Ms. Hill received a B.S. degree in History from Eastern New Mexico University in 1998 and a Master of Occupational Therapy from the University of New Mexico in 2010. Ms. Hill has worked as a clinical occupational therapist in inpatient and outpatient adult rehabilitation settings, coordinated the assistive technology program at the New Mexico Veterans Administration Health Care System and conducted exoskeleton assisted walking training for Veterans with Spinal Cord Injury with the VA Cooperative Studies Program. Ms. Hill has been an instructor with the University of New Mexico Occupational Therapy Graduate Program since 2014.

Personal Statement

Hill has a passion for the historical roots of Occupational Therapy to provide humane treatment to people in inpatient, outpatient and community settings. Hill has been a part of research on Exoskeleton Assisted Walking for Veterans who have experienced spinal cord injuries, and sees the power of assistive technology to return treasured occupations. Hill has conducted research to delve into the perspectives of families who are homeschool educators. Hill is a fieldwork educator with the AgrAbility grant program.

Areas of Specialty

Assistive Technology
Adult Inpatient Rehabilitation
Adult Outpatient Rehabilitation
Cardiac Rehabilitation


Occupational Therapist Registered (NBCOT)
Assistive Technology Professional




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