Birth Attendants and the Experience of Birth in Guatemala: Roles, Barriers, and Rights. Aug. 2017. (Midwifery project, supervised by Martha Rees, Stephanie Roche, and Rachel Hall-Clifford)
Sustainable Social Enterprise for Water: Social Justice, Community Development, and Household Occupations. Aug. 2015. (Sustainable Social Enterprise project, supervised by Rachel Hall-Clifford)
NGO Networks for Primary Health Care: A Program Evaluation of Common Hope Health Services. Sept. 2014. (NGO Networks for Health project, supervised by Rachel Hall-Clifford)
NGOs and Civil Society: How Common Hope Programming Supports the Educational Transition in Guatemala. Oct. 2013. (NGOs and Civil Society project, supervised by Rachel Hall-Clifford)
Patient Experiences of Surgical Missions in Guatemala. Sept. 2013. (NGO Networks for Health project, supervised by Rachel Hall-Clifford and Stephanie Roche)
Supporting the Education of Common Hope’s Affiliated Students: A Study of Social Work Visits. Oct. 2012. (NGOs and Family Occupations and Social Transformation in Post-Civil War Guatemala project, supervised by Gelya Frank)
An Investigation of the Surgical Referral Process Utilized by Non-Governmental Organizations in Guatemala. Sept. 2011. (NGO Networks for Health project, supervised by Gelya Frank and Rachel Hall-Clifford)
Press and Publications
Field School Founding Director Gelya Frank, PhD, delivered the 2014 Mitchell Symposium Lecture “Occupational Activism for Global Justice” at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy (Tuesday, March 4, 2014)
Directors Rachel Hall-Clifford and Gelya Frank provide an update on the 2014 session in NAPA Notes (Sept. 2014)
Pediatric Nutrition faculty Nancie Furgang is featured in “OT without Borders” article in OT Today (May 27, 2013)
Founding Director Gelya Frank receives award honoring her book!
OT Connections Magazine interviews 2011 Field School student, Linda Rylands. Aug. 27, 2011.
Read about the experiences of 2010 OT Student Claudia Buck here.
Nancie Furgang, lead faculty for Pediatric Nutrition, writes about the field school as a Level-II OT Fieldwork in Advance (October 29, 2009) here.
Check out this three minute video produced by the University of New Mexico Health Science TV Network featuring Nancie Furgang, Director of Pediatrics, with students from the 2009 season.
Read about outcomes of our work with our NGO partner Common Hope for children and families.
Dr. Mary Butler, President of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology, discusses the NAPA-OT Field School and its relationship to NAPA.