Megan Edwards Collins Ph.D., OTR/L

Assistant Professor

Megan Edwards Collins Ph.D., OTR/L

Occupational Therapy
448 F.L. Atkins Building
(336) 750-3178 (p)
(336) 750-3173 (f)
Curriculum Vitae


Megan Edwards Collins has her B.S. in Occupational Therapy from Western-Michigan University, her M.S. in Occupational Therapy from Wayne State University, and her Ph.D. in Education and Human Resource Studies from Colorado State University. Her clinical experience as an occupational therapist has been primarily in Acute Care and Inpatient Rehabilitation. She has been an Assistant Professor in the Occupational Therapy Department at Winston-Salem State University since January 2011.

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Education and Human Resource Studies, Colorado State University
  • M.S. Occupational Therapy, Wayne State University
  • B.S. Occupational Therapy, Western Michigan University

Research and Projects Interests:

  • Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia, Caregiving, Assistive Technology

Additional Information:

  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Courses Taught
  • Awards and Honors

  • “The best way to learn is to do; the worst way to teach is to talk.”

    ~Paul Halmos

    “I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.”

    ~Albert Einstein

    Assistive Technology

    Foundations of Occupational Therapy

    Neurological Basis of Occupation

    Student Research

    Level One Fieldwork Occupation

    Named one of the Top 20 Women Professors in North Carolina by StatesStats.Org (May 2013)

    WSSU School of Health Science Spirit Award for Service (May 2013)

    WSSU Occupational Therapy Program Faculty of Distinction Award (December 2012)

    Completed WSSU’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Master Teacher Program (October 2012)

Winston-Salem State University

601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

Winston-Salem, NC 27110

Phone: (336) 750-2000

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