College of Health Sciences
Jeff Snodgrass, PhD, MPH, OTR/L
Dr. Snodgrass holds a part-time faculty appointment at Walden University (Graduate Programs in Public Health and Health Services). In addition, he is Professor of Healthcare Administration & Occupational Therapy and Area Chair for the Department of Occupational Therapy at Milligan College. He also holds a faculty appointment at Bethel University (Programs in Healthcare Administration).
Dr. Snodgrass 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 PhD 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 positions at the state and national levels for professional healthcare associations.
Dr. Snodgrass 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 healthcare, and ergonomics. He has 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 AOTA (FAOTA). He has held a license to practice occupational therapy in TN and VA since 1996.
Dr. Snodgrass is married to Shellena, a pediatric occupational therapist, and has two children, Ansley (16) and Aiden (14).
In addition to directing the MSOT Program at Milligan, Dr. Snodgrass is responsible for instructing courses in work rehabilitation, leadership and management of health services, and health care administration and policy.
Current Research Projects: Leadership and administration in health care, evidence-based interventions for the prevention and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries, and ergonomic interventions in the office setting.