Michele Stoll

Name and Contact

Training and Advanced Certifications

  • M.S. - Educational Leadership, Longwood University

  • B.S. - Health Education, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)

  • A.A.S - Occupational Therapy Assisting, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College (JSRCC)

  • Certificate, American Institute of Massage

  • VCU Graduate course - Administration & Supervision of Occupational Therapy Practice Services

  • Administrator in Training Program (Virginia Board of Nursing Home Administrators)

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Older Adults, SNF, OT/OTA collaboration and relationships

Awards and Honors

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant Award of Merit received from Virginia Occupational Therapy Association (October 2001)

  • AOTA National OT Month Celebration, 3rd place for participation (April 1999)

  • Employee of Quarter (4th Quarter 1990) at Caremark, Inc.

Leadership Accomplishments and Passions (List up to 10)

  • 1st OTA to hold the elected position of President for the Virginia Occupational Therapy Association (2012-2016)

  • Assisted in grassroots advocacy and successful acquisition of licensure for OTAs in the state of VA (2009)

  • Inaugural AFWC for OTA programs at Virginia College and South University-Richmond leading to awarding of initial accreditation of 7 years vs. traditional 5.

  • Passionate about:

    • developing more collaborative FW experiences for OT and OTA students

    • expanding FW experiences into more non-traditional areas

    • discussing OT and its benefits with non-OT professionals

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