Dr. Davidson is the first occupational therapist to be appointed to the CPT Editorial Panel of the AMA according to a June 4, 2012 press release from The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc (AOTA).
Leslie received her MS in special education and early chilhood from JHU School of Education in 1997. She later went on to earn her MA in occupational therapy from New York University and her PhD in human development from Virginia Tech. Davidson specializes in head injury, cognition, visual perception, and participation. Currently, Leslie serves as the interim director and associate professor of occupational therapy at Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA.
She feels honored to be elected to the panel and considers it "a reflection of the respect health care professionals have gained for the field of occupational therapy and acknowledgement of occupational therapists' contribution to complex health care systems".
To find out more information on the CPT Editorial Panel of the AMA and SOE alumna, Leslie Davidson, read the full press release.