B.S. Education University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.S. Occupational Therapy University of Alabama at Birmingham School
OTD Eastern Kentucky University
Graduate Certificate, Low Vision University of Alabama at Birmingham
Graduate Certificate, Telehealth University of Kentucky
Ph.D. (in progress) Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Kentucky
Effective OT-OTA collaboration models
Innovation in teaching and learning
Use of technology to enhance occupational performance across the lifespan
Dr. Keener’s work can be found in several journals including:
Keener, A. S., Hayden, C. L., & Howell, D. M. (2021). Impacting Occupational Therapy Assistant Student Knowledge about Occupation and Occupation-Based Practice. The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy, 9(2), 1- 14.
Spira, Geela and Keener, Allen S., Tacit to Explicit Knowledge Transfer in a University Health Care Program: Use of Student-Professor and Professor-Professor Collaboration (2021). Pedagogicon Conference Proceedings. 1.
Member of the Roster of Accreditation Evaluators for the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
Certified Assistive Technology Professional
Former OTA program director/department chair
2019 NISOD Award of Excellence for Teaching and Leadership