Lacey Spark, OTD, MOT, OTR/L

Assistant Professor, OT Programs


Austin, TX


College of Rehabilitative Sciences


Chronic Disease Management
Clinical Education
Community Mental Health
Community Transition
Healthcare Higher Education
Long Term / Rehabilitation Nursing
Mental Health


Doctor of Occupational Therapy, University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
Master of Occupational Therapy, Pacific University
Bachelor of Science, Pacific University

Research Interests

Adult Learning
Psychosocial Practice

Lacey Spark attended the University of Oregon and Pacific University for her undergraduate career before earning her Master of Occupational Therapy from Pacific University in 2010. After graduation, she worked in community mental health practice and presented at the annual American Occupational Therapy Association conference on occupational therapy groups for early intervention and treatment of psychosis. Since moving to Austin in 2011, she has been serving the geriatric population in home-health, skilled nursing, assisted living, and independent living settings. She began teaching as contributing faculty with the Austin campus in 2015 and has taught Skills and Procedures, Patient Care Management, and has guided students through their Level I psychosocial fieldwork experiences.