Sierra Grady

Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy
Saint Luke's College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Van Ackeren 203B

Additional Positions 

Academic Fieldwork Coordinator


OTD Occupational Therapy, Creighton University
MOT Occupational Therapy, Rockhurst University
B.A. Psychology, Rockhurst University

Professional Licensures and Certifications 

Occupational Therapist Registered, National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy - 2009
Occupational Therapist Licensed Kansas, Kansas State Board of Healing Arts - 2009
Occupational Therapist Licensed Missouri, Missouri Division of Professional Registration - 2009


Sierra Grady is a tenured Associate Professor and Academic Fieldwork Coordinator in the Department of Occupational Therapy at Rockhurst University.

Her work in the occupational therapy department includes instruction on professional development and foundational skills including screening and evaluation, interviewing, the teaching-learning process, client transfers, and ADL assessment and training. Additionally, she spends time coordinating fieldwork/clinical education and service learning experiences for occupational therapy students. She also teaches undergraduate courses on the global perspectives of health and disability.

Dr. Grady's research interests and projects include cultural competency and effectiveness for health professions as well as evidenced-based teaching and learning strategies.