Linda Frasier, OTD, OTR/L, CLT, CEAS, CAPS, SHSS

Associate Professor & Doctoral Capstone Coordinator
Linda Frasier
School of Occupational Therapy
(702) 777-1784

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Dr. Linda Frasier received her Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA in 2002. She received her Post-Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree from Creighton University in Omaha, NE in 2012. Over the course of her career as an OT, Dr. Frasier has worked with adults and older adults in acute rehabilitation, acute care, intensive care, skilled nursing and assisted living, outpatient rehabilitation, and home evaluations for Nevada Medicaid. She has specialty certifications in ergonomics, aging in place, senior home safety, and lymphedema. Dr. Frasier has been with Touro University Nevada, School of Occupational Therapy since 2012 and has served as the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator since 2018. Dr. Frasier has been a leader in the state of Nevada by serving on the Nevada State Licensure Board of Occupational Therapy and the Nevada Occupational Therapy Association. Nationally, she serves on the advisory panel for Age Safe America. Last, Dr. Frasier serves as an expert witness for legal cases involving OT practice related issues.

  • OTD (Doctor of Occupational Therapy) Creighton University, Omaha, NE, 2012
    Capstone: Developing Cultural Competence and Leadership Skills through Foreign Outreach
    Professional Rotations: Academia/Adjunct Professor at Touro University Nevada
    Teaching neuro-rehabilitation to Chinese and Japanese trained therapists, China
    Developed a rehabilitation guide for foreign trained occupational therapists
  • B.S. (Bachelor of Science) in Occupational Therapy Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, 2002
  • Lymphedema
  • Ergonomics
  • Aging in Place
  • Senior Home Safety Specialist (SHSS)
  • Psychology of Leadership, Cornell University, February 2020
  • Senior Home Safety Specialist, 2019-present
  • Certified Aging in Place Specialist, 2015- present
  • Certified Ergonomics Specialist, 2008-present
  • Occupational Therapist Licensure, State of Nevada, 2007-present
  • Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT), 2004-present
  • National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapy, 2003-present
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification, 2000-present
  • OTDV 709: Doctoral Capstone Experience
  • OTDV Capstone II
  • OTDV 711: Program Development I
  • OTDV 714: Advanced Elective Course- Advanced Topics in Adults and Older Adults
  • Cognitive Approach to Influencing Motor Performance in Adolescents with hfASD; Co-Investigator
  • Validating the Weekly Calendar Planning Activity and Executive Functioning Abilities with Adolescents with hfASD;
  • IPE Building Block Party event: Student perceptions on IPE events; Research Assistant
  • Use of standardized patient experiences as predictors of fieldwork performance: A pilot study ; Primary Investigator
  • Frasier, L., & Legarte, J. (2020, April). Creating supportive environments through dementia friendly training. OT Practice.
  • Frasier, L. C. (2016, September). Home evaluations provide students with active learning experiences.
    OT Practice, 21(16), 21-22.
  • Frasier, L. C. (2013, September). Bridges to knowledge: OT foreign studies as an educational tool in post-professional
    programs. Advance for Occupational Therapy Practitioners
  • Frasier, L., Rider, J. V., & Fecht, A. (2022). Use of Standardized Patient Encounters as Predictors of Fieldwork Performance: A Pilot Study. The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy, 10(2), 1-11.

  • American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Nevada Occupational Therapy Association
  • Touro University Nevada (2012-present)
  • Independent Contractor (2021-present)- Nevada Medicaid Assessments with Good Life Therapies
  • Healthsouth/Encompass Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson (2007-2020)- inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (2004-2007)- acute care/trauma, ortho, cardiac, oncology, ICU, inpatient rehab, lymphedema
  • Aegis Therapies- Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, and Outpatient Rehab