Barbara Seguine, MAED, COTA/L, ROH
Academic Department Chair, Therapeutic Services
OTA Program Chair
MAED, University of Phoenix
B.I.S., Lourdes University
A.A.S., Lourdes University
Certified by NBCOT and licensed by the state of Ohio
Barbara Seguine has been an occupational therapy practitioner since 1993 and an educator of occupational therapy assistants since 1996. Prior to her coming to Owens Community College in 2005, she was an instructor and the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator at Lourdes College. Her clinical practice includes experience in the areas of long-term care, rehabilitation, and mental health.
Barbara is a member of the Ohio Occupational Therapy Association (OOTA) and the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). Barbara has been involved in local, state, and national professional activities during her years as an occupational therapy practitioner. She is currently an appointed member of the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE). She has served in numerous capacities in the district and state associations. Barbara has received service awards and the 2009 Model Practice Award from the Ohio Occupational Therapy Association, and the 2007 Mentor Award from the University Of Toledo Department Of Occupational Therapy. She has presented at a number of state and local occupational therapy association conferences over the years as well as to a variety of community groups. She currently serves on the University of Toledo Occupational Therapy program advisory board.
Cheryl Paeth, OTD, OTR/L, CLT
OTA Academic Fieldwork Coordinator - August 2014 - present
Full-time OTA Faculty August 2014 - present
O.T.D. (Occupational Therapy Doctorate), Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska
B.A. in Biology and Psychology, Dana College, Blair, Nebraska
Nationally Registered in Occupational Therapy as O.T.R. since 2004
State Licensed in Ohio, since 2004
Cheryl Paeth has been a clinical Occupational Therapist since 2004, has supervised occupational therapy and occupational therapy students in the clinic since 2005. She started as adjunct instructor in Spring 2014, moving into full time educator for occupational therapy assistants in Fall 2014 while also being responsible for Fieldwork and Service Learning. Cheryl has experience in most areas in occupational therapy while her passions are in lymphedema, hand injuries, outpatient, acute care, and educating the public and other clinicians in topics related to occupational therapy. Her personal mission statement is to “Educate, empower, and enrich people”.
Cheryl is a member of the Ohio Occupational Therapy Association (OOTA) and the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), and has taught many continuing education courses relevant to lymphedema to the OOTA, groups of Doctors, patients, and families. She has been Certified in Lymphedema Therapy (CLT) since 2006 and received the Continuing Education Award at OOTA in 2013. Cheryl is a published author of a Blind peer-reviewed continuing education publication, “Basics of Lymphedema”, Today in OT, in 2011.