Alyson Stover is an assistant professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy. Stover obtained her Juris Doctorate in Law with a post-graduate certificate in Health Law from the University of Pittsburgh. She has practiced primarily in pediatrics and currently owns a private outpatient pediatric practice north of Pittsburgh. Stover serves on the Roster of Accreditation Evaluators for the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education and as the Private Practice Chairperson for the Administration and Management Special Interest Section of the American Occupational Therapy Association. Stover's interests include administration and management as it impacts the role of the occupational therapy practitioner, advocacy of the profession and the client, and public health, health law, and policy and the impact on the access to and delivery of occupational therapy services.
Stover, recipient of the ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award, discusses her passion for providing holistic care to children in the community: