Guy L. McCormack, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Guy L. McCormack, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA is a guest speaker and advisor and previously served as the interim program director and clinical professor in the Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program at the University of the Pacific. He is also a professor emeritus at Samuel Merritt University. He received his BS in Occupational Therapy at the University of Puget Sound, his MS at the Ohio State University, and his PhD at Saybrook University. He is a co-editor for the AOTA OT Manager, author of Pain Management for Health Professionals, and author of Therapeutic Use of Touch for Health Professionals. Dr. McCormack has published numerous journal articles and presented several papers at state, national, and international conferences. He teaches Management, Guided Research, Aspects of Neuroscience, Advanced Clinical Practice, Conditions of Dysfunction, and Complementary Systems of Health Care. Dr. McCormack has been funded to conduct research on the use of Neurofeedback Training for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and on the use of computer programs with older adults to prevent cognitive decline. In addition, he has investigated the effects of complementary therapies on pain perception and anxiety in persons with cancer.