1st WORLD CONGRESS ON HEALTHY AGEING
"Evolution: Holistic Ageing in an Age of Change"
19th-22nd March 2012, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Organised by Malaysian Healthy Ageing Society



Professor Carolyn Baum
Professor Carolyn Baum

Position & Title

Elias Michael Director & Professor, Occupational Therapy and Neurology

Position, Honors and Employment

1966-1973

Occupational Therapist, Research Medical Center, Kansas City, MO

1973-1976

Director of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,
Research Medical Center (Health Midwest), Kansas City, MO

1976-1978

Director, Occupational Therapy Clinical Services;
Instructor, Program in Occupational Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

1978-1979

Coordinator, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Services, Irene Walter Johnson

1979-1988

Director, Occupational Therapy Clinical Service, Irene Walter Johnson Institute of Rehabilitation, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

1988-2000

Elias Michael Director and Assistant Professor, Program in Occupational Therapy;
Assistant Professor, Neurology Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

2000-2004

Elias Michael Director and Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy and Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

2004-Present

Elias Michael Director and Professor of Occupational Therapy and Neurology

Other Experience and Professional Memberships

1982-2002

Advisory Committee of Older Adult Service Information System (OASIS).

1985-1987

Represented the American Society of Allied Health Professions on the American Medical Association's Health Policy Agenda for the American people.

1992-1995

National Advisory Board on Medical Rehabilitation Research.
National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research (NCMRR),
Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health.

1993-1995

Partner, Missouri PEW Health Professions Partnership;
State of Missouri, the University of Missouri-Columbia and the Pew Health Professions Commission

1994-1997

Member, North American Task Force for the Revision of the International Classification for Impairment,
Disability, and Handicap (ICIDH), Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia

1994-1997

Advisory Committee, Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Functional Assessment and Evaluation of Rehabilitation Outcomes, State University of New York at Buffalo,
Glen Gresham, MD and Byron Hamilton, MD, Ph.D. Co-investigators

1995-1996

Member, Clinical Practice of Cognitive Rehabilitation Panel, J. S. McDonnell Foundation

1996-1997

Member of Institute of Medicine Committee on Assessing Rehabilitation Science and Engineering

1998

Search Committee for Director of the National Center for Rehabilitation Research at the Institute of Child Health and Human Development at the National Institutes of Health

1998-1999

Legislative Committee, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine

1998-2000

Technical Advisory Committee, American Institute for Research, to build the process for the Social Security Administration's functional based assessment to determine the capacity for gainful employment.

1999-2003

Member of National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research Advisory Committee

1999-2004

Editor, Occupation, Participation and Health, Occupational Therapy Journal of Research

2000-Present

Member, Board of Directors, Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis

2001-2004

External Reviewer, Alzheimer Society of Canada, research competition, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2004-2007

President, American Occupational Therapy Association

2007-present

Member, Research Advisory Panel informing the American Occupational Therapy and American Occupational Therapy Foundation Boards

Honors

1980

Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lectureship, American Occupational Therapy Association

1996

University of Kansas Allied Health Distinguished Alumnus Award

2006

Elected to the Academy of Research, American Occupational Therapy Foundation

2008

Honorary Doctorate Degree, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel

2009

Distinguished Faculty Award - Distinguished Educator for Graduate Student Teaching, Washington University School of Medicine

2009

Presidential Commendation for Lifetime Contributions to the Profession of Occupational Therapy

American Occupational Therapy Association and American Occupational Therapy Foundation

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