Anne Lansing, OTD, MOL, OTR/L

Associate Professor

Dr. Lansing's research interests include healthy aging and the impact of the environment on meaningful occupational participation.

Her doctoral focus was on development of a community-based healthy aging educational program for older adults living in their own homes.

Current Courses:
OTD 520 OT Process Analyzing Occupations for Individuals and Groups
OTD 540 Analyzing Movement in Occupational Performance
OTD 651 Interventions IIIB - Impact of the Environment on Health and Occupational Engagement

Education and Training

  • Doctor of Occupational Therapy, St. Catherine University
  • Master of Organizational Leadership, St. Ambrose University
  • BSOT, Washington University
  • BA, St. Ambrose University

Areas of Professional Interest

  • Environmental design to support occupational participation
  • Assistive technology to support healthy aging
  • Aging in place with senior adult populations

"The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world's deep hunger meet."

Frederick Buechner

Clinical Experience

  • Adult inpatient rehabilitation, both within the hospital and long-term care settings
  • Adult outpatient upper extremity/hand rehabilitation
  • School based therapy
  • Pediatric inpatient/outpatient rehabilitation

Professional Memberships

  • American Occupational Therapy Association Member
  • Iowa Occupational Therapy Association Member
  • NBCOT Member
  • World Federation of Occupational Therapists Member

Licensed in Iowa

More about Dr. Lansing

Courses Taught

HS 100: Health Careers Exploration

Assisted in Labs for:
OTD 540 Analysis of Movement in Occupational Performance
OTD 550 Interventions IA
OTD 551 Interventions IB

Taught course content in:
OTD 650 Interventions IIIA - Acute Care Setting

Publications and Recent Presentations


Phillips, E., Kilburg, L., Lansing, A., & McCombs, A. (2020). Environmental Modifications. In Matuska, K. (Ed.), Ways of Living: Intervention strategies to enable participation (5th ed. pp. 457-478). AOTA Press: Bethesda, MD.

Lansing, A. (May, 2020). Aging Innovatively: A community-based healthy aging program. SIS Quarterly Practice Connections, 5(2), 23-26.


2020 Dec., Healthy Aging
Army Sustainment Command Resilience Program
Rock Island Arsenal/US Army Sustainment Command
Rock Island, IL and throughout US

2019 Apr., Aging Innovatively: A Community-Based Healthy Aging Program
AOTA Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana

2018 Oct., If You Build It, They Will Learn: Interprofessional Student-Led Clinic, A Path
for Construction and Reflection
AOTA Education Summit
Louisville, Kentucky

2018 May, Aging Innovatively: A Community-Based Healthy Aging Program
Institute for Person-Centered Care Conference
St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa

2018 Apr., If You Build It, They Will Learn: Interprofessional Student-Led Clinic, A Path
for Construction and Reflection
Interprofessional Education Summit
St. Catherine University, St. Paul, Minnesota

Community Service

Developed and oversee Aging Innovatively, a community-based healthy aging program for community-dwelling adults.

Provide service to a community-based family literacy program for immigrant and refugee families

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