Research and Teaching:
My clinical research is focused on team-based primary care with an emphasis on understanding how interprofessional primary care teams can support older adults and individuals with chronic conditions. My educational research is focused on interdisciplinary education, online learning and the integration of theory to practice. Research interests also include: program evaluation and knowledge translation.
I teach in both the Ocupational Therapy and Aging and Health Programs. Courses taught include: physical dimensions of occupation, clinical reasoning and program evaluation. My clinical interest is in team-based primary care and I work 1 day/week at the Queen's Family Health Team - Belleville site.
I am cross-appointed to the Department of Family Medicine and member of the Centre for Studies in Primary Care.
Articles (recent - selected):
Donnelly C., & Searle, (inpress). Optimizing use in the field of program evaluation by integrating learning from the knowledge field. Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation
Donnelly, C., Bauer, M., O’Neill, C., & Letts, L. (accepted). The Canadian Occupational Performance Measure in Primary Care: A Profile of Practice. American Journal of Occupational Therapy
Donnelly, C., Leclair, Wener, P., Hand, C., & Letts, L. (2016). Occupational therapy in primary care: A national survey. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy
Donnelly, C., Shulha, L., Klinger, D., & Letts, L. (2016). Supporting knowledge translation through evaluation: A multiple case study design in primary care. BMC Family Practice
Donnelly, C., Cramm, H., Mofina, A., Lal, S., Colquhoun, H., & Lamontagne, ME. (2016). Knowledge translation activities in occupational therapy organizations: The Canadian landscape. The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy
Lal, S., & Donnelly, C. (2015). Exploring the potential of digital storytelling for occupational therapy. Occupational Therapy in Health Care
Donnelly, C., Shulha, L., Klinger, D., & Letts, L. (2014). Strategies to support knowledge translation during evaluation. Canadian Journal of Evaluation.
Donnelly, C., Letts, L., Brenchley, C., & Crawford, C. (2014). The emerging role of occupational therapy in primary care. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy.
Ting, D., Sutherland, A., & Donnelly, C. (2013). Student experience of the healthcare team challenge: Long-term case competition can improve student competence in interprofessional collaboration. Canadian Medical Education Journal, 4, e49-e51.
Boudreau, M.L., & Donnelly, C. (2013). Community development progress and evaluation tool: Assessing community development fieldwork. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 80, 235-240.
Donnelly, C., Letts, L., Brenchley, C., & Crawford, C., (2013). Supporting the integration of occupational therapy in primary care. BMC Family Practice, 14, 60 link
Conference Abstracts (past year - selected):
Donnelly, C., & Ruggles, D. (2016). Physiatrist led pain outreach clinic in primary care. North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Meeting, Colorado Springs.
Donnelly, C., Webster, R., Leavitt, A., Lynch, S., Bobbette, N., Wolfe, A., & Adams, C. (2016). Measuring the impact of team based primary care. North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Meeting, Colorado Springs.
Donnelly C., Boudreau, ML., Garand, I., Mitchell, B., Bobbette, N., & Letts, L. (2016). WALK TALL: A fall screening clinic in primary care. Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Conference Proceedings. Banff, AB.
Donnelly, C., Watson, S., Brander, R., O’Riordan, A., Murphy, S., & Chapman, C. (2016). Teaching compassionate care in primary care using enhanced online delivery methods. Canadian Conference on Medical Education, Montreal, QB.