Leigh Lehman

Associate Professor

Leigh Lehman

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Occupational Therapy

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

Bio

I received my Master's degree in occupational therapy and PhD in rehabilitation science from the University of Florida. Currently, I work in the Department of Occupational Therapy at Augusta University. I enjoy the opportunity to be involved in teaching, research, and service.

  • (706) 446-0009
  • (706) 721-9718
  • EC 2330

Education

  • Ph.D., Rehabilitation Science University of Florida, 2008

  • MHS, Occupational Therapy/Therapist University of Florida, 2005

  • BS, Biology/Biological Sciences, G University of South Carolina-S, 1999

Certifications

  • NBCOT Ntl Brd Crt Occptnl Thrpy, 2006

  • Occupational Therapist State of Georgia, 2016

  • OTL GA Professional Licensing Brd, 2016

  • Occupational Therapist State of Florida, 2015

  • Occupational Therapist National Board of Occupational Therapy (NBCOT), 2006

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • CAHS 9210

    Investigation of a Problem
  • CAHS 7705

    Neuroscience Applications
  • OTHP 6104

    Occ Therapy Models of Reason
  • CAHS 6524

    Project Development
  • OTHP 6343

    Adult Models of Practice
  • CAHS 9001

    Advanced Topics
  • CAHS 7523

    Research Project
  • OTHP 6204

    Movement Analysis
  • OTHP 6203

    Occ Adapt Assistive Tech
  • OTHP 6708

    Prof Issues and Service Mgmt

Teaching Interests

OTHP 6343: Adult Models of Practice CAHS 7705: Neuroscience Applications

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Development of a crosswalk between the Shoulder CAT, DASH, and the UEFI, 2017
    Abstract
  • Rasch analysis of the Activities-specific Balance Confidence (ABC) Scale in patients seeking outpatient rehabilitation, 2017
    Abstract
  • Quality of life perspectives of people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and their caregivers, 2017
    Abstract
  • Quality of life perspectives of people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and their caregivers, 2017
    Manuscript
  • The potential value of virtual environments (VEs) in rehabilitation, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

My research interests include assessment development and outcome measurement, specifically as it relates to cognitive assessment and intervention, and the potential of the use of virtual technologies in rehabilitation, especially virtual environments.

Department Service

  • Peer Observer/Evaluator 2017 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Journal Club 2017 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Departmental Review Body 2017 - 2017

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Departmental Promotion and Tenure (P&T) Review Committee 2017 - 2017

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Departmental Review Body 2017 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Dissertation Committee for Stephanie Johnson 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Disseration Committee for Jason Hughes 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Dissertation Committe for Tim McLane 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • CAHS Faculty Council 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Online Portfolio Tool Decision Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Augusta University Social Behavioral Institutional Review Board (IRB) 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Correctional Health Research Program Interest Group 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Augusta University Senate Faculty Rights and Responsibilities Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Thesis Committee for Jenna Powers 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • American Occupational Therapy Association 2016 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Reviewer for the Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Reviewer for Disability and Rehabilitation 2011 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Reviewer for American Journal of Occupational Therapy 2009 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article