Ms. Amy Boyd completed both her BS in Health Sciences and MA in Occupational Therapy at Loma Linda University in California. In 2011 Ms. Boyd moved from California to Texas to begin her first job as an occupational therapist in a subacute rehab setting. After two years in rehab, Ms. Boyd transitioned to acute care, where she specialized in neurological conditions and intensive care. Serving as a fieldwork educator in practice, Ms. Boyd developed a love for teaching and was led to serve as the academic fieldwork coordinator and assistant professor for UMHB OT.
Ms. Boyd is continuing her education at the University of Texas Medical Branch where she will obtain her post-professional occupational therapy doctorate in 2020.
Ms. Boyd is currently exploring program development for adolsescents with serious mental illness for her Capstone project. Ms. Boyd is also interested in the benefits of dance/movement therapy.