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Karen Pendleton, MA
Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy
School of Allied Health Professions
Work History 
Program Director for OTA program (January 2006 - January 2008)
Loma Linda University, Loma Lina CA.
Meets with the Department chair to review student applications and the application process, reviews course evaluations to determine possible course strengths and modifications. In additiond, goals for the programs are developed, reviewed and discussed.

Coord. Intern. Study Tours &, CE Program (January 2002)
Loma Linda University, Loma Lina CA.
Coordinates study tours coming from Japan and Korea

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Occupational Therapy (January 1997)
Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
Primary role is involved with teaching and the coordination of teaching activities: developing new courses, teaching modules, on team for OTA distance learning program at Fresno City College, Coordinator for International study tours, and Coordinator for Continuing Education Program for OT department

Clinical Supervising Therapist (January 1991 - January 1994)
Riverside Community Convalescent Center, Riverside CA.
Worked as an OT clinician on weekends, while supervising OT and OTA students on their fieldwork rotations.

Contract OT Therapist (September 1974 - June 1975)
Visiting Nurses Association, Riverside, CA
Worked as a contract therapist with the Visiting Nurses Association of Riverside covering Corona, Norco, Sun City. Supervised students who went along on the visits to clients homes.

Instructor, Department of Occupational Therapy (September 1971)
Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
Parttime instructor; helped develop the physical disability portion of the program; set up and supervised student fieldwork sites; filled in for OT''''''''s on vacation at the LLUMC, LLUMC Hand Center,and the LLUMC Work Evaluation center.

Phys. Disabilitiy Sr.Therapist, Student Supervisor (January 1968 - August 1971)
Casa Colina Rehabilitation Center, Pomona, CA
Treated a variety of diagnoses as a member of a rehabilitation team. Helped supervise OT students on their fieldwork rotations from a variety of OT schools.