Marc S. Willey, Ph.D., OTR/L, CHT

Associate Professor

Doyne Health Science 329

(501) 450-5569

Dr. Willey has been practicing as an occupational therapist since 1985, and has over 20 years of experience in OT education.  He served in the U.S. Army for over eight years, practicing throughout the United States and Europe. Dr. Willey taught at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio before coming to UCA in 1994.  Dr. Willey’s primary practice interest has been in hand rehabilitation, although he also has worked with pediatric clients, providing consultation services in public schools and direct services in medical settings.  He currently works at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock in addition to his duties as an educator.

1999 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Doctor of Philosophy in Exercise Science

1985 Texas Women’s University, Denton, TX
Master of Occupational Therapy

1982 Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX
Bachelor of Science in Education


Professional  Licensure and Certifications
Certified Hand Therapist- Hand Therapy Certification Commission, #1071100265


Research Interests
Biomechanical analysis of functional activities
Hand Rehabilitation