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Faculty and Administration

Faculty will be instrumental in shaping your knowledge, skills, and passion for the OT profession.  Belmont’s Occupational Therapy faculty has advanced years of clinical, educational, research, and professional leadership roles, and engagement in national and international presentations to help guide your scholarly and professional development.

To learn more about each individual below, click on their link.

Faculty

Emmy Dagnan 

Emmy 
Dagnan

OTD
Assistant
Professor

Elena Wong Espiritu 

Elena 
Espiritu

OTD
Assistant
Professor

Tamara Garvey 

Tamara 
Garvey

EdD
Assistant
Professor

Debra Gibbs 

Debra 
Gibbs

EdD
Assistant
Professor

Yvette Hachtel 

Yvette 
Hachtel

JD, MEd
Professor

Allison Koch 

Allison 
Koch

OTD
Assistant
Professor

Lorry Kleinfeld 

Lorry Liotta-
Kleinfeld

EdD
Professor

Christine Manville 

Christine
Manville

EdD
Associate
Professor

Natalie Michaels 

Natalie 
Michaels

EdD
Associate
Professor

Teresa Plummer 

Teresa 
Plummer

PhD
Assistant
Professor

Camile Turner 

Camille 
Turner

MSOT
Instructor

salavt 

Sabrina
Salvant
EdD
Associate
Professor



Administration

Lorry Liotta-Kleinfeld 

Lorry Liotta-
Kleinfeld

Program Chair

Salvant 

Sabrina
Salvant
OTD Program
Director

Tamara Garvey 

Tamara 
Garvey

MSOT Program
Director

Allison Koch 

Allison 
Koch

OTD Academic Fieldwork
Coordinator

Camille Turner 

Camille 
Turner

MSOT Academic Fieldwork
Coordinator

Evelyn Sholar 

Evelyn 
Sholar

Residency and
Fieldwork
Assistant

Katie Wray 

Katie 
Wray

Program
Assistant,
School of
Occupational
Therapy

 

Hannah
Montgomery

Program
Assistant,
School of
Occupational
Therapy

Cathy Taylor 

Cathy 
Taylor

Dean,
College of
Health
Sciences

Dalaina Williams 

Dalaina 
Williams

Administrative
Assistant
to the Dean,
College of
Health Sciences

Christina Twist 

Christina
Twist

Admissions
Coordinator,
School of
Occupational
Therapy

Bill Nichols 

Bill 
Nichols

Assoc Director
of Graduate
Admissions,
Belmont
University



School of Occupational Therapy
Admissions 615-460-6798  |  Main 615-460-6700
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