Linda M. Leimbach, ScD, OTR/L, C/NDT
Dr. Linda Leimbach joined the Occupational Therapy faculty of Elizabethtown College in August 2004. Her education from Towson University, in Baltimore, Maryland, includes a BS Degree in Occupational Therapy and Psychology, a Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy with a concentration in Health Care Administration and Pediatrics, and a Doctorate in Occupational Science. Her research initiatives have focused upon the relationship between gender and occupation, the impact of creative occupation upon health and well-being, the role of occupational therapy in overweight and obesity, and the outcomes of a local, community-based fall prevention program.
Dr. Leimbach has over 30 years of clinical experience in working with adults and children with a wide variety of conditions in acute care, rehabilitation, community-based, long-term care, and home-based settings. She is certified in Neuro-Developmental Treatment (Pediatrics), and has worked in the capacity of clinical specialist, administrator, and clinical researcher for such facilities as Sinai Hospital, the Kennedy Institute for Handicapped Children, Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital, and the Maryland VA Health Care System. Dr. Leimbach has also has had an active role in the occupational therapy professional community, previously serving as Vice Chairperson of the Maryland State Board of Occupational Therapy Practice.