Dr. Jeff Snodgrass
Dr. Jeff Snodgrass was recently appointed Chairperson for the newly established Department of Rehabilitative Sciences, which is a multidisciplinary department offering long-standing successful programs in Nutrition and Dietetics and a new undergraduate program in Rehabilitative Health Sciences.
Dr. Snodgrass previously served as a professor of Healthcare Administration & Occupational Therapy and Chair for the Department of Occupational Therapy at Milligan College. He has also held graduate faculty appointments at Walden University, University of St. Augustine for the Health Sciences, and Bethel University.
Jeff graduated with a B.S. in Occupational Therapy from Eastern Kentucky University and a Master of Public Health with a concentration in Health Administration from East Tennessee State University. He holds a Ph.D. in Health Sciences with a specialization in Health Care Administration from Trident International University.
Dr. Snodgrass serves as a peer reviewer for several academic journals. He has held a variety of leadership positions at the state and national levels for professional health care associations. Jeff has published research in peer-reviewed journals and authored several book chapters in the areas of leadership, rehabilitation and prevention of work related disorders, ethics in health care, and ergonomics. He recently co-authored Occupational Therapy Practice Guidelines for Individuals with Work Related Injuries and Illnesses and Adults with Musculoskeletal Disorders through AOTA Press. He previously held clinical specialty certifications as a Certified Work Capacity Evaluator, Certified Ergonomic Evaluation Specialist, and Board Certified Disability Analyst.
In 2017, he was awarded the Roster of Fellows for the American Occupational Therapy Association. He has held a license to practice occupational therapy in Tennessee and Virginia for the last 23 years.
Dr. Snodgrass is married to Shellena, a pediatric occupational therapist, and has two children, Ansley and Aiden.