Kerryellen G. Vroman
Interim Assoc. Vice Provost for International Programs/Associate Professor - OT
2005 PhD Health Psychology, Massey University, New Zealand; 1992 MHS, McMaster University, Canada, 1992; 1990 BA, Massey University, New Zealand, 1990; 1976 Dip. OT Central Institute of Technology, New Zealand
Psychosocial Disorders of Everyday Life; Human Occupation; Occupational Therapy Psychosocial Evaluation and Interventions: Occupatioal Therapy Practice and Professional Reasoning; Enabling Participation in Community Groups
Research interests involve the investigation of psychosocial factors that influence health outcomes and adaptation to illness and aging in relation to client-practitioner dynamics, patients' goal directed activities and recovery, and client expectations in behavioral change. In particular, Dr. Vroman has two core projects she is currently working on 1) the examination of stigmatization of persons who are obese by health care professionals and psychosocial sequelae associated with childhood obesity and 2) a project that the use of information communication technology by older adults in relation to well-being and facilitating access to iPad training to promote social participation.
121 Hewitt Hall