Dr. Pape has practiced occupational therapy for 33 years across many practice settings and populations in Indiana and West Virginia. Her teaching expertise includes occupational therapy practice in primary care, clinical and interprofessional education. She was the founding faculty advisor for the occupational therapy clinic at the Indiana University Student Outreach Clinic (IUSOC). Established in 2009, IUSOC is an integrative, interprofessional student-run clinic providing gratuitous health and wellness services to the greater Indianapolis community. Her current scholarship explores effects from interprofessional pedagogical approaches conducted at a student-run health clinic among health professional students.

Research: Integration of Occupational Therapy in Primary Care practice models in the United States, Interprofessional Education and Practice especially in student-run clinics

Skills and Expertise

  • Rehabilitation
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Patient Education
Nursing, Allied Health
OTD, Saint Louis University, Occupational Therapy, 2019
MS, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Health Sciences Education, 2007
BS, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Occupational Therapy, 1987