Holly Grieves, OTD, OTRL, is an Occupational Therapist and Faculty Clinical Specialist II in the Department of Occupational Therapy at Western Michigan University (WMU).
Holly graduated from Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) with an Associate of Applied Arts & Sciences and began her clinical career as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant in 2008. Then, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Health Services at WMU in 2010 followed by a Master
of Science in Occupational Therapy at WMU in 2011. After several years of clinical practice and work in academia, Holly returned to school and earned a Post-Professional Clinical Doctorate in Occupational Therapy at Texas Woman’s University in 2019.
As an occupational therapist, she has worked in a variety of practice settings including acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, sub-acute rehabilitation, long-term acute care, home health and she currently works in outpatient rehabilitation.
Holly began her academic career at WMU as an Adjunct Professor in 2011, then earned a position as a part-time Assistant Fieldwork Coordinator in 2013, followed by a full-time Faculty Clinical Specialist I term position in 2014, and finally a Faculty Clinical Specialist II tenure-track position in 2019.