UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Piernik-Yoder, Bridgett

School of Health Professions
Occupational Therapy
(210) 567-8889

Dr. Piernik-Yoder is an occupational therapist with over 20 years of experience who joined the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Department of Occupational Therapy as a full-time faculty member in 2007. Prior to joining the faculty full-time, Dr. Piernik-Yoder`s professional and leadership experiences included occupational therapy practice with an emphasis in adult neurorehabilitation, program development and evaluation, research and development of clinical assessments, and product line management. Dr. Piernik-Yoder has been a frequent presenter at regional, national, and international conferences on topics related to clinical program development, program evaluation, professional development and practice issues, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. Dr. Piernik-Yoder`s scholarly interests include experiences related to occupational therapy practice, the scholarship of teaching and learning, rehabilitation outcomes, and aspects of aging including fall risk reduction and meeting the needs of caregivers.

12/2017 - Present Associate Professor with Tenure and Department Chair UT Health San Antonio, Occupational Therapy, San Antonio, TX