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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
Elena Wong Espiritu
Elena 
Espiritu

OTD
Tamara Garvey
Tamara 
Garvey

EdD
Debra Gibbs
Debra 
Gibbs

EdD
Yvette Hachtel
Yvette 
Hachtel

JD, MEd
Allison Koch
Allison 
Koch

OTD
Lorry Kleinfeld
Lorry Liotta-
Kleinfeld

EdD
Christine Manville
Christine
Manville

EdD
Natalie Michaels
Natalie 
Michaels

EdD
Teresa Plummer
Teresa 
Plummer

PhD
Camile Turner
Camille 
Turner

MSOT
salavt
Sabrina
Salvant
EdD


Administration

Lorry Liotta-Kleinfeld
Lorry Liotta-
Kleinfeld

Program Chair
salavt
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
Hannah
Montgomery

Program
Assistant,
School of
Occupational
Therapy
Cathy Taylor
Cathy 
Taylor

Dean,
College of
Health
Sciences
Sandy Dowling
Sandy
Dowling

Administrative
Assistant
to the Dean,
College of
Health Sciences
Sarah Schulte
Sarah
Schulte

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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