Lorrie A. George-Paschal, Ph.D., OTR/L, ATP



Doyne Health Sciences Center 303

(501) 450-5564

Dr. Paschal is an Associate Professor who has taught at the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) since 1993.  She earned her doctoral degree in Occupational Therapy from Texas Woman’s University in 2001. Her areas of clinical expertise include Adult Physical Disabilities and Assistive Technology.  In 2012, Dr. Paschal earned board certification in Assistive Technology through the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America. Dr. Paschal’s research interests are in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, the use of Occupation in practice, and the Theory of Occupational Adaptation.



2001 Texas Women’s University, Denton, TX
Doctor of Philosophy in Occupational Therapy

1996 Texas Women’s University, Denton, TX
Master of Science in Occupational Therapy

1983 University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR
Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy


Advanced Certification

RESNA Certification in Assistive Technology (ATP)


Community Engagement

Dr. Paschal also serves on the Advisory Board for Arkansas’ Tech Act Agency, Increasing Capabilities Access Network (ICAN).


Research Interests

Evaluation of the effectiveness of instructional methods (the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning);  Current Research: Outcomes of Interprofessional Education

The Use of Occupation in Practice

The Theory of Occupational Adaptation