Lisa Bagby


Lisa Bagby, OTD, OTR/L, MHA is an occupational therapist, educator, and health care administrator. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from Iowa State University, a Doctorate in Occupational Therapy from Creighton University, and a Masters in Healthcare Administration from Des Moines University. Lisa worked as a contract OT for 5 years after school, working in seven practice settings in five different states. Before moving into education, she worked as a hospice director for a hospice house and home hospice team. For the past 4 years Lisa has served as the Director of Clinical Education and Assistant Professor for the Occupational Therapy Program at Creighton University and is now an Assistant Professor at George Washington University. Her primary areas of research and scholarship interest are related to exploring the psychosocial impact of stroke on physical recovery, clinical education trends and issues, and topics related to serving marginalized populations with the express intent to increase diversity, equity and inclusion in health care.