

Positions

2016 - Present Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy Master’s Program, St. Catherine University Occupational Therapy Department
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2012 - 2016 Adjunct Faculty, Occupational Therapy Master’s Program, St. Catherine University
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Curriculum Vitae


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Professional Service and Affiliations

2020 - Present Co-Chair University Curriculum and Policy Committee, St. Catherine University
2020 - Present Curriculum and Assessment Director, St. Catherine University MAOT and OTD
2019 - Present member, Interprofessional Education Committee
2019 - Present Member, St. Mary's Clinical Expansion Committee
2018 - Present Clinic Ambassador, Gilda's Club Twin Cities
2018 - Present Lead Faculty/Preceptor, St. Mary's Medical and Rehabilitative Therapies Clinic (SMMART)
2016 - Present Subject Matter Expert, Gilda's Club Twin Cities
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Honors and Awards

  • Minnesota Occupational Therapy Association, Service Award, 2012
  • Nominee, St. Catherine University Excellence in Teaching and Advising, 2018-2019
  • Nominee, St. Catherine University Excellence in Teaching and Advising, 2019-2020

Courses

  • Master's Project, OCTH 7500
  • Doctoral Orientation Camp, OCTH 7900
  • Doctoral Project, OCTH 8500
  • Doctoral Project Proposal, OCTH 8450
  • Foundational Skills for Occupational Therapy Practice, OCTH 6000
  • Rehabilitation Practices, OCTH 6615
  • Physical Assessment and Intervention, OCTH 6060

Education

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2016 Doctor of Occupational Therapy, St. Catherine University
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1996 MA in Occupational Therapy, College of St. Scholastica
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1995 BA in Health Science, College of St. Scholastica
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Contact Information

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Phone: 651-690-6353

Email:



Publications (6)

Presentations (16)