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Pamela DiPasquale-Lehnerz, MS, OTR/L

Mapleton Public Schools
Occupational Therapist
She graduated from Eastern Michigan University with bachelors in OT in 1978 and then obtained a Masters in Occupational Therapy in Clinical Research from Colorado State University in 1986. For the past 15 years she has been working in the public schools providing occupational therapy services for students 0-21 years old. Previously, she worked seven years specializing in spinal cord injury at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and Craig Hospital. Additionally, she has 15 years of experience in workers’ compensation and nine years in hospital administration at the University of Colorado Hospital. Ms. DiPasquale-Lehnerz has been very active in the state occupational therapy association or OTAC since 1982 and has held the positions of Secretary, Vice-President, Recognitions and Public Policy Chair. She served as the OTAC Public Policy Chair for approximately fifteen years and is currently the President for the association. In 2003 she received the OTAC Marjorie Ball Award of Excellence for her work on legislation issues in Colorado.  Throughout her career, Ms. DiPasquale-Lehnerz has researched and published on reimbursement and clinical questions involving her clients including hand orthotics, burn treatment, and maximal exertion reliability with functional capacity evaluation equipment, handwriting training and outcomes. She currently lives in Broomfield with her husband of over 25 years and has two children.