Spira, G. & Kupietsky, A. (2005). Oral defensiveness: Children with a dysfunction of sensory regulation. Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry, 29(2), 119-122.
Spira, G. (2019). Use of visual imagery as an alternative to traditional written assignments. Pedagogicon Journal. In publication.
Spira, G. (2019). Interoception: An overview for allied health professionals. Open Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine. In publication.
Clinical experience as an occupational therapist, rehabilitation senior, and Occupational Therapy Director in rehabilitation, burn care, & SNF settings, pediatric out-patient and school settings, & home health care settings.
American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
World Federation of Occupational Therapy
Kentucky Occupational Therapy Association (KOTA)
KOTA Eastern District co-chair
Member of the Occupational Therapy task force of the Kentucky Department of Behavioral Health
Editor and reviewer: Study for the Science of Occupation Conference submissions, AOTA Conference submissions, KOTA Conference submissions, Kentucky Journal of Undergraduate Scholarship, Journal of Occupational Therapy Education.
Member of Curriculum Committee, Eastern Kentucky University
Member of the BSOS Sub-Committee, Eastern Kentucky University
Member of the Occupational Therapy Outcomes Committee, Eastern Kentucky University
Member of Academic Practice Occupational Therapy Department, Eastern Kentucky University
Co-Chair of College of Health Sciences Living and Learning Community, with LLC award for Academic Partner of the year from Residence Life and Housing, Eastern Kentucky University
Chair of Faculty Research- College of Health Sciences Living and Learning Community
Scholar’s Day representative for Occupational Therapy Department, College of Health Sciences, Eastern Kentucky University
Occupational Therapy Faculty Library Liaison for J.S. Smith Collection, Eastern Kentucky University
Occupational Therapy Education Abroad Liaison, Eastern Kentucky University
Recipient of E. Kossoff Best Teaching Practices Award, Barnard College
Nominated for Instructional Design best use of technology, Eastern Kentucky University
2019 American Occupational Therapy Association Emerging Scholar award
2019 Admitted to Columbia University Alumni Loyal Blue Society