Dr. Omdahl Chaput has been an occupational therapist for 40 years. She graduated from the University of North Dakota with a bachelor’s degree in OT and returned to work on a Master’s degree while teaching as a full-time faculty member. She received her doctoral degree in OT with an education elective track from the Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. She has been an owner of a pediatric rehab agency in Minneapolis for 23 years. Dr. Chaput is SIPT certified with additional training as an observer for the SIPT. She has assisted in teaching for several years at the University of St. Catherine’s in St. Paul, Minnesota and has piloted her Case Based Learning course at the University of Minnesota. In addition, she has worked at a home health agency as a skilled practitioner and served on the Avoidable Re-hospitalization Committee. She has served on committees with MOTA and initiated the development for the first policy/procedure manual for Occupational Therapy Private Practice for the DHS in MN. Dr. Chaput has sponsored a Special Children’s summer camp for 16 years, has developed other community children programs, and received the SERTOMA SILVER award for writing “Infant Stimulation Program” that is utilized by the international education department. She has been a guest speaker for multiple National and International organizations.