Jeff Snodgrass

Dr. Jeff Snodgrass

Director of Occupational Therapy; Professor of Healthcare Administration and Occupational Therapy

Phone: 423.722.1086
Contact via email
Office: McGlothlin-Street Occupational Therapy Center, Thompson Center, Sally Phillips Administrative Office #1


Snodgrass graduated with a bachelor of science degree in occupational therapy from Eastern Kentucky University and earned a master degree in public health with a concentration in health administration from East Tennessee State University. He holds a doctorate degree in health sciences with a specialization in health care administration from Trident International University.
In addition to teaching at Milligan, he holds a part-time faculty position with Walden University. He previously held faculty positions at East Tennessee State University and The University of St.Augustine for Health Sciences.

He serves as the Associate Editor for the Journal of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences and as a peer reviewer for several academic journals. He previously served a three-year term on AOTA’s Commission on Education and a three-year term on the Work and Industry Special Interest Section as the quarterly editor. He has also served on the Tennessee Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners licensure board and the executive board for the Tennessee Occupational Therapy Association.
Snodgrass has published research in peer-reviewed journals and authored several book chapters in the areas of leadership and rehabilitation and prevention of work-related disorders. He co-authored Occupational Therapy Practice Guidelines for Individuals with Work Related Injuries and Illnesses through AOTA Press. He has previously held clinical specialty certifications as a Certified Work Capacity Evaluator, Certified Ergonomic Evaluation Specialist and Board Certified Disability Analyst. He has held a license to practice occupational therapy in Tennessee and Virginia for the past 19 years. His current research projects include the topics of leadership and administration in health care, evidence-based OT interventions for the prevention and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries and ergonomic interventions in the office setting.

Snodgrass is married to Shellena, a pediatric occupational therapist, and has two children, Ansley and Aiden.