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Midge Hobbs, OTD, OTR/L

Midge Hobbs, MA, OTR/L
IMPACT Practice Curriculum Director, Assistant Professor
Department: 
Interprofessional Education and Practice
Occupational Therapy
Office Location: 
B34 2nd Floor

Midge Hobbs OTD, OTR/L, is the IMPACT Practice Curriculum Director at the MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA. She is also an Assistant Professor in the Occupational Therapy Doctoral program and serves as a Clinical Faculty Coordinator on one of the Interprofessional Dedicated Education units at MGH. 

Midge is originally from the UK and received her MA in Occupational Therapy from Tufts University in Boston and a post-professional OTD at Thomas Jefferson University. 

Midge specializes in adolescent mental health as a consultant for Sheppard Pratt residential services in Baltimore, MD., but has experience in long-term acute care, rehab, and home health. She is also invested in leadership and is involved in the American Occupational Therapy Association.


Research Interests

Interprofessional Education
Mental Health
Leadership
Teaching and Learning


Education

Bachelors, Health Sciences/Complementary Medicine,  Westminster University, London, U.K
MA, Occupational Therapy, Tufts University, Medford, MA
OTD, Occupational Therapy, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Presentations

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Hobbs, M. (Anticipated February 2022). Cardiopulmonary Conditions. In Powers Dirette, D. & Atchison, B. (Eds.), Conditions in Occupational Therapy (p.TBD). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc

Hobbs, M., Knab, M., Bjorkman, A., & Doherty, R. (2020, October). Shaping Attitudes and Behaviors for Collaborative Practice with Interprofessional Peer Facilitators. Lightning Talk presented at NEXUS Summit 2020, Virtual Conference. 

Hobbs, M., Knab, M. & Plummer, L. (2020, October). The Impact of Story in Shaping Strong, Sustainable Interprofessional Behaviors. Seminar presented at NEXUS Summit 2020, Virtual Conference. 

Hobbs, M. (2020). Cardiac and pulmonary diseases. In Powers Dirette, D. & Gutman, S. (Eds.), Occupational Therapy in Physical Dysfunction (p.839-857). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. 

Concordia, M., Hobbs, M., Horn, S., Knab, M., Doherty, R.F. (2019, April). Advancing Interprofessional Education through Peer Facilitation. Poster presentation at American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA. 

Hobbs, M. (2017) Occupational Therapy’s role in Cardiac Rehabilitation [online CU course]. Available from PDU Academy May 2017 from http://pdhacademy.com 

Hobbs, M., Watson, A., Jones, L., & Hart, E. (2017, March). Ignite your Potential with A Mindful Path to Leadership. Short course presented at American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA 

Bolduc, J., & Hobbs, M. (2017, February). Volunteer Leadership Development Committee (VLDC): Empowering You to Lead. Short course presented at Vermont Occupational Therapy Association Conference, Burlington, VT 

Hobbs, M. (2016). Occupational Therapy’s role in Pulmonary Rehabilitation [online CU course]. Available from PDU Academy September 2016 from http://pdhacademy.com 

Hobbs, M. & Lamb, A. (2016, May). A Mindful Path to Leadership Series: Module 3, Mentoring and Leadership [online CU course]. Available from AOTA Press. 

Bolduc, J., & Hobbs, M. (2016, April). Volunteer Leadership Development Committee (VLDC): Empowering You to Lead. Short course presented at Maine Occupational Therapy Association Spring Conference, Lewiston, ME 

Hobbs, M., Glynn, M., Hart, E., Richard, L., Watson, A., Wengerd, L. & Wilson, S. (2016, April). Emerging Leaders Development Program: What, Why, Who, and How? Short course presented at American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL 

Curriculum Vitae